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China Business Law Awards 2022

China Business Law Journal reveals the law firms that have excelled in the past year

What does it take to be a top lawyer?

We asked some of our elite A-list lawyers to provide us with keywords that others might use to rise to the top of their game

In-house Counsel Awards revealed

After months of intensive market surveys and research, China Business Law Journal's editorial team unveils our In-house Counsel Award winners

Rising Stars 2022

80 young elite lawyers for China market

Hard talk

Asian in-house counsel speak their minds on law firms

Deals of the year 2021

We look back at the most significant transactions and disputes of last year

The A-List 2021

We reveal our 200 elite lawyers from PRC and foreign law firms

Priced to please

By Luna Jin
Our annual billing rates survey reveals Chinese law firms’ fees

Testing the wind

Law firms stress the importance of compliance and risk management for reshaping business

Lawyering 2.0

Technology adoption among established law firms has for ages been a slow ascent, but things are different in China. Legal tech companies here are leading innovation and are taking a more direct and homegrown approach than their global peers

In-house Counsel Awards 2020

China Business Law Journal reveals the country’s leading in-house lawyers and corporate legal teams

Rising Stars 2021

CBLJ presents a list of the country’s top up-and-coming legal talent

Future tense

In uncertain times, there are still plenty of opportunities for international law firms in China. The key is agility and adaptation.

Reviving a heartland

The once booming industrial and manufacturing hub of northeast China has been weathered by economic decline, but government revitalization plans are creating new opportunities for businesses. How should law firms prepare to tap the region’s full potential?

When the going gets tough

China’s legal services market is navigating a tumultuous period of change. Our annual survey looks at how firms are performing, and what strategies they have in place to see them through the storm

Beyond the ‘mega’ era

What does the future hold for China’s asset management industry?

The point of return

If legal tools of bankruptcy are properly applied, there are chances for companies to survive and start again

Tipping Point

Intellectual property protection faces new challenges as the world readjusts to a post-pandemic reality and its associated trade tensions

China Business Law Awards 2020

We launched the “Golden League” award this year to reflect the market situation, and to encourage the firms on the list, and their peers, to improve their overall quality and level of service

Rising stars: China’s young elite lawyers 2020

After extensive editorial research, China Business Law Journal has compiled a list of China's young elite lawyers. Charlie Wu reports

Deals of the year 2019

CBLJ selects outstanding China-related deals and cases in 2019

The winners are…

Results of our inaugural awards for outstanding in-house counsel

The A-List 2019: China’s elite lawyers

CBLJ presents a list of top private practice lawyers for China-related business

Meltdown?

As competition heats up, how will law firms avoid low-cost chaos?

Arbitration evolution

Internationalizing China's dispute resolution system

Grand design

What legal services will Greater Bay Area require?

Metamorphosis

Law firms in China are evolving and transforming

Legal eagles

What are the qualities required for a capable in-house counsel?

Technified

Shanghai's tech exchange board to rival NASDAQ

The internet IP of things

By Helen Gu, Sina Corporation

Maintaining an edge

By Grace Kwok, TINAVI Medical Technologies

Internal, external and global

By Meline Huang, Goldpac Limited

Protection and compliance

By Peter Su, Tsinghua Tongfang

Nurture innovation

By Eric Xie, Golden Concord Holdings

The smart warrior

Fighting clever over IP in China

Pooling resources

New regulations prompt resurgence of M&A in China

China Business Law Awards 2019

CBLJ presents the law firms that stand out with their performance in the past year

Deals of the Year 2018

CBLJ selects outstanding China-related deals and cases in 2018, applauding remarkable legal efforts

Survey of Chinese law firms’ billing rates in 2018

Fees rise but quality, professionalism count more

The A-List 2018: China’s elite lawyers

CBLJ presents a list of top private practice lawyers for China-related business

Family wealth management

Managing your own personal dynasty

Nature of perpetual bonds

How much do you really know about perpetual bonds?

Yin v Yang

Mediation can help turn conflict into consensus

Levelling up

It’s a critical moment for China to further open up

Into the storm

Overseas regulators are buffeting Chinese investment

New wave

Offshore jurisdictions are riding the tide of fintech

Guided growth

New rules are shaping the development of PE/VC funds

Capital makes port

China’s capital markets are further integrated with the world

IP protection in China

China is prioritizing a network of strong and effective new IP protection mechanisms

Runny money

Why asset securitization is an effective new financing tool in China

China Business Law Awards 2017-18

CBLJ presents the law firms that stand out with their performance in the past year

Deals of the Year 2017

Legal efforts in outstanding deals and cases

Survey of law firm billing rates in China

PRC law firms reveal their hourly billing rates for the first time in this unique report on legal fees

The A-List 2017: China’s top 100 lawyers

CBLJ presents a list of top private practice lawyers for China-related business

In the pipeline

Long-term implications of China's Belt and Road initiative and a new regional legal landscape

En garde!

Battles for intellectual property are turning fierce in China

A common language

A universal arbitration framework can help connect Belt and Road markets

Fintech revolution

Rapid development of fintech brings new legal challenges

Money rules

PE/VC fund managers face more tough rules on investment

Tangled web

Challenges to IP protection in internet era

From the top

IP legal and judicial updates in PRC

China Business Law Awards 2016

Well done to all our winners in 2016!

Deals of the Year 2016

The very best deals showcasing Chinese economic activities in a global market

China in check

Should arbitration accede to Western norms?

M&A: Hot & Cold

M&A challenges facing domestic and foreign investors

Steady hand on the tiller

Regulators seek to calm fickle economic climate

Tough times

International firms in China refuse to give up

Changing tack

New aims of PRC law firms

Embracing a new self

Corporate counsel need to reshape their role

Balancing act

Tighter China regulation tests PE/VC investors

Midas magic

Securities that turn assets to gold

Play it again

Is China singing a new tune on IP?

Panacea or problem?

Are legal reforms the right prescription for health sectors?

Deals of the year 2015

Gems with the most sparkle in 2015

Building the future

China’s regional infrastructure efforts

Sparks fly

Slowdown ignites fears of a new wave of disputes

Striking gold?

The risks and rewards of domestic M&A

Navigating a tougher field

Voices from in-house groups

Changing horizons

How businesses should adapt to the new normal

Investors beware

Avoid getting entangled in the PE regulatory web

Capital connections

PRC regulators stimulate new links with new ideas

TM China

Brand managers bear all on IP

Raw deals

China's mining and energy challenges

China Business Law Awards 2014

China Business Law Awards 2014

Deals of the year 2014

Great ideas that took flight in 2014

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China Business Law Awards 2022

China Business Law Journal reveals the law firms that have excelled in the past year

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What does it take to be a top lawyer?

We asked some of our elite A-list lawyers to provide us with keywords that others might use to rise to the top of their game

In-house Counsel Awards revealed

After months of intensive market surveys and research, China Business Law Journal's editorial team unveils our In-house Counsel Award winners

CORRESPONDENTS

Telecom foreign funding reform and its capital market impact, Zhang Dan

Telecom foreign funding reform and its capital market impact

By Zhang Dan, AnJie & BB Law Firm
Notes for debtors filing for bankruptcy protection, Wang Zhenxiang

Notes for debtors filing for bankruptcy protection

By Wang Zhenxiang, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Risk and compliance in layoffs at internet companies, Shaw Zhao, He Yanling

Risk and compliance in layoffs at internet companies

By Shaw Zhao and He Yanling, Jingtian & Gongcheng

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PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

Liability for securities intermediaries under new interpretations

Liability for securities intermediaries under new interpretations

By Eric Liu and Deng Xiaoming, Han Kun Law Offices
Invalidity of contracts for violating ‘public order and good morals’

Invalidity of contracts for violating ‘public order and good morals’

By Chen Zhuo and Yin Yutong, Tian Yuan Law Firm
Company law amendments provide improved protection

Company law amendments provide improved protection

By Chen Zhuo and Liu Xiaoyan, Tian Yuan Law Firm

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