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Interpreting anti-monopoly guidelines for internet industry

By Zhan Hao, Song Ying and Zhu Libo, AnJie Law Firm

Key issues and filing strategies for business operator concentrations

By Huang Wei, Gao Chang and Miao Roujia, Tian Yuan Law Firm

Exploring IPOs on ChiNext board under registration system

By Liu Yinhong, Wang Cheng and Zhang Ming, Jincheng Tongda & Neal

Impact of Shanghai and Hong Kong policies on where to list

By Liu Yinhong, Lu Jiangxia and Yu Zheng, Jincheng Tongda & Neal

Dismantling a red-chip structure requires planning

By Wei Pei and Ai Yongtao, Jia Yuan Law Offices

Choosing the right exchange to IPO is a strategic move

By Yang Ke and Piao Yu, Tian Yuan Law Firm; William Ji, William Ji & Co

Strategies for privatisation of listed companies

By Jo Lit and Kristen Kwok, Walkers

Cross-border funds and their legal risks

By Ran Lu and Yuan Shiye, Han Kun Law Offices

Controlling litigation risks for SPACs

By Brian Cochran, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd

Star upgrades innovation attribute assessment system

By Daniel Liu, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

China opens further to international arbitration

By Chen Xianglin, Han Kun Law Offices

Exploring the practice of intellectual property securitisation

By Xiao Qun, Hylands and Xu Junhua, China Overseas Holding Group

ESG policies can unlock success in Chile

By Sergio Díez and Daniela Tapia, Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos

Assessment of evidence in software copyright infringement

By Tim Meng and Dong Shi, GoldenGate Lawyers

Rule changes for priority compensation in construction

By Zhang Miao and Gong Ming, Hylands Law Firm

Hindrances to data compliance in large enterprises

By Raymond Wang and Alex Luo, Anli Partners

NBA v PPS on unauthorised broadcast of games

By Steve Zhao and Lily Dong, GEN Law Firm

Grifols’ Shanghai RAAS acquisition: A share swap deal first

By Tomás Dagá and Oscar Calsamiglia, Osborne Clarke; Joe Chen, JunHe

Update on the IPO and take-private markets in Bermuda

By Nicholas Davies and Jo Lit, Walkers
In the current wave of take-private activity, companies incorporated in Bermuda, above all other jurisdictions, are taking the lead and will remain at the forefront

CVC fund development issues in the ‘new normal’

By Carlton Yuan, V&T Law Firm
Corporate venture capital (CVC) paves the way for the long-term growth of enterprises, but what are the risks faced by the enterprise group and the invested company under this form of investment?

Observations of new judicial interpretation on private lending

By Wan Jun and Quan Wei, Han Kun Law Offices

Security provided by the target company under VAM

By XuYu and Pang Yuying, Hylands Law Firm
How should investors design their terms to ensure the validity and performance of a valuation adjustment mechanism agreement in the buyback of equity?

Compliance with personal data use for machine learning

By Yu Rong and He Wei, Hylands Law Firm

Changes in trade secret protection 

By Nancy Qu, Beijing Gaowo Law Firm

Exploring new models of regional IP arbitration

By Wang Gongjing, Langfang Arbitration Commission ; Wang Zhengzhi, Global-law Law Firm

Anti-suit injunctions and the Xiaomi v InterDigital dispute

By Huang Wei and Yin Bei, Tian Yuan Law Firm

How to draft effective arbitration clauses

By Jiang Fengtao, Hengdu Law Firm

Choosing a venue for arbitration

By Denning Jin, Han Kun Law Offices
The concept of venue has a relatively confusing “twin brother”, that is, the seat of arbitration.

Civil Code revises and improves guarantee system

By Xu Yu and Li Yan, Hylands Law Firm

Bond trustee system: A new opportunity

By Pan Xiuping and Cui Shengnan, Longan Law Firm

Impact of Foreign Investment Law on M&A in China

By Catherine Shen, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

Structure, procedure and dilemmas of the PPP+REITs model

By Zhang Miao and Pei Zhoujian, Hylands Law Firm

Tax remuneration from WeChat articles

By Tao Shan and Yu Rong, Hylands Law Firm

What the Star Market has changed

By The Securities team of Shu Jin Law Firm
It provides a brief introduction to a few significantly influential innovative arrangements made by the Star Market

Ten questions about ‘dismantling the red chips structure’

By Xu Jingke and Fan Jianhong, Dentons
Should a company dismantle the structure or not? If so, how? What are the important issues to consider during the process?

Key points of foreign investment in A-share listed companies

By Zhu Zhitong, Hylands Law Firm
In recent years, the transactions of foreign investment in A-share listed companies are increasing day by day. This article explores the shareholding ratio of foreign investors in A-share listed companies and the examination and approval or filing procedures to be performed from the implementation of regulations to practical cases

Paths of domestic enterprises listing in Hong Kong

By Wang Bo and Chen Rui, Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Since the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEX), the preferred place for overseas listing of PRC domestic enterprises, revised the listing rules for the Main Board in 2018 and added three chapters such as Chapter 18A, more than 200 domestic enterprises have completed a Main Board listing on the HKEX

Cayman privatizations back in vogue

By David Lamb, Conyers Dill & Pearman
Privatizations of public companies incorporated in the Cayman Islands and listed on a major stock exchange are in vogue again for a variety of reasons, financial and regulatory

Are you ready for a secondary listing in Hong Kong?

By Zhang Jian and Zhu Zan, Shihui Partners
Due to the uncertainties brought by Sino-US trade frictions and the negative impacts caused by recent scandals of some Chinese companies, a secondary listing in Hong Kong becomes quite attractive to the China- based and US-listed issuers

Chinese take-privates: End of a US affair?

By Matt Roberts, Maples Group
In certain instances, the founders and management of public companies may consider a privatization or “take-private” deal, whereby the company is taken private by becoming a private Cayman Islands company and, as a result, delists from these US securities exchanges.

Managing a crisis

By Kai Bandilla, David Loszynski and Gao Sen, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Slowly recovering from lockdown measures, most German companies are more or less affected by the government’s strategy of preventing an uncontrolled spread of the virus, and subsequently an overload of the German health system

Adopting cloud, big data and AI in supply chain-based ABS

By Liang Hua and Chen Xiuli, V&T Law Firm
How can lawyers provide a better supply chain-based ABS service by adopting cutting-edge technologies?

Complex asset disposal in mass economic crime cases

By Wang Dan, Long An Law Firm
Mass economic crime, with illegal fundraising as a typical form, affects a large group of non-specific victims and features broad involvement, substantial destruction and difficult disposal of assets

Practical issues of lawsuits confirming bankruptcy claims

By Xu Yu and Sun Hao, Hylands Law Firm
The lawsuit confirming bankruptcy claims is the final procedure in which the debtor and creditor raise objections to the determination of claims by the administrator in bankruptcy proceedings.

Zhejiang bankruptcy procedure involving criminal and civil liabilities

By Nafisa Nihmat and Rita Yan, Zhong Lun Law Firm
In recent years, the number of bankruptcy cases has increased significantly, and the issue of the cases involving both criminal and civil liabilities has become more prominent

Restructuring strategies

By Mark Fairbairn and Carolyn Dong, DLA Piper
This article examines options to improve liquidity and effect restructurings at a time when COVID-19 is causing economic pain on an unprecedented scale

Preventing data compliance risks involving third parties

By David Pan, Llinks Law Offices
Recent incidents are warning companies that they should conduct adequate due diligence, management and risk prevention of third-party data service providers

Compliance, data issues relating to telemedicine services

By Ramon Huang, Li Tianhang, Hui Ye Law Firm
With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, international co-operation in areas such as pandemic prevention and control, new drug development and medical treatment have become crucial

Trade secrets law in China and Sino-US Phase One agreement

By Hu Ke, Jingtian & Gongcheng
This article will analyze China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law and other applicable laws, and envision the prospects for the law and the practice of trade secrets protection in China.

Patent applications on inventions for pharmaceutical use

By Wu Xiaoping and Zhang Mengqian, Wanhuida Intellectual Property
If a Chinese medical research institute applies for the patent of a US brand-name drug that might cure COVID-19, as a ‘secondary use’ invention does it constitute squatting?

Planning personal wealth under economic globalization

By Fu Zhongwen and Zhu Changying, Long An Law Firm
In a new era, High net worth individuals and China’s 'mass affluent' can now manage legal risks with once exclusive products and wealth strategies

French and Chinese trademark laws: A comparison

By Huang Hui and Paul Ranjard, Wanhuida Intellectual Property
It is interesting to draw a comparison between the new French law and China’s current Trademark Law in two important aspects: genuine use and tolerance

Advice on tax, insurance and provident funds during COVID-19

By Jeffrey Quan and Wu Zhenyu, ETR Law Firm
This article interprets the latest regulations and puts forward suggestions for implementation by referring to the relevant regulations enacted in the SARS outbreak of 2003

Bad faith filing

By Paul Ranjard and Huang Hui, Wanhuida Intellectual Property
After the fourth revision of China's Trademark Law, is filing a trademark without intention to use an act of bad faith?

Registration of 3D trademarks

By He Wei, Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Response to antitrust litigation in China

By Huang Wei and Zhou Wen, Tian Yuan Law Firm

Customized designs of arbitration clauses

By Li Fei and Wang Gongjing, Langfang Arbitration Commission

ADR for commercial disputes in China

By Quan Zhaohui and Mo Xinying, ETR Law Firm

Arbitrate, or petition for winding-up?

By Cheung Kwok Kit, Deacons

How Chinese companies ensure compliance overseas

By Cui Haiyan, Zhejiang Brighteous Law Firm

Disputes over GI wine trademarks

By Wang Yan and Zheng Xiaoxia, Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Going public on the Star Market

By Lu Qunwei and Wang Dong, AnJie Law Firm
What legal issues will the SSE focus on in reviewing applications?

Dilemma and solution

By Yu Yajun, Wanhuida Intellectual Property
How to enforce and protect GUI patents in China

Say no to spam arbitration

By Tim Meng and Shirley Yan, GoldenGate Lawyers

Validity of the VAM clause

By He Xin and Chen Xi, PacGate Law Group

New guides

By Huang Hui and Paul Ranjard, Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Personal legal risk of SOE senior executives

By Lin Zeda and Gong Lin, Young-Ben Law Firm

‘Piercing the veil’ and the risks for holding companies

By Hu Xiaohua and Guo Da, East & Concord Partners

Arbitration reform in India

By Santosh Pai and Ravi Varma, Link Legal India Law Services

Corporate compliance under merger control regime

By Huang Kai, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

Fourth revision of PRC Trademark Law

By Huang Hui, Paul Ranjard and Cindy Shu Qi Zhen, Wanhuida Intellectual Property

IP trademark litigation

By Becky Orock, Minyogog & Associates Law Firm

Comparison of STIB System and GEB System

By Liu Tao and Huang Qingfeng, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

The STIB’s new equity incentives

By Peng Guanping, Dentons

IPO options for NEEQ-listed enterprises

By Jeremy Dai and Liu Xiaomin, AnJie Law Firm

Disposal of default in stock-pledged repurchase transactions

By Pan Xiuping and Zhao Weijun, Longan Law Firm

HK listing: Social insurance and housing fund issues

By Jeffrey Quan and Mo Xinying, ETR Law Firm

The STIB’s IPO registration system

By Zhu Yiyi, Grandall Law Firm

Examining regulations amended for tech import and export

By Quan Xianzhi and Fu Jianjun, Longan Law Firm

Recent changes in IP protection in China

By David Lin, Dare & Sure Law Firm

Internet of things – Indian legal perspective

By Dipak Rao and Sana Singh, Singhania & Partners

Rational markets and reasonable unicorns

By Liu Xiaoming, Longan Law Firm

Emergency arbitration – journey from SIAC to India

By Ravi Singhania and Kanika Tandon, Singhania & Partners

RMB funds’ investment in red chip structures

By Huang Peng, Guantao Law Firm

Acquisition of The Center in Hong Kong

By Raymond Cheung, ONC Lawyers

A review of the full convertibility of H-shares

By Liu Wen, Commerce & Finance Law Offices

Indian law for foreign-seated arbitrations

By Ravi Singhania and Schrachika Kulshrestha, Singhania & Partners

Enforcing commercial judgments in China

By Tom Zhang and Tim Meng, GoldenGate Lawyers

Foreign elements in private wealth management

By Wu Weiyi and Lu Shanjing, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Passing on of family control

By Yun Dahui, Hylands Law Firm

Retail FDI in India: restrictions and solutions

By Ravi Singhania and Manish Kumar Sharma, Singhania & Partners

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Key points for tech companies checking anti-monopoly compliance, 科技企业反垄断合规自查要点, Ye Han, Merits & Tree Law Officesvideo

Key points for tech companies checking anti-monopoly compliance

By Ye Han, Merits & Tree Law Offices
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Interpreting anti-monopoly guidelines for internet industry

By Zhan Hao, Song Ying and Zhu Libo, AnJie Law Firm