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Law reform

This article discusses the nature and process of law reform in common law jurisdictions, particularly Australia, and in the People’s Republic of China

Restatements

Anti-dumping

The notion of justice

Video evidence

What are the rules governing the giving of evidence by video link in civil proceedings

Pandemics

The contractual impact of pandemics on corporate and financial transactions

Stolen goods

This article examines and compares the treatment of stolen goods in common law jurisdictions and in mainland China

Culture in the courtroom

The process of assessing demeanour can be difficult for a judge when the witness is from a different culture

Copyright and judicial proceedings

Is copyright infringed if documents are copied for the purposes of judicial proceedings?

Chinese legal pioneers

A tribute to Chinese legal pioneers in common law jurisdictions

Singapore convention on mediation

Cross-border settlement can be directly enforced in the courts of signatories

Wigs and robes

The practices concerning court dress in common law jurisdictions and China

Transactional lawyering

Law schools and law firms have increasingly focused on transactional lawyers

BRI and China’s International Commercial Courts

Some comparisons can be made between the old silk road and modern Belt and Road Initiative

Commissions of inquiry

The role and powers of commissions of inquiry

Expert Evidence

The role of expert evidence and compares the position

Corporate counsel

The past thirty years or so has seen a trend towards an increase in the size and sophistication of legal departments within large companies.

Amicus Curiae

The role and purpose of an amicus curiae in common law jurisdictions, civil law jurisdictions and areas of international law

Summary judgment

Invalidity

Written amendments

Judicial mediation

Judicial mediation in civil law and common law jurisdictions

Discovery

Evidence collection in common law jurisdictions and in China

Document destruction

When can lawyers or their clients destroy documents that relate to judicial proceedings

Confidentiality

What is the legal source of the duty of confidentiality and what are its boundaries

Choice of court

In some jurisdiction, it is very difficult to enforce a court judgment

Bank resolution

The concept of bank resolution and why it has become a key focus of attention

State immunity

The doctrine of state immunity and how it is interpreted

International commercial courts

The article discusses the emergence of international commercial courts around the world

Cryptocurrencies

This article discusses digital currencies and the Chinese ban

Contempt of court

Custom and law

Force Majeure

Bar examinations

Escrow

The article examines the use of an escrow account to reduce risks in corporate M&As

Penalty clauses

MAC clauses

Exclusion clause cases

Cocounsel

Backdating documents

Magna Carta

Virtual signings

Secondments

Copyright

Bankrupt or insolvent?

Privilege

Partnership

Negotiate

Terms and conditions

Amend or modify?

LOI or MOU?

By Andrew Godwin

Binding or persuasive?

By Andrew Godwin

Duty or obligation?

Bribery and corruption

MOST POPULAR

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Deals of the year 2020

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The A-List 2020

The A-List: Who are the elite lawyers being recognised by clients for China-related business?

Rising Stars 2021

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

CORRESPONDENTS

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Tracking China’s medical devices is a national concern

By Lang Yuanpeng and Li Wenbo, Jingtian & Gongcheng
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How startups enforce non-competition of departing co-founders

By Leo Yu and Alicia Wu, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Legal risks with changes to Ukraine’s renewable energy policies

By Wang Jihong and Yang Chenxi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

FEATURES

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Testing the wind

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

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Ups & downs

Our annual legal market survey takes financial snapshot of Chinese law firms

ACC's global survey maps the changing roles of in-house counsel ACC全球调研:首席法务官和法务部门在公司架构中的角色变化趋势

By the numbers

ACC's global survey maps the changing roles of in-house counsel

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

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Determining ‘pre-sale confusion’ in TM infringement

By Chen Jianmin, Gaowo Law Firm
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Pros and cons for international asset managers in China

By Ge Yin, Han Kun Law Offices
Cross-border data transfer compliance in investment and M&A, 投资并购中的数据跨境合规问题, Song Wei, Han Kun Law Offices

Cross-border data transfer compliance in investment and M&A

By Song Wei, Han Kun Law Offices