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Guidance for implementing stamp duty policies

In June 2021, the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) officially announced the Stamp Duty Law of China (SD law), which became effective from 1 July 2022

China deposits instrument of approval to OECD convention

On 25 May 2022, China deposited its instrument of approval for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI) with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Court: Employees cannot be forced to set off quarantine against leave

The Xiaoshan District Court in Hangzhou municipality recently held that the quarantine leave taken during the pandemic may not be set off against an employee’s annual leave entitlement

HKCC succeeds in first appeal on pecuniary penalties

Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal allowed an appeal by the HKCC, increasing pecuniary penalties imposed against various respondents in two separate price-fixing cases on 2 June 2022

Stronger enforcement against price gouging

Determinations of price gouging infringements under the Price Law (PL) were clarified in detailed rules set by the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) on10 June 2022

China mulls lifting merger filing thresholds

Significant changes to merger control procedures have been proposed by the antitrust enforcement authority, raising the existing turnover-based threshold and adding a new hybrid threshold based on turnover and market value

Bank compliance for wealth management subsidiaries

Establishing BWMS is an important means for commercial banks to strengthen risk isolation management and implement professional operation

HK court backs established means for protecting cryptos

A recent Hong Kong judgment confirms that familiar legal principles of trusts and injunctions apply equally to cryptocurrency as a novel asset class

Landmark AML reforms modernise enforcement

In June, the National People’s Congress 13th Standing Committee approved far-reaching amendments to the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) that become effective from 1 August

Relaxed measures for inbound China travellers

Chinese embassies and consulates have adjusted requirements for pre-travel testing and Health Declaration Code applications

Greater chance of criminal liability for stealing trade secrets

The Tianjin Intellectual Property Court recently tried a criminal case involving an employee’s infringement of his employer’s trade secrets

PU Letter requirement for workers waived

Foreign affairs offices in China announced that, effective 6 June 2022, they have lifted the PU Letter requirement for foreigners who work in China and their dependents

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