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Virtual currency exchanges in China told to shut down operations by regulators18 Sep 2017

Chinese government considers closure of bitcoin exchanges 13 Sep 2017

Out-Law Guides

  • Managing automotive recalls in China

    Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...

  • NEC4: a more collaborative approach

    On 22 June 2017, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) updated its existing suite of standard form New Engineering Contracts with the issue of NEC4.

  • Chinese supervision and administration of outbound investment by centrally managed state owned enterprises

    China's State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of State Council (SASAC) has released updated details of how it will supervise and administer the outbound investment of centrally managed state owned enterprises (SOEs).

  • Amendments to Chinese foreign investment law

    Significant changes have been made to the law on foreign investment in China, expanding the successful 'negative list' approach that has been used in the free trade zones (FTZs) in Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangdong and Fujian to apply nationwide.

  • Choosing an arbitration centre in Asia – Hong Kong or Singapore?

    The two main arbitration centres in Asia are the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). The centres have a lot in common, but also some distinguishing characteristics that can help you...

  • Hong Kong's Competition Ordinance

    From 14 December 2015 businesses in Hong Kong will be subject to the new Competition Ordinance. Effective procedures including training and oversight and reporting systems need to be put in place by all businesses to make sure that they are ready.

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China patent activity grows by almost 20% 08 Sep 2017

China bans initial coin offerings, HK tightens regulations 06 Sep 2017

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