The Intellectual Property implications of the new E-Commerce Law (2019)

On 1 January 2019, China enacted the PRC E-Commerce Law which is of interest to foreign brand owners who maintain an online storefront in China. This is the first comprehensive piece of legislation governing e-commerce within China, and brings significant changes....

Cross-Border E-Commerce Regulations

Cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) has been used to supply Chinese consumers for many years. Yet it has been fairly unregulated in many aspects. On the first January 2019, the Chinese government issued, updated and imposed new rules on cross-border trade: The Cross-border...

New Criminal Standards Target Illegal Foreign Exchange Traders

One of the challenges for foreign companies to operate in China, is the restriction on foreign exchange, with limitations on why, how and how much foreign currency can be exchanged into Chinese Yuan and vice versa. While this makes China different from many other...

Debt Collection in China

In China, the only formal way to force a debtor to pay his outstanding debts is through litigation (or arbitration). While never easy, debt collection disputes are much easier to manage with the right approach. But, as the procedure can be costly and time consuming,...

International Arbitration in China: A Case Study

Clients often ask our advice on whether disputes involving Chinese parties are best resolved through litigation or arbitration; and if the latter, whether they should choose arbitration in China or option for international arbitration. There is no one-size-fits-all...

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