China Issues Regulation To Tighten Cyber Security

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on August 26, 2016 at 7:08 AM



In China this week,  authorities have released new guidelines on internet regulation to tighten security and help shore up previous gaps.The guidelines were issued by the CAC; the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China; and the Standardization Administration of China (SAC).Acco...

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China Implements New Regional Debt Rule to Prevent Financial Risk

by: Jiun-wen Teoh

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 6:02 PM



To further stabilize its financial system and prevent risks from spilling over,the Chinese government is moving towards segregating soured loans at theregional level from national debt disposal. In an attempt to address risks, Chinais clarifying its so far inefficient debt rules regarding their treatment of nationaland ...

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Regulatory Changes 1/3

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on January 4, 2013 at 6:01 AM



Chinese Securities Journal has reported that China is beginning to run background checks on the 800 plus companies that have applied for domestic share sales in effort to shorten the IPO waiting list and relieve pressure on the stock market. The Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has been examining the appl...

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China's Regime Change

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on December 8, 2012 at 12:12 AM



For some time now, China, as the world’s second-largest economy and burgeoning superpower, has been executing their generational change in leadership and results were unveiled in mid November.  Many thought the composition of the Standing Committee might signal China’s continued liberalization and globalization or a ret...

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The Yuan

by: Joshua Flagg

Posted on April 16, 2012 at 7:04 PM



As mentioned in the Wall Street Journal today, China has taken new steps to loosen restrictions on the range in which the yuan trades against the US dollar.  The Chinese Central Bank still maintains a relatively tight grip on the yuan by setting a daily "parity" rate for trading the yuan against the US dollar.  China un...

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U.S. Law Firms Entering the Korean Market

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on February 23, 2012 at 12:02 AM



In November of 2011, the free trade agreement between South Korea and the United States was finalized allowing U.S. firms to finally be able to open offices in South Korea. Shortly after the announcement of this agreement several American law firms announced plans to open offices in Seoul.One firm planning to open a Seo...

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New Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance Could Mean Big Things for International Arbitration

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Posted on June 23, 2011 at 8:06 PM



Coming into effect earlier in June, the new Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance could allow Hong Kong to become a new center for domestic and international arbitration. The new ordinance eliminates the old difference between domestic and international arbitrations, which will now be based on the Model Law governed by a unit...

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HKSE Approves Guernsey Listings

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Posted on June 6, 2011 at 8:06 PM



Ogier guided the recent approval of Guernsey as an acceptable overseas jurisdiction for listing marks in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.  This is the second time in the past two years that the HKSE has approved an offshore jurisdiction.  This decision is following the path of the 2009 approval for British Virgin Islands i...

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China Makes Strides in Intellectual Property Law

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Posted on May 31, 2011 at 9:05 PM



Through new changes made by the National Intellectual Property Strategy Office, a new basis for IP lawyers in China will be created.  There are 6 main sections for change in the newly released ‘2011 Action Plan on China’s Intellectual Property Rights Protection.’  Changes will be made with respect to enhanced IP trainin...

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Upcoming Event: "The Derivatives Markets" — Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation Teleseminar

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Posted on July 23, 2010 at 6:07 PM



On Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 5 p.m. London time, the law firm Reed Smith will host a teleseminar focused on the recently passed Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The panel, consisting of a number of industry experts with substantial experience in both the financial and physical commodities marke...

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