In July of last year, several arms of China's government released the first in a series of documents detailing the country’s latest national crime reduction campaign, encouraging stronger enforcement of existing laws and regulations. While several similar initiatives have occurred in the past, many US companies and risk management experts note that consistent rule-of-law type enforcement is the new normal.
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China’s new Intellectual Property (IP) Court will bring much needed subject matter expertise to adjudicate technical IP cases between foreign and domestic companies when it begins operations January 1.
The increase of environmental enforcement actions following the implementation of China’s Environmental Protection Law in January 2015 has had a mixture of positive and negative effects on the business operations of US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies.
As the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) spreads, having accounted for $250 billion in construction in about five years, it is inevitable that commercial disputes will emerge.
China’s economic policymakers today released a revised list of restricted sectors for foreign investment, which incorporates liberalizations announced during recent months.