The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed China’s Ecommerce Law on August 31, creating a framework for regulating China’s rapidly growing ecommerce ma
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US companies are looking at potential opportunities in China’s island province of Hainan—a historically tourism-driven economy that is promoting further openings to foreign business as part of its new status as a free trade zone (FTZ).
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.
The Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Market Regulatory Authority (MRA) recently issued a penalty decision against a foreign medical product distributor for false promotion under the Anti-unfair Competition Law (AUCL), the revised version of which came into effect January 1.
Made in China 2025 (MIC2025), a central government economic plan that supports the development of advanced technology industries, has resulted in a slew of provincial legal documents with important implications for foreig
On July 28, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) submitted comments to the National People’s Congress concerning the third draft of the Ecommerce Law.
US companies with an “in China, for China” strategy regularly work to improve responsiveness to consumer demands in an effort to remain competitive. The pace of change is faster in China than other global markets, and constant adaptation of strategy and products can be necessary.
Government ministries have recently announced a series of regulations on blockchain technology, which allows for the creation of an incorruptible digital ledger of transactions accessible only by parties involved in a given transaction.
Despite its widespread use in China, multinational companies struggle to integrate the popular Chinese messaging service WeChat into IT solutions through approved, globally used platforms.
China has implemented new rules setting requirements on the storage, use, and flow of scientific data. Although intended to strengthen data security and promote data sharing, the measures could affect companies’ university partnerships and R&D centers in the pharmaceutical, automotive and tech industries.