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New regulations limiting the proportion of dispatch—or temporary—workers in China went into effect on March 1, constraining...
Chinese regulators have recently released two measures meant to make merger and acquisition (M&A) review processes faster...
China’s insurance industry regulator will ease restrictions on the number of companies insurers can invest in and expand...
China continues to significantly lag in its commitments to promote and implement regulatory transparency measures, according to...
China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) revised a series of company registration regulations that remove...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) on February 7 highlighted the need for fair treatment and stronger enforcement of foreign...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...
Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote...
China’s financial regulators in recent months have given the private sector a greater role in banking, licensing new private...
Following the first session of the 12th National People’s Congress in March 2013, Premier Li Keqiang announced that reforming...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued new guidelines in December that trim its role in foreign...
In a sign that China’s leaders are increasingly serious about economic reform, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the...
Companies investing in any market must deal with administrative licensing—or getting official government approval—for...
During his trip to Asia earlier this month, Vice President Joseph Biden held a full day of meetings in China, marked by...
Following the conclusion of the third plenum of the 18th Party Congress on November 12, China’s leaders have refined their...
US-China Business Council (USCBC) research on administrative licensing, to be released in early 2014, found that the capital...
It is anyone’s guess as to when China’s yearlong freeze on initial public offerings (IPOs) will be lifted. First, it was...
Over the course of the past year more than 21 Chinese government agencies and ministries have released or have said they will...
The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has been regarded as a testing ground for liberalizing the country’s financial...
Ever since China’s leaders launched the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) on September 29, foreign investors have...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) recently finalized and submitted to Chinese government agencies a set of new...
China’s newest economic reform incubator—the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ)—has introduced conceptual changes to...
As the Chinese government continues to investigate multinational companies for bribery and price fixing, firms doing business...
International industry representatives have expressed concern about fair treatment in China’s information technology (IT)...
According to US-China Business Council (USCBC) sources and Chinese media reports, the National Development and Reform...
China’s revised Trademark Law, passed by the National People’s Congress late last month, is an important step forward for...
Complying with Chinese immigration rules has never been easy. But new visa and residency regulations that went into effect...
The Chinese government’s recent investigations into GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and other pharmaceutical companies have signaled...
Merger and acquisition (M&A) review activity picked up in the last few months of 2011. Recent regulatory changes and...

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