Research Articles

The increase of environmental enforcement actions following the implementation of China’s Environmental Protection Law in...
Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials are increasingly calling on companies to support the creation of party organizations ...
In recent months regulators have announced that China will introduce punitive damages and more stringent penalties for certain...
China has created a new agency with broadened investigatory authority to streamline anti-corruption efforts. On March 11, China...
The General Office of the State Council’s legislative work plan for 2018 indicates that several policies affecting foreign...
China’s moves, including environmental shutdowns, to cut production capacity have reduced supply, raised prices, and in some...
Recently announced provincial reimbursement drug lists (PRDLs) provide possible new opportunities for US pharmaceutical...
Copyright-related intellectual property (IP) disputes in China have increased as a result of the growth of online streaming...
New policies simplifying the visa process to attract foreign talent offer international companies operating in China some new...
Ministries Tasked with Liberalizations, IP Protection, and Preferential Tax Policies Following modest revisions to the...
Newly released ministerial plans set national intellectual property (IP) priorities to further the central government’s top-...
A recently released draft regulation requires a 30-day public comment period for all rules and measures issued by agencies...
China recently issued new rules that that offer mixed implications for foreign company qualification for innovation-related tax...
The recently released, and newly effective Administrative Regulations for Online Publishing Service explicitly restricts...
The enforcement of China’s Antimonopoly Law (AML) remained a priority for the United States throughout 2015, despite the fact...
Chinese commitments to boost transparency of technology and security policies and improve trade secret protection were key at...
What is the current operating environment for American companies in China? How are companies responding to issues such as China...
Despite progress on competition concerns at the December 2014 Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meeting,...
China’s leading legislative body showed a worse performance in regulatory transparency in 2014, while other agencies continued...
Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing...
Though 2014 was a busy year for enforcers of China’s relatively new Antimonopoly Law (AML), the number of investigations filed...
From the declarations of reform made at the Central Economic Work Conference to the promises of the third plenum, Chinese...
The Chinese Communist Party released its fourth plenum decision document—a paper announcing the outcomes from its October “...
China’s Communist Party leadership today revealed incremental legal and corruption-related reforms at the close of its party...
China’s major meeting for directing party governance—the Fourth Plenum of the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress—...
Stricter party governance, centering on judicial reforms and the “rule of law,” is among the anticipated discussion topics for...
As US and Chinese government officials prepare for a busy season of bilateral engagement—including the November meetings of the...
Little progress was made in transparency talks between the US Department of Commerce (DOC) and China’s State Council...
China’s Vice Premier Wang Yang recently sent a message of reassurance to a select audience of executives from nearly 20...
New amendments to China’s Budget Law now allow local governments to issue debt in domestic bond markets. Debt issuance is a...

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