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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...
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...
From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn raids” at foreign IT firms, China’s rising level of antimonopoly...
On July 25, the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress Standing Committee passed the 2014 China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone...
A key figure in the enforcement of China’s Antimonopoly Law (AML) insisted that Chinese regulatory procedures and AML...
Judicial pilot programs announced last week could reduce local protectionism in Chinese courtrooms and—over time—improve the...
As the US government prepares for upcoming negotiations at the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in early July,...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of managing intellectual property rights (IPR) issues are focusing their attention on a...
Chinese regulators have recently released two measures meant to make merger and acquisition (M&A) review processes faster...
China continues to significantly lag in its commitments to promote and implement regulatory transparency measures, according to...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) recently finalized recommendations for improving China’s administrative licensing regime...
Companies investing in any market must deal with administrative licensing—or getting official government approval—for...

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