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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...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
Rising costs and intensifying domestic competition are combining to squeeze margins for many American companies in China,...
Transparency—including solicitation of public feedback during the creation of new laws and regulations, open government...
The National People's Congress (NPC) and State Council both announced initiatives earlier this year to increase transparency...
The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee last week passed the Circular Economy Promotion Law, which aims to...
The fourth round of the Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) yielded potentially significant advances in providing foreign...
In line with the State Council's Regulations on the Disclosure of Government Information, which took effect May 1, several PRC...
The passage of China's Antimonopoly Law (AML) on August 30 completed a 13-year drafting process—one of China's longest—and put...
The Standing Committee of the twenty-ninth National People's Congress (NPC) met in Beijing from August 24 to 30 and passed...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) recently met with officials at the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC)...
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a Paris-based intergovernmental body focused on combating money laundering, on June 28...
The PRC State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) on July 10 released the revised Administrative Measures for Drug Registration...
The Standing Committee of the NPC in late June read the draft PRC Antimonopoly and Employment Promotion laws for a second time...
The Standing Committee of the PRC National People's Congress will review a revised Lawyers Law this year. According to a draft...
The PRC State Council in late April released long-awaited regulations on government information disclosure that may boost...

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