Research Articles

Chinese commitments to boost transparency of technology and security policies and improve trade secret protection were key at...
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...
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,...
China continues to significantly lag in its commitments to promote and implement regulatory transparency measures, according to...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
Fighting corruption and reducing bureaucracy were core agenda items at recent meetings of China’s highest ranking legislative...
The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee last week passed the Circular Economy Promotion Law, which aims to...
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 PRC State Council in late April released long-awaited regulations on government information disclosure that may boost...
US and PRC cabinet officials will meet in Washington, DC, on May 23 and 24 for the second session of the US-China Strategic...