Research Articles

There are no legal repercussions for a genocide designation under US law, though it intensifies reputational risk and could...
As the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) spreads, having accounted for $250 billion in construction in about five years, it is...
The Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Market Regulatory Authority (MRA) recently issued a penalty decision against a foreign...
While US-China trade tensions are front of mind for many executives in Beijing, attendees of the US-China Business Council’s (...
In recent months regulators have announced that China will introduce punitive damages and more stringent penalties for certain...
As the deadline for comments approaches on the United States’ proposed list of tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC)’s updated report on compliance best practices finds that the anti-corruption campaign has...
  US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Loretta Lynch will be in Beijing next week for the second...
China’s 13th Five Year Plan (FYP), covering 2016-2020, will be submitted for review in late October at the next meeting for the...
Instill fear, strengthen the regulatory framework, and change the political culture—these are the three stages to fighting...
A strong Chinese Communist Party (CCP) hand guiding state-owned enterprise (SOE) management was a central message emerging from...
What is the current operating environment for American companies in China? How are companies responding to issues such as China...
China’s ongoing anticorruption drive to hunt “tigers” and “flies” – euphemisms for corrupt officials with varying degrees of...
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...
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...
From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn raids” at foreign IT firms, China’s rising level of antimonopoly...
China’s top leadership plans to tackle executive pay at state firms as it focuses on implementing its broader economic and...
In November 2012, China’s outgoing President Hu Jintao told the next generation of Chinese leaders that systemic corruption...
A key figure in the enforcement of China’s Antimonopoly Law (AML) insisted that Chinese regulatory procedures and AML...
规范价格行政处罚权的若干规定 1. These rules are formulated according to the Administrative Punishment Law, Pricing Law, Administrative...
Judicial pilot programs announced last week could reduce local protectionism in Chinese courtrooms and—over time—improve the...
Fei Deng, partner, Edgeworth Economics, analyzes recent media coverage and factual developments in antimonopoly reviews and...
Bing Ho, partner, Baker & McKenzie’s China Corporate Group, analyzes recent media coverage and factual developments in...
Speaking at an early February meeting of the State Council, Premier Li Keqiang linked China’s ongoing fight against corruption...
As the Chinese government continues to investigate multinational companies for bribery and price fixing, firms doing business...
Since Chinese President Xi Jinping was elevated to general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in November 2012, his...