Research Articles

Vice Minister of Finance Zhu Guangyao on June 15 called the 100-day trade agenda and its initial outcomes a demonstration of...
China’s regulatory framework on data flows and other technology advances are restricting international companies in ways not...
  China is one of 11 countries presenting the most significant concerns regarding IPR protection and enforcement, according to...
The Beijing Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Court added 20 judges at the end of 2015 to assist with its burgeoning caseload...
China recently issued new rules that that offer mixed implications for foreign company qualification for innovation-related tax...
The State Administration of Taxation (SAT) recently requested that approximately 1,000 foreign and domestic companies provide a...
China’s proposed revisions to the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL) create greater consistency between measures such as the...
The PRC National People’s Congress concluded this month with the release of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) on National...
Chief Financial Officers in China have a first-hand perspective on China’s slowing economic growth and its effect on company...
Environmental compliance is taking center stage as US companies face implementation of China’s 2015 Environmental Protection...
Hindered by redundancies in the approval process, problems securing suitable data for clinical trials, and disparities in the...
Despite progress on competition concerns at the December 2014 Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meeting,...
New provisions for continuous fines, detention for polluters, and public interest lawsuits give China’s revised Environmental...
President Xi Jinping’s call during the recently concluded National People’s Congress (NPC) to use an “iron fist” to crack down...
China’s State Council has called for an important adjustment of the approval process for foreign and domestic investment...
Your customers have probably heard that US companies do business in China so they can cut costs and outsource American jobs. It...
China’s economic ascent has turned the Ministry of Commerce’s (MOFCOM’s) Antimonopoly Bureau—China’s merger control authority—...
As China strengthens its enforcement of anti-unfair competition and antimonopoly regulations, and local media reports on...
Antimonopoly issues, including M&A reviews and pricing investigations, have garnered considerable attention by US...
China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) revised a series of company registration regulations that remove...
Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote...
Following the first session of the 12th National People’s Congress in March 2013, Premier Li Keqiang announced that reforming...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued new guidelines in December that trim its role in foreign...
China’s revised Trademark Law, passed by the National People’s Congress late last month, is an important step forward for...
Companies in China faced a year-end scramble to enroll their foreign employees in China’s social insurance scheme before...