Belt and Road Initiative and Beyond

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a historic marshalling of capital and a remarkable geopolitical foray into establishing and strengthening multinational...

Are You Ready for China’s Social Credit System?

Chinese government authorities have recently issued a series of policies and draft amendments to push forward the establishment of the Social Credit System (SCS)....

China proposes more stringent rules on security assessment of export of personal information

As part of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC)’s recent push to accelerate formulation of the implementation rules of the China Cybersecurity Law (CSL), it published...

China Employment Law Update June 2019

China takes further steps to reduce social insurance burden on employers China is further reducing social insurance burdens on employers according to a national notice...

China will release its “Unreliable Entity List”

The Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM) announced on 31 May 2019 that the Chinese government will introduce an "Unreliable Entity List" regime, under which foreign...

China Retaliatory Tariffs – Product Exclusion Process

According to a Circular No. 2 (the Circular) released by the Tariff Commission of the State Council (the Tariff Commission), which is a multi-ministerial board...

US Government Imposes Comprehensive Restrictions on Exports/Reexports to Huawei and Its Affiliates and Issues...

The US government has taken coordinated actions this week that target Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd (Huawei), effectively cutting it off from sourcing US products...

China issues a new consolidated law on foreign investment

On March 15, 2019, the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) passed the Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

US Department of Justice revises FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy to encourage adoption of guidance...

Amendments to FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy In March 12, 2019, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) modified the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy (the “Policy”). This...

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