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China’s New Donation Rules Provide Guidance to Healthcare Enterprises

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On 20 October 2015, China’s national healthcare regulator published the Administrative Measures on Accepting Donations for Public Welfare by Healthcare Entities which revise earlier rules on healthcare donations and provide an endorsement of their legitimate purposes.

US-China Meetings a Positive Step in Cybersecurity Arena

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The White House issued a “Fact Sheet” summarizing the outcome of the meetings between President Xi and President Obama with respect to areas in which the United States and Chinese governments agreed “to work together to constructively manage our differences” and decided “to expand and deepen cooperation.”

Managing Internal Whistleblower Complaints in China: Challenges and Strategies

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Although internal whistleblower complaints have long played an important role in the Chinese government's anti-corruption campaign against government officials, these complaints have recently become a significant concern and challenge for many multinational companies operating in China.

Anti-Graft Reform in China: Ninth Amendment to the PRC Criminal Law Imposes Tougher Sanctions...

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China’s Ninth Amendment to the PRC Criminal Law was adopted on 29 August 2015 and becomes effective on 1 November 2015. The Ninth Amendment introduces stricter measures on bribe-givers. Under this new regime, individuals and organizations involved in corrupt activities will also be subject to tougher sanctions.

China’s “Internet Sovereignty” and Emerging Cybersecurity Regime

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China’s draft Cybersecurity Law sets out a framework for China’s cybersecurity regime, responding to the needs set out in the National Security Law to ensure “safe and controllable” systems and data security in critical infrastructure.

China Update – Prosecution of bribery cases intensifies in 2015

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The Supreme People’s Procuratorate, China's national prosecutor and investigator, has reported an uptick in investigations and prosecution of bribery cases for the first quarter of 2015.

Anti-graft reform in China – Second Draft Amendments to the PRC Criminal Law propose...

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Our previous article discussed China’s draft amendments to the PRC Criminal Law (“the First Draft”) which introduced a stricter anti-graft regime and tougher sanctions...

Global Overview of Anti-Corruption Laws 2015

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It is our pleasure to present the first edition of Baker McKenzie’s Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook (“Handbook”). Given the success of last...

Mid-Year Review 2015: Anti-Corruption in the Asia-Pacific Region

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This article provides a brief overview of the recent anti-corruption developments in the Asia-Pacific region in the first half of 2015. As a...

In Brief – Antitrust & Competition Laws in Asia Pacific

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The tables summarize the main topics of the antitrust and competition laws in Asia Pacific. For more information, visit our page "Antitrust Laws around...
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