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April 2020

April 2020

Stolen goods

This article examines and compares the treatment of stolen goods in common law jurisdictions and in mainland China

Firm response

Law firms and companies take the lead in fulfilling social responsibilities during China’s COVID-19 crisis

Preventing data compliance risks involving third parties

By David Pan, Llinks Law Offices
Recent incidents are warning companies that they should conduct adequate due diligence, management and risk prevention of third-party data service providers

Payment arrangements in cross-border acquisitions

By Cathy Huang, Kenneth Kong, Llinks Law Offices 

Judicial recognition of independent letters of guarantee

By Yang Guang and Wang Chengtao, Lantai Partners

Navigating land acquisitions in Pakistan

By Wang Jihong and Li Chenxi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Interview with Jiang Wenlu, general manager, legal department of Sinochem International

Jiang Wenlu, general manager, legal department of Sinochem International shared his insight with us on team management

Interview with Max Zhang, assistant general counsel of Becton Dickinson Medical Devices China

Max Zhang, assistant general counsel of Becton Dickinson Medical Devices China shared his insight with us on team management

Interview with Tonell Liu, legal director of Suning Sports

Tonell Liu, legal director of Suning Sports shares his insight with us on team management

Compliance, data issues relating to telemedicine services

By Ramon Huang, Li Tianhang, Hui Ye Law Firm
With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, international co-operation in areas such as pandemic prevention and control, new drug development and medical treatment have become crucial

Wisdom in management

Six GCs from different industries shared their insights with us on team management, and gave their take on the impact of the pandemic on their work

Trade secrets law in China and Sino-US Phase One agreement

By Hu Ke, Jingtian & Gongcheng
This article will analyze China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law and other applicable laws, and envision the prospects for the law and the practice of trade secrets protection in China.

Tipping Point

Intellectual property protection faces new challenges as the world readjusts to a post-pandemic reality and its associated trade tensions

TM infringement risks associated with ‘cross-border wave’

By Wang Yaxi and Xing Keke, Yuanhe Partners

Can goodwill be used for capital contributions to a company?

By Wang Kun and Yan Lantao, Tiantai Law Firm

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China Business Law Awards 2020

We launched the “Golden League” award this year to reflect the market situation, and to encourage the firms on the list, and their peers, to improve their overall quality and level of service

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Rising stars: China’s young elite lawyers 2020

After extensive editorial research, China Business Law Journal has compiled a list of China's young elite lawyers. Charlie Wu reports

China Deals of the Year 2020

Deals of the year 2019

CBLJ selects outstanding China-related deals and cases in 2019

CORRESPONDENTS

stock appreciation rights

The stock appreciation rights incentive for listed national companies

By Wang Feng and Ying Zhi, Grandway Law Offices
foreign law

Ascertainment of foreign law in Chinese judicial practice

By Zhang Guanglei and Cai Xiaoxia, Jingtian & Gongcheng
bankruptcy

Application of ‘execution to bankruptcy’ rule

By Xia Yibin and Cai Jingjing, AnJie Law Firm

FEATURES

privacy

Are you being watched?

Governments adopting trace-and-track apps to prevent the spread of this coronavirus have raised questions about the ‘right balance’ between crisis response and privacy considerations

asset management

Beyond the ‘mega’ era

Key compliance issues for the asset management industry

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A wealth of advice

David Liu, one of the most acclaimed financial lawyers in China, is a passionate advocate of the country’s opening-up and a rare optimist in these trying times. He has played a key role in many important transactions that helped shape China’s legal market and its banking and finance industry

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

Star Market

What the Star Market has changed

By The Securities team of Shu Jin Law Firm
Private

What makes an accretive taking-private deal?

By Virginia Tam, K&L Gates

While going public could be the top priority for many private companies, going private, at the right time and sponsored by the right consortium, could be the preferred approach for some listed companies

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Ten questions about ‘dismantling the red chips structure’

By Xu Jingke and Fan Jianhong, Dentons

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Video evidence

What are the rules governing the giving of evidence by video link in civil proceedings