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Creative synergy

High-quality protection of intellectual property (IP) is a crucial factor for companies to succeed in today’s competitive world. An effective IP strategy built together can aid the organization to manage its IP portfolio and attain a significant portion of the earnings

Pandemics

A high-level overview of the contractual impact of pandemics on corporate and financial transactions in three areas: MAC clauses, force majeure clauses and the doctrine of frustration

Managing a crisis

By Kai Bandilla, David Loszynski and Gao Sen, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Slowly recovering from lockdown measures, most German companies are more or less affected by the government’s strategy of preventing an uncontrolled spread of the virus, and subsequently an overload of the German health system

The homecoming

A wave of Chinese stocks is poised to exit the US and seek capital back in Shanghai or Hong Kong, following recent fraud allegations of Nasdaq-listed Luckin Coffee and intensifying political tensions

Over the peak?

Businesses restarting after the worst of the pandemic face supply-related legal headaches. How should in-house counsel manage these and other risks?

Adopting cloud, big data and AI in supply chain-based ABS

By Liang Hua and Chen Xiuli, V&T Law Firm
Supply chain-based asset-backed securities (ABS), which the upstream and downstream transactions of the core companies underlie, and which takes the creditworthiness of the core companies as guarantee, are created to secure financing by selling future cash inflows

Factual witnesses in commercial arbitration

In commercial arbitration, the claimant and the respondent shall each provide evidence for the facts on which they apply, reply or counterclaim. Witness testimony often plays an indispensable role in providing facts and restoring the truth of a case

Focus on BAC rules appeal mechanism

A highlight of the BAC investment arbitration rules is that they provide an appeal mechanism under article 46 and appendix E, allowing the parties to appeal by consent

Complex asset disposal in mass economic crime cases

By Wang Dan, Long An Law Firm
Mass economic crime, with illegal fundraising as a typical form, affects a large group of non-specific victims and features broad involvement, substantial destruction and difficult disposal of assets

Practical issues of lawsuits confirming bankruptcy claims

By Xu Yu and Sun Hao, Hylands Law Firm
The lawsuit confirming bankruptcy claims is the final procedure in which the debtor and creditor raise objections to the determination of claims by the administrator in bankruptcy proceedings.

Zhejiang bankruptcy procedure involving criminal and civil liabilities

By Nafisa Nihmat and Rita Yan, Zhong Lun Law Firm
In recent years, the number of bankruptcy cases has increased significantly, and the issue of the cases involving both criminal and civil liabilities has become more prominent

Screening Chinese investments: What happens next?

By Santosh Pai and Anuj Trivedi, Link Legal India Law Services
Entities affected by India’s new policy may be able to take measures to obtain fast-tracked approvals

New challenges of medical sourcing in China

What are the risks for global buyers sourcing medical equipment in China?

The point of return

If legal tools of bankruptcy are properly applied, there are chances for companies to survive and start again

EAP proves a handy tool in uncertain times

The emergency arbitrator procedure (EAP) is a mechanism in the field of international commercial arbitration available to parties seeking interim relief

Adjusting to internet arbitration cases

The oral hearings of arbitration cases in mainland China were cancelled after the spring festival due to social distancing measures to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, arbitration institutions have been seeking an alternative to hear cases while complying with the epidemic prevention policy.

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China Business Law Awards 2020

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Factors in the acquisition of NPLs in China

By Xu Bangwei and Bai Lijie, Jingtian & Gongcheng
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Practical issues regarding punitive damages

By Chen Zhixing and Lan Manfeng, AnJie Law Firm
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Protecting shareholder priority when transferring state-owned equity

By Lu Xiang and Ciera Rui, AllBright Law Offices

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intellectual property

Creative synergy

High-quality protection of intellectual property (IP) is a crucial factor for companies to succeed in today’s competitive world. An effective IP strategy built together can aid the organization to manage its IP portfolio and attain a significant portion of the earnings

stocks

The homecoming

A wave of Chinese stocks is poised to exit the US and seek capital back in Shanghai or Hong Kong, following recent fraud allegations of Nasdaq-listed Luckin Coffee and intensifying political tensions

supply chain

Over the peak?

Businesses restarting after the worst of the pandemic face supply-related legal headaches. How should in-house counsel manage these and other risks?

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Managing a crisis

By Kai Bandilla, David Loszynski and Gao Sen, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

Slowly recovering from lockdown measures, most German companies are more or less affected by the government’s strategy of preventing an uncontrolled spread of the virus, and subsequently an overload of the German health system

asset

Adopting cloud, big data and AI in supply chain-based ABS

By Liang Hua and Chen Xiuli, V&T Law Firm

Supply chain-based asset-backed securities (ABS), which the upstream and downstream transactions of the core companies underlie, and which takes the creditworthiness of the core companies as guarantee, are created to secure financing by selling future cash inflows

asset disposal

Complex asset disposal in mass economic crime cases

By Wang Dan, Long An Law Firm

Mass economic crime, with illegal fundraising as a typical form, affects a large group of non-specific victims and features broad involvement, substantial destruction and difficult disposal of assets

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pandemics

Pandemics

A high-level overview of the contractual impact of pandemics on corporate and financial transactions in three areas: MAC clauses, force majeure clauses and the doctrine of frustration