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Document destruction

When can lawyers or their clients destroy documents that relate to judicial proceedings

Confidentiality

What is the legal source of the duty of confidentiality and what are its boundaries

Choice of court

In some jurisdiction, it is very difficult to enforce a court judgment

Bank resolution

The concept of bank resolution and why it has become a key focus of attention

State immunity

The doctrine of state immunity and how it is interpreted

International commercial courts

The article discusses the emergence of international commercial courts around the world

Cryptocurrencies

This article discusses digital currencies and the Chinese ban

Subrogation

Escrow

The article examines the use of an escrow account to reduce risks in corporate M&As

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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

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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