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Well done to all our winners in 2016!

New dawn

Rooster heralds year of uncertainty for corporate counsel

Greater tax connection

CRS implications for Chinese entities

Deals of the Year 2016

The very best deals showcasing Chinese economic activities in a global market

FEATURED

One step forward

Foreign investment regulation further liberalized

A fraction too much friction

Chinese exporters face uncertainty amid increasing trade frictions

Building blocks

Infrastructure development in China

Unity in Asia?

Interview with Singapore's Chief Justice

CORRESPONDENTS

Pan-asset management concepts in regulating equity investment funds

By Xie Yongtao, AnJie Law Firm
In September 2016, the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) launched a new registration platform, dubbed the Asset Management Business Electronic Registration System, which is intended to gradually replace the old Private Equity Fund Registration and Filing System. The change is widely interpreted by industry insiders as a shift...

Validity of arbitration clauses and scope of court discretion

By Chloe Lin, Martin Hu & Partners
Arbitration, as a commonly used dispute resolution in international commercial disputes, is being accepted or selected by an increasing number of Chinese enterprises due to its broad and effective international enforcement mechanisms. Complementary to this is the increasingly open and supportive attitude of Chinese judicial practice towards international commercial...

Burden of proof in trade secret infringement suits

By Sun Jinlin, Jincheng Tongda & Neal

Consortium agreements: Key to a happy ‘marriage’

By Wang Jihong and Li Xiaodan, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Enhanced IP civil protection as seen from typical cases

By Han Yufeng, Rui Bai Law Firm

Cloud service providers’ key compliance issues

By Ben Chai and Cloud Li, DaHui Lawyers

Latest regulatory trends on the use of insurance funds

By Jason Xia, Wintell & Co

Guidelines for foreign investment in Qianhai

By Jack Lai and Tina Lan, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Domestic regulation of overseas M&A

By Lin Zhong, EY Chen & Co. Law Firm

Listing of New Third Board companies on ChiNext

By Jiang Fengtao and Liu Bing, Hengdu Law Firm

Registration of onshore guarantees for offshore indebtedness

By Jessie Fang, AllBright Law Offices

Due diligence in M&A transactions aimed at IP

By Zhao Lihui, East & Concord Partners and Zhang Changdan, Renmin University of China

Establishing a financial security review system

By Li Wei and Tang Shi, Grandway Law Offices

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