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Rapid development of fintech brings new legal challenges

Money rules

PE/VC fund managers face more tough rules on investment

Knowledge is power

Functions of reputational due diligence

Tangled web

Challenges to IP protection in internet era

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First in a special series on the Belt and Road initiative

From the top

IP legal and judicial updates in PRC

Trend setter

Overseas IP issues facing Chinese companies

The D&O defence

What does D&O insurance mean to multinationals?

One in a million

Tips on how to stand out from the regular in-house crowd

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Due diligence in domestic mining M&A

By Sun Yunzhu and Zhong Ming, East & Concord Partners
China’s 13th Five-Year Plan pointed out that the central government should support mining enterprises to upgrade technologies, guide the merger and acquisition (M&A) of small mines, and close outdated and environmentally unfriendly mines. In the Development Plan for the Nonferrous Metals Industry (2016-2020), the Ministry of Industry and Information...

Performance of underlying contract and guarantee fraud

By Blake Yang and Franz Li, Martin Hu & Partners
Independent guarantee is a financial guarantee instrument that is often used to assure rapid realization of the creditor’s right. When the guarantor reviews the documents presented by the beneficiary, if the documents are totally consistent with the provisions of the guarantee and superficially consistent with one another, the guarantor...

Prepare for bad weather before it rains

By Frank Liu, Jincheng Tongda & Neal

The Cybersecurity Law and protecting employee privacy

By Patrick Gu, DaHui Lawyers

Case shows traps involved in protecting unregistered marks

By Ming Xingnan and Lu Xue, Wan Hui Da

PPP procurement mistakes: Who’s responsible?

By Wang Jihong and Yu Li, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Recognizing M&A risks in the target country

By Lin Zhong, EY Chen & Co. Law Firm

Domestic A-share listing by for-profit educational institutions

By Jeffrey Yang and Feng Chengliang, AllBright Law Offices

Performance commitments in listed firms’ M&A

By Du Lili and Wang Xiaoxing, Grandway Law Offices

Legal risks of VAM agreements on IPO

By Ma Chenguang, Co-effort Law Firm

Separate management of service works and service inventions

By Han Yufeng and Lu Lei, Rui Bai Law Firm

Sending funds abroad: an indirect approach

By Rao Xiaomin and Zhou Jun, Zhong Lun Law Firm

REITs: A blue ocean of real estate financing

By Lu Guofei and Zhang Yingying, Boss & Young

Anti-monopoly health enforcement and compliance trends

By Michael Gu and Sun Sihui, AnJie Law Firm

IPO approvals with ‘three types of shareholders’

By Jiang Fengtao and Zhou Rong, Hengdu Law Firm

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