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Old days of havens for tax gains replaced by rigid regulatory regimes

Tech evolution

Intense competition in Asia-Pacific fintech race

Solutions: ABS

How the fast-growing asset-backed securitization model in China may help open new channels for financing

Fintech revolution

Rapid development of fintech brings new legal challenges

FEATURED

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

Think big

First in a special series on the Belt and Road initiative

From the top

IP legal and judicial updates in PRC

CORRESPONDENTS

Pilot project for cross-border transfer of claims on QEX

By Hu Yi, Zhong Lun Law Firm
The term “cross-border transfer of claims” means that a creditor in China transfers claims that it lawfully holds (the subject claims) to an offshore investor, and the foreign investor replaces the existing domestic creditor to become the new creditor. There are, in practice, two relatively successful means of effecting cross-border...

Courts toughen up on bad faith trademark applications

By Ming Xingnan, Lu Xue and Wang Yan, Wan Hui Da
In the just-ended series of events for World Intellectual Property Day aiming to promote public awareness of intellectual property rights, the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board (TRAB), the Beijing Intellectual Property Court and the Beijing High Court have unanimously stepped up efforts to crack down on pre-emptive trademark applications...

Analysis of disputed jurisdiction between arbitration and court

By Alex Hsin and Chancy Chen, Martin Hu & Partners

Beijing issues rules on application of labour law

By Patrick Gu, DaHui Lawyers

‘Grey market’ IP issues on trademarks back in limelight

By Han Yufeng and Lu Lei, Rui Bai Law Firm

Domestic oversight of foreign acquisitions by listed companies

By Peng Jianxin and Huang Weimin, East & Concord Partners

Several key issues regarding image copyright infringement disputes

By Li Binxin and Shang Guangzhen, AnJie Law Firm

Highlights of legal services for share placement on the NEEQ

By Jiang Fengtao and Si Rui, Hengdu Law Firm

Gauging impact of US FATCA on corporate compliance practice

By Dong Jinsong and Fan Xiaoliang, AllBright Law Offices

Horizontal competition and its proper solution

By Cao Yiran, Grandway Law Offices

New vessel arrest rules bring risks for financial leasing companies

By Grace Zheng and Tony Zhang, Co-effort Law Firm

Measures to protect or restore trade secrets

By Sun Jinlin, Jincheng Tongda & Neal

Examining common types of PPP project disputes

By Wang Jihong and Li Xiaodan, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Legal due diligence and risk prevention in overseas M&A

By Lin Zhong, EY Chen & Co. Law Firm

Can funds invest in properties via equity plus debt structure?

By Dai Tianxiao, Boss & Young

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