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Results of our inaugural awards for outstanding in-house counsel

China Deals of the Year 2020

Deals of the year 2019

CBLJ selects outstanding China-related deals and cases in 2019

Foreign Investment

Dollars in the details?

The lack of details on the new Foreign Investment Law may present problems

之战

A secret war

New legal regimes mean an increase in trade secret litigation in China and US

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CHINA LEXICON

交易

Chinese legal pioneers

A tribute to Chinese legal pioneers in common law jurisdictions

convention

Singapore convention on mediation

Cross-border settlement can be directly enforced in the courts of signatories

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CORRESPONDENTS

Key issues in non-competition agreements

By Shen Jin and Li Ming, AnJie Law Firm

The minutes: Security issues affecting financial institutions

By Yang Guang and Wang Qing, Lantai Partners

Processing trade compliance: Are you an unwitting smuggler?

By Wang Yongliang, AllBright Law Offices
projects

Constructing pre-emptive rights to new projects

By Pan Jieda, Grandway Law Firm
Chinese enterprises

Enforcement of security for overseas loans

By Wang Jihong and Huang Guanli, Zhong Lun Law Firm
partnership

Protecting investors in limited partnership PE funds

By Lai Jihong and Yan Juntao, Zhong Lun Law Firm
London

Access to capital for Chinese businesses through London listings

By Michael Wang and Nikolas Colbridge, Dentons
trademark

Trademark transfer issues for previously licensed trademarks

By Shi Yakai and Hu Miao, Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency
asset security

Revised measures give clarity to movable asset security

By Wu Jiejiang, Jingtian & Gongcheng
trademark

Controlling legal risks in trademark transfers

By Shan Xunping, Dentons
ipr protection

Cost control of IPR protection

By Frank Liu, Tiantai Law Firm
corporate

Making a judgment on confusion of corporate personality

By Li Weiming, Tiantai Law Firm
liquor

Legal risks of share acquisitions in liquor makers

By Cai Qixiao and Zhang Jinchao, East & Concord Partners
creditor

Bankruptcies and influence of new minutes on foreign investors

By Xu Bangwei and Zhang Xiaotong, Jingtian & Gongcheng
film

In movies, is a ‘transformative’ use defence effective?

By Wang Yaxi and Guo Jincheng, Yuanhe Partners
patent

Minefields in patent due diligence for high-tech financing

By Tang Huadong and Zhong Yueping, Merits & Tree Law Offices
information

Overview of provisions protecting children’s information

By Tao Shan and He Wei, Hylands Law Firm

DISPUTE DIGEST

Hong Kong

The Mainland-HK arrangement: HKIAC practice and experience

By Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
TOR

Terms of reference: Theory and practice

By Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC)
interim

Arbitration interim measures: Mainland-HK co-ordination (part 2)

By China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
arbitration

Service of arbitration documents on foreign parties

By Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Centre (BAC/BIAC)
arbirations

Connecting HK arbitrations to mainland interim measures

By Nick Gall and Chris Wong, Gall
仲裁

Mutual assistance for interim measures in arbitration

By China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission

INDIA-CHINA COMMERCE

WtE in India: An opportunity for Chinese companies

By Santosh Pai and Dinesh Pardasani, Link Legal India Law Services

Is the clock ticking for TikTok in India?

By Santosh Pai and Abhishek Sharma, Link Legal India Law Services

Contract labour

By Santosh Pai and Anuj Trivedi, Link Legal India Law Services

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

Bad faith filing

By Paul Ranjard and Huang Hui, Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Registration of 3D trademarks

By He Wei, Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Response to antitrust litigation in China

By Huang Wei and Zhou Wen, Tian Yuan Law Firm

FEATURES

The A-List 2019: China’s elite lawyers

CBLJ presents a list of top private practice lawyers for China-related business

Meltdown?

As competition heats up, how will law firms avoid low-cost chaos?

Arbitration: Six shades of wisdom

Interviews with leaders of six arbitration centres

Tech transition

How law firms tailor services for Hangzhou’s fast development

More than half the sky

Senior women lawyers share personal stories of challenges and success

A legal legacy

Exclusive interview with Chris Stephens, ADB's outgoing general counsel

AROUND THE REGION

federal court

A case of intervention?

By Su Tiang Joo, Cheah Teh & Su
India-legal-news

Legal news in brief

insolvency

Essar Steel judgment – paving a way to resolution

By Misha, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Ironing the wrinkles out of GI logos, taglines

By Gowri Tirumurti and Purvasha Mansharamani, Anand and Anand