Legal

Draft amendments to the PRC Employment Contract Law

On 29th June, 2007, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (SCNPC) promulgated the Employment Contract Law (ECL).

Corporate dissolution: is prior consent required before terminating labour contracts?

In the face of China’s increasingly strong economic headwinds, some businesses are having to revise their strategies in order to ensure profitable growth.

Protecting the people: China’s Consumer Law

China’s consumer protection regime has come on leaps and bounds in recent years, and has evolved in tandem with its economic development.

China’s Trial Negative List for (domestic and foreign) market access

In recent years, the business community in China has been abuzz with talk of various market access ‘negative lists’ – lists of exceptions to what would otherwise be open market access.

Fencing off the World Wide Web

China’s new online publishing regulations

What difference does a year make? China’s Environmental Protection Law one year on

A year after it came into effect Li Huini, Partner at Adamas, looks at the effect that China’s revised Environmental Protection Law (EPL) has had.

A legal perspective on foreign investment in China’s healthcare industry

While foreign investment in some sectors of China’s healthcare market has been recently liberalised others remain restricted, and risky.

The Best Medicine for China’s Ailing Tendering System

The shift from government-fixed prices to free-market tendering

Eliminating Unfair Competition: Guidelines on IP-related Anti-Monopoly Issues

This article lay out the legal framework governing some commonly encountered IP-related competition issues

Put up your dukes: European Companies as Defendants in IP Cases

There has been a recent rise in the number of IP infringement cases filed by domestic plaintiffs against foreign defendants.