Legal

China Industrial Land Use – the New Rules of the Game

Since the first quarter of 2014, the Shanghai Government has issued three circulars regarding changes to the industrial land supply rules.

Legal challenges to online and offline retail in China

China’s huge consumer market is now attracting more and more foreign companies to take control of their distribution and manage their own retail sales. China has historically been an ideal destination for outsourcing manufacturing operations. Rogier van Bijnen and Maarten Roos of R&P China Lawyers discuss the…

The PRC Advertisement Law Amendment: what you should know

In today’s commercialised society the role of advertising has become hugely important for companies.

China’s Anti-Monopoly Law

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China’s statement on the Anti-Monopoly Law-related investigations that have taken place in China over the last year.

A legal evolution

Following Deng Xiaoping’s reforms China became a land of opportunities for many foreigners wishing to establish businesses and challenge themselves in a new country.

AIC registration: has the worm turned?

Has the pilot reform scheme on the Administration for Industry Commerce (AIC) registration system created a more favourable environment for foreign companies in China?

Anti-Monopoly Law in China

Recent Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) investigations by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) into certain industries created a stir.

Get your house in order

Since July 2013, Chinese authorities have been conducting a series of raids and investigations into foreign pharmaceutical companies active in China, for allegedly corrupt activities

China anti-trust: Can a book make you competition law compliant?

A recently published book on Chinese competition law is helping foreign companies negotiate the complicated landscape of Chinese anti-trust