China and Mexico: The Two Amigos? Part IV

By | China Law Blog | February 25, 2017
China lawyerIn my first post, I discussed China’s efforts to build stronger economic ties with Mexico – and why Mexico should be clear-eyed about China’s motives. In my second post, I examined the current economic relationship between Mexico and China. In my third post, I explained why the economic relationship between China and Mexico has made so little progress. View Full Post
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Chinese Tire Companies Win U.S. Trade Case

By | China Law Blog | February 24, 2017
International Trade LawThe U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) yesterday determined by a 3-2 vote that the domestic U.S. tire industry was not injured or threatened with injury by imports of truck and bus tires from China. Although the U.S Department of Commerce last month in its concurrent investigations had determined that Chinese truck and bus tires were dumped and subsidized, the ITC’s negative determination means no more antidumping or countervailing duties (AD/CVD) will be collected on imported Chinese truck and bus tires. View Full Post
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金杜四连冠《商法》“年度卓越律所”及“年度卓越综合实力律所”大奖

By | China Law Insight | February 24, 2017
作者:金杜律师事务所 King & Wood Mallesons 2017年2月24日,在《商法》今天公布的2016年度卓越律所大奖榜单中,金杜律师事务所连续第四年蝉联卓越律所(中国)和卓越综合实力律所(中国所)两项大奖。除了该奖项之外,金杜还凭借在竞争及反垄断、反腐败及合规、银行及金融、争议解决、能源及自然资源、房地产投资及REIT基金、破产及重组、结构性融资及资产证券化、税务领域的卓越表现和积极的客户反馈,将这九个领域“卓越律所”大奖也全部收入囊中。 On 24 February 2017, China Business Law Journal (CBLJ) announced that King & Wood Mallesons (KWM)  won the Law Firm of the Year (China) and Best Overall PRC Law Firms awards for the 4th consecutive year. Additionally, KWM has been recognized for its market leading capability and expertise as the winner in nine categories, namely, competition & antitrust, anti-bribery & compliance, banking & finance, dispute resolution, energy & natural resources, real estate & REIT, restructuring & insolvency, structured finance & securitization, and taxation.  View Full Post
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China Manufacturing: Bad Contracts and Bad Times Lead to Bad Products

By | China Law Blog | February 23, 2017
Not entirely sure why, but in the last couple weeks our China lawyers have seen a massive increase in emails and phone calls from North American companies seeking our help in dealing with defective products/quality control problems. In this post, I explain what you (and they) need to have in place to avoid these sorts of problems in the future, and to make it possible to resolve such problems should they occur. View Full Post
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King & Wood Mallesons’ Partner Jack Wang Wins Finance Lawyer of the Year by at Asia Legal Awards

By | China Law Insight | February 23, 2017
By King & Wood Mallesons On 22 February 2017, Jack Wang, Head of Finance & Capital Markets at King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) won the title of Finance Lawyer of the Year at the fourth annual Asia Legal Awards Ceremony, hosted by The Asian Lawyer in association with China Law & Practice, The American Lawyer and Legal Week. View Full Post
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金杜王军律师摘得亚洲法律大奖“年度杰出金融律师”奖项

By | China Law Insight | February 23, 2017
金杜王军律师摘得亚洲法律大奖“年度杰出金融律师”奖项 作者:金杜律师事务所 2017年2月22日,金杜律师事务所金融资本部负责合伙人王军律师在由《The Asian Lawyer》主办,《中国法律商务》、《The American Lawyer》及《Legal Week》协办的第四届年度“亚洲法律大奖”颁奖典礼上荣获“年度杰出金融律师”大奖。当晚,金杜还以代表承销商参与吉利集团发行4亿美元中国汽车行业首单海外绿色金融债券项目获得了“年度杰出证券交易(债务类)”大奖。作为亚洲最负盛名的法律精英盛典之一,“亚洲法律大奖”每年年初评选出上一年在亚洲地区的各业务领域中,参与到最为重大的商业法律项目中的律师个人及律师事务所,并进行表彰。 王军律师表示,“获得这个奖项,我感到很激动。感谢the Asian Lawyer和the American Lawyer等这四家专业法律媒体的认可,也感谢客户和行业同仁们对我们的肯定!作为金融资本部团队的牵头人,我深深感到这个奖项是属于我们整个团队和金杜这个集体的。一直以来,我们对于法律服务的专注度及孜孜以求,对于客户高于一切的理念,以及我们不断创新永不止步的精神,让我们能够引领行业的发展并且获得客户和市场的认可。我为这样的团队和集体感到自豪,也对未来我们的发展充满信心。” View Full Post
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海运跨境破产发生,破产法与海商法的冲突如何协调?

By | China Law Insight | February 23, 2017
海运跨境破产发生,破产法与海商法的冲突如何协调? 作者:马艳晖 蔡滢炜 程全 金杜律师事务所争议解决部 ma_yanhui作为2016年整个航运界最震憾的事件,世界第七大集装箱航运商韩国韩进海运的破产案件最进又有了新进展。据外媒报道,在经历了近半年的重整努力后,2017年2月17日,韩国首尔中区法院正式裁定韩进海运破产。至此,这起航运史上最大的破产案件终于尘埃落定。据悉,韩进海运大部分的资产已经被拍卖用于偿债。 韩进海运在2016年9月进入重整程序后采取了哪些自救措施?这桩全球航运业有史以来最大的破产案涉及哪些航运企业跨境破产法律问题?我们将在下文逐一分析。 全文阅读,请点击此处 View Full Post
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Deere’s Milestone Win in Its Well-known Trademark Protection

By | China Law Insight | February 21, 2017
Deere’s Milestone Win in Its Well-known Trademark Protection By Dang Zhe  He Shijia King & Wood Mallesons’ IP group dang_zheOn 30 December 2016, the KWM IP litigation team helped US Deere & Company and its Chinese subsidiary John Deere (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Deere China”) win at first instance a lawsuit involving trademark infringement and unfair competition. View Full Post
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