Last month China’s thirteenth “Five-Year Plan” (FYP13) was approved, setting out a social and economic development blueprint for the country for the next five years.
As I wrote in China Employment Contracts: If Yours Are Not Current, You Have A Problem, China employers must have written labor contracts with each of their full-time employees.
The Trade Marks Registry has recently accepted a movement mark for registration in Hong Kong.
The boom in China cross-border e-commerce has been dramatic and exponential.
No more Mr. Nice Guy.
Steptoe recently held a client briefing in its Palo Alto office to update developments in the Chinese legal and regulatory that are impacting US technology companies operating in China.
The local UAE press reported yesterday that the Federal Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by a producer of Chinese herbal medicines against a decision of the Ministry of Economy to reject an application for registration of its mark in Chinese characters.
Over the last decade, I have found one of the most interesting questions to ask executives and policymakers about China is “can China innovate?”
On 21 March 2016, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) announced that it would synchronise the implementation of certain changes to the SFC’s Code of Conduct for Persons Licensed by or Registered with the SFC (Code).
I just this weekend returned from a one week Tokyo bizcation (business and pleasure), where I got my fill of great food, great temples, great cherry blossoms and Chinese tourists.