E-commerce operators in China shall be held legally responsible for the safety of food products purchased on their platforms.
We discuss how to avoid potential risks and disputes when signing a property lease agreement in China and summarize key points companies should pay attention to.
Shanghai has relaxed formal procedures for incorporating a company to assist new Chinese market-entrants amid restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
We discuss key changes to China’s Copyright Law to make it more consistent with other legal reforms; the new amendment will come in effect June 1, 2021.
The new support policies to encourage foreign investors to set up R&D centers in Shanghai will be in effect from December 1, 2020 until November 30, 2025.
Foreign investors should consult both the 2020 MA Negative List and the 2020 FI Negative List before investing in a chosen sector in China.
In a trial run, Beijing will encourage the use of electronic seals for signing online certificates, approvals, contracts, and other electronic materials.
China has drafted guidelines to curtail monopolistic behavior in its platform-based online economy, aligned with the proposed reforms to the anti-monopoly law.