Suspected as a carrier of the coronavirus (Covid-19), pangolins are consumed as an exotic dish and their scales are used in traditional Chinese medicine.
China’s closing of its borders causes legal, financial, and administrative problems for foreign investors that need to be dealt with immediately.
China’s social credit system has been accommodating of the disruption caused by COVID-19 to businesses.
The Chinese government has released a variety of policy measures to help foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) withstand economic disruptions under COVID-19.
China has rolled out preferential policies on tax, finance, social security, subsidies, and rent reduction to help SMEs affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
New measures support technology import-exports, reduce import tariffs, and more channels of financial assistance for foreign trading businesses.
We discuss whether disruption caused during the coronavirus constitutes “force majeure” and, if so, will the breach of contract incur liabilities under law.
The 2019 amendments to China’s Trademark Law strengthen trademark protections, aggressively targeting bad faith applications and penalizing infringement.