China Law Deskbook Legal Update – July/August 2013

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Jul. 26 – Jim Zimmerman, the China managing partner of U.S. law firm Sheppard Mullin, is a good friend of China Briefing and is also both the Chairman Emeritus of AmCham China and the author of the China Law Deskbook – considered by many to be the bible of China law. Jim has recently introduced a regular update service to the China Law Deskbook and has kindly given permission for China Briefing to host it here.

Entitled “News and Views from Beijing,” the new July/August 2013 issue is available as a complimentary PDF download by clicking here, and contains details of new laws, regulations, and policy trends.

Included in this issue are Jim’s comments on the following new laws, regulations and policy trends:

  • Suzhou Intermediate People’s Court rejects the enforcement of an arbitration award issued by the renegade CIETAC-Shanghai
  • SPC issues a judicial interpretation enhancing criminal sanctions for environmental pollution
  • Labor Contract Law amended to provide for enhance supervision over dispatch arrangements
  • Shanghai SFDA issues blacklist of restaurant operators found to violate food safety laws
  • State General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television issues a circular to prohibit the publication of medical-related advertisements as news reports

Readers wishing to purchase the China Law Deskbook may visit the site here.

We are grateful to Jim for permitting us to reproduce the original content for the benefit of our readers.