China Law Deskbook Legal Update – March/April 2012

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Apr. 19 – 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 March/April issue is available as a complimentary PDF download by clicking here, and contains details of new laws, regulations, and policy trends.

Included in this month’s issue are Jim’s comments concerning:

  • Chinese Lawyers: The Duty of Loyalty to the Client (The Party)
  • China imposes new rules on online purchases of overseas products
  • China amends the Law on the Promotion of Clean Production and thus emphasizes the need to cut down on excessive product packaging
  • State Council to adopt non-binding guidelines designed to protect online personal information
  • China amends regulations concerning nutrition enhancers
  • SASAC limits overseas investment by SOEs to core business sectors

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.