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Shanghai FTZ negative list gets shorter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • July 18 2014

The Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) is now open for more foreign investment, including in the manufacturing, wholesale and retail, transportation and

China: Managers unable to claim against employers for failure to enter into a written labour contract

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • July 18 2014

Recent developments clarify that managers may not be able to claim compensation from their employers in the same way as other employees. Employers in

Chinese Supreme People’s Court issues five-year reform plan to enhance judicial independence

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • July 15 2014

The Supreme People’s Court of China (“SPC“) issued its fourth five-year reform plan for courts on 9 July 2014. The reform is one of the top

Capital contribution further simplified for foreign-invested enterprises

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • July 7 2014

Capital contribution requirements for foreign investment enterprises ("FIEs") have been further simplified by China's Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM"

Corporate Crime Update - June 2014 - China, South East Asia and India

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Asia-Pacific, China
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  • June 30 2014

Between January and March 2014, more than 10,000 Chinese officials were placed under investigation for corruption, according to a report of China's

Australia-China FTA to be completed by end year

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China
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  • June 25 2014

In 2005, Australia and China commenced negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) following consideration of a joint FTA Feasibility Study, which

China: statutory minimum salary increases

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • June 19 2014

China's main cities have increased their statutory minimum salaries for 2014. Under PRC law, provinces and municipalities are required to adjust

Corporate Crime Update - May 2014 - China, South East Asia and India

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • China, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Vietnam
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  • May 31 2014

During a recent meeting, the Director of the Anti-Corruption Bureau at the Supreme People's Procuratorate stated that offering bribes was a major

ACCC and Chinese regulator sign MOU on merger regulation and increased co-operation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia, China
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  • May 23 2014

As part of its strategy of increasing its engagement with Asian competition regulators and developing long term relationships with those regulators

China: changes to one-child policy

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • May 9 2014

China has maintained a one-child policy for more than three decades. Although intended for population control, Chinese employers have benefitted from