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US federal appeals court holds that the Dodd-Frank Act's whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions do not apply extraterritorially

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
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  • August 19 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Liu Meng-Lin v. Siemens AG, 13-4385-cv (2d Cir. N.Y. Aug. 14, 2014) upheld a lower-court's decision

China's Anti-Monopoly Law sixth anniversary: Antitrust enforcement continues to gain prominence while merger legislation dominates MOFCOM's programme

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • August 7 2014

China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”) celebrated its sixth anniversary on 1 August 2014, and whilst the last year has not produced the explosion in antitrust enforcement which greeted the fifth anniversary, enforcement of all aspects of the AML has continued to grow in importance, with China’s anti-trust authorities issuing a number of major decisions and guidelines

China: Social media posts recognised by PRC courts as evidence in employment cases

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
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  • August 6 2014

Given the growing popularity of social media websites and applications in China, employees are increasingly releasing employment-related photographs and posts onto social media networks

Corporate crime update - July 2014 - China, Southeast Asia & India

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Asia-Pacific, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand
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  • July 31 2014

General Xu Caihou has been accused of offenses including (i) personally accepting bribes and accepting bribes through family members totalling US$6.4

Labour dispatch implementing rules issued in Shanghai

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • China
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  • July 29 2014

Shanghai-based companies needing to reduce their reliance on dispatched workers have until 31 October 2014 to formulate and submit reduction plans

The Longlide case and its impact, or non-impact, on Sino-foreign arbitration clause drafting

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
  • -
  • July 24 2014

For almost a decade, the validity of arbitration clauses that subject a Sino-foreign contract dispute to arbitration before a foreign arbitration

Shanghai FTZ negative list gets shorter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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"