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New requirements on online mapping services in China

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • China
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  • May 15 2012

On December 23, 2011, the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation ("NASMG") issued the "Circular on Further Strengthening the Administration of the Qualification for Online Mapping Services" (the "Circular"

New regulations targeting unfair competition and data protection in the Internet sector in China

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • China, USA
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  • March 1 2012

On December 29, 2011, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology ("MIIT") promulgated the "Certain Provisions on the Regulation of the Market for Internet Information Services" (the "Provisions"), which will come into effect on March 15, 2012

New regulations promulgated for the issuance of online culture operating permits

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • China
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  • May 18 2011

The Ministry of Culture ("MOC") recently promulgated the revised Interim Regulations on the Administration of Internet Culture (the "Revised Regulations"), relating to the issuance of Online Culture Operating Permits (the "Culture Permit"

Draft legislation targeting unfair competition in the Internet sector in China

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • China
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  • March 7 2011

Following the high profile and public dispute between Tencent and Qihu over the use of their software products last year, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology ("MIIT") issued the draft measures ("Draft Measures") regulating unfair competition activities among Internet information service providers ("Providers") for public comment

CEPA VII: more investment facilitation for Hong Kong service providers in China

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • China, Hong Kong
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  • July 2 2010

On May 27, 2010, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Mainland China entered into the Seventh Supplement ("Supplement VII") to the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement ("CEPA"), which was forst executed in 2003

Jurisdiction over online games in China conflict instead of clarity

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • China
  • -
  • October 23 2009

China's online gaming industry has suffered from the overlapping authority of the Ministry of Culture (the "MOC") and the General Administration of Press and Publication (the "GAPP"

Online games regulatory update GAPP strikes back in jurisdiction wars

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • China
  • -
  • October 21 2009

The approval regime for online games in China continues to evolve at speed, as the next chapter in the saga of overlapping jurisdiction of the Ministry of Culture ("MOC") and the General Administration of Press and Publication ("GAPP") unfolded last weekend, just in advance of the Game Developers Conference in Shanghai on October 12 and 13

Jurisdiction over online games in China the final word?

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • China
  • -
  • October 6 2009

The last few weeks have brought significant developments to the difficult and often frustrating approval regime for online games in China