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E-commerce liberalization in China: State Council and MIIT push forward
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • June 30 2015

China's regulatory framework for foreign investment in the e-commerce industry has undergone significant liberalization. Previous pilot programs on a


China liberalises settlement of foreign exchange capital through SAFE Circular 19: a game-changer for the foreign investment fund industry?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • June 9 2015

China's foreign exchange regulator, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange ("SAFE"), has for some time now been gradually relaxing restrictions


China opens up the domestic bank card clearing market to foreign competition: a significant opportunity beckons for foreign investors
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • May 12 2015

On 9 April 2015, the State Council issued its Decision on the Implementation of Market Access Administration in relation to Bank Card Clearing


China moves to further relax approval requirements on outbound investments by Chinese investors: a step in the right direction
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • February 5 2015

Since the announcement of the "go global" ("走出去") policy in 2000, the People's Republic of China ("PRC" or "China") has achieved a tremendous


Full foreign ownership of e-commerce businesses permitted in the Shanghai FTZ: but is it a breakthrough?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • January 30 2015

Foreign investors are now permitted to establish wholly foreign-owned e-commerce companies in the Shanghai (Pilot) Free Trade Zone ("FTZ"). Formerly


China to unify inbound foreign investment laws but will it create a true level playing field with domestic investors?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • January 28 2015

The Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") of the People's Republic of China1 ("China" or "PRC") issued a draft of the Foreign Investment Law (the "Draft


Will the Chinese courts grant "back door recognition" to overseas insolvency practitioners?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • January 27 2015

On 11 June 2014, the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China ("PRC" or "China") handed down its ruling in the case of


MOFCOM makes public for the first time decisions finding violations of merger control rules
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • December 10 2014

On 8 December 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") imposed a fine on the state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. ("Tsinghua Unigroup") for


Beijing releases catalogue banning or restricting ‘new addition’ projects affecting high-tech field
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • November 27 2014

On July 21, 2014, the Beijing municipal government published the Beijing Municipality Catalogue of Prohibited and Restricted New Addition Industries


China’s administrative litigation law amended slowly moving towards greater rights for market participants?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • November 19 2014

In 2013, China’s legislative branch decided to amend the ALL. The main aim of the revision seems to be removing a range of procedural obstacles that