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Careful planning required by foreign investors to navigate the challenges
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • March 31 2017

With the New Year’s bell ringing in 2017, the Chinese government has signalled a number of measures to attract inbound capital. However, the effects


China extends access to offshore arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • January 13 2017

On 30 December 2016, China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) issued a notice aimed at strengthening judicial support for the development of pilot free


What is the significance of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Australia, Brunei
  • October 20 2016

Partner Don Robertson explains the significance of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which is currently being negotiated by 16


Singapore’s Court of Appeal rules on the interpretation of PRC-Laos Bilateral Investment Treaty and reinstates investor-state arbitration award on jurisdiction against Laos
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Laos, Singapore
  • October 7 2016

As we previously reported, the Singapore High Court had ruled in favour of the Government of Laos in a challenge to the jurisdiction of a


China expands trial market-entry negative list
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • May 5 2016

China has introduced a trial market-entry negative list for Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangdong and Fujian. Investment projects not included in the trial


China issues "Positive Lists" for cross-border e-commerce
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • April 27 2016

China has issued two “Positive Lists” for cross-border e-commerce. The lists are intended to set out the scope of products to which China’s recent


Corporate Crime Update - March 2016 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Cuba, USA, Uzbekistan
  • March 31 2016

We reported in December that VimpelCom, the Dutch telecommunications company, made $900 million Accounting provision relating to bribery


ICC opens in Shanghai’s Free Trade Zone
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • March 3 2016

Following in the footsteps of the HKIAC and SIAC, 24 February 2016 the Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) announced


China transforms its market entry regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • October 30 2015

China’s newly announced “Negative List” regime will loosen market-entry restrictions for foreign investors in certain locations from 1 December 2015


Australia-China Live Cattle Export Agreement signed by Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China
  • July 23 2015

On Monday 20 July 2015, Australian Minister for Agriculture The Hon Barnaby Joyce signed the Australia-China Live Cattle Export Health Certification