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Ramping up of antitrust enforcement in the Chinese pharmaceutical sector
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • China
  • August 23 2016

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), one of


PRC court strikes down liquidated damage clause
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • China
  • January 29 2008

Liquidated damage clauses are clauses in contracts by which parties agree that a fixed sum is payable upon breach of the contract


Asia Employment Law Horizon-Scanning - 2017 The Changing Face of the Employment Relationship
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand
  • January 26 2017

Changes in the way we access goods and services, with a continuing focus on the use of technology, were a key feature of 2016


Resale price maintenance: is it 'per se' illegal in china?
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • China
  • February 6 2013

In recent weeks, there have been a number of high-profile enforcement actions against resale price maintenance practices in China. Despite this


The Asia employment landscape in 2014
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
  • January 22 2014

Personal data protection remains a topical issue in the region and 2014 will see employers grappling with the new data protection laws in Singapore


Shift of burden of proof in money laundering cases in China
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • China
  • February 17 2010

In November 2009 the Supreme People's Court announced a judicial interpretation that partially reverses the burden of proof for the "knowledge" element (similar to mens rea at common law) in money laundering offences


China Supreme People’s Court’s guidance on handling contracts affected by the economic crisis
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • China
  • August 20 2009

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) Supreme People’s Court’s (SPC) recent Interpretations and Guiding Opinion on PRC Contract Law provide much needed guidance on several controversial areas that have regularly arisen in PRC arbitrations and litigations


Private antitrust litigation in China - first court ruling on a follow-on private action sets a high standard and burden of proof
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • China
  • January 12 2017

In one of the most notable decisions at the end of last year, the Beijing High Court rejected an appeal in China's first follow-on private action in


Application of law in civil trials of unfair competition cases
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • China
  • June 1 2007

On 12 January 2007, the Supreme People's Court promulgated its interpretation on selected issues relating to the application of the law in civil trials of unfair competition cases (the Interpretation), effective as of 1 February 2007


Looking to 2016: Arbitration in Hong Kong and China
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • February 29 2016

Following our report on International arbitration: 10 trends in 2016, we now turn to a review of key developments in arbitration in Hong Kong and