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Administrative measures for the Shanghai land-transaction market
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • June 30 2008

In order to regulate transactions involving state-owned land-use rights (Land Transactions) and to add transparency to the transaction process, the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government (the Shanghai Government) opened the Shanghai Land Exchange (the Exchange) on March 1, 2008


New circular re-imposes restrictions on purchases of properties in China by foreign entities and individuals - a sense of déjà vu
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • November 30 2010

On 15 November 2010, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) jointly issued the Circular on Further Standardising the Administration of Property Purchases by Overseas Institutions and Foreigners ("Circular 186"), which re-imposes restrictions on the purchase of properties by foreign entities with a presence in China and foreign individuals


China’s property law: impact on the real estate sector
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • December 9 2008

China’s Law on Rights in Rem, which took effect on October 1, 2007, contains many important legislative innovations and sets forth a number of ground-breaking rules that have had a profound impact on China’s economy, particularly in the real estate sector


China sets standards for minimum price for transfers of industrial land
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 27 2007

As part of a drive to further strengthen the control and administration of industrial land and promote intensive utilization of land, the Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) issued the Circular on Distributing and Implementing the Standards for Minimum Price for Transfers of Industrial Land 2006307 ?, the “Circular 307”) on December 23, 2006, which came into force on January 1, 2007


Judicial interpretations regarding disputes in connection with building ownership (the Judicial Interpretations on Building Ownership)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • November 3 2009

The Judicial Interpretations on Building Ownership cover a number of issues long-discussed among legal scholars after the Property Law of the PRC was adopted in 2007


China’s highest court issues judicial interpretations concerning application of the Property Law in reviewing cases
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • November 3 2009

On October 1, 2009, two sets of judicial interpretations issued by the Supreme Court of the PRC came into effect to address certain issues in applying Property Law in handling disputes concerning property management services and condominium ownership


MOFCOM strengthens the regulation of land use by foreign invested enterprises
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • May 4 2009

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) issued in January 2009 a circular requiring the local authorities in charge of approving the establishment and modification of foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) to consider the Land Conservation and Intensification Index (the Index) when reviewing FIE applications


New rule on administration of proceeds from grant of state-owned land use right
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 27 2007

On December 17, 2006, the General Office of the State Council issued the Circular of the General Office of the State Council on Regulating the Administration of Proceeds from Grant of the Stateowned Land Use Right ( 2006100 , the “Circular 100”) in order to reinforce land administration, protect arable land, and promote intensive utilization of land


Amendments of Provisional Regulations on Urban Land Use Tax of PRC
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 27 2007

For the purpose of rationalizing the use of land in cities and towns, regulating the income differential on land, improving efficient use in use and strengthening land management, the State Council amended Provisional Regulations on Urban Land Use Tax ("the “New Regulations”


New rule to collect land value-added tax
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 27 2007

On December 28, 2006, the State Administration of Taxation (“SAT”) issued the Circular on the Relevant Issues Concerning the Settlement Management of Land Value-added Tax on Real Estate Development Enterprises 2006187, the “Circular 187”) for the purpose of further strengthening the settlement management of land value-added tax on real estate Development enterprises