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Law of China on Rights in Rem: impact on the real estate sector
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • May 31 2007

On March 16, 2007, the 5th Session of China’s 10th National People's Congress adopted the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Rights in Rem, which will take effect on October 1, 2007


Notice on the relevant issues concerning strengthening the supervision of real estate appraisal institutions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • February 26 2007

In order to standardize the approval of qualification of real estate appraisal institutions, and strengthen the supervision on real estate appraisal institutions, on December 7, 2006, the Ministry of Construction issued the Notice on the Relevant Issues Concerning Strengthening the Supervision of Real Estate Appraisal Institutions


Government-affiliated agencies control preliminary development of land under new land reserve measures
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 26 2008

The Chinese central government issued a set of measures on the administration of land reserves in late 2007, which represent the Chinese government’s regulatory effort to establish a unified, government-backed, national land reserve system to reduce real estate developers’ capacities to engage in land speculation


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


Chinese government launches favorable policies to promote trading in the real estate
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 4 2009

On December 20, 2008, the General Office of the State Council issued the Several Opinions on Promoting the Sound Development of the Real Estate Market, which took effect on the same day


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


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


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