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Biden Administration Reworks US Sanctions Targeting Chinese Companies’ Securities

China, USA - June 7 2021 On June 3, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order Addressing the Threat from Securities Investments that Finance Certain Companies of the…

Stephanie Brown Cripps, Alexander Dmitrenko, Teresa Ko, Kimberly Zelnick.

China Issues Blocking Rules

China - January 11 2021 On Saturday, 9 January, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) issued the Rules on Counteracting Unjustified Extra territorial Application of Foreign…

Alexander Dmitrenko, Ninette Dodoo, Xin Liu, William Robinson, Alan Wang, Hazel Yin, Nabeel Yousef.

US Executive Order Prohibiting US Investment in Chinese Companies: Key Takeaways

China, European Union, USA - November 16 2020 On November 12, 2020, President Trump issued a new Executive Order: the “Executive Order on Addressing the Threat from Securities Investments that…

Stephanie Brown Cripps, Alexander Dmitrenko, Xin Liu, William Robinson, Nabeel Yousef, Kimberly Zelnick.

Freshfields whistleblowing survey 2020: Whistleblowing in the spotlight

France, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA - October 7 2020 Since our last Whistleblowing Report in 2017, high-profile corporate scandals revealed by whistleblowers have continued to make the headlines…

Christel Cacioppo, Stephanie Chiu, Boris Dzida, Elodie Favre-Thellmann, Doru Gavri, Holly Insley, Olivia Radin, Ali Sallaway, Adam Siegel, Caroline Stroud, Martina de Lind van Wijngaarden.

China Promulgates its “Blocking” Mechanism: the “Unreliable Entity List”

China, USA - September 23 2020 On 19 September 2020, China issued its long-awaited rules (Rules) to establish its Unreliable Entity List (List) regime, which comes into effect…

Alexander Dmitrenko, Ninette Dodoo, Xin Liu, Alastair Mordaunt, William Robinson, Hazel Yin, Nabeel Yousef.