JunHe LLP | China | 23 Nov 2022
🕑 6 minutes One of the most high-profile anti-sexual harassment events in China was brought to light by Ms Zhou, a female employee of the Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba. Zhou's post, in which she detailed her experiences during and after a work trip in late July 2021, was rapidly shared across the web. Shortly after, "#Alibaba" became the top-trending hashtag on social site Weibo, a website......
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China | 12 Jul 2022
China’s antitrust enforcer has fined Alibaba, Tencent and multiple other technology companies and private equity groups the maximum amount possible for failing to report more than two dozen transactions dating back to 2011.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Hong Kong | 10 May 2022
The internet is borderless, but trademarks are not. A recent Hong Kong case serves as a reminder of the territorial nature and limitation of…
DLA Piper | United Kingdom | 7 Feb 2022
Almost a year ago, the e-commerce provider Alibaba was fined USD2.7 billion by China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) for…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China | 5 Jan 2022
China’s competition authority has issued maximum fines against Tencent, Alibaba and several other technology companies for failing to notify nearly a dozen deals since 2017.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China | 22 Nov 2021
China’s State Administration for Market Regulation has issued maximum fines to Alibaba, Tencent and several other large technology companies for failing to report 43 transactions over the past eight years.
RK Dewan & Co | India, USA | 11 Nov 2021
Cryptocurrency is digital currency, which is created and managed using advanced encryption techniques known as 'cryptography'. Bitcoin, currently is…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China, Hong Kong | 8 Oct 2021
China’s competition enforcer has issued leading food delivery platform Meituan with its second-highest fine on record for forcing merchants to exclusively use its platform and pay a fee to do so.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China | 15 Sep 2021
Chinese technology companies Tencent and Alibaba have agreed to unblock competitors from operating on their platforms, which observers say will lower market barriers and could indicate the end of China’s “tolerance” towards homegrown Big Tech companies.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China | 19 Aug 2021
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) warned 43 apps, including Tencent, over their use of personal data – giving them one week to comply.