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19 October, 2018

The EU’s GDPR and China’s CSL have set standards for the world. For businesses that operate in both Europe and China, it is important to understand the similarities and differences between the GDPR and CSL.

12 October, 2018

The recent amendment to China's Individual Income Tax (IIT) Law was enacted this October and will go into effect on January 1, 2019. The revised tax deductions will impact over 500,000 expats in China and employers.

29 January, 2018

The second in a two-part series looking at how the Anti-Unfair Competition Law applies to the digital world.

18 January, 2018

In the first of two articles looking at how the Anti-Unfair Competition Law works in the digital world, Michael Gu and Charles Xiang from Anjie Law Firm look at the new Article 12 and how it impacts online business.

06 December, 2017

In any new business relationship there are risks, but it takes a practiced eye to identify the most serious ones in advance. Learn from an industry expert about how effective due diligence is a key component of investing in China.

06 September, 2017

While the Labor Contract Law is an unlikely candidate for major revisions, recent changes to the referee criteria for labor dispute cases may indicate a more positive trend for employers.

17 August, 2017

For foreign firms operating in China, selecting an institution for contract arbitration can be a difficult choice. Thanks to reforms and developments over the last 20 years, selecting a China-based institution is an increasingly attractive option.

10 August, 2017

Moving data and maintaining cybersecurity are big challenges for foreign companies operating in China. Decrypt recent policy developments with these three key trends, two important considerations, and one immediate next step.

01 June, 2017

On June 1, the Cybersecurity Law came into effect. But what the law means for foreign companies operating in China is still unclear, even for Beijing’s legal experts.

11 May, 2017

Foreign NGOs covered by a new law that went into force in China earlier this year have been waiting for clarity on the procedures for legally registering. Now they can get help with registration from the China Philanthropy Research Institute (CPRI).