Weekly Industry News – China & Singapore: Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

China & Singapore – the latest on China auditors, Shanghai’s free trade zone and more. Shanghai’s Free Trade Zone – empty gestures or meaningful reforms? by Peter Corne Published on jdsupra.com The China (Shanghai) Free Trade Pilot Zone (FTZ), approved by the State Council at the beginning of July 2013, was launched with much fanfare at the end…

Weekly Industry News – China & Singapore: Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

China & Singapore: Legal, Regulatory & Compliance – the latest on China”s export growth, the China Food and Drug Administration and more. China December export growth slows  by XIAOYI SHAO and KEVIN YAO Published on Reuters.com China’s export growth slowed more than expected in December due to a higher comparison base a year earlier and a clamp-down…

Weekly Industry News – China & Singapore: Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

China & Singapore – the latest on China’s new consumer protection law, China’s official Yang Gang investigation and more. China’s New Consumer Protection Law: Dramatic Changes Ahead by Max Gu, and Amy Sommers Published on jdsupra.com On October 25, 2013, China’s President and Chairman of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping signed off on the long-expected…

Weekly Industry News – China & Singapore: Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Update

China & Singapore – the latest on China’s procurement pact, China’s bond index and more. The Bitcoin Bubble Hasn’t Burst Yet, But The First Signs Of Trouble Are Brewing by  Jeff Ifrah Published on jdsupra.com The value of Bitcoin, the hottest and most widely traded virtual currency, plunged a little over a week ago, after China’s central…

Weekly Industry News – China & Singapore: Legal, Regulatory & Compliance

China & Singapore – the latest on China’s import tariffs, China’s patents and more. China to cut some import tariffs next year by  MarketWatch Published on Market Watch.com China will lower tariffs on a range of imported items starting Jan. 1 to boost domestic demand and promote industrial upgrading, the Ministry of Finance said Wednesday… […

Weekly Industry News – China & Singapore: Legal, Regulatory & Compliance

 China & Singapore: Legal, Regulatory & Compliance –  the latest on China’s trademark law, China’s Consumer rights law and more. China amends trademark law: practical implications for brand owners by Edward Chatterton, Horace Lam Published on jdsupra.com China’s eagerly anticipated amendments to its Trademark Law will come into force on May 1, 2014. This gives brand owners just a few…

Weekly Industry News – China & Singapore: Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

China & Singapore – the latest on China’s clash with U.S on climate deal, Cross-border rules, Singapore’s property boom and more. China’s National Property Registration Will Spook Corrupt Officials by Dexter Roberts Published on Bloomberg Business Week Hot on the heels of the third plenum, China’s State Council has announced plans for a unified property registration system, a…

ACI’s 6th Advanced China IP Counsel Forum

  When: Thursday, February 27 to Friday, February 28, 2014 Where: Shanghai Langham Xintiandi Hotel, Shanghai To Learn More, Visit:  http://staging.americanconference.com/ChinaIP      Live Industry News    Follow @ACI_IntTrade      Join ACI’s International Trade: Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Experts Group   Industry News    China’s IP Protections Lack Transparency, U.S. Ambassador Says By Bloomberg News on Bloomberg.com China…

ACI’s 6th Advanced China IP Counsel Forum

Practical analysis of notable China IP law developments and best practices for IP protection and enforcement in China   When: Thursday, February 27 to Friday, February 28, 2014 Where: Shanghai Langham Xintiandi Hotel, Shanghai To Learn More: Click Here Industry News  China’s New Trademark Law: Greater Protection, Higher Penalties And More Efficient Registration by Peter C. Pang Published…