Report: Chinese Military Now Hacking American Businesses
China's Export Policy Changes After U.S. Antitrust Case
Jaffe Sees 'A Lot' of IPOs in 2013 'Pipeline'
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Where Does the Cybersecurity Executive Order Hit and Miss the Mark?
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
At ACI’s 2nd Advanced Forum on International & Cross-Border Payments in San Francisco, DWT partner Vincent Wang gave a presentation entitled “Legal Overview of China’s Regulation on Payment Service by Non-Financial...more
In This Issue:
Energy and Climate Debate; Congress; Administration; Department of Agriculture; Department of Energy; Department of Homeland Security; Department of State; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission;...more
Companies doing business in China should take careful notice that China is now paying more attention to personal data privacy collection. This would be an opportune time for private companies to internally review existing...more
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- 03-29-2013 (U.S.) Final...more
I. Introduction -
In April 2013, two keenly awaited MOFCOM merger decisions illustrated China’s continued focus on utilising far-reaching behavioural conditions, especially in commodity transactions, which aim to...more
SPECIAL FEATURE: Manatt and Mergermarket Release New Study on U.S.-China Deal Activity in Entertainment, Advertising and Digital Media Sectors -
Investment and M&A activity between the U.S. and China in the...more
Since a public statement by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in January regarding the new Hong Kong-China Mutual Funds Recognition Passport scheme, there have been no additional formal announcements by...more
The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”) issued a draft new Catalogue of Telecommunications Services 2013); the “Draft Catalogue”) for public comment on May 23, 2013.
While the proposed...more
The third batch of subsidiary legislation for the implementation of the new Companies Ordinance was gazetted in May...more
In March 2013, the National People’s Congress of China formally changed the name of the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) to the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), elevating it back to a ministerial-level...more
In This Issue:
Energy and Climate Debate; Congress; Administration; Department Of Agriculture; Department of Commerce; Department of Defense; Department Of Energy; Department Of Interior; Department Of Treasury;...more
In a case that reverberated throughout Chinese state-owned and private companies, as well as various organs of the Chinese government, in a recent private civil class action case in United States District Court for the...more
In This Issue:
News from the Bench:
- Six Ways to Sunday: Recent Federal Circuit Opinion Highlights Uncertainty in the Patent Eligibility of Computer-Implemented Inventions
- The Federal Circuit Affirms...more
The May 29th announcement that China-based Shuanghui International Holdings had agreed to acquire Virginia-based Smithfield Foods came with a lot of news value. First, the $4.7 billion price tag for Smithfield is large by any...more
On May 24, 2013, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB” or the “Board”) announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Chinese securities regulators that would enable the PCAOB under...more
We commented in a previous alert that the European Commission had launched an investigation into "dumping" of solar panels in the European market by Chinese companies. Yesterday (4 June 2013) it was announced that the...more
Trade secrets were first introduced into China law through the Article 10 of the “Anti-Unfair Competition Law of China” (effective Dec. 1, 1993)....more
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress recently issued a draft amendment that would update China’s 20-year-old Consumer Protection Law and reinforce the protection of personal information in the country....more
Manufacturers have long suspected that heavy state intervention is one secret of success for numerous Chinese exports, in addition to cheap labor and an undervalued currency. The recent Report on Chinese Industrial Policies...more
In This Issue:
- In The ITC:
..The Public Interest Factors – NEWEST PATENT TROLL COUNTERMEASURE?
..ITC or District Court? Look at the Math
- The New gTLDs And The Trademark Clearinghouse: Four Tips...more
Recently, China sought to reassure foreign investors that it would never close its doors to the outside world and was committed to making China a fairer place to conduct business. “We are protecting the legitimate rights of...more
General Legislative -
The Senate will convene today, Monday, June 3, at 2:00 pm and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate will resume consideration of S. 954, the Farm Bill, provided that alfalfa...more
Competition and Innovation: Application of European Competition Law to a Rival’s Demand for Access to a Competitor’s Data -
The Internet has given rise to information-based businesses that create value by accumulating...more
In This Issue:
- Report On China's Industrial Policies Shows Numerous Industries Receive Illegal Subsidies
- Material Injury Standard For Antidumping And Countervailing Duty Investigations Still Subject To...more
The U.S. Department of State, in response to the President’s Export Control Reform Initiative, published final rules in the Federal Register on April 16, 2013 moving export control jurisdiction from the State Department to...more
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