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Martin Mendelssohn
CMS European M&A Study 2017
11 May 17
Lifesciences Webinars: Spring Series 2017
China Monthly TMC Update – April 2017
MIIT proposes changes to the administration of telecom service licensing The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology ("MIIT") published the draft revisions to the Administrative Measures for Telecom Service Licensing (the “Draft Revisions”) on 11 April.
CMS to host forum on Artificial Intelligence and B...
China publishes draft measures regulating cross-border transfer o...
The Cyberspace Administration of China ("CAC") published the Draft Assessment Measures for Transferring Personal Data and Important Data to Overseas Countries (the "Draft") on 11 April 2017 to solicit public opinions.
January 2017
CMS Hongkong
Legal advice from the business hub of Asia
Seven new Free Trade Zones have opened in China
An official statement released on 31 March 2017 announced that the State Council had approved seven new Free Trade Zones (“FTZs”) in the provinces of Liaoning, Zhejiang, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan, Shaanxi and Chongqing Municipality.
China Business Workshop on "10 Mistakes to Avoid W...
Do robots have rights? The European Parliament addresses artifici...
Background A lively discussion is currently under way in the business world regarding possible applications of intelligent IT systems and autonomous machines and equipment. Rapid technical development in these areas has spurred the imagination of users.
October 2016
Investment Protection in Asia-Pacific
Insight into our Training Session in Cambodia
After 30 years China overhauls its civil law
Following the examination of three draft versions of the General Rules of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China (“the Rules”), the final version of the Rules has been adopted at the Fifth Session of the 12th National People's Congress of the People's.
CMS opens office in Hong Kong
Chinese Orange Book regime is likely to be established
The China Food and Drug Administration (“CFDA”) held a meeting on 23 March 2017 to review the process of the reform of the drug registration regime (the “Reform”). The meeting summarised the achievements in 2016 and decided key tasks for the Reform in the coming.
European IP Snapshot – March 2017 欧洲知产快讯 – 2017年三月
Bringing you regular news of key developments in European intellectual property law. 持续为您提供欧洲知识产权法律的关键更新。 COPYRIGHT 著作权 Stichting Brein v Ziggo BV and another, Case C-610/15 Stichting Brein诉Ziggo BV及其他,案件C-610/15 In response to a reference from the Dutch courts,.
On the road to autonomous vehicles
Connected and autonomous vehicle (“CAV”) technologies are set to have a profound social and economic impact worldwide and continue to accumulate a great weight of expectation. Advocates argue that CAV technologies will improve road safety, ease congestion and.
China Monthly TMC Update – March 2017
China publishes strategy on cyberspace cooperation China published its first Strategy on International Cooperation in Cyberspace (the “Strategy”) on 1 March 2017. According to the Strategy, China will focus on the four basic principles of peace, sovereignty,.
New MRCT regime will be beneficial for multi-national pharmaceuti...
The China Food and Drug Administration (“CFDA”) issued the Decision of the State Administration of Food and Drug Administration on Adjusting the Relevant Issues Concerning the Registration and Administration of Imported Drugs (the “Draft”) on 17 March 2017.
Due diligence and proportionality under scrutiny in latest ICSID...
Summary In a decision dated 21 February 2017, a tribunal acting under the auspices of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”), the World Bank’s arbitration institution, in Ampal-American Israel Corp.