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26/11/2021
Leg­al term for pay­ments in China
1. Are there any spe­cif­ic leg­al re­quire­ments in re­spect of pay­ment terms? No, there are no spe­cif­ic leg­al re­quire­ments in this re­spect un­der PRC law ex­cept the fol­low­ing pro­vi­sions in the PRC Civil...
26/11/2021
COV­ID-19 vac­cin­a­tion and test­ing in China - em­ploy­ment law per­spect­ive
Vac­cin­a­tion 1. What op­tions does the em­ploy­er have to en­cour­age em­ploy­ees to be vac­cin­ated? Can the em­ploy­er provide a fin­an­cial in­cent­ive to em­ploy­ees?  The em­ploy­er may ex­plain the im­port­ance of...
Comparable
25/11/2021
Phil­ipp Sen­ff speaks at the Ger­man Cham­ber of Com­merce about Chinese Cor­por­ate...
On 11 Novem­ber 2021, the Ger­man Cham­ber of Com­merce in Shang­hai held an event on the top­ic “Chinese Cor­por­ate So­cial Cred­it Sys­tem meets Ger­man Sup­ply Chain Law - What’s on the to-do list for Ger­man...
24/11/2021
On the Pulse
Wel­come to CMS ‘On the Pulse’ video/pod­cast series for all Life Sci­ences & Health­care pro­fes­sion­als – leg­al, com­pli­ance, reg­u­lat­ory
24/11/2021
Hy­dro­gen law and reg­u­la­tion in China
1. Cur­rent State of Hy­dro­gen Pro­jects in China In 2020, China’s hy­dro­gen pro­duc­tion ex­ceeded 25 mil­lion tons, ac­count­ing for about one third of the world's total pro­duc­tion. China has be­come the world's...
22/11/2021
CMS Ranked in Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms 2021
CMS has been ranked by Asi­an Leg­al Busi­ness (ALB), for the sev­enth con­sec­ut­ive year, in the list of Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms. In the latest rank­ings in 2021, CMS is lis­ted as the 11th largest...
15/11/2021
Re­cog­ni­tion and en­force­ment of for­eign judg­ments in China
1. Is there an ex­equatur pro­ced­ure? Yes. A party may ap­ply to a loc­al court in main­land China for the re­cog­ni­tion and/or en­force­ment of a for­eign judge­ment or ar­bit­ral award. A for­eign court that renders...
10/11/2021
PRC Per­son­al In­form­a­tion Pro­tec­tion Law: Chal­lenges to HR Man­age­ment
As the very first com­pre­hens­ive and spe­cial­ized le­gis­la­tion re­gard­ing per­son­al in­form­a­tion pro­tec­tion in China, the PRC Per­son­al In­form­a­tion Pro­tec­tion Law (“PIPL”) was pro­mul­gated on 20 Au­gust 2021...
05/11/2021
Bi­furc­a­tion in in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion and the scope of the func­tus of­fi­cio...
A re­cent de­cision of the Su­preme Court of West­ern Aus­tralia has set aside an in­ter­im ar­bit­ral award on the basis that the three mem­ber tribunal was func­tus of­fi­cio. The func­tus of­fi­cio doc­trine in ar­bit­ra­tion...
05/11/2021
China re­leases new meas­ures for se­cur­ity as­sess­ments on cross-bor­der data...
On 29 Oc­to­ber 2021, the Cy­ber­space Ad­min­is­tra­tion of China (“CAC”) re­leased for pub­lic com­ment the “Draft Meas­ures on Se­cur­ity As­sess­ment of Cross-bor­der Data Trans­fer” (“Draft Meas­ures”)...
03/11/2021
In­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion law and rules in China
The Chinese leg­al frame­work has tra­di­tion­ally main­tained a dis­tinc­tion between do­mest­ic ar­bit­ra­tion and for­eign-re­lated ar­bit­ra­tion. However re­cently there has been ex­pan­sion in the roles of do­mest­ic...
02/11/2021
The ce­re­mo­ni­al open­ing of COP 26
Sunday morn­ing saw the open­ing of COP26 in Glas­gow. For the next two weeks, glob­al heads of state, cli­mate ex­perts, and civil so­ci­ety will par­ti­cip­ate in a series of talks, ne­go­ti­ations, and events, all...