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03/12/2021
Chinese Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date | Oc­to­ber and Novem­ber 2021
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: SAT An­nounce­ment [2021] No. 30 jointly re­leased by the Min­istry of Fin­ance ("MOF") and the State Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Tax­a­tion ("SAT")...
03/12/2021
De­mur­rage re­vis­ited: What loss does it li­quid­ate?
In K Line PTE Ltd v Pri­minds Ship­ping (HK) Co Ltd (“Etern­al Bliss”) [2021] EW­CA Civ 1712, the Court of Ap­peal has re­vis­ited the Com­mer­cial Court de­cision that sought to re­solve a ‘long-stand­ing...
02/12/2021
Chinese Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date | Oc­to­ber and Novem­ber 2021
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes:SAT An­nounce­ment [2021] No. 30 jointly re­leased by the Min­istry of Fin­ance ("MOF") and the State Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Tax­a­tion ("SAT") SAT An­nounce­ment...
29/11/2021
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...
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...
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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...
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
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”)...