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On April 20, 2022, the Hangzhou Internet Court held a Chinese NFT-trading platform responsible for copyright infringement for the conduct of one of its users in Case No. (2022) Zhejiang 0192 Minchu No. 1008, the first publicized NFT infringement case in China.On April 20, 2022, the Hangzhou Internet Court held a Chinese NFT-trading platform responsible for copyright infringement for

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. v. Syntronic AB et al. is being recognized as one of the first significant decisions regarding discovery disputes involving Chinese companies claiming that Chinese law, specifically the recently enacted Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”), would prevent them from complying with discovery obligations in U.S. proceedings.Cadence Design Systems, Inc. v. Syntronic AB

China adopted amendments to its Anti‑Monopoly Law (“AML”) in June 2022 that impact its premerger antitrust review process and substantially strengthen penalties for gun jumping and other AML violations.  The amendments are effective as of August 1, 2022.  Any business whose products or services are sold in China should be aware of these changes, as

A cross-border team of Winston & Strawn White Collar and Regulatory attorneys discusses the recent legislative acts in China, which have placed multinationals with operations in China that comply with U.S. sanction laws in a tenuous position.A cross-border team of Winston & Strawn White Collar and Regulatory attorneys discusses the recent legislative acts in China,

In the recent case of Tam Sze Leung & Ors v. Commissioner of Police [2021] HKCFI 3118, the Court of First Instance held that (1) the Commissioner of the Police acted ultra vires in using the No Consent Regime to informally freeze bank accounts containing suspected proceeds of crime, (2) the No Consent Regime is not prescribed

In the recent case of Tam Sze Leung & Ors v. Commissioner of Police [2021] HKCFI 3118, the Court of First Instance held that (1) the Commissioner of the Police acted ultra vires in using the No Consent Regime to informally freeze bank accounts containing suspected proceeds of crime, (2) the No Consent Regime is not prescribed

On April 12, 2021, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC or China) released two orders related to the import of food products into China: Order 248 and Order 249 (collectively, the Orders). Both Orders will take effect on January 1, 2022. Taken together, the Orders require numerous participants