Archive for April, 2013

Abuse of dominant market position and procedural time limits for revision of the concentration

Today it is necessary to be a little more specific about the concept of concentration and the procedures to decides if to grant or not the “nulla osta” for the concentration.
Therefore this entry today is dedicated to these particular aspect of the new Chinese merger control regime.
Before to start my description of the procedures it [...]

Published by admin on April 28th, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Arbitration Rules Updated In China

I want to introduce to you some changes that have been made recently to arbitration rules in China. Those of you who are seeking to do business in China, and those of you that are already doing business in China should be aware of what is new regarding this very important process…no, you need to [...]

Published by admin on April 28th, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Merger control regime in China

With this entry today we return to my favourite theme, namely M&A. In particular today I am going to introduce the delicate subject of  merger control regime in China.
China has introduced a new merger control regime in 2008 with the adoption of the Anti-monopoly law (hereinafter indicated as AML, available at: www. http://www.china.org.cn/government/laws/2009-02/10/content_17254169.htm ), which [...]

Published by admin on April 26th, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

China’s New Mental Health Law

China is beginning a new era in mental health related law. In an article titled “China:  Mental Health Takes Effect on May 1”, posted on the Library of Congress website  (http://www.loc.gov/lawweb) April 19th of this year, author Laney Zhang reported:
“On May 1, 2013, China’s first Mental Health Law will enter into effect. The National Health and [...]

Published by admin on April 26th, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Lehman, Lee & Xu, Business as Usual

Hard economic times in the west have served to make China a “Mecca” for western businesses, western business people and entrepreneurs, and investment money seekers from all points on the globe.  Because attorney and General Manager, Edward Lehman has been on the scene for 26 years, and the Lehman, Lee & Xu Law Firm has [...]

Published by admin on April 24th, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

A new trend in the aviation industry for private enjoyment

At the end of 2012 as a result of the rapidly expanding civil aviation there were 182 commercial airports in the People’s Republic of China (http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2012-11/27/content_15961024.htm).
Under the 2011-2015 national plan, 82 new commercial airports are to be constructed. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_aviation_in_the_People’s_Republic_of_China#cite_note-cd-1 ).
Around 500 airports of all types and sizes were in operation in 2007, about 400 of [...]

Published by admin on April 24th, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Value of legal education in China

Education in China is something crucial, and it is regarded as to be one of the most important aspect of the entire society. In a Country with more than 1.3 billion people this represents a path to be followed in order to emerge or simply to find a good position.  This simple statement , of [...]

Published by admin on April 22nd, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Original Equipment manufacturing and its implication for trademark infringement

Originally, this term OEM (original equipment manufacturer)  was intended as a company that supplied equipment to other companies to resell or incorporate into another product using the reseller’s brand name. More recently, OEM is also used to refer to the company that acquires a product or component and reuses or incorporates it into a new [...]

Published by admin on April 22nd, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Privacy and disclosure of personal information in the online dimension

It seems that China is putting an end on anonymous and pseudonymous Internet activity while billing severe new restrictions on Internet use by Chinese citizens as necessary to combat spam and protect individuals’ personal information. Though China does not currently have a comprehensive legal framework to regulate the collection, (including process and retain) and disclosure [...]

Published by admin on April 22nd, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Smart-phones contributed to the increased number of Internet users

Today this entry is dedicated to the Internet not only because this theme is growing of importance , but also because the modality in which users are accessing to the “Net” is changing, and it is worth to have a close look at this phenomenon. More Chinese citizens than ever have access to the Internet [...]

Published by admin on April 18th, 2013 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »