Archive for July, 2014

After an Arrest in China, what are the Rules for Pressing Charges?

There is no “Preliminary Hearing” in China criminal procedure. The Initial investigation is carried out by the prosecutor (Called The People’s Procuratorate in China), who will then decide if the case is deserving of criminal charges
After the prosecutor has concluded its investigation of a case, the facts should be clear and the evidence reliable and [...]

Published by admin on July 18th, 2014 tagged China News | 38 Comments »

2014 Intellectual Property Award Winners Announced

United Kingdom – 8 July 2014 – Winners of the prestigious 2014 Acquisition International Magazine Intellectual Property Awards have been announced today.
Voted for by a worldwide network of professionals, advisers, clients, peers and business insiders, the Acquisition International Magazine Intellectual Property Awards celebrate the individuals and firms who are involved in driving the intellectual property [...]

Published by admin on July 9th, 2014 tagged China News | 46 Comments »

The Rights to Legal Counsel for an Arrested or Detained Person in China

After a criminal suspect is interrogated by an investigation organ for the first time or counting from the day on which compulsory [detention] measures are adopted against him, he may appoint a lawyer to provide him with legal advice and to file petitions and complaints on his behalf.
However, it is important to remember there is [...]

Published by admin on July 8th, 2014 tagged China News | 36 Comments »

In China, how long can a suspect be held during an ongoing investigation?

The time limit for holding a criminal suspect in custody during investigation after arrest shall not exceed two months. If the case is complex and cannot be concluded within the time limit, an extension of one month may be allowed with the approval of the People’s Procuratorate at the next higher level.
If due to special [...]

Published by admin on July 2nd, 2014 tagged China News | 46 Comments »