Archive for February, 2015

Managing Director Edward Lehman quoted by Wall Street Journal on Qualcomm Fine

Lehman, Lee & Xu’s Managing Director, Edward Lehman, was quoted in an article published by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday in relation to the nearly $1 billion fine issued by China’s anti-trust authority against Qualcomm, a maker of microchips. Edward Lehman’s areas of practice focus primarily on corporate commercial and regulatory matters, as well [...]

Published by admin on February 11th, 2015 tagged China News | Comment now »

China’s Foreign Investment Law is getting ready to come out

On January 19, 2015, China’s Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) released the first exposure draft of its new Foreign Investment Law (中华人民共和国外国投资法). It has incorporated 170 articles in total and divided them into 11 Chapters. The proposed Foreign Investment Law (“FIL”) is intended to replace three existing laws which currently govern foreign investment in China: (i) [...]

Published by admin on February 10th, 2015 tagged China News | Comment now »

Big Reforms to China’s Foreign Investment Law Incoming

Recently, China’s ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the initial draft of its proposed revised Foreign Investment Law (FIL) for public review and commentary. The draft, presents a significant change in the thinking of Chinese Regulators as it would see the consolidation of what are now three separate laws. The proposed FIC would take the place [...]

Published by admin on February 9th, 2015 tagged China News | Comment now »

Lehman, Lee & Xu Recognized by The World Bank

February 09, 2015, Beijing – Lehman, Lee & Xu has been recognized by The World Bank for its valuable contribution to the Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency annual report, published on October 29, 2014. The report, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 12th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations [...]

Published by admin on February 9th, 2015 tagged China News | Comment now »

Managing Partner Edward Lehman comments on Alibaba’s USA lawsuit and counterfeit claims.

February 04, 2015, Beijing – Mr. Edward Lehman spoke on CCTV’s Dialogue today concerning issues raised by the recent State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC) regarding counterfeit goods found being sold on Alibaba’s e-commerce platform. A “whitepaper” released by the SAIC revealed the administration’s concern over the situation indicating that only 37.25% of [...]

Published by admin on February 9th, 2015 tagged China News | Comment now »