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RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CHINA’S LABOR CONDITIONS

A recent string of suicides at Foxconn factories has highlighted the urgent need for China to improve labor conditions. At Foxconn’s Shenzhen plant ten workers have died and three others have attempted suicide within the past year. In response, Foxconn has increased worker pay by nearly seventy percent. Several other companies have also announced wage [...]

Published by admin on June 10th, 2010 tagged China Culture | Comment now »

New Draft Regulations Related Anti-monopoly Law for Consultation

On May 25, 2010, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”), one of the AML Enforcement Authorities in China, released three revised draft regulations for consultation, with comments due Monday, June 7th:
The three regulations are:
工商行政管理机关禁止垄断协议行为的规定 (SAIC Regulations regarding the Prohibition of Monopoly Agreements). A previous draft was released in April 2009 and commented on [...]

Published by admin on June 1st, 2010 tagged China Culture | Comment now »

SHANGHAI EXIT-ENTRY ADMINISTRATION BUREAU ON VISA AND RESIDENCE PERMITS FOR THE 2010 WORLD EXPO

Shanghai, China – April 26, 2010 – The Shanghai 2010 World Expo is expected to draw 70 million visitors to Shanghai, creating concerns about entry and exit access for foreign investors and visitors to China. AmCham Shanghai will hold a Chinese government briefing on exit-entry visa resolutions on Thursday, May 6 at the Grand Hyatt [...]

Published by admin on April 27th, 2010 tagged China Culture | Comment now »

Lehman, Lee & Xu nominated “Rising Star” at the International Legal Awards 2010

Lehman, Lee & Xu is pleased to announce that it has been distinguished in the category “Rising Star” at the International Legal Awards 2010. “Rising Star” award is aimed at recognizing firms of high potential. It recognizes remarkable evolution and rapid market gain to catch up with current leaders.
The jury included General Counsels and distinguished [...]

Published by admin on April 2nd, 2010 tagged China Culture | 1 Comment »

The Future of Chinese Economic Planning: The Issues of 2010

The Chinese government certainly appreciates the delicate balance economic policy must strike between sustaining healthy, rapid economic development and transforming into a more domestic-consumption fueled nation. Stimulating domestic spending is necessary, but not sufficient to achieve a healthy economy in 2010.
This year is a crucial year in which China must stabilize its exports to ensure [...]

Published by admin on March 9th, 2010 tagged China Culture | Comment now »

Webinar Panel Discussion on Patent Protection in China and India, 2010

Edward E. Lehman, Managing Director of Chinese law firm Lehman, Lee & Xu, is scheduled to participate in a webinar discussing patent protection in China on April 28, 2010. Other confirmed attendees include Alex W. Zhang of King and Wood and Elizabeth Chien-Hale of Institute for Intellectual Property in Asia.
Mr. Lehman is planning on addressing [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Culture | 1 Comment »

IPR Update: Patent Law’s Implementing Regulations Ammended

Sam Engutsamy, February 5 2010
Adopted by the by the sixth session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People’s Congress, the Decisions of the State Council to Amend the Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China (“the Amended Regulations”) came into effect on February 1, 2010. The Amended Regulations [...]

Published by admin on February 5th, 2010 tagged China Culture | 1 Comment »

Tourist giveaway

Fancy a trip to the Summer Palace?
…or the Temple of Heaven, or the Badaling Great Wall? Well, you could stand the chance of winning entry to such locations, and others during the Chinese’s Spring Festival with a free giveaway.
Beijing’s tourism authority, www.visitbeijing.com.cn, are planning on distributing 300,000 free e-tickets to 32 of Beijing’s premier tourist [...]

Published by admin on February 4th, 2010 tagged China Culture | 1 Comment »

Trademark dispute case: Volkswagen

Case Name:
Volkswagen v Trademark Review and Appraisal Board of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (“TRAB”)
Facts:
- Volkswagen sought to registered the trademark “Tuan”, and submitted an application with the TRAB. Volkswagen applied on June 8, 2004;
- Their trademark application was in respect numerous items surrounding the auto trade;
- [...]

Published by admin on January 25th, 2010 tagged China Culture | Comment now »

Notice On Identifying And Concluding The “Beneficial Owner” UnderThe Double Tax Agreement

If two countries enter into Double Taxation Agreement, investors of both countries enjoy special treatment in respect of dividends, interest, and royalties. The State Tax Administration issued the Notice which addresses on identification and determination of a “Beneficial Owner” under the Double Tax Agreement.
Qualification of a “beneficial owner” under the Notice
The Notice defines a “beneficial [...]

Published by admin on January 20th, 2010 tagged China Culture, General | 1 Comment »