Archive for the 'China Law' Category

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What does the Civil Code mean for privacy protection

The section on personality rights also details a legal framework for privacy rights and personal information protection. With the development of modern technologies like facial recognition and new technologies like deep fake, some say we are trading our privacy for services and are beoming transparent in this modern age. What does the Civil Code mean [...]

Published by administrator on June 10th, 2020 tagged China Law | Comment now »

Should divorce have a mandatory cooling-off period?

One of the most controversial part of the civil code is that it requires couples seeking divorce to wait for a month before their request can be processed. It has sparked widespread opposition online because many believe this harms their freedom to divorce. Why is the law still passed despite the oppositions? What does it [...]

Published by administrator on June 6th, 2020 tagged China Law | Comment now »

The significance of an independent section of personality rights incorporated in the Civil Code.

The Civil Code incorporates an independent section of personality rights, covering stipulations on a person’s right to their life, body, health, name, image, reputation and privacy. How significant is this?
it shows the country is paying greater attention to protecting personal rights and dignity. The compilation of personality rights in a separate volume is a major [...]

Published by administrator on June 4th, 2020 tagged China Law | Comment now »

Why do we need a Civil Code now? What changes will it bring?

Chinese lawmakers have also voted to adopt a draft Civil Code. It’s a collection of laws related to civil affairs, including property, marriage, family, personal rights and inheritance. It consists largely of already-enacted laws. Why do we need a Civil Code now? What changes will it bring?
It’s the first law called a ‘code’ since New [...]

Published by administrator on June 3rd, 2020 tagged China Law | Comment now »

The security legislation for Hong Kong is NOT a threat to – One Country, Two Systems.

Opponents of the security legislation for Hong Kong say this is a threat to “One Country, Two Systems”. I disagree with them. National security legislation is within the power of the central government and is its obligation, and not within the limits of the SAR’s autonomy. First of all, Hong Kong is a legal and [...]

Published by administrator on June 2nd, 2020 tagged China Law | Comment now »

Hong Kong Court Rejects Bid to Reinstate Mask Ban During Appeal-HK appeals

(Beijing, China Xinhua News Agency) Edward LEHMAN 雷曼律师博士 China Lawyer Foreign Legal Counselor managing director, longest serving American Expat in China, only private practice lawyer in China under State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs legal affairs commentator on CGTN 中央电视台 in Hong Kong Court Rejects Bid to Reinstate Mask Ban During Appeal-HK appeals court rejected [...]

Published by administrator on December 24th, 2019 tagged China Law | Comment now »

Managing director of Lehman, Lee & Xu IP Law Firm on China24 CGTN 中央电视台 answers questions on Hong Kong’s government power over legislative & judicial branches regarding the face mask ban

INTA member China’s first Foreign IP Lawyer Edward LEHMAN 雷曼律师博士 China Lawyer Foreign Legal Counselor legal commentator and managing director of Lehman, Lee & Xu IP Law Firm on China24 CGTN 中央电视台 answers questions on Hong Kong’s government power over legislative & judicial branches regarding the face mask ban. HK Justice dept. court appeal on [...]

Published by administrator on December 18th, 2019 tagged China Law | Comment now »

China Opens up to Foreign Investment Firms

To the perennial regret of foreign investment funds and managers, market entry for foreign companies and individuals in this sector has always been restricted. Official guidelines in China limit foreign ownership in such securities investment funds to no more than 49%.
Things changed on June 30, 2016 with the issuance of a new document from the [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on August 15th, 2016 tagged China Law, China News | Comment now »

Increasingly Strict Law Enforcement in IP Protection in China

Recently, General Administration of Customs of PRC published ten typical cases regarding infringement of trademark rights, proudly to say, two of which were represented by our law firm. The publication of these cases is a signal of enhancing trademark protection by China’s government, not only for domestic brands, but also for foreign brands.
Trademark protection, however, [...]

Published by Mike Wang on April 29th, 2016 tagged China Blawg's thoughts, China Law, Intellectual Property | Comment now »

questions and answers on the public litigation

Q&A on the Public Interest Litigation Filed by Procuratorial Organ

What is the newest regulation on this matter?
The newest regulation on this matter is the Pilot Program for Procuratorial Organ Filing Public Interest Litigation. This regulation was enacted in July 2nd, 2015, constituted by the Supreme Procuratorate subject to the approval of the standing committee of [...]

Published by zlu on December 31st, 2015 tagged China Business, China Law | Comment now »