On March 1, 2021, DAWKINS, a professional rating agency of Accurate Media, officially released the ranking of China’s top ranked law firms and top ranked lawyers in its A Client’s Guide 2022 Edition. AnJie Law Firm has made the list in 6 sectors, including VC, PE, overseas listing, consumption, high-tech and new economy.

China Business Law Journal, a well-known international law journal, published the Deals of the Year 2021 on February 22, 2022. With its constant reporting of the China market, China Business Law Journal selected the deals that stand out as the Deals of the Year 2021, in terms of the overall significance, complexity, and innovative nature

Recently, UK legal publisher Lexology officially released the latest edition of Getting the Deal Through: Insurance Litigation 2022. The book brings together top lawyers and experts in the field of insurance litigation from 15 jurisdictions around the world to share their latest litigation experiences and predictions for the future.

AnJie Partners Zhan Hao, Wang

On November 19, 2021, China State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (“SASAC”) of the State Council released the “Circular on Strengthening the Management of Financing Guarantees of Central State-owned Enterprises” (the ” Circular “) (Guo Zi Fa Cai Ping Gui [2021] No. 75)

On January 4, 2022, SASAC released an explanation to clarify the queries

In China, workplace accidents and deaths have steadily declined since the mid 2000s[1]. Although rarer than before, regretfully, workplace accidents causing death in China continue to occur on average 75 times per day[2].

Oftentimes, such fatal accidents immediately result in a shutdown order from the local municipal safety bureau (a “Stop-work Order”)

Background

China has been continuously strengthening and developing data security rules over the last decade. One of the hallmarks of this trend is increasing regulation over outbound cross-border data flows.

Against this background, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued the Draft Measures for Security Assessment for Cross-Border Data Transfers (the draft measures) on 29

Standard-Essential Patents (“SEPs”) are patents which protect technology essential to compatibility with technical industry standards.

To avoid abuse by patent holders, SEPs are typically required to be licensed on Fair Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) licensing terms. However, what constitutes a FRAND rate is often unclear and can lead to protracted negotiations, hold-ups, and

In Homer’s Odyssey, the wayward hero Odysseus is travelling by ship when beset by two threats within an arrow’s distance from one another: on one side is Scylla, a beast with many heads, and on the other side is Charybdis, a deadly whirlpool.[1]

This is an apt metaphor for what faces litigants trying

Nearly six years and a half since four Ningbo magnetic material manufacturers (“Plaintiffs”) brought lawsuits against Hitachi Metals, Ltd. (“HML”), China’s Ningbo Intermediate People’s Court (“Court”) finally entered its first instance rulings on 23 April 2021, in which the Court found in favour of the Plaintiffs and ruled that

Michael Gu / Grace Wu / Vivian Wang [1]Introduction

The year 2020 is an unusual year. The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and continued international trade tensions posed challenges to Chinese antitrust law enforcement authority, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR). Particularly, the SAMR was tested on their ability to address the impacts coming