For a few years, the topic of whether antitrust civil disputes could be arbitrable had been hotly debated in China. There were few precedents in connection with this issue for people to better understand what China’s judicial position is, and local courts presented discrepant attitudes toward this issue in the past. Nevertheless, the Supreme People’s

Concurrences in partnership with Fordham Competition Law Institute will hold the inaugural Antitrust in Life Sciences on Monday, 23 March, 2020 from 1:30 to 6:30 pm at Fordham Law School in New York.Confirmed keynote speakers are:

(1) FTC Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips,

(2) Paul Csiszár, European Commission – DG COMP’s Head of Antitrust Unit for

Concurrences in partnership with GW Law will hold the 7th annual Bill Kovacic Antitrust Salon on Monday, Sep 9, 2019 from 1 to 6 pm at Marvin Center, GWU in Washington, DC.

The keynote speeches will be delivered by FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra (opening), and DOJ AAG Makan Delrahim (closing).

There will be three panels:

by Yu Dan, Dong Xin

For foreign investors, who are eager for an admission ticket into the Chinese insurance market, obtaining an insurance intermediary license in China would be one of the considerable options.

A Chinese insurance agency company, as an investable target, undoubtedly has a great attraction to foreign investors. Comparing with insurance brokerage

It is often puzzling and difficult for foreign reinsurers to navigate through Chinese legal frameworks on reinsurance contracts, especially since there are relatively fewer regulations to offer guidance on reinsurance contracts compared to the extensive regulations on direct insurance.

Moreover, since the reinsurance business often involves small groups of close acquaintances, it is often the

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On May 31, 2019, the Ministry of Commerce of China (“MOFCOM”) announced that China will establish an “Unreliable Entity List” (“UEL”) targeting on foreign entities and individuals that fail to comply with the principles of market economy, deviate from the contractual spirit, or cut off supplies to Chinese companies for non-commercial purposes, as

Zhan Hao  Zhou Yanghui  Liao Lilin

On 8 April 2018, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) was formally unveiled in Beijing, marking the official launch of the new regulatory authority into operation. This merger of the former China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) and the former China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) is considered the biggest

Zhan Hao, Song Ying, Stephanie Wu, Lv Hongjie

China’s competition watchdog SAMR made a penalty decision, adopted by its Shanghai branch Shanghai Market Regulation Bureau (“SMRB”), publicized on its official website[1] on April 29, 2019, right before the International Labor Day holiday. This decision is addressed to Eastman (China) Investment Management Co., Ltd. (“Eastman

He Jing/Jerry Xia

On March 18, 2019, China announced amendments of its joint venture law and the Regulations on Administration of Technology Import and Export (TIER) with immediate effect. The changes in nature took away some of the restrictions around cross border technology transfers, delivering more freedom of contract for future transactions. The announcement has