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China proposes to establish international arbitration research alliance

A Chinese academy for arbitration law on Friday proposed to set up a global arbitration research alliance to strengthen exchange in the field.

Guo Feng, deputy secretary-general of the China Academy of Arbitration Law, said the initiative has been echoed by nine arbitration organizations from such countries as the U.K., Japan and Singapore.

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Japanese Bar Association Publishes New Guidance On Foreign Bribery Prevention

In July 2016, the Japanese Federation of Bar Associations (“JFBA”) published new guidelines on foreign bribery prevention (the “JFBA Guidelines”), which sets out a menu of best-practice recommendations to ensure compliance not only with Japan‘s Unfair Competition Prevention Act (“UCPA”), but more importantly with the United StatesForeign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA“) and United Kingdom‘s Bribery Act 2010 (“UKBA”). These guidelines represent yet another step in Japan‘s ongoing and increasing efforts to combat bribery and corruption and to protect its companies doing business abroad.

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China issues regulation to tighten cyber security

Chinese authorities have unveiled a document on Internet regulation in a bid to beef up cyber security, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said Wednesday.

The guidelines were issued by the CAC; the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China; and the Standardization Administration of China (SAC).

According to the document, mandatory national standards will be introduced to regulate the fields of major information technology infrastructure protection and classified networks.

Authorities will accelerate the introduction of standards in cyber security, personal information protection, cyber security information sharing and other fields. The new standards will be in line with the country’s laws and regulations.

Source: China issues regulation to tighten cyber security – Xinhua |

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