Cuatrecasas, a 100-year-old law firm based in Spain and Portugal, has opened an office in Beijing—its second in China. It opened an office in Shanghai in 2007. Mergers and acquisitions partner Pablo Cubel has relocated from Valencia to lead the four-member office in Beijing. Source: European Firm Cuatrecasas Opens Second China Office | Law.com
Kobre & Kim is opening an office in Shanghai—its first in mainland China.The move is somewhat unusual, as other firms established a presence in China at least a decade ago or more. Several have even taken steps to reduce their presence in China recently. But Kobre & Kim has waited until now to move to […]
For most global companies, the need to think about how to protect intellectual property in China is an inevitable reality. For a few years, there have been indications that the nation is willing to be more protective of IP owners’ rights – from revisions to trademark law that aim to provide greater protection of IP and […]
The 40 largest law firms in mainland China based on gross revenue in 2016.
On July 26, four Chinese agencies, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”), the Ministry of Public Security (“MoPS”), and the National Standards Committee, announced their plan to begin the government’s campaign to improve the protection of personal information, according to Xinhua News Agency (link is in Chinese). […]
Recent headlines around the world have been preoccupied with news from mainland China. The yuan has risen to a six-month high, Moody’s has downgraded the country’s credit rating, Beijing has vowed to continue working with the EU and others to uphold the Paris climate deal and a new Cybersecurity Law came into effect on June […]
There has been a growing global trend regarding the security and sovereignty of digital data – building facilities that store online data closer to customers. Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are among the big American technology companies building data centers in Germany, the Netherlands, France and other countries. While some of the expansion is for technical […]
Apple Inc. will establish its first data center in China to speed up services such as iCloud for local users and abide by laws that require global companies to store information within the country.