Chinese Legislation

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China's New Law Authorizes Retaliatory Tariffs

Last Friday, China passed its first Tariff Law, which contains language providing for retaliatory measures including tariffs against any violations of World Trade Organization rules and other bilateral and regional agreements.

China's First Foreign State Immunity Law

The Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress reviewed and passed its first Law on Foreign State Immunity. Chinese officials argued that the law provides more protection for companies that are "going out" and promoting China's opening up. The law also has a reciprocity

China's New Foreign Relations Law Takes Effect

China's Foreign Relations Law entered into force on July 1. The law consolidates China's foreign policy, and provides an additional statutory basis for government action against foreign sanctions and long-arm jurisdiction.

Cyber Expert Comments on China's Data Governance

Samm Sacks, a Senior Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center and cyber policy fellow at New America, a think tank based in Washington, DC, recently made some remarks on the key pieces of Chinese legislation on cyber and data, as well as the current status of

U.S. District Court Finds No Conflict Between Chinese PIPL and Discovery Process, Grants Motion To Compel Document Production

In a recent case before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses dismissed the defendants' argument that legal obligations under China's Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) prevent them from providing personal information relevant to the case, as she found "

New Proposed Changes to Chinese Competition Law

China's market regulator, the State Administration for Market Regulation, recently released a draft to revise the Anti-Unfair Competition Law, adding new rules to rein in unfair competition in the digital economy and enhancing the level of penalties for violations.

Chinese Cyber Agency Mulls Harsher Penalties

China's internet watchdog is trying to revise the 2016 Cybersecurity Law to raise the level of penalties for violations of provisions related to network protection, key equipment and products.
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