Restrictions on Foreign Investors Equity Ownership Threshold in E-Commerce Business Lifted in Shanghai Free Trade Zone

March 6, 2015

By: Greg Pilarowski

On January 13, 2015, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (工业和信息化部) (“MIIT”) issued a “Notice on Lifting Shareholding Restrictions on Foreign Investors for Online Data and Trade Processing Businesses (E- Continue reading “Restrictions on Foreign Investors Equity Ownership Threshold in E-Commerce Business Lifted in Shanghai Free Trade Zone”

Provisions on Enterprise Mass Layoffs Published for Public Comment

March 6, 2015

By: Greg Pilarowski

On December 31, 2014, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (人力资源与社会保障部) (“MOHRSS”) issued the “The Draft of Provisions on Enterprise Mass Layoff (企业裁减人员规定(征求意见稿))”[1] to solicit public Continue reading “Provisions on Enterprise Mass Layoffs Published for Public Comment”

SAFE Launched the Pilot Operation of Cross-Border Foreign Currency Payments to Support the Development of E-Commerce

March 6, 2015

By: Greg Pilarowski

On January 20, 2015, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (国家外汇管理局) (“SAFE”) issued the “Notice on the Pilot Operation of Cross-Border Foreign Currency Payments to Be Conducted by Payment Agencies (关于开展 Continue reading “SAFE Launched the Pilot Operation of Cross-Border Foreign Currency Payments to Support the Development of E-Commerce”

Administrative Provisions for Account Names of Internet Users Released

China Regulation Watch

March 6, 2015

By: Greg Pilarowski

On February 4, 2015, the Cyberspace Administration of China (国家互联网信息办公室) issued the “Administrative Provisions on Account Names of Internet Users (互联网用户账号名称管理规定)”[1] to standardize services for, and usage Continue reading “Administrative Provisions for Account Names of Internet Users Released”