China Regulation Watch – New Game Approval Requirements

China Regulation Watch

May 17, 2019

By: Greg Pilarowski | Lu Yue | Deng Ying

     On April 19, 2019, the National Administration of Press and Publication (国家新闻出版署) (“NAPP”), also known as the National Copyright Administration (国家版权局) (“NCA”), released new game approval application documents,including new versions of the game application forms, on its official website. In Continue reading “China Regulation Watch – New Game Approval Requirements”

California Consumer Privacy Act 2018 – California’s GDPR?

U.S. Tech Law Update

November 6, 2018 

By: Greg Pilarowski | Case Collins | Diana Qiao

1.   Introduction.

On September 23, California’s governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill 1121[1] (the “Amendment”), which amends the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA” or the “Act”).[2] The CCPA was originally passed in the wake Continue reading “California Consumer Privacy Act 2018 – California’s GDPR?”

Foreign Investment Update: CFIUS Reform

September 26, 2018

By: Greg Pilarowski|Case Collins                                                                   

1. Introduction.

Amid the ongoing trade war with China, the U.S. has enacted legislation to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”), which is the government authority tasked with reviewing proposed foreign Continue reading “Foreign Investment Update: CFIUS Reform”

Uniform Law Commission Approves Model Law Regulating Virtual Currency Business Activities

U.S. Tech Law Update

January 29, 2018

By: Greg Pilarowski| Tiffany J. Gilliam

1.        Introduction

In July 2017, the Uniform Law Commission (“ULC”) adopted the Uniform Regulation of Virtual-Currency Businesses Act (“VCB Act”) to provide a statutory framework for the regulation of virtual currency activity. Since the Continue reading “Uniform Law Commission Approves Model Law Regulating Virtual Currency Business Activities”

California’s Automatic Renewal Law Tightens Regulations on Free Trials and Online Subscriptions

U.S. Tech Law Update

January 23, 2018

By: Greg Pilarowski| Case Collins

1.  Introduction.

Over 20 states have laws regulating auto-renewal contracts, but with the recent passage of California’s Senate Bill 313,[1] one of the strictest states[2] will soon implement even more stringent regulations. The Continue reading “California’s Automatic Renewal Law Tightens Regulations on Free Trials and Online Subscriptions”

Reciprocity – A New Factor to Restrict Investment from China into the United States?

U.S. Tech Law Update

November 21, 2017

By: Greg Pilarowski | Jack Chen

1. Introduction. 

President Trump’s recent state visit to China, and his remarks at the APEC CEO Summit in Vietnam,[1] refocused attention on the American administration’s priority of promoting fair Continue reading “Reciprocity – A New Factor to Restrict Investment from China into the United States?”

China Bans Initial Coin Offerings and Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms

China Regulation Watch

September 21, 2017

By: Greg Pilarowski| Lu Yue        

On September 4, 2017, the People’s Bank of China (中国人民银行), Cyberspace Administration of China (国家互联网信息办公室), Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (工业和信息化部) (“MIIT”), State Administration for Continue reading “China Bans Initial Coin Offerings and Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms”

China Further Tightens Control of Outbound Direct Investment

China Regulation Watch

August 28, 2017

By: Greg Pilarowski | Lu Yue

On August 18, 2017, the National Development and Reform Commission (国家发展和改革委员会) (“NDRC”), Ministry of Commerce (商务部) (“MOFCOM”), the People’s Bank of China (中国人民银行) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (外交部) Continue reading “China Further Tightens Control of Outbound Direct Investment”