State Council Encourages Innovation and Development of Cloud Computing

March 6, 2015

By: Greg Pilarowski

On January 30, 2015, the State Council (国务院) issued the “Opinions on Promoting Innovation and Development of Cloud Computing and Cultivating New Formats for the Information Services Industry (国务院关于促进云计算创新 Continue reading “State Council Encourages Innovation and Development of Cloud Computing”

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

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”