The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has fined three Chinese law firms for their shoddy legal work in IPO´s. A positive development in trying to raise the standard of Chinese law firms, writes professor Paul Gillis at his China Accounting Blog. “It´s about time.”Read More →

China’s laws have not kept pace with its rapidly evolving retail sector. A major overhaul of consumer protection legislation is set to take effect on March 15, 2014. In short the Revision basically changes everything for consumers in China. As always, only time will tell as to how it is implemented but the intent is clear – consumers will be given greater protection, writes Mark Schaub, lawyer at King&Wood and Malleson.Read More →

Author Zhang Lijia researches her upcoming book in prostitution in China, and dives into the conservative mindset on wife-beating. In the South China Morning Post she tells about her meeting with Chen Guihua in Tianjin. She sees some bright spots for the future.Read More →

Mark Schaub a partner at King & Wood and Mallesons, the largest law firm in China and Australia combined. He is a prolific speaker who wastes no time in avoiding the real challenges in doing business in China.

As a lawyer he had extensive experience in negotiating deals, firing people and otherwise dealing with the ignorance of companies entering the Chinese business minefield. He travels from ShanghaiRead More →

Environmental, energy lawyer; professor at Jiaotong University Travels from Shanghai Charles R. McElwee has practiced environmental and energy law for 27 years, all at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P., now in its Shanghai office. He represents a range of clients in the U.S. and China in a variety of mattersRead More →

Xu Ping is a senior partner at, King & Wood and Mallesons, the largest law firm of China and Australia combined, and head of the firm’s Foreign Direct Investment Group in Beijing. Ms. Xu specializes in foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, technology transfer and international arbitration. She travels from Beijing.Read More →

Partner, K&L Gates in Shanghai Travels from: Shanghai Get in touch with us to check the availability of this speaker Amy L. Sommers is an award-winning speaker, working at the Shanghai office of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Shanghai. In a conversational style, she is able to explain complicated legalRead More →