Posts Tagged ‘legal’

Doing Business In China Legal Seminar Eyes IoT, Fintech, and Manufacturing Growth In Shenzhen

Shenzhen, China, June 16, 2016 /ChinaNewswire.com/ – Starting and running a business in China involves navigating many legal hurdles, and more often than not many foreign companies find they’ve ignored or avoided many legal requirements when it’s already to late. To avoid these pitfalls and to learn how to operate correctly, Royal Law Firm is … Continue reading “Doing Business In China Legal Seminar Eyes IoT, Fintech, and Manufacturing Growth In Shenzhen”


China Lifts Gaming Consoles Ban In Shanghai Pilot Free-Trade Zone

Partially ending a 13-year ban, the State Council of China has issued word that foreign companies are allowed to engage in gaming device production and sales in the Shanghai Pilot Free-Trade Zone. Those gaming products can then be sold to the Chinese market with the approval of the related culture administrative departments. According to the […]


Apple Settles China Trademark Spat For USD60 Million

By paying only USD60 million, Apple appears to have gained the upper hand in a trademark dispute against a Chinese technology company. According to the Guangdong High People’s Court, Apple has just placed the USD60 million a court escrow account to be transferred to Shenzhen Proview Technology, which owned the rights to the iPad trademark […]


Beijing Government Says Ku6.com’s Staff Dismissals Are Illegal

Earlier this month, Chinese online video website Ku6.com announced it was downsizing staff by up to 20%. But now local media reports state those layoffs are not legal. In accordance with the related items in the Chinese Labor Law and Labor Contract Law, the Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security of Beijing’s Haidian District […]


Hong Kong Confiscates Illegal Mobile Phone Jamming Devices

A joint raid conducted yesterday by the Hong Kong police and Hong Kong’s Office of the Telecommunications Authority was aimed at curtailing the sale of illegal mobile phone jammers. The raid was aimed at the Shamshuipo area against radio dealers who were suspected of selling mobile phone jammers. In the operation, OFTA claims a total […]


Huawei Announces Legal Truce With Motorola

U.S.-based Motorola Solutions Inc. has entered into an agreement with China’s Huawei Technologies Company Ltd. to settle all pending litigation between the two parties pending the satisfaction of certain conditions. “We regret that these disputes have occurred between our two companies. Motorola Solutions values the long-standing relationship we have had with Huawei. After reviewing the […]


Bribery Is "Made In China" For IBM

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged IBM with funneling gifts, cash, and entertainment to government officials in South Korea and China. Specifically, IBM was charged with violating the books and records and internal control provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 as a result of the provision of improper cash payments, gifts, […]


Court Asks Oak Pacific Interactive To Stop Using The Social Media Name "Kaixin"

Beijing Second Intermediate People’s Court has announced its decision for Kaixin001.com’s lawsuit against Oak Pacific Interactive, which previously launched a similar social networking site as that of Kaixin001.com, asking the latter to stop using the Chinese name of “Kai Xin Wang” and pay compensation of CNY400,000 to the complainant. According to local media reports, in […]


The End Of Social Networking Sites In China?

A new report issued by a Chinese government-funded research organization states Facebook and Western social networking sites pose spy risks, and these problems should make social media mavens worry about possible clampdowns on social networking sites in China. According to local media, the “Blue Book of New Media” published by the Chinese Academy of Social […]


Shanda Literature Will Sue Baidu.com In January 2010

Shanda Literature, the Internet literature subsidiary of Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited, has announced that it […]