The new PRC Draft Foreign Investment Law Jan29

The new PRC Draft Foreign Investment Law

The NPC Standing Committee (NPCSC) published on 26 December 2018 a new Draft Foreign Investment Law (hereinafter referred to as “FIL”) for public comments, which may be submitted within February 24th, 2019. The new draft law follows a previous version published in 2015, with which it shares the aim to further develo...

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Further updates for e-commerce company registration in China Jan23

Further updates for e-commerce company registration in China

On December 3 2018, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) issued an administrative circular (Opinions of the State Administration for market regulation on Working Effectively on the Registration of E-commerce Business Operators, hereinafter referred to as the "circular") clarifying certain aspects of...

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The EU Copyright Directive-Controversy Surrounding the Proposed Legislation Dec10

The EU Copyright Directive-Controversy Surrounding the Proposed Legislation

As with The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which entered into force earlier this year, another controversial piece of EU legislation in regards to the internet is being hotly debated. The EU Copyright Directive or the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of th...

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PRC Soil Law Published, Three Practical Suggestions Oct17

PRC Soil Law Published, Three Practical Suggestions

Background Information On August 31, 2018, the Law on Soil Pollution Prevention and Control (hereinafter referred as “the Law”) was issued by the National People’s Congress of China and will come into force on January 1, 2019. As the first soil protection law, it has attracted wide attention and controversy ...

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“The New Silk Road”: D&P Practical Guides in cooperation with Milano Finanza and ClassEditori Jun06

“The New Silk Road”: D&P Practical Guides in cooperation with Milano Finanza and ClassEditori

In order to be able to compete in a country evolving as fast as China along with a market and a judicial system which is becoming, day after day, more complex and articulated, it is compulsory for foreign investors to be equipped with the proper tools of information which can help to better understand China’s economical and juridic...

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The “medical tourism” in India Feb28

The “medical tourism” in India

Medical tourism is a new form of niche tourism increasingly becoming popular in the current world and India has emerged as a famous destination for providing global standards of health care at affordable costs. This type of tourism includes treatments for rejuvenation and alternative therapies but medic...

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General review of Russian foreign direct investment regulation Feb28

General review of Russian foreign direct investment regulation

For many foreign investors the Russian market may resemble a book written in an unknown language. It is clear that you can open and read it and thus learn a lot of new and useful things from it, but without knowledge of the language, which it is written in, it's just an abstract object, as all of its ad...

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23 February in Russia –Defender of Fatherland Day Feb23

23 February in Russia –Defender of Fatherland Day

Many people believe that Russia is so fond of holidays, that there are even national holidays created especially for men (February 23) and women (8 March). Indeed, on February 23, men of all professions and ages, including the youngest ones, are being celebrated and congratulated. But what is the backgr...

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The ancient tradition of the Spring Festival Feb14

The ancient tradition of the Spring Festival

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the first day of Chinese lunar calendar. The tradition of celebrating this Festival is very ancient and rooted in the Neolithic age, more than 4000 years ago. The legend has it that the “Year” was a monster afraid of the color red, as well as t...

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The new Equity Crowd-Funding Regulation in Italy Feb09

The new Equity Crowd-Funding Regulation in Italy

Crowd-funding means, in general, a collaborative process through which people lend their own money with the aim of supporting and financing any kind of entrepreneurial project or initiative. A group of people involved in a crowd-funding project usually meets and cooperates via web portal, which makes...

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