• An introduction to Shanghai-London Stock Connect

    Shanghai-London Stock Connect (SLSC) is a highlight in the Chinese capital market at the end of 2018. Eligible listed companies on the two stock exchanges may issue and trade depositary receipts (DRs) in the other. Relevant regulations and supporting measures successively issued by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), the SSE and the China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation Limited (SCDC) at the end of 2018 signal the official launch of SLSC.
  • New trend of Panda bonds in China

    With the internationalization of Chinese renminbi and the opening up of China's capital market, the accelerating development of the Chinese bond market is foreseeable. Panda bonds, as an increasingly vital part of the Chinese bond market, will be expected to play a more active role from now on.
  • Why your employee’s privacy in Mainland China should matter

    In this second issue of employee’s privacy in Mainland China we will discuss what actions employer could take to favor employee’s privacy while also complying with the law. We will focus on proportional protection of trade secret and intellectual property, sick leave management and network monitoring.
  • Interpreting the CBIRC’s Initiative to Expedite the Market Opening-up for the Banking and Insurance Industries

    The Notice on Further Relaxing Market Access for Foreign-funded Banks allows the managing branch of a qualified oreign-funded bank to authorize other branches in China to engage in RMB business and transact in financial derivatives, and applies a bank-wide consolidated approach to the calculation of operating capital for all domestic branches of a foreign bank.
  • CDR: The Coming Reform of Chinese Securities Market

    On 30 March 2018, the Circular of the General Office of the State Council on Forwarding the Several Opinions on Launching the Pilot Program of Domestically Issuing Stocks or Depositary Receipts by Innovative Enterprises Released by the China Securities Regulatory Commission was issued; Chinese Depository Receipts (the CDR) soon becomes a hot matter for this year reform of the Chinese securities market.