On 21 June 2021, the first batch of four real estate investment trust funds in the field of infrastructure were successfully listed at Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Over the past year, these products have operated smoothly, the supporting system has been continuously improved, investors have actively participated, and the market function has been gradually brought into play— realizing the phased targets of “a stable and good start”.
The Guide to Doing Business in China provides an introduction to selected aspects relating to investment and business operations in the People’s Republic of China under current Chinese laws and policy during the COVID pandemic, including a summary of important areas of concern to all investors in China: mergers and acquisitions, data privacy issues, antitrust and competition issues, taxation, employment, intellectual property protection, trade and import and export rules, financial services, as well as anti-bribery compliance and dispute resolution issues.
On 15 September 2021, the People’s Bank of China, together with nine other governmental departments, jointly issued the Notice on Further Preventing and Handling the Risk of Speculation in Virtual Currency Transactions.
For a little over a year now, the financial sector has been occupied with the need for resilience in the face of the challenges posed by the pandemic, but we are now swiftly and surely moving into the reform and renewal stages of recovery. It’s now time to reflect on what is changing as well as the lessons we have learnt so that the financial sector can continue to best serve and support its clients and markets.