The US Court of Appeals held that a non-resident foreign national cannot be guilty of violating the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act as an accomplice or a co-conspirator if that person was incapable of committing it as a principal.
We provide an overview of the Transparency International annual CPI in relation to Asia Pacific countries focusing on the progress of China.
We have summarized the essential concepts and conditions set out in the Guiding Opinions and the Implementation Rules in relation to autonomous vehicles, as issued by the government agencies of Beijing.
On 4 November 2017, the PRC Anti-Unfair Competition Law was amended providing more clarity on the scope of what constitutes commercial bribery. This post provides an insight on the key features of the new commercial bribery rules.
The PRC Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate have recently issued the Interpretation of Various Issues Concerning Application of Law in Handling Crimes of Infringing upon Citizen’s Personal Information.
The China Food and Drug Administration has issued guidelines aimed to implement China’s new Cybersecurity Law in the administration of medical devices in China. This development is a clear signal that Chinese regulators intend to enhance cybersecurity protection in the healthcare sector.
China has launched the “two-invoice” system in drug distribution on a trial basis, aiming to improve transparency in drug prices and eliminate excessive profit margins associated with multi-tier distribution models.
Transparency International has launched its latest 2016 Corruption Perception Index. China’s ranking continues to improve, moving up by four places from last year’s rank of 83 to a rank this year of 79. Find out more about the other highlights.
On 9 September 2016, the Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, and the Ministry of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China jointly issued the New Rules on Electronic Data Collection, Extraction and Review in Criminal Cases
The Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate’s have released the Interpretation of Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Handling Criminal Cases Related to Graft and Bribery which includes clarifying sentencing criteria for official and commercial bribery offences.