The PRC State Council released for public consultation draft amendments (“Draft Amendments”) to the PRC Anti-Unfair Competition Law (“AUCL”), the first time after more than 20 years since the AUCL’s enactment.
On 27 January 2016, Transparency International launched its latest 2015 Corruption Perception Index. What has changed in Asia-Pacific?
On 20 October 2015, China’s national healthcare regulator published the Administrative Measures on Accepting Donations for Public Welfare by Healthcare Entities which revise earlier rules on healthcare donations and provide an endorsement of their legitimate purposes.
Although internal whistleblower complaints have long played an important role in the Chinese government’s anti-corruption campaign against government officials, these complaints have recently become a significant concern and challenge for many multinational companies operating in China.
China’s Ninth Amendment to the PRC Criminal Law was adopted on 29 August 2015 and becomes effective on 1 November 2015. The Ninth Amendment introduces stricter measures on bribe-givers. Under this new regime, individuals and organizations involved in corrupt activities will also be subject to tougher sanctions.