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China issues algorithm provisions to protect online consumers and prohibit unfair competition behaviour The recently released Administrative Provisions on Algorithm Recommendation of Internet Information Service (“Provisions”) substantially affects technology companies by regulating the use of algorithms. Released by the Cyberspace Administration of China and three other government bodies on 4 January 2022, the Provisions come…

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Companies are required to utilise company collection payment codes from 1 March 2022

What you should know The Notice on Strengthening the Management of Payment Acceptance Terminals and Related Business No. 259 (“Notice 259”) issued by the People’s Bank of China on October 13, 2021, and effective from 1 March 2022, is the first legislation to regulate quick response (“QR”) code payments. Notice 259 requires QR code payments to…

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Asia Pacific Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (“RCEP”) fosters stronger relationships among Asia-Pacific countries and creates new opportunities for international trade and other economic benefits. For China, RCEP is the first free trade agreement with Japan and South Korea and should result in substantial opportunities for companies to seize. Find out the nuts and bolts of…

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News Release: Horizons Regional Partner Dr Roberto GILARDINO was awarded Investigation Expert of the Year 2021, China by Leaders in Law.

Dr Roberto GILARDINO, Regional Partner Asia and Additional Countries have been recognised for his expertise and service to clients by Leaders in Law. Leaders in Law is a platform connecting legal leaders with prospects, the Leaders in Law Awards commemorates those who have been successful over the past 12 months. The Square (‘Square’) talks with…

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News Release: Horizons Shanghai Corporate Advisory accredited by leading international magazine, Acquisition International

Acquisition International ('AI'), as the voice of modern business, has named Horizons Shanghai Corporate Advisory the 'Leading Cross-border Corporate Transactions Advisory of the Year.' AI is an international monthly magazine committed to bringing its readers up to the most significant legal news, comment, and analysis. Horizons is honoured to be recognised by AI for its…

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