Category: China

UPDATED:Preparing for employees returning to work after Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is usually a time for many Chinese citizens to return home and celebrate the new year. However, amidst the ongoing pandemic and domestic cases, only necessary travel is encouraged during the Chinese New Year. Provincial and municipal governments across China have issued local travel restrictions, nucleic test requirements, and mandatory quarantine for…

Read more

Your China Tech Update

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

Addressing the gender imbalance in China: Creating meaningful change and not empty campaigns

Working as a professional woman can be challenging. Worldwide, the ratio of women compared to men in corporations is relatively low, and women in leadership positions are heavily underrepresented. Professional women often face cultural challenges in balancing their family responsibilities and career development. Traditionally, women are expected by their families to be the primary caregiver.…

Read more