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State-owned enterprises: an FCPA risk you can't ignore in Asia

8 September 2014

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Companies operating in Asia, where state-owned or controlled entities are commonplace, need to be aware of the particular risks they face. Bribes paid to employees of state-owned or state-controlled enterprises (SOEs) are bribes paid to a “foreign official.”...

Grease, gift or graft? Boundaries of

8 September 2014

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Anti-corruption compliance-minded companies understand the importance of linking an allexpenses paid trip to training and product demonstration, the use of logo-embossed knickknacks to generate goodwill, and carefully verifying recipients of charitable donations...

Third-party intermediaries in China: Mitigating a necessary risk

8 September 2014

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Virtually every article written on successfully doing business in China mentions the importance of using an intermediary (zhongjian ren) to make introductions, provide language and cultural interpretations, and facilitate relationship-building (guanxi). Intermediaries...

Offshore bond issuance eased: SAFE ‎issued rules to facilitate cross-border ‎lending by PRC companies and further ‎consults on relaxing cross-border ‎security regulations 离岸债券发行更为便利:外汇局放宽境内企业跨境放款管理并就跨境担保新规征求意见

7 August 2014

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中国政府一直致力于放宽资本项目的外汇管制以促进跨境资金流动。为进一步加快资本项目开放的步伐,国家外汇管理局(“外汇局”)近期发布了《关于进一步改进和调整资本项目外汇管理政策的通知》(该通知已于2014年2月10日生效)(“《外汇局通知》”)。此外,外汇局最近还发布了《跨境担保外汇管理规定(征求意见稿)》,旨在取消跨境担保的审批手续和额度要求。若该征求意见稿得以施行,将实质性地改变离岸债券的发行结构。

SAFE amends regime in regulating roundtrip investments

7 August 2014

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The State Administration of Foreign Exchange has just issued Circular 37 to introduce important changes to the regime governing roundtrip investments. The changes clarify the application of the regime and simplify administrative procedures, and are aimed to encourage...

China starts mandatory clearing of OTC derivatives

25 July 2014

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Mandatory clearing of OTC Renminbi interest rate swaps ("RMB IRS") on the Shanghai Clearing House ("SCH") will start 1 July 2014. The launch of mandatory clearing of RMB IRS represents a significant step by China in the regulatory reform of...