Delisting from Exchanges: Tough Prospect for US-Listed Companies with Operations Based in China

This article has been adapted from an original publication by Squire Patton Boggs. On May 20, 2020, the US Senate unanimously passed S.945, the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act, as introduced by Senators John Kennedy (R-LA), and Chris Van Hollen...

China Eyes Further Northeast Asian Economic Integration in RCEP

When the Obama administration focused its efforts on a pivot to Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) served as a key economic pillar of the strategy. The deal was poised to become the largest free trade agreement in the world, encompassing...

/ April 28, 2020

How Companies Are Reacting to China’s New Data Security Scheme

Will implementing regulations be finalized before push comes to shove?

/ April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Could Doom or Deliver US-China Commercial Relations

Pushing pause on tariffs and proactively pursuing sourcing opportunities with China offers the United States a smoother path through this crisis and a chance at a faster recovery.

/ March 25, 2020

A Game of Chicken

The story of how US-China poultry trade went cold for nearly a decade, and why it suddenly re-opened last year.

/ March 24, 2020

China’s Participation in International Standards Setting: Benefits and Concerns for US Industry

Without continued vigilance by international standards-setting organizations, there is a potential for weaknesses common to the Chinese domestic system to leak in.

/ February 7, 2020

Addressing Risk in the Era of US-China “Great Power” Competition

Washington’s obsession with national security presents compliance and reputational risk to US companies in China, but they can protect against it.

/ January 13, 2020

Export Controls on Emerging and Foundational Technologies: A Null Set?

There may be less than meets the eye to Congress’s latest export controls push.

/ January 3, 2020

The Year in Social Credit: Where is Corporate Social Credit Going in 2020 and Beyond?

There is a widespread misconception that 2020 is the year in which some kind of master switch will be flipped, and the SCS will suddenly come to life. 

/ December 27, 2019

Five Takeaways from China’s Fourth Plenum

While the initial readout was uncontroversial, the more detailed document released days later raises some concern about industrial policy.

/ November 7, 2019