Tag: Politics

Antitrust Division Focuses Enforcement Efforts on Individuals Behind International Cartels

The Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) is vigorously pursuing civil and criminal actions against individuals—not simply the companies they run. The issues raised by the DOJ’s enhanced enforcement directive aimed at individual culpability is perhaps most...

Obama Tests China’s Xi on South China Sea

U.S. President Barack Obama will host China’s President Xi Jinping for a special bilateral meeting on March 31. This signifies at once the general and increasing importance of relations between Washington and Beijing, but also the specific need to address...

/ March 31, 2016

What is China’s Fourth Plenum?

By Jake Laband and Hengrui Liu Rule of law and economic development are set to dominate discussions at the next major meeting of China’s senior leadership—the fourth plenum of the 18th Communist Party of China (CCP) Congress. According to news...

/ September 9, 2014

The Third Plenum of the 18th Chinese Communist Party Congress: A Primer

The third plenum has historically been a platform for announcing reform—political and economic. Here’s what you need to know about November’s meeting. By Ryan Ong  With the Chinese Communist Party’s main event over—last November’s leadership transition—officials and party leaders will...

/ September 16, 2013

As New Leader, Summit Offers Chance for Xi to Define His Image

 By Christina Nelson Officials hope the informal summit between US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Friday will help develop a relationship between the two leaders that could benefit US-China relations over the long...

/ June 7, 2013

Preparing for the New Chinese Government

The US government and business leaders should pay close attention to subtle shifts in Chinese economic policy and foreign affairs.by Derek Scissors and Dean Cheng China is undergoing the transition to what is often referred to as the fifth generation...

/ January 1, 2013

New Challenges in Predicting China’s Upcoming Political Succession

Though it is difficult to predict PRC leadership changes, accurate assessments are necessary to create effective US policies toward China.by Cheng LiChina is set to undergo a major turnover in leadership at the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) National Congress...

/ November 1, 2010