China Implements its Long-Awaited Unreliable Entities List Mechanism

On September 19, 2020, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released its long-awaited Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List, which is effective immediately. The list is understood to be a direct response to the United States’ Entity List, which several Chinese...

/ October 7, 2020

Competing WTO Reform Agendas and the Contest for the Next Director-General

With its credibility in question, the WTO is on the hunt for an adept and reform-minded candidate who can avoid strong opposition from both the United States and China.

/ September 22, 2020

Managing Risk in the “New Era”

The way companies integrate teams, build relationships with government officials, and respond to risk is changing.

/ August 14, 2020

Design Patents vs. Trade Dress: Protecting IP in China

How both avenues can strengthen a foreign company’s IP portfolio

/ July 31, 2020

As China Emerges from COVID-19, US Companies Invest to Compete

Solutions to short-term challenges may end up outlasting the pandemic.

/ July 24, 2020

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