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On March 10, 2017, the General Office of the China Banking Regulatory Commission ("CBRC") promulgated the Circular on Carrying on Certain Businesses by Foreign Invested Banks (Yin Jian Ban Fa [2017]...

21 March 2017

Draft legislation is expected to be available in April.

06 March 2017

Investments in Australian real estate can be made either through a direct acquisition or indirectly by acquiring ownership of a corporate or trust structure.

06 March 2017

Yesterday, Standards Australia released its Roadmap for Blockchain Standards; marking its role at the forefront of international standards and setting the blueprint for Australia's leadership.

03 March 2017

The US Center for Strategic and International Studies estimates that the theft of data and other IP results in a global cost between $450-600 billion each year.

08 February 2017

China’s central bank – the People’s Bank of China - is one step closer to becoming one of the first major central banks to issue its own digital currency.

06 February 2017

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With cross-border deals making up 80% of surveyed Australian M&A ‘mega deals’ in 2016, international investors see Australia as a favourable place to do business and invest.

21 March 2017

KWM has been recognised as ‘Best Law Firm (revenue > $200M)’ for the second consecutive year at the AFR's Client Choice Awards for 2017.

10 March 2017

King & Wood Mallesons secured a major victory for a high profile Kuwaiti developer, owned by Kuwaiti Royals, in a USD 100 million construction arbitration case seated in Doha, Qatar.

07 March 2017

This transaction required English law, PRC law and New York law expertise which KWM was able to provide as a one-stop-shop service to ING.

02 March 2017

KWM represented the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to successfully overturn the US$16.5 million UNCITRAL award

28 February 2017

On 17 & 18 Feb 2017, KWM China Partners Conference was successfully held in Beijing.The newly elected 5th Management Committee for KWM China convened its first meeting before the Conference.

27 February 2017

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An overview of the legal, taxation, FIRB and structuring issues, including practical considerations and risk mitigation strategies.

02 January 2017

China’s significance in today’s global economy calls for businesses to understand the realities of enforcing a judgment against Chinese-held assets.

26 October 2016

The sixth edition of Crossing Borders, our review of developments in international arbitration, focuses on the enforcement of arbitration awards.

07 October 2016

An increased threat of class actions is the ‘new normal’ for Australian businesses as FY16 saw 35 actions launched. We discuss key trends and consider what’s next in Australia and abroad.

26 August 2016

In this publication we provide an overview of the key issues of interest to Chinese entities seeking investment opportunities in Germany.

04 August 2016

International guide covering the anti-bribery and corruption regimes of the following regions: Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, UAE and UK.

26 July 2016