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Long-awaited changes: competition law reform takes effect today

Long-awaited changes: competition law reform takes effect today

After four years of consultation and debate, some of the most significant reforms to Australia’s competition laws have today come into effect.

06 November 2017

China MLM Crackdown – How Does it Impact International MLMs

How China's recent crackdown on MLM impact US network marketing companies

12 September 2017
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A Castle Built on Sand: Challenges and Opportunities for Network Marketing in China

Despite the opportunity network marketers do face real and serious challenges in China.

10 July 2017
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The New “Negative List” for Foreign Investment

Comparison between the New and Old Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Industries.

07 July 2017
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China’s e-commerce regulatory tsunami continues: New advertising and food safety regulations

China clarifies its regulatory stance on online advertising practices and the online sale of food products, continuing a trend towards greater regulation of e-commerce.

29 July 2016
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The Future of Chinese Outbound Investment – KWM’s predictions across key sectors

Market and deal trend predictions for the future of Chinese outbound investment and how it will affect sectors including energy & resources, food & agriculture and real estate.

25 July 2016
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Red Tape | Breaking down non-tariff barriers in the international trade of agri-food

Non-tariff measures present major challenges for exporters but the outlook is not all bleak for international trade in agribusiness and food.

14 June 2016
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Exporters of the world rejoice - PRC customs issues e-commerce reprieve

International companies trading in cross-border ecommerce in cosmetics, infant formula milk powder, medical devices & health have a reprieve until at least 11 May 2017.

27 May 2016
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Treaty shopping in investor-state arbitration: butts out for Phillip Morris’ claim against Australia

An update on this much-reported on case and the impact it could have on prospective treaty shoppers.

13 May 2016
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“Keep Calm and Carry On”: Keeping up with China’s changing rules for cross-border e-commerce

Cross-border ecommerce has moved from being a possible avenue to sell to the China consumer, to the only way to sell to China.

09 May 2016

Red Tape | Corruption contagion - tip of the iceberg

In high profile cases, the cost of regulatory investigation may just be the beginning of a much longer (and more expensive) story.

13 January 2016
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Red Tape | Website-blocking injunctions to combat the increasing risk of online copyright infringement

We focus on website blocking injunctions, as one measure that has been used or introduced to tackle online copyright infringement.

13 January 2016
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