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Business continuity and regulatory compliance amidst the coronavirus outbreak

We outline practical steps that businesses should consider taking for business continuity and regulatory compliance in such tumultuous times.

02 March 2020

Novel Coronavirus COVID-19: Force Majeure and Frustration under PRC, English and Hong Kong laws

As the coronavirus continues to roam around the world, we provide practical insights on the related force majeure and frustration laws.

20 February 2020

Five Elements for Chinese Companies trading with UK counterparts Part 5: Earth

In our work with international companies supplying goods to the UK, we see a number of common issues arising regularly.

18 October 2019

Five Elements for Chinese Companies trading with UK counterparts Part 4: Fire

In our work with international companies supplying goods to the UK, we see the same issues arising regularly.

17 October 2019

Guide to the Criminal Finances Act

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 has, in a short period of time, established itself as a highly effective piece of legislation in the UK’s anti-money laundering regime

03 October 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Receives Comment Letters on Countervailing Duty Proposal

In June, we issued a client alert reporting on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would allow the U.S. Department of Commerce (“Commerce”), under certain circumstances, to declare...

24 September 2019



10 September 2019


2019 has already seen substantial developments around compliance and several major enforcement actions arising out of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).

10 July 2019

U.S. to Levy Countervailing Duties against Undervalued Currencies?

According to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the “NPR”) issued by the United States Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) and published in the Federal Register on May 28, 2019,...

04 June 2019

KWM’s UK Dispute Resolution Round-Up

Q1 2019: the English Courts attempt to create some certainty for businesses by robustly upholding orthodox common law principles, while Brexit chaos continues. In other news, the...

12 April 2019

Chinese Companies Cannot Ignore US Sanctions

This extraordinary measure reflects the broad use of sanctions by the current US Administration.

27 September 2018

Hey bro, do you know overtime payment?

Hey guys, is it ok to work until four in the morning without any overtime payment?

24 May 2018

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