Advertisement in China

In recent months we have been encountering more and more companies receiving complaints and fines for advertising non-compliance by China’s Administration of Market Regulation (“AMR”), the market regulation authority in China. As enforcement is becoming more prevalent, we thought it would be useful for companies to know what to expect.

IP in the Metaverse

The term “Metaverse” has gained a lot of attention in the past few years, moving gradually from the Sci-Fi world into, in our opinion, reality. The Metaverse is a result of advancements in technology and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human communication. Its popularity peaked in late 2021 when Facebook changed its name to Meta. However, the decline in popularity has taken away the hype over time, and we are now in a more realistic position for a proper discussion. While the Metaverse presents opportunities for individuals and corporates, it also brings challenges in protecting intellectual property rights.

8 Things to consider before setting up a Chinese Company

The Coronavirus epidemic struck the entire world very hard and it is yet uncertain when the crisis will be completely resolved. China, however, being the first country to suffer from the virus was also amongst the first to (relatively) recover.

Can ESG investing in China help make better investment decisions? – it’s complicated

We get many questions about ESG investing in China. What is ESG investing?
For the uninitiated, the letters stand for Environmental, Social and Governance. ESG is a set of investment criteria, essentially based on the “Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)”, a Geneva based organisation supported by the United Nations.