On 8 June 2018, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) published on its website the draft Decision of CBIRC on the Abolishment and Amendment of certain Regulations (Draft Decision) for public consultation. This represents a further step taken by the Chinese government to lift foreign shareholding restrictions in the financial services industry and to implement CBIRC’s financial reform roadmap as set out in the Measures on Facilitating the Further Opening-up of Banking and Insurance Sectors on 27 April 2018
June 11, 2018
This article was originally published on the Society for Computers and Law website (www.scl.org) in May 2018.
May 30, 2018
In the recent decision of Rock Advertising Limited (Respondent) v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited (Appellant)  UKSC 24, the Supreme Court unanimously upheld the effectiveness of a “No Oral Modification” clause, or NOM clause, holding that the purported oral agreement or variation of the contract was invalid for want of the writing and signatures required by the NOM clause.
May 18, 2018
Welcome to the ninth edition of Global asset management quarterly.
May 17, 2018
European organisations have been preparing for some time to comply with the European Union’s new data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which applies to all organisations in the EU.
May 16, 2018
The new European Union Regulation on ship recycling comes into effect this year. What do shipowners need to consider?
May 09, 2018
Following the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, jurisdictions including Australia and Hong Kong intend to introduce similar legislation to combat modern slavery.
Welcome to the May 2018 edition of Legalseas.
On 1 March, 2018, the Administrative Measures for Outbound Investment by Enterprises (NDRC Order No. 11) were formally implemented, which sets out detailed requirements for approval and filing of outbound investment projects by domestically-funded enterprises.
May 08, 2018
Following a recent panel discussion organised by his firm, Paul Griffin considers the legal challenges posed by AI, particularly in the recruitment process.
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