In April 2021, the Personal Information Protection Law of the People's Republic of China (Second Draft for Review) was released to solicit public comments, intending to provide protection for the personal information rights and interests of deceased persons.
On 1 June 2021, the latest revision of "Regulation on the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices" took effect, establishing a medical device registrant system.
In May 2021, China’s Supreme Court released ten Typical Cases on Administrative agreements, covering the application of law in matters relating to performance, alteration, termination, and invalidation of the agreements.
To Obey, Or Not to Obey? A Chinese court skilfully stated that it did not consider unrecognized foreign injunctions in the case of Shenzhen Hongshang Leather Products Co. Ltd. (2017).
On 8 June 2021, China Justice Observer released the 2021 version of List of China’s Cases on Recognition of Foreign Judgments. To date, we have collected 72 cases involving China and 24 foreign States and regions.
Foreign investors can request the court to confirm their shareholder status, as shown in Carson Junping Cheng v. Shanghai Niuxinda Import & Export Co., Ltd.(2020), addressing a typical need after China’s Foreign Investment Law lifts certain restrictions.
Qingdao Intermediate People's Court has developed its 'Intelligent 3D Evidence Management System' to improve IP trials, solving the problems of too much physical evidence, and the inconvenience of storing and searching evidence.
In May 2021, the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passed the "Mainland Judgments in Matrimonial and Family Cases (Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement) Bill" (内地婚姻家庭判决(相互承认及强制执行)条例草案).