Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Protection of Military Installations was promulgated on 23 Feb. 1990, and amended in 2009, 2014 and 2021 respectively. The latest revision entered into force on 1 Aug. 2021.
In August 2021, China’s Supreme Court issued the “Typical Cases of National Maritime Trial in 2020” (2020年全国海事审判典型案例), which cover disputes over compensation for damages to natural resources and ecological environment, and liability for ship collision.
Stamp Tax Law of the People’s Republic of China was promulgated on 10 June 2021, and will enter into force on 1 July 2022.
In August 2021, the State Council promulgated the “Security Protection Regulations on Critical Information Infrastructure (关键信息基础设施安全保护条例), calling for operators to establish and improve the cybersecurity protection and accountability system.
Opinions of the Supreme People's Court on Carrying Out the Pilot Work for Recognition and Assistance in Bankruptcy Proceedings of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (2021)
Opinions on Carrying out the Pilot Work for Recognition and Assistance in Bankruptcy Proceedings of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region were promulgated on 11 May 2021, and entered into force on the same date.
In August 2021, Guangdong High Court released the “White Paper on Administrative Litigation in 2020”, revealing a decline in the number of administrative lawsuits and an increase in the number of cases subject to non-litigation review.
Opinions of the Supreme People's Court on Promoting the Reform of Separating Complicated Administrative Proceedings from Simple Ones (2021)
Opinions on Promoting the Reform of Separating Complicated Administrative Proceedings from Simple Ones were promulgated on 14 May 2021, and entered into force on 1 June 2021.
In 2021, China's Supreme Court's newly issued judicial interpretation on places stricter restrictions on facial recognition technology so as to protect the individuals' facial information.
In 2021, Beijing IP Court confirmed in the final judgment that Jiangling Motors Co. Ltd. engaged in unfair competition by producing and selling Lufeng X7 which was similar to Land Rover’s Range Rover Evoque.
In August 2021, a Chinese court in Shandong ruled to recognize and enforce the arbitral award made by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), with a value of over US$100 million.