In October 2023, China’s State Council promulgated the Regulations on Minors’ Internet Protection (未成年人网络保护条例), aiming to clarify what cyber information is suitable for minors, protect their personal information, and curb internet addiction among minors.
In October 2023, China's regulatory bodies unveiled 28 typical cases on financial consumer rights protection, covering various sectors such as banking, securities, and insurance.
China's adoption of the Apostille Convention, effective from 7 Nov. 2023, marks a significant step forward in China’s efforts to facilitate the circulation of international public documents.
In October 2023, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced updated export controls on graphite items, effective December 1, 2023, with restrictions on high-sensitivity categories and the lifting of temporary controls on low-sensitivity graphite items.
In October 2023, China and Myanmar joined forces to tackle telecom fraud, catching 2,317 suspects and reducing cases significantly.
The Fifth Amendment (2023) to the PRC Civil Procedure Law has opened a new chapter on international civil jurisdiction rules in China, covering four types of jurisdictional grounds, parallel proceedings, lis alibi pendens, and forum non conveniens. This post focuses on how conflicts of jurisdiction are resolved through mechanisms such as lis alibi pendens, and forum non conveniens.
Can I sue Chinese companies in Canada and then enforce a Canadian court judgment in China?
In October 2023, China introduced the 'Global AI Governance Initiative' at the World Internet Conference, outlining key principles for the development, security, and governance of artificial intelligence on a global scale.
In October 2023, China released the “Action Plan for the High-Quality Development of Computing Power Infrastructure”, a comprehensive plan for the high-quality development of computing power infrastructure, targeting over 300 EFLOPS computing scale and 1,800 EB storage volume by 2025.