Distributor Dayinmu suspended for one month, RMB 32 million subtracted from box office total
Chinese industry executives at the UCLA Entertainment Symposium agreed that getting money out of China was difficult and becoming more so.
New rules governing the Internet in China go into effect on Thursday, March 10.
New content rules that specify in great detail what cannot be shown on TV.
Clearly the Chinese government enacted these new rules to better control foreign companies. At this point, all that remains to be seen is how far that control will reach.
Since foreign companies are already banned from any kind of publication in China, the only role of the new rules is to prohibit schemes that evade the existing restrictions.
Wanda sets sites on France and U.K., Han Capital raises $300M for film, TV; China tightens Web controls, censors shows, raises hurdles to participation.
The latest in a series of relevant posts for anybody doing business in China from our content partners at the China Law Blog.
Effective March 10, companies with foreign investment (including international joint ventures) are banned from directly publishing any type of content online in China.