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Legal Roundup: Ip Man 3 Distributor Punished for Box Office Fraud

Distributor Dayinmu suspended for one month, RMB 32 million subtracted from box office total
By |March 19th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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China’s Restrictions on Capital Outflows Extend to the Movie Business

Chinese industry executives at the UCLA Entertainment Symposium agreed that getting money out of China was difficult and becoming more so.
By |March 14th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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Legal Roundup: Film Ratings, Online Censorship, Box Office Fraud, Wanda and More

As China’s movie industry has grown, so has the impetus for a comprehensive law that will provide a framework for regulation.
By |March 11th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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Could China Shut Down Foreign Web Publishing? Sure. Will it? Nope.

New rules governing the Internet in China go into effect on Thursday, March 10.
By |March 8th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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Legal Roundup: Media Crackdown Convergence

New content rules that specify in great detail what cannot be shown on TV.
By |March 5th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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More on What You Need to Know About the New Rules for Online Publishing

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.
By |March 3rd, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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What You Need to Know About the New Rules for Online Publishing

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.
By |March 2nd, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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Legal Roundup: Wang Jianlin’s European Tour

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.
By |February 28th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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Chinese Trademark Registration Certificates Become Unavailable

The latest in a series of relevant posts for anybody doing business in China from our content partners at the China Law Blog.
By |February 23rd, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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Legal Roundup: Expanded Restrictions on Foreign Content Online

Effective March 10, companies with foreign investment (including international joint ventures) are banned from directly publishing any type of content online in China.
By |February 20th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|