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On 28th May, the Third Session of the 13th National People’s Congress adopted the Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China (Civil Code), which is a new chapter of privacy and personal information protection. Recently, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress initiated the public consultation on the Data Security Law (Draft). At this time, the European Chamber is delighted to invite you to our next multiple working group meeting with Mr Jihong CHEN, partner of Zhong Lun Law Firm.

2020年5月28日,第十三届全国人大三次会议通过了《中华人民共和国民法典》(下称“《民法典》”),开启了隐私权及个人信息保护的新篇章。此外,近期全国人大常委会开始征求公众针对《数据安全法(征求意见稿)》的意见反馈。在此,商会诚邀您参加《民法典》个人信息保护条款与《数据安全法(征求意见稿)》实务解读主题会,主讲人为中伦律师事务所合伙人陈际红律师,会议将于八月十四日下午三点到四点半进行。

  • 2020-08-14 | 15:00 - 16:30
  • European Chamber Beijing Office C405
Members only

On 28th May, the Third Session of the 13th National People’s Congress adopted the Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China (Civil Code), which is a new chapter of privacy and personal information protection. Recently, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress initiated the public consultation on the Data Security Law (Draft). At this time, the European Chamber is delighted to invite you to our next multiple working group meeting with Mr Jihong CHEN, partner of Zhong Lun Law Firm.

2020年5月28日,第十三届全国人大三次会议通过了《中华人民共和国民法典》(下称“《民法典》”),开启了隐私权及个人信息保护的新篇章。此外,近期全国人大常委会开始征求公众针对《数据安全法(征求意见稿)》的意见反馈。在此,商会诚邀您参加《民法典》个人信息保护条款与《数据安全法(征求意见稿)》实务解读主题会,主讲人为中伦律师事务所合伙人陈际红律师,会议将于八月十四日下午三点到四点半进行。

  • 2020-08-14 | 15:00 - 16:30
  • European Chamber Shanghai Office Unit 2204
Members only

In a much-anticipated announcement, the National People's Congress released for public consultation on 3rd July the second draft amendments to the Patent Law. Significant changes include the introduction of a Patent Linkage system and a Supplemental Protection Period. These issues have long been discussed but there had been no further information released since the Supplemental Protection Period had been included in the previous draft on 4th January 2019.

The draft amendments to the Patent Law are open for public opinion until 16th August 2020. If you would like to send in comments through the chamber, please kindly submit your comments to sthe@europeanchamber.com.cn by 7th August.

The European Chamber is delighted to invite Ms Katherine Wang, Partner of Ropes & Gray life science group, to provide our members with a brief introduction on the second draft amendments of the Patent Law, with a focus on measures especially related to the pharmaceutical sectors.

  • 2020-07-30 | 11:30 - 13:00
  • Zoom online meeting
Members only

In a much-anticipated announcement, the National People's Congress released for public consultation on 3rd July the second draft amendments to the Patent Law. Significant changes include the introduction of a Patent Linkage system and a Supplemental Protection Period. These issues have long been discussed but there had been no further information released since the Supplemental Protection Period had been included in the previous draft on 4th January 2019.

The draft amendments to the Patent Law are open for public opinion until 16th August 2020. If you would like to send in comments through the chamber, please kindly submit your comments to sthe@europeanchamber.com.cn by 7th August.

The European Chamber is delighted to invite Ms Katherine Wang, Partner of Ropes & Gray life science group, to provide our members with a brief introduction on the second draft amendments of the Patent Law, with a focus on measures especially related to the pharmaceutical sectors.

  • 2020-07-30 | 11:30 - 13:00
  • Zoom online meeting
Members only

On 1st June the long-expected Civil Code is published at the third session of the 13th National People's Congress. The new code is an amalgamation of existing civil laws and sprawls across seven chapters and 1,260 articles. It is the first time the People’s Republic of China has codified its legal system.

The Civil Code will take effect on 1 January 2021, and when it takes effect, it will abolish, among other laws, the General Provisions of the PRC Civil Law, the PRC Marriage Law, the PRC Guarantee Law, the PRC Contract Law, the PRC Property Law and the PRC Tort Liability Law.

The European Chamber is delighted to announce its series of upcoming working group meetings and events on the Civil Code. Starting off, we are pleased to invite Mr Feng Jing who will introduce our member changes regarding the Contract Law which may dramatically impact a company’s daily operation.

  • 2020-07-21 | 15:00 - 16:30
  • European Chamber Shanghai Office
Members only

On 1st June the long-expected Civil Code is published at the third session of the 13th National People's Congress. The new code is an amalgamation of existing civil laws and sprawls across seven chapters and 1,260 articles. It is the first time the People’s Republic of China has codified its legal system.

The Civil Code will take effect on 1 January 2021, and when it takes effect, it will abolish, among other laws, the General Provisions of the PRC Civil Law, the PRC Marriage Law, the PRC Guarantee Law, the PRC Contract Law, the PRC Property Law and the PRC Tort Liability Law.

The European Chamber is delighted to announce its series of upcoming working group meetings and events on the Civil Code. Starting off, we are pleased to invite Mr Feng Jing who will introduce our member changes regarding the Contract Law which may dramatically impact a company’s daily operation.

  • 2020-07-21 | 15:00 - 16:30
  • European Chamber Beijing Office
Members only
17
Jul
Beijing > Working Group Meeting

[Chinese Language Session Only] Export Control Law (Second Draft)

On 3rd July, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPCSC) initiated the public consultation on the Export Control Law (Second Draft), which represents the beginning of a new regulatory regime in China. What is the difference between the first draft and the second one? What does it mean to European business in China? How could we navigate the current legislative and administrative framework?

The Legal and Competition Working Group is delighted to invite you to our next working group meeting with Mr REN Qing, Partner of Global Law Office.

  • 2020-07-17 | 10:00 - 11:30
  • European Chamber Beijing Office C405 & Zoom Online
Members only
17
Jul
Shanghai > Working Group Meeting

[Chinese Language Session Only] Export Control Law (Second Draft)

On 3rd July, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPCSC) initiated the public consultation on the Export Control Law (Second Draft), which represents the beginning of a new regulatory regime in China. What is the difference between the first draft and the second one? What does it mean to European business in China? How could we navigate the current legislative and administrative framework?

The Legal and Competition Working Group is delighted to invite you to our next working group meeting with Mr REN Qing, Partner of Global Law Office.

  • 2020-07-17 | 10:00 - 11:30
  • Online (ZOOM) & Onsite (Shanghai Chamber Office)
Members only
10
Jul
National > Working Group Meeting

FULLY BOOKED: Feedback Session on the Draft Quality Law

The European Chamber has received a first draft of the Product Quality Law. Although this draft is not publicly available for comments, the European Chamber would like to invite you to a closed-door session where the Chamber will share this first draft and members will have the opportunity to provide initial comments on it.

  • 2020-07-10 | 09:30 - 11:30
  • Zoom
Members only
3
Jul
Shanghai > Working Group Meeting

Joint working group meeting: e-signature and its enforcement

E-signature has become an important formality vehicle for entering into commercial contracts worldwide. What are e-signature’s implication and enforceability in Chinese commercial and judicial world? The European Chamber is delighted to invite you to our next working group meeting where Mr. HE Fang, partner of King & Wood Mallesons will present on the e-signature and Chinese e-signature law by sharing some real-life court cases.

  • 2020-07-03 | 10:00 - 11:30
  • Online (ZOOM) & Onsite (Shanghai Chamber Office)
Members only