By Wu Qing King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory group

King & Wood Mallesons (“KWM”) is the exclusive partner firm of Thomson Reuters in PRC for its environmental law section. KWM has been a contributor to the “Environmental law and practice in China: overview” (the “Q&A Guide”) for three consecutive years (2016/17/18). The Q&A Guide is a specialized guide to China’s environmental law. It provides a high level overview of environmental law in China and looks at key practical issues including emissions to air and water, environmental impact assessments, solid and hazardous waste, contaminated land, and environmental issues in transactions. KWM provides updated insights for the Q&A Guide every year based on the latest environmental law and regulatory trends. The most recent edition of Q&A Guide 2017/2018 will be forwarded on “KWM Institute”(KWM_China), KWM’s official WeChat account, periodically as special session, providing companies with a complete guide to the legal system and practice of environmental law in China.  Continue Reading Q&A | Contaminated land

By Yuan Min King & Wood Mallesons’ Finance & Securities group

On 11th April 2018, the Governor of the People’s Bank of China (“PBoC”), Yi Gang, introduced specific measures to further open up China’s financial market at the Boao Forum for Asia (“BFA”).  The measures and who they impact include: Continue Reading China to further open its insurance market to foreign investors

作者:尹居全 张元浩 金杜律师事务所商务合规部

为劳动者缴纳社会保险费是《社会保险法》、《劳动合同法》明文规定的用人单位应当承担的法定义务。根据《劳动合同法》第三十八条、第四十六条的规定,用人单位未履行该法定义务导致的后果之一是劳动者以此为由离职的可要求用人单位支付经济补偿金。用人单位多会依法为劳动者建立社保账户,但实务中未依法足额缴纳社保的情形屡见不鲜。对于未足额缴纳社保是否属于前述规定中用人单位应当支付经济补偿金的情形,法律并未明文规定,殊不知,实务中各地对此规定不一,用人单位仍可能面临被员工要求支付经济补偿金的风险。 Continue Reading 未足额缴纳社保导致员工离职须支付经济补偿金?

作者:杨明 方敏 金杜律师事务所 公司业务部

引言

军民融合发展关乎国家安全与经济发展,既是兴国之举,又是强军之策。2015年3月12日,国家主席、中央军委主席习近平在中国十二届全国人大三次会议解放军代表团全体会议上,第一次明确提出“把军民融合发展上升为国家战略”。2017年6月20日,中央军民融合发展委员会主任习近平在中央军民融合发展委员会第一次全体会议上提出,“要加快形成全要素、多领域、高效益的军民融合深度发展格局,逐步构建军民一体化的国家战略体系和能力”。可见中共中央对军民融合发展的高度重视。 Continue Reading 浅析我国军民融合发展法律制度(一)

作者:王宁 郭雨清 金杜律师事务所金融资本部

在经历了短暂的低谷后,中国大陆市场的公务机整体交易量有了显著的提升,随之而来地,中国大陆的公务机法律服务市场再次进入到一个繁盛兴旺的阶段。金杜航空融资团队参与了大量不同类型的公务机买卖和融资交易,积累了丰富的项目经验;在典型的公务机买卖交易中,我们最为核心的法律服务工作就是协助客户确定公务机交易结构、定稿买卖协议以及协助客户确定公务机的注册地,在本文中我们将就这几方面的内容结合我们的项目经验进行初步的探讨。 Continue Reading 简议公务机购机谈判要点以及飞机注册地选择

作者:聂卫东 张涵钰 金杜律师事务所公司业务部

1. 高管期权 海外上市前,创始人常常为财富管理和财富传承目的设置家族信托,将拟上市公司的股份放入信托结构中,由信托公司持有,其家庭成员为受益人。最近几年,开始出现高管将其持有的拟上市公司的期权作为信托财产设置信托结构的案例。

2. 员工期权的纳税成本 高管将期权行权后获得收益,无论在境内还是境外,本质上是因为在中国境内提供劳务取得的收入,应按照工资薪金所得纳税,适用超额累进税率,最高达45%。  Continue Reading 金杜遇见独角兽丨高管期权装入海外信托,了解一下?

作者:桂红霞 陶韬 金杜律师事务所知识产权部

上个月的文章中,我们从游戏本身出发,初步探讨了玩家互动画面的可版权性问题。我们认为若玩家互动画面存在独创性,应当给予著作权保护。我们并且认为对于玩家就独创性作出贡献的玩家互动画面,给予玩家著作权保护也存在讨论空间。在假定给予玩家贡献以著作权保护的基础上,本文将以此类玩家互动画面为对象,尝试探讨认定游戏开发商和玩家之间的权利归属和利益分享的可行思路。

 

 

Continue Reading 续说玩家互动画面能否受到著作权保护

作者:容润笙 刘婷 金杜律师事务所

随着“粤港澳大湾区”写进政府工作报告,港珠澳大桥主体工程的贯通,粤港澳大湾区的建设正如火如荼进入发展的快车道。 众所周知,“一国两制”是粤港澳大湾区最显著的特点,粤港澳三地为同一主权国家下的地方行政区域,却属于不同的法系,适用不同的法律制度。随着粤港澳大湾区的深度融合,三地资金、物流、信息和人才的流动将更为密不可分。粤港澳三地除了在民商事法律适用存在不一致而被关注外,如何在跨法域的湾区内共同打击包括商业贿赂在内的犯罪,维护湾区公平竞争的市场经济体系也同样是湾区内企业所关注的话题。

Continue Reading 金杜大湾区主题月丨白夜追赃——大湾区反商业贿赂刑事举报

By Wu Qing King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory group

King & Wood Mallesons (“KWM”) is the exclusive partner firm of Thomson Reuters in PRC for its environmental law section. KWM has been a contributor to the “Environmental law and practice in China: overview” (the “Q&A Guide”) for three consecutive years (2016/17/18). The Q&A Guide is a specialized guide to China’s environmental law. It provides a high level overview of environmental law in China and looks at key practical issues including emissions to air and water, environmental impact assessments, solid and hazardous waste, contaminated land, and environmental issues in transactions. KWM provides updated insights for the Q&A Guide every year based on the latest Continue Reading Q&A | Asbestos

By Armstrong Chen King & Wood Mallesons’ Dispute Resolution group

This year, the CPC Central Committee, the State Council and the People’s Bank of China (PBC) have continued their efforts to open up the banking sector. The Report of the Nineteenth National Congress provides an explicit requirement to “make new ground in pursuing opening up on all fronts, significantly ease market access, and further open the service sector”. It was stressed at the National Financial Work Conference that further opening up of the financial industry is a significant part of China’s overall opening-up policy. The Notice of the State Council on Several Measures for Promoting Foreign Investment Growth (Guo Fa [2017] No. 39) rolled out 22 measures to reduce access Continue Reading Future of China’s Financial Industry