The growth story of China’s legal and financial industries is both a product and a testimony of this country’s continuous economic transformation: nascent but fast-growing, vastly different from a decade ago and still rapidly changing. The game has started, and faced with various issues, both international and domestic firms are constantly responding, rethinking, reshaping, readjusting… To survive and thrive, they need to master the fine art of balance between growth and profitability, expansion and quality control, opportunities and risks.

Law

In spite of its relatively short history, the Chinese legal market is particularly dynamic and fast developing.

China: Game Changing [Focus 2015]

The New Normal It is no longer secret that the world’s second-largest economy has been flagging over the past few years, leaving behind decades of noteworthy double-digit growth: in 2014 China grew at its slowest pace since 1990 with a rate of 7.4%;...

19-05-2016

The growth story of china’s legal market is both a product and a testimony of this country’s economic transformation: Chinese firms have been growing at an extraordinarily rapid pace in sophistication and scale, while most international firms are still trying to grasp the moon in the water. The deck is being reshuffled, and in order to survive and thrive in this game, everybody needs to be constantly responding, rethinking, reshaping and readjusting.

China: Reshuffling the deck

The growth story of china’s legal market is both a product and a testimony of this country’s economic transformation: Chinese firms have been growing at an extraordinarily rapid pace in sophistication and scale, while most international firms are sti...

28-09-2016

Janet Hui, a partner from the leading Chinese law firm Junhe, specializing primarily in cross-border antitrust and M&A, analyses the impact of the Brexit on Chinese companies and gives her view from the perspective of an outside observer.

Janet Hui (Junhe): “A lot of Chinese companies are putting on hold any possible investment after the Brexit”

Janet Hui, a partner from the leading Chinese law firm Junhe, specializing primarily in cross-border antitrust and M&A, analyses the impact of the Brexit on Chinese companies and gives her view from the perspective of an outside observer.

28-06-2016

Under the tenure of Lipu Tian as director of China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) from 2005 to 2013, the whirlwind of China’s patent filings has attracted attention from the entire world. Leaders League recently interviewed the man who witnessed and supported this rise of “Chinese innovation”.

Lipu Tian (SIPO): “The increase of Chinese invention patents doubled the GDP growth in 2014” (Part I)

Under the tenure of Lipu Tian as director of China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) from 2005 to 2013, the whirlwind of China’s patent filings has attracted attention from the entire world. Leaders League recently interviewed the man who w...

08-06-2015

We recently interviewed Lipu Tian, ex-director of China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO). In the second part of the interview, he shares with us some behind-the-scene stories of the history of China’s patent system, as well as his perspective on the future of China’s IP development.

Lipu Tian (SIPO): “SIPO is a microcosm of China’s economic development” (Part II)

We recently interviewed Lipu Tian, ex-director of China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO). In the second part of the interview, he shares with us some behind-the-scene stories of the history of China’s patent system, as well as...

09-06-2015