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Zhang Yi Elected as Chairman of KWM China 5th Management Committee

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The US Center for Strategic and International Studies estimates that the theft of data and other IP results in a global cost between $450-600 billion each year.

08 February 2017

China’s central bank – the People’s Bank of China - is one step closer to becoming one of the first major central banks to issue its own digital currency.

06 February 2017

This case was selected as a paradigm of “strengthening judicial protection of IPRs”.

20 January 2017

The State Administration for Industry and Commerce of SAIC published its administrative penalty decision to fine Tetra Pak’s for abuse of dominant market position. we will review the case and the...

23 November 2016

In some jurisdictions (notably across the EU), potential fines for data protection compliance infringement now rival anti-trust enforcement penalties.

22 November 2016

A Chinese State Owned Enterprise was involved in a dispute in Africa. KWM advised on dispute resolution strategies in a Hong Kong seated arbitration.

18 November 2016

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On 17 & 18 Feb 2017, KWM China Partners Conference was successfully held in Beijing.The newly elected 5th Management Committee for KWM China convened its first meeting before the Conference.

27 February 2017

KWM scores a major victory for Ukraine in a US $270 million investment arbitration case relating to oil and gas taxation.

13 February 2017

KWM has advised Yancoal shareholder Yangzhou and its parent Yankuang on the A$3.1b acquisition of Coal & Allied from Rio Tinto.

08 February 2017

KWM continued to lead the Asia Pacific M&A market in 2016, with the firm topping Mergermarket’s, Thomson Reuters’ and Bloomberg’s 2016 league table results.

20 January 2017

KWM is pleased to confirm that it has established a new business to maintain a strategic presence in the UK, Europe & the Middle East.

18 January 2017

Advised by KWM, a Chinese consortium completed its strategic cash investment in Global Switch.

23 December 2016

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An overview of the legal, taxation, FIRB and structuring issues, including practical considerations and risk mitigation strategies.

02 January 2017

China’s significance in today’s global economy calls for businesses to understand the realities of enforcing a judgment against Chinese-held assets.

26 October 2016

The sixth edition of Crossing Borders, our review of developments in international arbitration, focuses on the enforcement of arbitration awards.

07 October 2016

An increased threat of class actions is the ‘new normal’ for Australian businesses as FY16 saw 35 actions launched. We discuss key trends and consider what’s next in Australia and abroad.

26 August 2016

In this publication we provide an overview of the key issues of interest to Chinese entities seeking investment opportunities in Germany.

04 August 2016

International guide covering the anti-bribery and corruption regimes of the following regions: Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, UAE and UK.

26 July 2016