John Xu, partner in our Shanghai office, was featured on Bloomberg TV’s Bloomberg Markets Asia on China’s recently announced pilot to allow some companies listed overseas to issue Chinese Depositary Receipts. The plan will encourage China’s technology firms to list in its domestic market.
Our short animation will help you understand: which EU institutions are involved in the EU ordinary legislative procedure; how each institution influences the drafting of EU law; and the procedural steps that turn a draft text into binding EU law.
While the pace of outbound investment from China has declined in 2017, Chinese outbound investment will continue to be a significant global force over the long term. We estimate that Chinese outbound investment flows may come to $1.5 to $2.5 trillion over the next 10 years.
“As any hapless law student attempting to grapple with the concept of illegality knows, it is almost impossible to ascertain or articulate principled rules from the authorities relating to the recovery of money or other assets paid or transferred under illegal contracts.” Lady Justice Gloster in Patel v Mirza  EWCA Civ 1047.
As part of its strategy for a Capital Markets Union and the Digital Single Market, the European Commission has published its Fintech Action Plan which includes a proposed regulation for crowdfunding services.