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From Enron to Hong Kong: A Litigator Learns to Tackle Global Corruption: What U.S. companies need to know as Asia’s biggest superpower expands its anticorruption rules

Introduction: Tim Blakely relocated to Morrison & Foerster’s Hong Kong office in 2011 in the midst of a successful career as a U.S. litigator focused on securities class actions and other complex litigation and regulatory matters. Below, he provides his unique perspective on global...

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Will China Tighten Its Grip on the Market Following the Stock Market Crash? PRC sending mixed messages with bailout measures

In recent years, China has implemented a range of initiatives to promote cross-border investment and open up its capital markets. In November 2013, the government set out a blueprint for China’s future reforms, which outlined its plans to let market forces play a “decisive” role...

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Be Attuned to the Cultural Differences in Asia: Understanding the nuances of local business practices is critical

MCC: What are the top things corporate counsel should be worrying about regarding doing business in China? Yu: Number one on my list is the cost of doing business. It’s increasing dramatically. It’s not just the labor costs or the materials costs, but the regulatory and compliance...

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