Inside China S Legal System

Author: Chang Wang
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
ISBN: 0857094610
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China’s legal system is vast and complex, and robust scholarship on the subject is difficult to obtain. Inside China’s Legal System provides readers with a comprehensive look at the system including how it works in practice, theoretical and historical underpinnings, and how it might evolve. The first section of the book explains the Communist Party’s utilitarian approach to law: rule by law. The second section discusses Confucian and Legalist views on morality, law and punishment, and the influence such traditional Chinese thinking has on contemporary Chinese law. The third section focuses on the roles of key players (including judges, prosecutors, lawyers, and legal academics) in the Chinese legal system. The fourth section offers Chinese legal case studies in civil, criminal, administrative, and international law. The book concludes with a comparison of China’s fundamental governing and legal principles with those of the United States, in such areas as checks and balances, separation of powers, and due process. Uses extensive legal materials and historical documents generally unavailable to Western based academics Gives insider knowledge, including first-hand experience teaching law, and close involvement with judges, attorneys, and law professors in China Analyses legal issues from historical and cultural perspectives holistically

Internet Law In China

Author: Guosong Shao
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780633378
Size: 37.39 MB
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A comprehensive, structured, and up-to-date introduction to the law governing the dissemination of information in a computer-mediated world in China, Internet Law in China stresses the practical applications of the law that are encountered by all individuals and organizations in Chinese cyberspace, but always in the light of theoretical underpinnings. Among the overarching topics treated in the Chinese context are the following: intellectual property protection in cyberspace; privacy of communication and data privacy; electronic contract forming and electronic signature; personal, domestic and international jurisdiction; and free expression in cyberspace. This book is particularly valuable to legal, business, and communication professionals, academics, and students concerned with the regulation of the Internet and related activities in China. It is the first book to focus solely on Chinese Internet law. The first book to systematically explore the legal doctrines and principles that apply to the Internet and related activities in China Broad coverage: from Internet speech to proprietary interests, privacy issues, electronic contracts, and jurisdiction Original comparative analysis of China’s Internet regulation practice in the global context

China Asean Relations And International Law

Author: Zou Keyuan
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780632339
Size: 35.67 MB
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Our contemporary era has witnessed the remarkable development of China-ASEAN relations. Both sides have pledged to establish and develop a comprehensive cooperation. However, any development of international relations is governed by international legal principles, norms and rules, such as the Charter of the United Nations and general international law. There is no exception for China-ASEAN relations. The book discusses and explains China-ASEAN relations from an international law perspective and covers a wide range of legal topics and legal issues. The first book which attempts to discuss and explain China-ASEAN relations in an international law perspective Covers a wide range of legal topics and issues significantly existing in the development of China-ASEAN relations Unique in the sense that it specifically deals with the relationship between one country and one international/regional organization

China S Venture Capital Market

Author: Lin Zhang
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0857094513
Size: 52.75 MB
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The venture capital market in China has been developing for over twenty years. Over this period, the legal frameworks surrounding China’s venture capital have evolved significantly. China’s Venture Capital Market addresses this important topic and argues for further improvements in legal frameworks for venture capital in China. The book consists of five chapters, each covering an aspect of venture capital in China. The first chapter profiles the venture capital market. The second, third and fourth chapters consider the legal problems and suggest reform measures for fundraising in, operation of and exit from Chinese venture capital. The book concludes by asking how long it will take for reform measures to take place in China. Fills a gap in the market by weighing up the pros and cons of the legal system under which venture capital operates in China Contains primary source material, including interviews with Chinese venture capitalists Gives new case studies of Chinese venture capital

China S Capital Markets

Author: Yong Zhen
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780633602
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Capital markets in China include stock, bond, futures and other derivatives, as well as the private equity market. China’s Capital Markets is the first book to systematically study China’s capital markets, examining its evolution, policies, reforms, current situation and challenges. Following an introduction to China’s capital markets and economic growth, the book moves on to cover further capital markets in China, including: the banking system, mergers and acquisitions, and valuation adjustment mechanisms, before concluding with a discussion of the opening up and internationalization of China’s capital markets. Provides an overall picture of China's capital markets including: policy analysis; case studies; investor strategies and behaviours; and suggestions for success in the markets Offers diverse perspectives, using rich data and analysis This is the first book to systematically study China’s capital markets

Securing The Safety Of Navigation In East Asia

Author: Shicun Wu
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1782421602
Size: 32.30 MB
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Safe navigation of the seas is of global importance. Sea lanes provide vital connections for the growth of the global economy and the wellbeing of people everywhere. The sea lanes are of particular importance for the East Asian region, as most trade is undertaken on the ocean. Booming economies in the region such as China and Vietnam put more pressure on sea lanes, triggering concern for the safety of navigation. Securing the Safety of Navigation in East Asia identifies salient issues for academic debate, and further explores those that have practical implications for the safety of navigation in East Asia. Contemporary maritime security concentrates on safe navigation and inhibiting transnational crimes, including sea piracy and maritime terrorism. Maritime environmental security and search and rescue at sea are also important. Securing the Safety of Navigation in East Asia is structured into four sections: the first part introduces the topic, and looks at the safety of navigation and the search for a cooperative mechanism. The second part considers the international legal framework and its implications for East Asia. The third part presents national perspectives on the safety of navigation, and fi nally part four considers navigational issues in the South China Sea. Places a special focus on East Asia Accommodates national perspectives in East Asia on navigation given by scholars from China, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore Presents a special section on the South China Sea, located in Southeast Asia and connecting the Indian and Pacific oceans; a critical sea route for maritime transport

China Building An Innovative Economy

Author: Celeste Varum
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780632266
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A comprehensive description of China’s innovation system through in-depth analysis of its transformation in the past two decades. The most recent developments are included in order to summarize Chinese experience of reforming its industry and academy sector to meet the challenge of innovation. The discussion is not only centred on the policy and its impact, but goes further to find the logic behind the actions. The book also examines the strengths and weaknesses of China’s innovation system in the global context. The book helps R&D managers, business professionals and academics grasp an understanding of the new changes in China from the perspective of innovation. It also facilitates policy makers and academics to understand the Chinese experience of building a dynamic and innovative economy. Comprehensive coverage of China’s innovation using the national innovation system approach Includes up-to-date information regarding data, policy reforms and policy impact Original comparative discussion of China’s innovation practice in the global context

The Glass Ceiling In Chinese And Indian Boardrooms

Author: Alice de Jonge
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780633432
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This book is about women directors in China and India. The aim of the book is to understand more clearly where women are present on corporate boards, and the reasons for their continued absence from most listed company boards. The Glass Ceiling in Chinese and Indian Boardrooms is written at a time of increasing awareness, particularly in Europe, of the benefits of gender equity at the boardroom table, and of the costs of women’s continued exclusion from corporate decision-making. Norway’s gender equity legislation has now been instrumental in ensuring that women occupy over 40% of all company board seats in that country. France, Italy and Spain are amongst those countries now following the same path towards equity. But Asia in general, and the world’s two largest nations in particular, still lag well behind. In China while women enjoy greater social and economic equality than many of their sisters in other parts of Asia, the male-dominated nature of the Party-state apparatus makes it unlikely that legislative change will be achieved any time soon. In India, while the country’s 2013 Corporations Law now requires all major listed firms to have at least one woman director, the real challenges for women are social and economic, where much work remains to be done. Based on detailed surveys of 1,000 key listed firms in India and China Provides results from empirical questionnaire surveys of key firms Analyses the importance of board diversity in a rapidly changing world, and its significance for economic and environmental stability

The Multi Dimensions Of Industrial Relations In The Asian Knowledge Based Economies

Author: Sununta Siengthai
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780632436
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This collection of work by leading scholars investigates the impact of the globalization process on some selected Asian economies and societies. With particular focus on the role of institutional factors such as labour unions or workers’ associations, case studies are presented on labour-management relations at the workplace that have evolved to cope with globalization. The cases describe labour institutions in the society as a social force that acts as a catalyst for societal democracy and for industrial democracy at the workplace. These cases provide descriptions of the changes in the management’s stance and approaches towards labour unions in the selected countries as well as at the organizational level over the last three decades when much of the industrialization process has occurred in Asia. A case study approach which enhances analytical and problem-solving skills of students A focus on the impact of globalization process in the East and Southeast Asia which is becoming more significant in the new economy Prepared by local Asian research scholars

Solving Disputes For Regional Cooperation And Development In The South China Sea

Author: Shicun Wu
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780633556
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This book discusses the South China Sea dispute from a Chinese perspective with regards to history, law, international politics, the economy, diplomacy and military affairs. Not only does it detail China’s official position on the sovereignty and maritime disputes in the South China Sea, but also provides analyses of the related factors influencing the origin and development of these disputes. It further assesses the complexity, internationalisation and long-term struggle over the South China Sea and China’s efforts in dispute resolution. Solving Disputes for Regional Cooperation and Development aims to help readers better understand a Chinese perspective on the complexity of the South China Sea disputes, including competition over the sovereignty of the islets, islands regime and its impact on maritime delimitation, overlapping maritime claims, and how the adjacent states can cooperate for resource development in the South China Sea. This title is highly pertinent in the context of the growing attention paid to potential international conflicts in the South China Sea, and covers a wide range of topics including history, law, international politics, economy, diplomacy and military affairs. Highly pertinent in the context of the growing attention paid to potential international conflicts in the South China Sea Covers a wide range of topics including history, law, international politics, economy, diplomacy and military affairs One of the very few books written by a Chinese scholar in English in this area