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    Shenzhen Arbitration Court rules bitcoin should be protected as property

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    The Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration ruled this week that bitcoin should be legally protected as a property with economic value, even though China’s central bank has banned cryptocurrency trading. Statement of Facts In a case analysis published via WeChat, the court explained its ruling in a recent case involving a business contract relating to...
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    China recognizes blockchain evidence, even while expanding cryptocurrency ban

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    Even as China expands its widespread ban on cryptocurrencies, the country is embracing the blockchain technology that powers cryptocurrencies, with the Supreme People’s Court this week recognizing the use of blockchain evidence in legal disputes. Blockchain technology Blockchain technology was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 to serve as the public transaction ledger of the...
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    China’s first Internet Court handles over 11,000 cases; expands to Beijing and Guangzhou

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    China’s first Internet Court has handled more than 11,000 cases since its inception a year ago, and the country now plans to set up additional Internet Courts in Beijing and Guangzhou. Internet Court China’s first Internet Court is located in the e-commerce hub of Hangzhou (capital of Zhejiang Province and home to e-commerce giant Alibaba...
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    Draft E-commerce Law gets third reading; heading for fourth

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    China’s draft E-commerce Law (电子商务法草案) was submitted to the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee for a third reading this week. E-commerce Law China boasts the world’s largest e-commerce market, with online retail sales growing 32.2% year on year in 2017 to reach RMB 7.18 trillion yuan (USD $1.12 trillion). Yet despite the explosive growth...
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    Internet the focus of revised Law Against Unfair Competition

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    As reported by The Supreme People’s Court, legal professionals have welcomed revisions to China’s Law Against Unfair Competition that aim to tackle the growing number of lawsuits related to the Internet and smartphone apps. Law Against Unfair Competition The Law Against Unfair Competition of The People’s Republic of China first came into effect in 1993,...

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