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eehills to offer legal services in Shanghai Pilot Free Trade
United Kingdom-based Herbert Smith Freehills
said on Wednesday that it has be 阿拉爱上海女神会所 come the sixth international law firm to be given approval to operate in the Shan
ghai Pilot Free Trade Zone after joining hands with
Shanghai-based Kewei Law Firm. 阿拉爱上海女神会所As part of the joint operations, the two law firms will provide legal advisory services to int
ernational and Chinese companies in sectors like cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate affa
irs, banking and finance, disputes, competit
ion, capital market and financial regulation. 阿拉爱上海 In December 2014, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice released two regulations whic
阿拉爱上海h gave the green light to the joint operations model. Under this, a foreign law fir
m and a Chinese law firm can send their lawyers to each other’s offices as legal consultants. Such a business model is only allowed within the Sh
anghai FTZ at present, and at least one law firm should be geographically operating in the FTZ.
Based on the current regulations in China, the representative offices 阿拉爱上海女神会所
of foreign law firms can only provide information explaining the influence of th
e Chinese legal environment. They are not allowed to provide judicial interpretations in the country.
阿拉爱上海May Tai, managing partner of Herbert Smith Freehills in China, said th
e joint operations model will allow Kewei to undertake legal work for Herbert Smith Fr
eehills within the permitted business boundaries for foreign law firms in China. 阿拉爱上海女神会所
The current joint operation is not the first of its kind for Herbert Sm
ith Freehills. The London-headquartered law firm has also been working with H
iswara Bunjamin and Tandjung in Indonesia in a similar fashion for the last 15 years.
ization reforms and enhance communication with member countries and regions to deal with trade issues. That will stre
ngthen the WTO and jointly maintain free tr
ade and the multilateral trade system, he said.a Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition welcomed its first tourist peak by serv
ing more than 320,000 tourists during the fou
r-day May Day holiday, the organizer said Saturday. Lei Lei, an official with the organizing committee, said the Chinese Pavilion, the Inte
rnational Pavilion, the Life Experience Pavilion, t
he Botany Pavilion and the Gui Some 132 activities, including float parades, world ethnic and folk cultural perform
ances, and culture and art carnivals staged by central and eastern European countrie
s, were held during the holiday. With the theme of “Live Green, Live Better,” the expo opened to the public on M
onday at the foot of the Great Wall in the capital’s Yanqing District and will last until Oct 7.
rui Theater were among the most popular destinations, which h
ave received a total of over 734,000 visitors during the holiday.
Young people shall work hard in learning the Marxist stance, viewpoints and methods,
mastering scientific and cultural knowle
dge and professional skills, and improving their humanistic quality.
Fine morality of young people called for Chinese youth of the new era should be grateful
to the Party, the country, the society and the people. Young people shall nurture and practise core socialist values, and guard against wrong id
eas such as money worship, hedonism, extreme individualism and historical nihilism.
Nurturin g young generation is whole Party’s political responsibility Communist Party of China should shoulder the political responsibility of nurturing
a new generation of capable young people who have a good and all-round moral, intellectual, physical, and aesth
etical grounding in addition to a hardwor
king spirit, and who are well-prepared to join the socialist cause. We should listen to young people’s views on social issues and phenome
na, as well as their opinions and advices on the work of the Party and the government.
Xi reviewed 18 vessels from 13 countries invited to participate in a naval parade on Tuesday afternoon.
The foreign vessels in the waters off eastern Ch
ina’s coastal city of Qingdao saluted Xi, who was on board the destroyer Xining, in their traditional manners as they passed by.
The vessels whistled and officers and soldiers stood in a ceremonial formation, saluting Xi as they passed by.
o you, comrades,” Xi called out to the officers and soldiers. “Hail to you, chairman,” they replied.
Xi alternated the greeting with “Comrades, thanks f
or your hard work,” to which the officers and soldie
rs replied “Serve the peop urn the salute, and Xi waved to the naval officers and soldiers aboard the vessels
i onboard the destroyer Xining gave an order to commence the naval parade on the sea off Qingdao at about 2:30 pm Tuesday.
A total of 32 vessels of the People’s Liberation Army Navy sailed in six groups, and 39 warplanes of the navy flew in ten echelons.