Written by: Sandra Link, Mark Schaub KWM overseas office What is GSCA? GSCA requires German companies to analyze and report compliance with certain human rights and environmental standards along their supply chain. GSCA does not intend to implement German social standards world-wide but aims to ensure compliance within the supply chain with minimum international standards (i.e. no child labor or forced labor or meeting basic environmental protection requirements).…
作者:陈博志 邬素岚 吴嘉骏 香港&澳大利亚办公室 金杜律师事务所 近期的虚拟资产行业制度化浪潮使得一类特殊的监管变得尤为重要——证券交易所上市规则。许多上市公司均有意透过直接持有虚拟资产或透过投资区块链行业接触虚拟资产。 于香港上市的公司(“香港上市公司”)在投资于虚拟资产或冒险从事虚拟资产相关业务活动时需要遵守哪些规定?此外,对于主营业务涉及虚拟资产的新上市申请人有哪些上市要求? 在本文中,我们将探讨香港特别行政区对香港上市公司和潜在上市申请人的一些关键要求,重点关注以下关键领域: 活动是否属于“日常业务” 披露规则 投资政策及管治 香港首次公开招股 (新上市)…
Authors: Huang Jianwen, Zhang Yu, Regulatory & Compliance Group, King & Wood Mallesons Medical devices are related to the life and health of the people and the overall situation of the country’s social development. With the rapid development of China’s medical device industry, Regulations on Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices, as the “Basic Law” of the industry’s supervision, has undergone two amendments in 2014 and 2017 since its promulgation in 2000. On October…
The Federal Court of Justice in Germany (the Bundesgerichtshof, or BGH) has ruled against the social network provider that deleted posts and suspended accounts amid allegations of “hate speech”. The ruling was handed down on the 29th of July (Bundesgerichtshof, Urteile vom 29. Juli 2021 – III ZR 179/20 und III ZR 192/20) and at the time of writing this post, the full judgment had not been published. The following summary is based upon the…
The dust has settled since the government released its draft Online Safety Bill. Now is therefore a good time to evaluate its aims, methods, and potential impacts, which we will do so in this two-part post. The first post will have a look at the overall architecture of the bill, discussing what it is trying to do and how it is trying to do it. The second post will survey responses to the bill…

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