China looks set to enter a new phase of enforcement in relation to the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML), with two of its main antitrust enforcement agencies recently promulgating key implementing rules that contain guidance on, and outline an enforcement framework for, the AML’s key behavioral prohibitions.

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Kaizen is the Japanese word for “improvement” or “change for the better.” It refers to a philosophy or practices that focus upon continuous improvement of work processes. Kaizen is something anyone can easily adopt to be more effective at work – you don’t have to work in engineering or manufacturing. To help you get started today, I have compiled a list of four things you can do to become more effective by doing things “the Toyota way.”

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The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) was a financial wake-up call for businesses. In countries like Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the USA and the like, where debtors rarely settle their debts within the standard 30 days from invoice terms, cash flow pressures can be especially acute.  The GFC saw many business owners left financially exposed…

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China’s exporters may see fewer orders for low-end products in the months ahead. More than half of respondents to a Global Sources’ survey of buyers of China products say they will be increasing their sourcing from other countries. This comes in response to rising export prices from China, driven by escalating costs and expected strengthening of the yuan.

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As China is expanding its position as a major global player, it is more than ever committed to enhance its business environment. This has led to tougher regulations, with many changes and new rules for foreign companies to follow. Non-compliance now carries serious consequences. This seminar focuses on identifying, managing and avoiding internal and external…

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This article is an introduction to the basic legal concepts that are necessary to gain an understanding of legal liability and, more specifically, product liability from the perspective of a business owner who has goods manufactured in a foreign country and imports those goods into the United States.  A consumer who is injured while using…

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