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China Progresses with Increased Environmental Accountability for Industry and Government Authorities

By Paul Davies and Andrew Westgate This month, China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP), the country’s most senior prosecution and investigation authority, issued a statement analysing the initial six months of its pilot programme launched in July 2015, which seeks to increase environmental accountability for industry and government authorities. Aimed at expediting public interest claims, the … Continue Reading

What Multinationals Need to Know About China’s Amended Environmental Protection Law

By Paul Davies and Andrew Westgate Despite a more challenging business environment, China remains a key market for multinationals. China’s economic growth rate might have slowed, but its GDP is still rising at a faster rate than most other countries. As China enters the next phase of its economic growth, the government continues to implement reforms … Continue Reading