Plumbing The Murky Depths Of Chinese State Secrecy Law

Law360, New York (February 22, 2013, 12:04 PM EST) -- Recent cases have renewed concerns among practitioners of international arbitration and litigation about the breadth of Chinese state secrecy laws and the effect these laws may have on disputes involving Chinese companies.

SEC Moves Against Accounting Firms

In the first week of December 2012, proceedings were issued against the Chinese subsidiaries of five large accounting firms — Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers and BDO China Dahua — charged with breaking U.S. securities laws by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for refusing to...
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