I am traveling at the moment, so my time to review articles published on Wechat is limited. But below are some links of interest.
Oldies but goodies
Several prominent media sources, the South China Morning Post among them, are running articles on China’s clean-up of the financial sector, this one pointing to the government’s focus on privately owned insurance companies.
But those reading Wechat would have known that several years ago, China’s legal analysts had been writing articles such as “China’s private entrepreneurs are all on their way to jail or China’s businesspeople are either in jail or on their way to jail.
Detention Center Law draft
The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has recently issued its draft Detention Center Law for public comments (link to Chinalawtranslate.com’s translation. The draft has caused a great deal of comment within China and those concerned about the treatment of fellow human beings in criminal detention in China should read these articles:
Three SPC judges (likely to have been on the drafting team) unpack the asset recovery regulations (discussed in this January blogpost). It shows they looked to foreign legislation when doing so;
Family law issues & property
Leta Hong Fincher’s book Leftover Women discusses the Marriage Law interpretation & home purchases. This Wechat post sets out a chart with various scenarios related to marriage & home purchase--a very handy reference.
10 typical bankruptcy cases from Suqian, Jiangsu Province, including some real estate companies