On December 26, 2020, China amended its Criminal Law to increase the penalties on “non-state functionaries” for taking or soliciting bribes.… Continue Reading
According to the 2014 Work Report of the top prosecuting auhtority in China, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (“SPP”), a total of 7,826 individual bribe givers were prosecuted, up 37.9% from the previous year.… Continue Reading
Prosecutors will clamp down on corruption and dereliction of duty linked to food safety issues, China’s Supreme People’s Prosecutor (SPP) said at a press conference.
Statistics released by the SPP show that between 2011 and 2013, roughly 10,100 people were prosecuted for producing and selling substandard or poisonous food.… Continue Reading
China’s top judicial authorities released a new interpretation last week on how certain bribery crimes are to be enforced.
On December 26, 2012, China’s highest court, the Supreme People’s Court, and its top prosecutorial body, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, issued the “Interpretation of Several Issues Concerning the Specific Application of the Law in the Handling of Criminal Bribery Cases” (“the Interpretation”).… Continue Reading