China’s Media & Entertainment Law is the third in our series of seminal legal publications about the ever-evolving Chinese media sector. This 3rd Chinese and English bilingual printed edition continues our comprehensive coverage of the sector and features in-depth analysis of the current legal environment in China. Written by our expert team of media lawyers, and endorsed by industry executives and Chinese government officials, this book is a vital resource for any firm or individual with a professional or academic interest in the media and entertainment industry in China.Learn More
On 8 March 2013, the Chinese government announced that the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) and the General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP), two of the most important regulators of China’s media and entertainment sector, will be merged to become the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television. Further details, including the structure of the resulting ministry, have yet to be determined. The merger is expected to take several months to implement.
We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.
For the first time, China’s Media and Entertainment Law will be released as a series of practical e-book guides on the regulatory framework for a range of sectors for the media and entertainment industry. Each topic-specific guide contains a commentary on the current state of the law and recent industry developments, along with the key regulations in English, as translated by TransAsia. Each guide will also contain an access code to download the official Chinese versions of the regulations, and other useful information, from this website. The guides are a must-read for industry professionals, lawyers, academics and government agencies alike, and are available for purchase on Amazon and iBooks.Learn More
For the first time, we are offering individual key media and entertainment sector regulations for purchase. Each regulation has been translated by TransAsia’s accomplished translation team, which is often sought out by PRC government agencies to produce the official English versions of new regulations. Each PDF contains the English translation, along with the official Chinese text, of the regulation.Learn More
A leading PRC law firm, TransAsia Lawyers has advised on investments relating to China since the early 1990s.Our professionals are admitted to practice in China and various international jurisdictions. We enjoy a reputation for quality, efficient and practical legal advice.
Among other accolades, TransAsia was named “Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) Law Firm of the Year” for China by Chambers & Partners in both 2012 and 2013. In addition, the Youku-Tudou merger, on which we served as Youku’s PRC counsel, was named 2012 “M&A Deal of the Year” by China Law & Practice.Read More
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