Civil

SPC Provisions on hearing Food/Drug disputes 0 (0)

Denial of producer or seller defenses that the plaintiff was aware of the problem at purchase, that the item was given as a sample or gift or that the item previously passed certification.
support for food/drug quality actions on tort, contract theories.
Increased liability for maintainers of physical and online market places/
Joint liability for groups creating false advertisement
Limiting ability of shrink wrap contracts and disclaimers to limit consumer rights.

Administrative/Regulatory

Administrative Litigation Law (Incorporating Draft Revisions) 0 (0)

This draft, released for public comment, reflects the latest changes which might be made to the Administrative Litigation Law, the law by which Chinese citizens may sue the government for improper actions or failures to act. Take a look at what’s new in this exceedingly important document. 【The period for public comment ended January 31, 2014]