legal disputes

Jingyao Settles #MeToo Case Against Liu Qiangdong

Just two days before the civil trial of one of China’s biggest #MeToo cases was scheduled to begin, the two sides announced on Saturday that the case had been settled for an undisclosed sum. Liu Jingyao, the plaintiff, had...

Zhou Xiaoxuan Loses Appeal in Landmark #MeToo Case

A Beijing court has rejected an appeal in a landmark #MeToo case, upholding a 2021 judgment that found Zhou Xiaoxuan, better known as Xianzi, had insufficient evidence to prove that Zhu Jun, a powerful CCTV host, sexually...

Further Fallout from Wen Family Wealth Exposé

At The New York Times’ The Lede blog, David Barboza answered readers’ questions about his recent investigation into the wealth of Wen Jiabao’s family, discussing the article’s origins, timing and sources:...

China’s Bright Dairy Shareholder May Sue Danone Over Multiple Holdings – Forbes

Danone, the French food company which is tussling with China’s largest drinks maker Wahaha over a brand dispute, may meet more setbacks as Bright Dairy & Food, another well-known dairy and drinks company in China, announced it may sue Danone. The Forbes magazine website reports. From Forbes: A shareholder in China’s Bright Dairy & Food […]

Wahaha in Danone Arbitration Move – BBC News

From BBC News: Wahaha , China’s largest drinks maker, is to go to arbitration in a trademark dispute with its French food partner, Danone , over who owns the Wahaha brand. Wahaha is one of China’s best-known brands of bottled water and drinks. Hangzhou Wahaha Group agreed in 1996 to transfer the Wahaha brand to […]

Danone’s China Strategy Is Set Back – James. T. Areddy and Deboah Ball

The Wall Street Journal and The New York times have covered the legal dispute between Wahaha and Danone , and China Law Blog has analyzed this news. From The Wall Street Journal: More than most companies, France’s Groupe Danone SA has trusted homegrown entrepreneurs to spread its food and beverages around the world. But that […]



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