Enforcement of Chinese Insider Trading Law: An Empirical and Comparative Perspective

Pages 517–575, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcl/avaa018

This Article conducts the first comprehensive and systematic empirical analysis of all relevant insider trading cases in China from the birth of Chinese securities markets in the early 1990s until mid-2017, shedding light on the way in which China’s insider trading law has been enforced by the regulator and criminal courts in practice.

Mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility? Legislative Innovation and Judicial Application in China

Pages 576–615, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcl/avaa025

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is often understood as voluntary corporate behavior beyond legal compliance. The recent emergence of CSR legislation is challenging this typical understanding. A number of countries including China, Indonesia, and India have expressly stated in legislation that companies shall undertake CSR. However, the CSR law is controversial.

Metaphors, Judicial Frames, and Fundamental Rights in Cyberspace

Pages 616–646, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcl/avaa028

How do legal imagination, metaphors, and the “judicial frame” impact the degree of protection for free expression when the relevant (technological) playground is the world of bits? This Article analyzes the so-called judicial frame, focusing on legal disputes relating to freedom of expression on the Internet.

You Name It: On the Cross-Border Regulation of Names

Pages 647–688, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcl/avaa026

Is your name “yours”? Are you free to choose a name for yourself? Does a name withstand border crossing and even the acquisition of new citizenships? In the common law world, the unequivocal answer is yes. However, in civil law, this answer is not so clear. While the global tendency over the last few decades has been towards relaxing the norms governing names, old traditions die hard, and in some cases now re-emerge in other parts of the world.