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Doing Business in China: What the NBA Can Learn from Big Tech

A scandal involving an executive for an America’s professional basketball team has shown the American public the difficulties of working in the Chinese market. But this experience is hardly new. The technology sector has long struggled to navigate the public relations problems of expansion into China. The National Basketball Association can learn from the adjustments made by tech firms to do business responsibly in China. 

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DOJ Charges American Citizen with Acting as an Illegal Agent of China

The Department of Justice unsealed a criminal complaint against Xuehua "Edward" Peng for acting as an illegal foreign agent. The complaint alleges that Peng handed over U.S. national security information to officials from China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS). Extensive details of the FBI's counterintelligence investigation against Peng are also included in the complaint, which can be read here.

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Hong Kong’s Proposed Extradition Law and International Human Rights: Legalized Kidnapping?

The controversial proposal would create a legal mechanism by which individuals could be rendered from Hong Kong back to mainland China. Many fear that it would be used by Beijing to grab individuals that China couldn’t otherwise get its hands on.

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