• Hedy He

    A Compendium of South Korean Cosmetic Regulatory Updates

      28 Mar 2019  Regulation  210

    South Korea’s latest updates for cosmetic regulations focus on 5 key areas:  cosmetic business reclassification; natural and organic cosmetics certification system; extension of functional cosmetics review applicants’ scope; submission of the list of cosmetic raw...
  • Anne Peng

    The Post Ecommerce Law Era: How are Daigou Doing?

      11 Mar 2019  Regulation  340

    News about the demise of daigou have been greatly exaggerated. Many daigou  are atill  alive despite risks...
  • Hedy He

    Latest Updates and Problems may Occur on Indonesian Halal Certification

      11 Mar 2019  Regulation  223

    Indonesia is the fourth biggest country in the world with about 260 million people, of whom more than 86% are Islamic, making Indonesia the largest Muslim country in the world. Muslims have strict standards on diet and consumer products. For the same kind of products,...
  • ParkLu

    The Truth About KOLs’ Impact on China E-commerce Sales

      28 Jan 2019  Market  477

    If a brand can understand the unique value of a KOL impression, they can refine predictive metrics that will lead to KOL initiatives which guarantee ROI...
  • Vicky Sun

    Specifications on Imported Non-Special Use Cosmetics Filing Documents Review in Shanghai

      7 Jan 2019  Regulation  605

    On Nov. 9, 2018, China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) officially announced that registration of first imported non-special use cosmetics will be entirely replaced by filing management nationwide from Nov. 10. Due to the novelty of the new system,...
  • Paul O'Brien

    Death to Daigou: Analyzing China's E-Commerce Law

      10 Dec 2018  Regulation  612

    Importantly the E-commerce Law specifies the legal liabilities for each stakeholder. However, a significant distinction should be noted in the emphasis placed on the punitive measures for individual operators and the punishments for e-commerce platforms