Monthly Archives: February 2017

Legal Update on The Specific Internet Advertisement Regulation in China. Part 2

On September 1, 2016, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”) released the Interim Measures for Internet Advertising Supervision and Management (“IAD Measures”) to, among other, eliminate the previously unclear grey issue about whether various internet services, such as bidding searching listing, can be considered advertisement and thus unfortunately subject to the robust and restrictive advertisement regulatory scheme of China.