Newly Revised Investment Catalogue: JV can Operate Online Music in China without VIE now

The Guiding Catalogue of Foreign Investment in China (the Catalogue) revised in the last year has come into effect on 30th January, 2012. The new Catalogue contains some modified regulation on foreign investment in China, and today Bridge IP Law Commentary would like to introduce you the change in respect of internet business in the Catalogue. (the image above is the logo of, invested by Mr. Rupert Murdoch through VIE, which is claimed temporary shut down for technology reasons)

I. Permission of foreign investment in online music industry