With Jiajia Chen, Charles Comey, Adam Kearney, Xiaohu Ma
On March 12, 2009, the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC (“MOFCOM”) posted on its official website two circulars: the Notice of Ministry of Commerce on Further Enhancement of the Approval Scheme for Foreign Investment [Shang Zi Han No.7 (2009)](“Circular 7”), effective March 5, 2009, and the Notice of Ministry of Commerce on Delegation of the Approval Authority on Establishment of Foreign Invested Holding Companies [Shang Zi Han No.8 (2009)](“Circular 8”), effective March 6, 2009.