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Meituan to Close its Mutual Aid Platform On January 15th, China’s leading on-demand food delivery platform Meituan announced that it would close its mutual aid platform at the end of this month. Meituan launched this program in June 2019, providing a basic health plan covering… Read More

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The Peoples Bank of China Issues the “Administrative Measures for Credit Investigation (Draft for Comment)” On January 11th, the People’s Bank of China (PBC) issued the “Administrative Measures for Credit Investigation (Draft for Comment)” (hereinafter referred to as “Measures”). The seven-chapters of the document covered… Read More

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Shanghai Reveals 2nd Batch of Projects for its Fintech Sandbox On December 31st 2020, the Shanghai Fintech Innovation Supervision Pilot Working Group revealed the second batch of projects for its fintech sandbox. The 5 innovative projects focused on cutting-edge technologies such as big data, multi-party… Read More

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WeBank Reduces Upper Limit of Microloan to ¥200,000 WeBank, the Tencent-backed digital bank, announced that it would reduce the upper limit of its microloan product (Weilidai) from ¥300,000 to ¥200,000 from December 26th. According to WeBank, the reduction was a response to the “Commercial Bank… Read More

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China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission Issues Regulations Towards Internet Insurance On December 14th, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) issued the “Internet Insurance Business Regulatory Measures.” Key contents of the Measures include: clarifying the nature of Internet insurance business and applicable regulations… Read More

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GaiaWorks Raises ¥500 Million in Series D1 Funding Led by GGV Capital On December 8th, GaiaWorks, a Chinese leading provider of workforce management cloud services, announced that it had closed ¥500 million in Series D1 funding. The investment was led by GGV Capital, with participation… Read More

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Tianjin Bans Illegal Collection of Facial Recognition Information On December 1st, Tianjin Municipality approved a new regulation which will come into effect on January 1st, 2021. According to the regulation, credit information service provider should obtain the consent of the person before collecting his/her personal… Read More

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Suzhou Will Carry Out Digital RMB experiment on Dec. 12 Suzhou will become the second Chinese city after Shenzhen to carry out a digital RMB experiment, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. On December 12th, the crypto yuan for the experiment will… Read More

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Corporate SaaS Platform Gongsibao Secures Series B Financing led by NIO Capital and 5Y Capital On November 18th, corporate SaaS platform Gongsibao announced that it had received more than RMB 100 million in Series B financing led by NIO Capital and 5Y Capital (formerly known… Read More

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China Releases Draft Version of “Online Micro-loan Operations Provisional Administrative Measures” On November 2nd, the People’s Bank of China (PBC) and the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) jointly released the draft version of “Online Micro-loan Operations Provisional Administrative Measures” (hereinafter referred to as… Read More

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CNCERT/CC IssueS the First General Security Technology Industry Standard for Blockchain On October 28th, the “Security Requirements for Blockchain Technology Architecture” led by the National Computer Network Emergency Response Technical Team/Coordination Center of China (known as CNCERT/CC) was officially released and implemented, making it the… Read More

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PBC Digital Currency Research Institute and Rural Credit Bank Fund Clearing Center Sign a Strategic Cooperation Agreement On October 20th, the Digital Currency Research Institute of the People’s Bank of China (hereinafter referred to as the Institute of Digital Currency Research) and the Rural Credit… Read More

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Insurtech Platform Nanyan Information Technology Secures 250-million-yuan Series C Round of Financing On October 14th, Chinese Insurtech platform Nanyan Information Technology (hereinafter referred to as “Nanyan”) announced that it had secured 250 million yuan in a Series C round of financing. The investment was led… Read More

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PBC Releases Implementation Measures of the People’s Bank of China for the Protection of Financial Consumer Rights In order to accelerate the building of a full-fledged mechanism for the protection of financial consumers’ rights and interests and protect the long-term and fundamental rights of financial… Read More

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Cloud Computing PaaS Startup BoCloud Completes Series D Round of financing On September 17th, cloud computing PaaS [platform as a service] and multi-cloud management startup BoCloud announced the completion of its series D round of financing. The investment was provided by Guoxin Venture Capital, Xinhuan… Read More

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CBIRC: Increasing Efforts to Crack Down on New Types of Illegal Commercial Insurance Activities Recently, the Anti-Illegal Financial Activities Bureau of China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) published an article entitled “Analysis of Illegal Commercial Insurance Activities and Regulatory Suggestions” in “Observation of Insurance… Read More

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Cybersecurity Insurance Provider Yuanbao Tech Completes A Round of Financing led by GL Ventures On August 28th, cybersecurity insurance service provider Yuanbao Tech announced that it had completed a ¥ 10-million-level A round of financing. The investment was led by GL Ventures, with participation from… Read More

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Insurtech Platform Shuidi SecureS US $230 Million D-round of Financing On August 20th, at the 2020 Global Partner Conference of Shuidi Insurance Mall, Shen Peng, founder & CEO of Shuidi, announced that the company had completed a series D financing of US$230 million, led by… Read More

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Moka, an Intelligent Recruitment Management System, Completes 100-million-yuan Series B+ Financing Moka, a provider of intelligent recruitment management solutions, has completed a Series B+ round of financing of more than 100 million yuan led by a well-known venture capital fund. Up to now, Moka’s B… Read More

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Agricultural Bank of China Establishes Financial Technology Subsidiary On July 28th, the Agricultural Bank of China officially launched the “Agricultural Bank of China Fintech Co., Ltd.”. The new subsidiary is headquartered in Tongzhou District, Beijing with a registered capital of 600-million-yuan. Its main business is… Read More

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