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New Supreme People’s Court Opinion Simplifies the Service of Process in China
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • November 11 2016

On 12 September 2016, the Supreme People’s Court of China (“SPC”) issued the Several Opinions on Further Promoting the Separation of Complicated Cases


Dispute Resolution Around the World - China
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • October 4 2016

The legal system of the People's Republic of China is based on the civil law system, with similarities to the German and French systems. It is mainly


Failure to Specify Arbitral Seat in the Arbitration Clause May Result in Unenforceable Award
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China, Hong Kong
  • August 26 2016

In a recent PRC case (the “Taizhou Court Case”), the Taizhou Intermediate People’s Court (“Court”) refused enforcement of an ICC award on grounds of


Doing Business With China: Is Your Arbitration Clause Worth The Paper on Which It Is Written?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China, Hong Kong, Israel
  • June 27 2016

Since diplomatic relations with China began in 1992, Israeli-Sino trade volume has risen steadily, from US$50 million in 1992 to US$9.9 billion in


First Reported Case of a PRC Court Enforcing a Foreign Award between PRC Domestic Parties
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • March 22 2016

The recent case of Siemens International Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd vs. Shanghai Golden Landmark Co., Ltd (2013) Hu Yi Zhong Min Ren (Wai Zhong) Zi


Court briefs - Spring 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • June 10 2015

The Supreme People’s Court’s Interpretation on the revised Civil Procedure Law came into force on 4 February 2015. The Interpretation provides, among


China's new state secrets regulations clarify responsibilities and boost transparency
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • March 14 2014

China’s Implementing Regulations of the Protection of State Secrets Law ( 保守国家秘密法实施条例)( the “Regulations”) came into force earlier this month. The


CIETAC update: the Supreme People’s Court weighs in to resolve conflicting enforcement of awards
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • November 8 2013

Our previous alerts discussed the continuing rift between the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission ("CIETAC") and its prior


CIETAC terminates authority of Shanghai and Shenzhen Sub-Commissions
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • January 25 2013

On 31 December 2012, the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission ("CIETAC") issued an announcement ("Announcement") terminating


Costs order enforced by direct debit of Alipay account Jiangsu Nanjing People’s Intermediate Court
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • September 11 2012

A court has enforced outstanding court costs by directly debiting a defendant’s “Alipay” account