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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


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


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


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


Shareholder exercises company’s litigation rights to protect company’s interests
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • October 14 2011

The plaintiff was chairman of the board of directors of a company


Court upholds contract which had not been approved by local authority Supreme People’s Court
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • October 14 2011

Guangzhou Xian Yuan Property Development Company (“Plaintiff”) and Guang Dong Zhong Xin Investment Company (“Defendant”) entered into an agreement for the Plaintiff to sell shares in Guangzhou Yuanxin Housing Property Ltd to the Defendant


Court willing to uphold authenticity of electronic document where it can be substantiated by collateral evidence Chongqing No.5 Intermediate Court
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • October 14 2011

Liu Xihai (“Liu”) sold goods to Chongqing Xin Feng Packaging Co., Ltd


Several opinions on regulating the relationship between higher and lower courts in trials supreme people’s court
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • October 14 2011

On 28 December 2010, the Supreme People’s Court released its “Several Opinions on Regulating the Relationship between Higher and Lower Courts in Trials” (“Opinions”


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