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Chinese Winds Turn in Favour of Cargo Claimants Against Port Operators

China - December 17 2020 Traditionally, under established Chinese shipping practice, if cargo interests filed a claim against port operators for cargo damage caused by a…

Ik Wei Chong

PRC Civil Code Amends the Rule on Change of Circumstances

China - August 5 2020 The Civil Code of the People's Republic of China (《中华人民共和国民法典》, hereinafter referred to as the "PRC Civil Code"), which took five years to compile…

Ik Wei Chong

Chinese Court Hands Down First Judgment on a Rail Bill of Lading

China - July 21 2020 On 30 June 2020, the Liangjiang New District People's Court, Chongqing ("the Court") handed down a judgment following legal proceedings over the…

Ik Wei Chong

COVID-19 China: Supreme Court Guidance on COVID-19 Civil Cases

China - May 13 2020 On 16 April 2020, the Chinese Supreme People's Court (SPC) issued Guidance on the Proper Handling of Civil Cases Involving the Novel Coronavirus…

Ik Wei Chong, Canming Wang

Release of Cargo without Production of the Original Bill of Lading in Brazil - a Successful Defence

Brazil, China - May 9 2019 Under the Chinese Maritime Code, a carrier is strictly obliged to deliver cargo against the production of the original Bill of Lading, and it is…

Ik Wei Chong