Arbitration News from China

Hong Kong Court Grants Receivership Order in Aid of a PRC-Seated CIETAC Arbitration

The Hong Kong courts can issue interim orders in aid of foreign (including the PRC) seated arbitrations, which can be useful in preserving assets...

First Time PRC Court Recognizes a Foreign Judgment Based on Principle of Reciprocity

On 9 December 2016, the Nanjing Intermediate People’s Court (“Jiangsu Court”) handed down a decision recognizing and enforcing a civil judgment made by the...

Developments on enforcement of arbitral awards

This article was first published in the China Business Law Journal, October 2016, Volume 7 / Issue 9. The Deputy Head of the Supreme People’s...

Hong Kong Law Reform Commission Recommends Third Party Funding for Arbitration

Recent developments The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong (“LRC”) published a report on 12 October 2016 (“Report”) in which it recommends amendments to the Arbitration...

Failure to Specify Arbitral Seat in the Arbitration Clause May Result in Unenforceable Award

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...

Improper service poses risk for enforcement of awards

This article was first published in the China Business Law Journal, July / August 2016, Volume 7 | Issue 7 Improper service in arbitration proceedings...

Comparison of the ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, KLRCA, VIAC BANI, and other arbitration rules

Get a quick comparison of commonly used arbitration rules in the ASEAN region in this Chart of Arbitral Institutions. We have refreshed our chart...

Business Between Israel and China: Is Your Arbitration Clause Worth The Paper...

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 2012....

Zimbabwe, Part II: Foreign Investors Faced With Zimbabwe Diamond Mine Nationalization May Have Legal...

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles on recent developments related to expropriations in Zimbabwe.  This article deals with new legislation concerning...

International Arbitration in Hong Kong: You Only Get One Bite at the Cherry

In China International Fund Limited v Dennis Lau (Secretary for Justice intervening) HCMP 2472/2014, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal held that it is...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on China in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on China in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.