Arbitration News from China

First Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings in China and Enforcement in Hong Kong

In August 2018, the Beijing Arbitration Commission ("BAC") closed its first arbitration case involving emergency arbitration procedures in China ("GKML Case"). This case, with...

SPC Launches International Commercial Courts in Shenzhen and Xi’an

Following its earlier announcements, the Supreme People’s Court of China (SPC) has formally launched two branches in Shenzhen and Xi’an on 29 June 2018,...

SPC Provisions sheds light on enforcement of arbitral awards

China's Supreme People's Court ("SPC") recently issued the SPC Provisions on Issues related to Enforcement of Arbitral Awards by the People's Courts (the "Provisions"),...

SPC’s New Judicial Interpretations Strengthens Protection of Domestic Arbitral Awards

China's Supreme People's Court ("SPC") recently issued two pieces of judicial interpretations, namely, the Provisions of the Supreme People's Court on Certain Issues Related...

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...

 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.