Arbitration News from China

Shanghai court holds that arbitration agreement providing for arbitration administered by SIAC in Shanghai...

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Introduction In December 2019, the Singapore Court of Appeal ("SGCA") in BNA v BNB ruled on the interpretation of an arbitration agreement that provided...

Singapore Court of Appeal rules that “arbitration in Shanghai” naturally refers to arbitral seat

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The Singapore Court of Appeal recently reversed the ruling of the Singapore High Court in BNA v BNB and Another ( SGCA 84). It found...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – China

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CHINA Haifeng Li and Hailin Cui A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation Lingang Area of the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone opens up to foreign arbitration institution On...

Landmark arrangement on interim relief protection in China for Hong Kong arbitrations to take...

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On 1 October 2019, the landmark arrangement between the Hong Kong Government and China's Supreme People's Court on interim measures in aid of arbitrations...

Singapore Court determines proper law of arbitration clause

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In its recent decision in BNA v BNB and another SGHC 142, the Singapore High Court had to determine the law governing an...

Landmark development allows interim relief protection in China for Hong Kong arbitrations

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On 2 April 2019, the Hong Kong Government and China's Supreme People's Court entered into a landmark arrangement ("Arrangement") that will allow, for the...

First Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings in China and Enforcement in Hong Kong

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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

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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

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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

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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...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on China in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on China in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.