On 15 Oct. 2021, China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Ministry of Justice issued the “Opinions on Launching Pilot Program on Arbitration in Securities and Futures Industries” (hereinafter “the Opinions”,关于依法开展证券期货行业仲裁试点的意见).
The Opinions supports the establishment of securities and futures arbitration courts (centers) on a trial basis within arbitration institutions in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, where securities and futures trades are thriving, in order to deal specifically with securities and futures disputes arising in the capital markets.
The scope of securities and futures arbitration defined in the Opinions includes disputes over securities and futures contracts as well as other property rights and interests.
The Opinions also explicitly incorporates civil compensation disputes related to securities and futures into arbitrable disputes.
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Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team