C. J. Observer
Dr. Meng Yu, as the panelist of the symposium of ''Exploring New Horizons in Caribbean-China Trade and Investment Relations'' held in Barbados in November 2019, talked about the possibility and feasibility for China and the Caribbean (in particular, the Caribbean offshore financial centers) to cooperate in mutual recognition and enforcement of court judgments.
"Administrative Measures for Business Ofﬁces Established by Overseas Arbitration Institutions in Lin-Gang Special Area of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone"（《境外仲裁机构在中国（上海）自由贸易试验区临港新片区设立业务机构管理办法》）was issued by Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice on 21st. Oct 2019.
What is International Civil Litigation in China? We will discuss the approach to identifying a foreign-related case: the three-element test, and the case of Beijing Chaolai.
Since 2010, the U.S. courts have frequently compelled Chinese banks to provide bank documents even though the discovery would violate Chinese bank secrecy law. The continuing conflicts would lead to a lose-lose situation in which neither the Chinese banks nor the foreign litigants would get any benefits.
The D.C. Circuit upheld the contempt orders against three Chinese banks on 30 July 2019. For Chinese banks, they have been frequently caught in a catch-22 since Gucci v. Weixing Li: violating Chinese laws to produce documents or be held in contempt for refusing discovery. To some extent, perhaps Chinese banks are going through the worst of times after their entry into the U.S. financial markets.
Dr. Meng Yu, as the panelist of the seminar “Enforcing the Judgment: Convergence of Asian Business Laws to Facilitate Certainty for Investment and Trade” organized by the Asian Business Law Institute (ABLI), Singapore, talked about the portability of judgments in Asia from China’s perspective.
We are endeavoring to collect all Chinese court decisions involving the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.
We are endeavoring to collect all Chinese court decisions involving the recognition and enforcement of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (ICAC, Международный коммерческий арбитражный суд) arbitral awards.