In China, courts in Lin-gang Special Area of Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone will take a far more liberal attitude than other local courts when hearing international commercial disputes.
Arbitration in China
As an arbitrator, I prepared a checklist as practice notes for the arbitration tribunals to examine arbitration claims.
China Introducing Optional Appellate Arbitration: The End of "Finality of Single-Instance Arbitration"?
The principle of finality under China's Arbitration Law is being challenged, with some Chinese arbitration institutions introducing the "optional appellate arbitration", which allows the parties to "appeal" in some cases.
How to Identify the Types of Arbitration Claims: Chinese Arbitrator's Notes by Dennis (Yongquan) Deng-01
In China, the types of contract-based claims are stipulated by law, and different types of claims together establish a claim system. Arbitrators should identify the types of claims made by the parties.
A recent CIETAC case is the first and, to date, the only reported case where the UNIDROIT Principles are applied by a Chinese arbitration institution.
Beijing Fourth Intermediate People's Court's statistical report on the judicial review of arbitration gives us a glimpse of how Chinese courts review cases related to China's top arbitration institutions.
How Do Mainland and Hong Kong Courts Realize Mutual Assistance in Interim Measures in Arbitral Proceedings?
Courts of Mainland China have accepted several applications from Hong Kong for interim reliefs in support of the arbitral proceedings since the 2019 Arrangement.
Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings: Mutual Assistance between Chinese Mainland and Hong Kong Courts
What can we expect from the 2019 Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of Hong Kong?
The First One to Eat Crabs: Beijing Arbitration Commission Reforms Its Arbitration Fees Charging Rates
The Beijing Arbitration Commission Arbitration Rules implemented on 1st Sept. 2019 clearly divide the arbitration fees into the arbitrator's fees and the administration fees, which marks the first attempt of China's arbitration institutions in arbitration fees reform.
"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.