Chinese courts are studying how to protect the parties’ trade secrets from disclosure during litigation.
How do Chinese courts determine the types of disputes, i.e., the causes of action("案由"), in civil cases? What can we know from the causes of action?
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 Insights
In China, service of process not only occupies a significant number of resources of the courts, but also delays the progress in case hearing. Why?
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 Insights
In most cases, Chinese courts do not support the defendant's motion to dismiss on FNC grounds, but tend to exercise jurisdiction over relevant cases. The case of Singapore Chi Cheng Pte. Ltd. et al. v. SinCo Technologies Pte. Ltd. is a classic example of the judicial practice in China.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 Insights
Chinese courts rarely dismiss a case on forum non conveniens (FNC) ground. Grace Young International Ltd. v. Seoil Agency Co. Ltd. is currently one of the only two cases in which the Chinese courts grant an FNC dismissal.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 Insights
In China’s civil litigation, judges attach the greatest importance to the documentary evidence. The role of witness testimony and physical evidence is almost negligible.