The 2021 Conference Summary enables an ever greater number of foreign judgments to be enforced in China, by making substantial improvements from both the “threshold” and “criteria”.
Enforcement of Civil Judgments and Arbitral Awards in China
How would Chinese courts view arbitral awards where foreign tribunals reject a force majeure claim connected to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?
Australian courts recognized two Chinese judgments while refused one. The situation in Australia can help us analyze how de facto reciprocity is determined by Chinese courts in recognizing foreign judgments.
The system of dishonest judgment debtors has become the main means for Chinese courts to enforce civil judgments for 5 years. This system has achieved certain results, but it has also given rise to some problems and raised public concerns.
Why should Chinese courts try to resolve the enforcement predicament of civil judgments in two to three years (i.e., 2016-2018)? Justice Zhou Qiang (周强), president of China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC), explained this in a report on 24 October 2018, and introduced what the Chinese courts did for this.
In China, if the judgment debtor fails to fulfill their obligations, while also undertakes certain dishonest conducts, the court will include the them into the publicly available List of Dishonest Judgment Debtors.
China's Supreme Court Talks about Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in China-Part II
Judge Gao Xiaoli of China's Supreme People's Court talks about recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in China.
China’s Supreme Court Talks about Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in China-Part I
Judge Gao Xiaoli of China’s Supreme People’s Court talks about recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in China.
Judge Jiang Xin, who rendered the first ruling to recognize and enforce a Singaporean court judgment in China, talks about what lessons China could draw from an Israeli case to promote the principle of reciprocity.
Judge Zhao Qianxi, who rendered the first ruling to recognize and enforce a US court judgment in China, talks about his process of reflection in hearing the case.