In September 2022, China's Supreme People's Court issued a final jurisdictional ruling on the Nokia v OPPO case and rejected Nokia's appeal.
International Civil Litigation in China
A study on how the CISG is applied by CIETAC sheds light on the ins and outs of its application in arbitration in China.
How Chinese Courts Determine Reciprocity in Foreign Judgment Enforcement - Breakthrough for Collecting Judgments in China Series (III)
China published a landmark judicial policy on the enforcement of foreign judgments in 2022. This post addresses the newly-introduced criteria for determining reciprocity, which ensures efforts to substantially open the door to foreign judgments.
China’s Supreme Court’s newly-issued 2021 Conference Summary on cross-border commercial and maritime litigation, addressed, among others, jurisdiction clauses, cross-border electronic service, and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.
China’s newly amended Civil Procedure Law aims to reduce the caseload and simplify the litigation procedure by, among others, promoting online litigation and supporting mediation.
YES, as long as the transaction is for business purposes rather than for consumption purposes, as a local Chinese court rules in Yang v. Yucheng Huayu Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (2021).
China's Supreme Court made a final judgment applying HCCH 1965 Service Convention to serve a Japanese litigant by post in 2019, under the situation where the government of Japan opposed to postal service but the Japanese litigant agreed to accept it.
China's Supreme Court issued the Guiding Opinions on the Service and Safeguard of the People's Court for the Further Opening-up in September 2020, indicating its readiness to participate in the global competition of the cross-border dispute resolution market.
Judge Shen Hongyu of China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) talked about the SPC's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Nov. 2020, and introduced cross-border dispute resolution in the post-pandemic era.