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.
Litigation in China
Samming Intermediate Court in Fujian rendered a first-instance judgment on the case of returning the Buddha statue with the mummified body of Zhanggong Zushi.
The Supplemental Arrangement on the Mutual Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong SAR (2020) provides detailed interpretation on reciprocal enforcement of arbitral awards, and further refines the interregional judicial assistance system.
Supreme People’s Court of China announced the second group of members for the International Commercial Expert Committee.
On 4 Nov.2020, the Supreme People’s Court promulgated the Opinions on Supporting and Safeguarding Shenzhen in Building a Pioneering Demonstration Zone for Socialism with Chinese Characteristics (关于支持和保障深圳建设中国特色社会主义先行示范区的意见).
In Chinese civil litigation, standards of proof can be categorized into two groups: most to-be-proved facts are subject to “preponderance of the evidence” standard, and some special to-be-proved facts subject to “beyond a reasonable doubt” standard.
The answer lies in China's Supreme Court's "Provisions on Several Issues Concerning the Trial of Administrative Agreements Cases" (关于审理行政协议案件若干问题的规定).
China's Supreme Court Judge Gao Xiaoli (高晓力) gave a speech titled "Exploration and Innovation of the One-stop Diversified Settlement Mechanism of International Commercial Disputes of the Supreme People's Court" in November 2019.