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.
Litigation in China
The results of polygraph tests are not admissible as evidence in criminal proceedings, but still remain controversial in civil litigation.
E-mail is an evidence form recognized by Chinese courts, but given its authenticity being easily challenged, the parties should take the right way to obtain and present evidence to ensure its effectiveness.
China to Centralize Jurisdiction over International Cases, Starting from Hainan's Two Foreign-related Tribunals
Hainan's newly-established First and Second Foreign-related Civil and Commercial Tribunals marks China's first step towards a more centralized administration system on international cases.
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?
Don't forget about the series of formality requirements, apart from pleadings and evidence, so as to get ready for the civil litigation in China.
In China, the court's adjudication committee often participates in the trial of complicated cases, but its opinion will not be presented in the judgment prepared by the tribunal. The Supreme People's Court is trying to change this situation.
How to litigate in a Chinese court? What happens if you have filed a lawsuit in China? The collection of ''Litigation in China 101'' is your guide to civil litigation in China, where you can have a basic understanding of China's court system, judicial proceedings, evidence rules and so on.