Litigation in China
No more notarization and authentication of a power of attorney; online verification is what those living overseas and wishing to appoint a Chinese lawyer need.
No, the agreement, at least the part relating to the organizational structure and internal governance matters, may not be arbitrable, says Beijing Second Intermediate People's Court in Tang v. Beijing XX Decoration Technology Company (2019).
Empirical studies in Chengdu Courts show that the COVID-19 pandemic prompted a widespread shift to online litigation, which has been unexpectedly popular among judges and litigants.
China's Supreme Court's Several Provisions on Providing Online Case-filing Services for Foreign Litigants (2021) provides an Internet platform for foreign parties to file cases with Chinese courts, and streamlines the case-filing procedures.
Recent years have seen a number of cases wherein Chinese courts actively apply international human rights treaties, despite the unclear status of international treaties in the Chinese legal system.
The current forensic examination system has begun to take shape since the reform in 2005. A historical overview allows us to understand how the reform began and where it will lead.
Here's a step-by-step guide to accessing China's virtual court proceedings through the app ‘China Mobile Micro Court’.
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.