Region: China

Dispute brews in Pakistan over Belt and Road project

A Chinese-owned entity has reportedly threatened a Pakistani state entity with arbitration over a US$2.2 billion electricity transmission project that is part of China’s Belt and Road initiative.

17 February 2021

Chinese company brings claim against Ghana

A Beijing-based construction company has brought one of the first known claims by a mainland Chinese investor against an African country, seeking US$55 million from Ghana after its contract to develop an intelligent traffic management system for Accra was cancelled and it was replaced by other Chinese contractors.

11 February 2021

China

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20 January 2021

Chinese swimmer wins challenge over arbitrator's tweets

A Swiss court has overturned a CAS award that handed a Chinese swimmer an eight-year doping ban – finding that the tribunal chair, former Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini, had shown bias in tweets criticising Chinese dog meat eating practices and referencing skin colour.

15 January 2021

Abdel Wahab to lead Chinese construction law group

Mohamed Abdel Wahab has been appointed chair of the international expert advisory committee of the Permanent Forum on China Construction Law, during its latest congress in Beijing.

11 December 2020

Hong Kong-China enforcement arrangement updated after two decades

Twenty years after it was first signed, the Hong Kong government and Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China have updated their arrangement on mutual enforcement of awards, paving the way for all mainland China-seated awards to be enforceable in Hong Kong irrespective of the administering authority.

01 December 2020

Sinopec faces bid to enforce annulled CIETAC award

A British Virgin Islands company has asked a US court to enforce a US$21 million CIETAC award against a subsidiary of Chinese state-owned energy company Sinopec – weeks after it was annulled by a court in Beijing.

14 July 2020

China

Featured in The Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review 2021

11 June 2020

China-Africa Joint Arbitration Centre (CAJAC) – Johannesburg and Shanghai

27 January 2020

Shanghai Arbitration Commission

27 January 2020

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