Region: China

Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (SHIAC) – formerly CIETAC sub-commission

03 January 2019

Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC)

03 January 2019

Shanghai Arbitration Commission

02 January 2019

China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)

02 January 2019

Arbitral centres merge in Shenzhen

Two arbitral institutions in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, including a former subcommission of CIETAC that broke away, have merged with a view to gaining a more significant international role.

13 February 2018

Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC)

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)

09 November 2017

Shanghai court refuses to enforce SIAC sole arbitrator's award

A court in Shanghai has refused to enforce a SIAC award on the grounds that the Singapore institution's use of an expedited procedure with a sole arbitrator breached the parties' agreement that disputes would be resolved by a three-member tribunal.

30 August 2017

US court hears challenge to SIAC "gag order"

Japanese electronics company Sharp has asked a US court to block a SIAC emergency arbitrator's confidentiality order prohibiting public discussion of an arbitration with a Chinese licensee - which it says breaches its right to free speech under the US Constitution.

16 August 2017

Beijing court enforces HKIAC goldmine award

An Australian mining company has won enforcement in Beijing of an HKIAC award against a Chinese company over a breached share purchase agreement relating to a South African gold mine.

27 July 2017

Mongolia prevails on narrow reading of Chinese treaty

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration has thrown out a claim by three Chinese state-owned enterprises against Mongolia, marking the first time a state has prevailed on a “narrow” reading of an expropriation clause common to around 70 bilateral investment treaties signed by China.

07 July 2017

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