Region: China

Hong Kong court appoints receivers to “hold the ring” ahead of CIETAC case

Amid a “scramble for control” of a cement producer, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance has appointed receivers over shares in a Chinese investment company ahead of a CIETAC arbitration to determine their rightful owners.

06 July 2017

Chinese crown immunity plea fails in Hong Kong

A Chinese state-owned enterprise cannot assert the common law doctrine of crown immunity to prevent execution of an arbitral award against its assets in Hong Kong, the territory’s courts have ruled.

12 June 2017

Hong Kong court enforces arbitration clause in roadbuilding dispute

Hong Kong’s high court has ruled that a CIETAC arbitration clause does apply to a multi-contractual dispute over a roadbuilding project in mainland China.

12 April 2017

Minority shareholders denied “pot of gold at end of arbitral rainbow"

A Vancouver court has denied an attempt by two minority shareholders in a Canadian oil company to enhance their rights to the potential award in a US$1.8 billion UNCITRAL claim against China National Petroleum Corporation through a derivative action.

04 April 2017

Shenzhen launches rules to assist negotiation

Alongside its new arbitration rules, the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) has unveiled new rules aimed at facilitating negotiations to settle disputes – to be applied immediately in a dispute over the renovation of a shantytown worth billions of Chinese renminbi.

19 December 2016

Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC)

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

08 November 2016

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

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

08 November 2016

Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) - formerly CIETAC sub-commission

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

08 November 2016

South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission – and Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) Shenzhen (formerly CIETAC sub-commission)

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 5 - 2017)

08 November 2016

China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commision (CIETAC)

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 5 - 2017)

08 November 2016

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