Dispute Resolution China Law

Conflicts are a part of doing business, but arise more easily when a transaction involves parties from different cultures. In China the ability to resolve disagreements is the key to keeping your business on the right track.

Our dispute resolution team consists of expert negotiators and litigators with many years of experience navigating the Chinese legal system. We provide our clients transparency and sound strategic advice on the optimal way to resolve a conflict, as well as effective implementation.

Debt Collection in China

In China, the only formal way to force a debtor to pay his outstanding debts is through litigation (or arbitration). While never easy, debt collection disputes are much easier to manage with the right approach. But, as the procedure can be costly and time consuming,...

International Arbitration in China: A Case Study

Clients often ask our advice on whether disputes involving Chinese parties are best resolved through litigation or arbitration; and if the latter, whether they should choose arbitration in China or option for international arbitration. There is no one-size-fits-all...

New Developments to Impact International Arbitration in China

Traditionally, many foreign companies have preferred to resolve disputes with Chinese counterparts through arbitration outside of China. Some arguments to choose for international arbitration: Arbitration outside China may be deemed more reliable than litigation or...

Wuhan Intermediate People’s Court recognizes U.S. Judgment: Does this Open the Door for the Execution of your Judgement in China?

1.           Introduction On 20 June 2017 the Intermediate People’s Court in Wuhan (IPCW) became the first PRC court to recognize a US judgment.  This judgment in combination with previous recent developments in the PRC (“China”) could have a significant effect on the...

SPC Orders Courts to Publish Judgments Online

China's is a civil law system, and one important consequence is that decisions made by one Chinese court are not binding on other Chinese courts. Nonetheless, precedent can be a strong factor when arguing cases, especially so in a society where courts want to avoid...