How to Enforce Contracts in China

23 November 2023
Often the elephant in the room on any discussion of doing business in China is the enforceability of contracts. Navigating the legal landscape of contract enforcement in China can be a complex and often daunting endeavor. China’s legal system and economic dynamism in particular pose hurdles for foreign entities seeking to enforce contracts. The decision to initiate a lawsuit or arbitration case can be costly and cumbersome, especially when it involves cross-border disputes.

COVID-19 and Force Majeure in China

Just when Chinese people were ready to celebrate the Spring Festival of the year 2020, the outbreak of novel coronavirus (later named COVID-19) spoiled the party. The outbreak has been a global concern that has greatly affected both inbound and outbound business in China. The virus, and especially the policies and measures adopted to prevent […]

China Supreme Court Validates Electronic Evidence

By Maarten Roos and Limeng Yang Digital technologies have become widespread in China, and are a huge part of the economy’s success. For example, more than 750 million smartphones are currently in use in China, and tools such as WeChat and Alipay have become indispensable in daily life. In law however, the use of electronic […]

PRC Asset Preservation in Hong Kong Arbitration – New Opportunities

26 December 2019
As a PRC-licensed law firm, R&P China Lawyer advises on and represents international and domestic companies in Chinese litigation and enforcement, and in Chinese and international arbitration administered under PRC laws. For more information on our expertise, experience and how we can help you resolve your disputes, please write to [email protected] or your usual R&P […]