9 Inside Looks At The China Legal System

10 Years: 9 inside looks at the China legal system China Sourcing Academy (CSA) lecturer Mike Bellamy has been blogging for a decade. CSA selected the best 100+ posts (covering 18 different sub-topics) from his various blogs for their relevance to international buyers doing business with China. Each week we pick a topic and offer…

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I was just reading Civil Procedure Law’s of the People’s Republic of China and found Article 5 to be interesting. They focus is reciprocity of rights and obligations of a foreign party, whether plaintiff or defendant, and those of a Chinese party. Article 5 starts out by stating both the foreign party and the Chinese…

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When drafting a contract with your supplier, you should include a forum selection clause that states, aside from how disputes will be resolved, where disputes will be resolved. Article 25 of China’s Civil Procedure code allows contracting parties to agree where they will go to settle their disputes. Some common examples are where one of…

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What are the reasons for the increase? And is this a good or bad thing? The China Daily runs the headline “Business lawsuits in sharp increase” and correctly points out that one of the factors for the increased number of cases is that there are more and more foreigners doing business in China.  They explain:…

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