Procedural Law

CHINESE UPDATE: Border Crossings: Toward Mutual Recognition and Enforcement of U.S. and Chinese Civil Court Judgment

Despite frequent frictions in recent trade relations, the growing scale of the economic relationship between the world’s two largest economies—the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the United States—has given rise to an ever-greater number of civil and commercial disputes. For decades, the common assumption among American lawyers was that enforcing a U.S. court judgment … Continued

This article was co-authored by JunHe LLP Partner Zhenyong (Allan) Ye and Frost Brown Todd Attorney-at-law Aaron M. Bernay. Summer intern Shizun Zhou from JunHe LLP and summer associate James Hardman from Frost Brown Todd also contributed.


RUSSIAN UPDATE: COVID-19: legal risks and recommendations for businesses

CONTRACTS / FORCE MAJEURE Is the COVID-19 pandemic (“Pandemic”) a force majeure event? A party may be excused for non-performance under a contract if the non-performance is a direct and immediate result of an event which constitutes an act of God or force majeure.  Decrees by the Moscow mayor and regulations issued by heads of … Continued

This article was authored by the COVID-19 Task Force at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (Moscow)


CHINA UPDATE – Chinese Court Refuses to Enforce an Arbitral Award Rendered by Post-Separation CIETAC Branch – Suggestions for Drafting Arbitration Agreements

Highlights: The recent separation of the two former branches from the well-known Chinese arbitration institution-CIETAC and the branches’ establishment as independent arbitration institutions have brought confusion to the domestic and international arbitration community and businesses with regard to some arbitration agreements providing for arbitration at a CIETAC branch. The recent judgments of two Chinese courts … Continued

Editors’ Note: Contributed by Fang He, a partner at Jun He and a member of XBMA’s Legal Roundtable.  Ms. He has broad experience in M&A, outbound investment, foreign direct investment, private equity and intellectual property.  This article was authored by Christine Kang, Stanley Wan and Mark Chu of Jun He Law Offices. Ms. Kang is a partner of Jun He Law Offices. She has over 15 years’ experience in international arbitration and dispute resolution. Ms. Kang is also a listed arbitrator on the Panel of Arbitrators of some major international arbitration institutions including CIETAC.  Mr. Wan and Mr. Chu are senior lawyers of Jun He Law Offices.


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