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Wigs and robes

The practices concerning court dress in common law jurisdictions and China

Transactional lawyering

Law schools and law firms have increasingly focused on transactional lawyers

BRI and China’s International Commercial Courts

Some comparisons can be made between the old silk road and modern Belt and Road Initiative

Commissions of inquiry

The role and powers of commissions of inquiry

Expert Evidence

The role of expert evidence and compares the position

Corporate Counsel

The past thirty years or so has seen a trend towards an increase in the size and sophistication of legal departments within large companies.

Amicus Curiae

The role and purpose of an amicus curiae in common law jurisdictions, civil law jurisdictions and areas of international law

Invalidity

Judicial mediation

Judicial mediation in civil law and common law jurisdictions

Discovery

Evidence collection in common law jurisdictions and in China

Document destruction

When can lawyers or their clients destroy documents that relate to judicial proceedings

Confidentiality

What is the legal source of the duty of confidentiality and what are its boundaries

Choice of court

In some jurisdiction, it is very difficult to enforce a court judgment

Bank resolution

The concept of bank resolution and why it has become a key focus of attention

State immunity

The doctrine of state immunity and how it is interpreted

International commercial courts

The article discusses the emergence of international commercial courts around the world

Cryptocurrencies

This article discusses digital currencies and the Chinese ban

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Outbound

Outbound hard ground

Geopolitical risks impact Chinese investment

大湾区

Grand design

What legal services will Greater Bay Area require?

China-SOE-compliance-law-中国国有企业合规-商法

A new SOE-ra

Changing of the guard for newly compliant SOEs

CORRESPONDENTS

Zheng-Chao

Underlying logic for changes in securities regulations

By Zheng Chao, Grandway Law Offices
preservation

Decision on misapplication of evidence preservation in IP suits

By Geng Yunfeng, Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency
Xu-Bangwei

Main modes to initiate substantive consolidation bankruptcy

By Xu Bangwei, Jingtian & Gongcheng

FEATURES

billing rate

Meltdown?

As competition heats up, how will law firms avoid low-cost chaos?

China

Arbitration: Six shades of wisdom

Interviews with leaders of six arbitration centres

杭州

Tech transition

How law firms tailor services for Hangzhou’s fast development

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

antitrust

Response to antitrust litigation in China

By Huang Wei and Zhou Wen, Tian Yuan Law Firm
arbitration

Customized designs of arbitration clauses

By Li Fei and Wang Gongjing, Langfang Arbitration Commission
dispute

ADR for commercial disputes in China

By Quan Zhaohui and Mo Xinying, ETR Law Firm

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court

Wigs and robes

The practices concerning court dress in common law jurisdictions and China