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Video evidence

What are the rules governing the giving of evidence by video link in civil proceedings

Pandemics

The contractual impact of pandemics on corporate and financial transactions

Stolen goods

This article examines and compares the treatment of stolen goods in common law jurisdictions and in mainland China

Culture in the courtroom

The process of assessing demeanour can be difficult for a judge when the witness is from a different culture

Copyright and judicial proceedings

Is copyright infringed if documents are copied for the purposes of judicial proceedings?

Chinese legal pioneers

A tribute to Chinese legal pioneers in common law jurisdictions

Singapore convention on mediation

Cross-border settlement can be directly enforced in the courts of signatories

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

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Judicial mediation

Judicial mediation in civil law and common law jurisdictions

Discovery

Evidence collection in common law jurisdictions and in China

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Video evidence

What are the rules governing the giving of evidence by video link in civil proceedings