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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

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

MOST POPULAR

Chinese Law Firm Billing Rates and Lawyer Fees 2019

Meltdown?

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

Outbound

Outbound hard ground

Geopolitical risks impact Chinese investment

杭州, Hangzhou skyline view

Tech transition

How law firms tailor services for Hangzhou’s fast development

CORRESPONDENTS

contract

Contract validity: Beware of ministerial-level regulations

By Pan Bo, Grandway Law Offices
financial

Sales suitability obligation for financial products

By Wang Weibin and Qiu Dongmei, AllBright Law Offices
外国

How foreign parties prepare appointment procedure documents

By Pang Dongcheng, Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency

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CBLJ

In-depth coverage of CBLJ Forum in Shanghai

Hundreds of in-house counsel and other business leaders attend CBLJ Forum

The winners are…

Results of our inaugural awards for outstanding in-house counsel

In the hot seat

Interview with Milton Cheng, Baker McKenzie’s new global chair

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

3D

Registration of 3D trademarks

By He Wei, Wanhuida Intellectual Property
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

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convention

Singapore convention on mediation

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