Newly Published Judicial Interpretations On Chinese Arbitration

Newly published judicial interpretations on arbitration in China

Hogan Lovells review the 29 December 2017 judicial interpretations published by the Supreme People’s Court of China (both of which came into force on 1 January 2018). The authors observe that both Interpretations seek to clarify and provide consistency to the judicial review process between domestic, foreign-related and foreign arbitrations in China and have the effect of guiding and regulating the lower Chinese courts’ judicial review process and are considered to be part of the SPC’s efforts to be seen as pro-arbitration.


About Phillip Rompotis

Phillip practices as a barrister and arbitrator in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years’ litigation and arbitration experience in commercial disputes relating to construction & engineering, financial services, joint venture & shareholders agreements, technology, trusts, property and landlord & tenant. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of various lists/panels of arbitrators.


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