Tag Archives: CIETAC

SPC clarifies jurisdiction issues arising from the CIETAC split

On 15 July 2015, the Supreme People’s Court in China (the “SPC“) issued a binding judicial interpretation on how lower courts are to handle various issues arising out of the CIETAC split (the “SPC Reply“). The interpretation responded to requests … Continue reading

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ADR in Asia  – overview of key ADR processes

We previously reported the publication of our new ADR in Asia Guide. As well as distilling the results of our client survey on mediation in Hong Kong, the Guide contains a summary of the main ADR processes and their use … Continue reading

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Two new arbitration updates: CIETAC split and New York Convention comes into force in Myanmar

We have recently posted two Asia-related arbitration updates on our arbitration blog relating to The CIETAC split and the Chinese courts’ approach to enforcing awards rendered by SCIA and SHIAC Since CIETAC announced on 1 August 2012 that it had … Continue reading

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New Seoul International Dispute Resolution Centre opens in Korea

The new Seoul International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC) opened its doors in Korea last month, signalling the rising trend in international arbitration in Asia. Attending the official launch were Herbert Smith Freehills’ disputes partners Tony Dymond, based in Seoul, and … Continue reading

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CIETAC Split: the latest developments and how to proceed

CIETAC Beijing announced on 1 August that it had suspended the authorisation of its Shanghai and South China (Shenzhen) sub-commissions to accept and administer arbitrations.  In response, the Shanghai and South China sub-commissions published a joint statement on 4 August.  … Continue reading

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CIETAC declares CIETAC Shanghai and Shenzhen no longer CIETAC Beijing sub-commissions

After three months, and significant speculation, CIETAC Beijing has made an official announcement addressing the decision by its Shanghai and South China (Shenzhen) sub-commissions to split from the Beijing headquarters.  CIETAC has declared that, effective 1 August 2012, it has … Continue reading

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CIETAC Shanghai announces split from CIETAC Beijing

On 1 May 2012, the Shanghai sub-commission of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) announced that it has split from CIETAC Beijing, declaring itself an independent arbitral institution. Over the Chinese May Day holiday, CIETAC Shanghai also … Continue reading

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The new CIETAC Arbitration Rules: a move towards internationalisation?

The China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (“CIETAC“) has recently published its revised Arbitration Rules, which come into force on 1 May 2012 (the “2012 Rules“).  The rules are available on CIETAC’s website. The 2012 Rules aim to address … Continue reading

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