Hong Kong Court upholds exclusive jurisdiction clause in favour of PRC Court

The choice of exclusive jurisdiction in favour of either Hong Kong or the PRC courts in a contract may enable litigants to take benefit from the reciprocal enforcement arrangement underpinned by the Arrangement on Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong … Read more

“Dispute resolution and governing law clauses in China-related commercial contracts”: 5th edition now available

Chinese law restricts both the choice of law and the types of dispute resolution mechanism in China-related commercial contracts. As a result, drafting governing law and dispute resolution clauses in these contracts is not straightforward. This guide, designed for clients doing business in China or with Chinese counterparties, explains when the restrictions apply and how … Read more