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English Court Enforces Chinese Judgments, Confirming Double Default Interest

In 2022, the High Court of Justice, UK ruled to enforce two monetary judgments of local Chinese courts, confirming the enforceability of double default interest (Hangzhou Jiudang Asset Management Co Ltd & Anor v Kei [2022] EWHC 3265 (Comm)).

Again! New Zealand Court Enforces Chinese Judgment

In 2023, the High Court of New Zealand ruled to enforce a judgment of a Beijing local court, marking the second time that a Chinese court monetary judgment has been recognized and enforced in New Zealand (BIN v SUN [2023] NZHC 436).

China Recognizes Another German Bankruptcy Judgment in 2023

In 2023, a local court in Beijing ruled to recognize a German bankruptcy judgment in In re DAR (2022), marking the second time that Chinese courts have recognized German bankruptcy judgments, and the first time the de jure reciprocity – a new liberal test-being used in the enforcement of foreign judgments in China.

The MOF, GAC and SATC Jointly Released the Tax Policies for Returned Goods of Cross-border E-commerce Exports

China is trying to reduce the cost of export refund for cross-border e-commerce enterprises, and actively support the development of new forms of foreign trade.

Recognition and Enforcement of Chinese Judgments and Arbitral Awards in Vietnam

As of September 2019, Vietnamese courts have handled three cases involving the recognition and enforcement of Chinese arbitral awards and court judgments.

Vietnamese Court Refuses to Recognize Chinese Judgment for the First Time

In 2017, the Hanoi High People’s Court of Vietnam refused to recognize and enforce a judgment made by China’s Beihai Maritime Court, marking the first known case in the field of China-Vietnam judgments recognition and enforcement.

Serving Judgments to China-based Defendants by Mail? Think Twice

It will impede the enforcement of this judgment in China, says the Ministry of Justice (MOJ). And the MOJ is not bluffing.

Just before Limitation Period Expires: Australian Court Recognizes Chinese Judgment for the Fifth Time

In 2022, the New South Wales Supreme Court of Australia ruled to enforce a judgment of a Shanghai local court, just before 12-year limitation period expires. It marks the fifth time for an Australian court to recognize and enforce Chinese monetary judgments (Tianjin Yingtong Materials Co. Ltd. v Young [2022] NSWSC 943).

Procedures of economic participation in Nigeria by Chinese Nationals

Nigeria is a heterogenous society with a growing population of over 200Million and modified liberal legal frameworks that now allow foreign participations in the local businesses. The Bilateral trade volume between Nigeria and China has reached over $12.03 billion, this significantly places Nigeria as the number one trading partner to China in Africa. What factors that underpin the various procedures that allow Chinese the opportunity to participate in trade or business is what this exercise undertakes.

SPC Issues New Policy on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

China’s Supreme People’s Court elaborated on how Chinese courts apply the New York Convention when handling cases involving the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, in a conference summary issued in December 2021.

How Chinese Judges Recognize Foreign Bankruptcy Judgments

In 2021, Xiamen Maritime Court ruled, based on the principle of reciprocity, to recognize the order of the High Court of Singapore, which designated an insolvency officeholder. The trial Judge shares his view on reciprocity review in applications for recognition of foreign bankruptcy judgments.

Turkey | What Measures Can a Creditor Take if the Debtor Does Not Enforce the Judgment?

During the recognition-enforcement procedure, creditor has the right to demand interlocutory injunction from the authorized court, to seize and freeze the debtor’s movable and immovable assets.