Enforcement of foreign judgments in China
Enforcement of foreign judgments in China

Blanket Non-recognition of Chinese Judgments on Systemic Due Process Ground? No, Says New York Appellate Court

In 2022, the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court unanimously reversed the trial court ruling, rejecting the blanket non-recognition of Chinese judgments (Shanghai Yongrun Inv. Mgmt. Co. v. Xu, et al., 203 A.D.3d 495, 160 N.Y.S.3d 874 (N.Y. App. Div. 2022)).

Canadian Court Enforces Chinese Divorce Judgment on Spousal Support, but Not on Child Custody/Support

In 2020, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada ruled to partially recognize a Chinese divorce judgment by recognizing the part on spousal support, but not the part on child custody and child support (Cao v. Chen, 2020 BCSC 735).

Recognizing Chinese Bankruptcy Proceedings in International Insolvencies: The Example of Sainty Marine Development Case

In the recognition and assistance procedures for cross-border bankruptcy cases, Chinese courts are attempting to provide guidance to the bankruptcy administrator to directly apply to foreign courts for recognition and assistance.