Commercial Arbitration in China

This course introduces the trends and fundamental legal concepts underlying domestic and international commercial arbitration in Mainland China. It starts with the legal framework and the institutional organizations active in the field. It then turns, relying on a comparative approach of arbitral and judicial practice, to the main characteristics of Chinese commercial arbitration underlying (i) the enforcement of agreements for arbitration with a seat in Mainland China; (ii) the commencement and conduct of arbitration proceedings in Mainland China; and (iii) recourse against arbitral awards rendered in Mainland China as well as enforcement of Chinese and foreign arbitral awards.