Written by Jingru Wang, Wuhan University Institute of International Law 1.Background Three days after its low-key listing in the US on 30 June 2021, Didi Chuxing (hereinafter “Didi”) was investigated by the Cyberspace Administration of China (hereinafter “CAC”) based on the Chinese National Security Law and Measures for Cybersecurity Review.
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Xu Huang, Sophia Tang Wuhan University Institute of International Law 1. Background On 10 June 2021, China’s Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (hereinafter “NPC”) issued “Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law of the People’s Republic of China” (hereinafter “CAFSL”), which entered into force on the date of the promulgation. This is a reaction in response to […]
by Jingru Wang, Wuhan University Institute of International Law Background A blocking statute is adopted by a country to hinder the extraterritorial application of foreign legislation.
The Chinese villages win a lawsuit in China to repatriate a Mummified Buddha Statue hold by a Dutch Collector —What Role has Private International Law Played? By Zhengxin Huo, Professor of Law, China University of Polit’l Science and Law; Associate Member of International Academy of Comparative Law; Observer of the UNESCO 1970 Convention. Email:
Professor Sophia Tang, Wuhan University (China) and Newcastle University (UK) will give a virtual seminar in the Durham University China Law Centre. The topic is “Extraterritorial Effect of the Hong Kong National Security Law”. Webinar: Extraterritorial Effect of the Hong Kong National Security Law Speaker:Prof Zheng TANG Time:13:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 13 Zoom: https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/j/96430562639?pwd=NS9lTGlxN3U2T2dzWWIwckJodGFRQT09 Meeting ID: 964 […]
Brentwood Industries v. Guangdong Fa Anlong Machinery Equipment Co., Ltd.–A third way to enforce China-seated arbitral awards made by foreign arbitration institution by Jingru Wang Wuhan University Institute of International Law Background Nationality of an arbitral award marks the source of the legal validity of the award. Most countries generally divide the awards into domestic […]
1 Anti-suit Injunctions issued in Huawei v Conversant and Xiaomi v Intel Digital Chinese courts have issued two anti-suit injunctions recently in cross-border patent cases. The first is the Supreme Court’s ruling in Huawei v Conversant, (2019) Zui Gao Fa Zhi Min Zhong 732, 733 and 734 No 1. (
Background The UK Supreme Court delivered the landmark judgment on
State immunity in global COVID-19 pandemic: Alters, et. al. v People’s Republic of China, et. al. By Zheng Sophia Tang and Zhengxin Huo Background Four American citizens and a company filed the class-action against Chinese government for damages suffered as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. None of the named plaintiffs were infected by the […]
Coronavirus outbreak and force majeure certificate Due to the outbreak, China has adopted a number of public health measures, including closing schools and workplaces, limiting public gatherings, restricting travel and movement of people, screening , quarantine and isolation. At least 48 cities were locked down by 14 Feb 2020. (