Entries by Sophia Tang

Chinese Journal of Transnational Law Special Issue: Call for Papers

CHINESE JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW Call for Papers Special Issue: Private International Law and Sustainable Development in Asia The United Nations Agenda 2030 with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seems to have a blind spot for the role of private and private international law. That blind spot is beginning to be closed. A collective […]

Seminar information: U.S Extraterritorial Jurisdiction– Myths and Reality

Professor William S. Dodge, John D. Ayer Chair in Business Law; Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law, University of California, Davis, School of Law, will give a seminar entitled ‘U.S. Extraterritorial Jurisdiction-Myths and Reality’ at the Wuhan University School of Law on 15 Oct. at 15:00-16:30pm Beijing Time. This seminar will be chaired by […]

International Symposium on Legalisation of Foreign Relations in China

Legalisation of Foreign Relations in China, 14 Oct 2023, Wuhan University Wuhan University and Fudan University are co-organising an International Symposium “Legalisation of Foreign Relations in China” (in English) on 14 Oct 2023. This symposium will discuss the two most important developments in Chinese law relating to foreign relations, i.e. the Foreign Relations Law and […]

Overview of the 2023 Amendments to Chinese Civil Procedure Law

Written by NIE Yuxin, Wuhan University Institute of International Law   1. Background China’s Civil Procedure Law was enacted in April 1991 by the Fourth Session of the Seventh National People’s Congress. Since then, it had undergone four revisions in 2007, 2012, 2017, and 2021. However, no substantial revisions were made to the provisions concerning […]

Chinese Journal of Transnational Law Special Issue Call for Papers

The appeal of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms is on the rise and so is also the pull to prevent international disputes from arising altogether. In the area of cross-border commercial and investment disputes, the renewed interest in the interface between dispute prevention and alternative dispute resolution springs from a growing awareness of the need […]

New Journal Announcement: the Chinese Journal of Transnational Law

Wuhan University Institute of International Law, in partnership with global research leader SAGE, is delighted to announce the launch of a new journal “Chinese Journal of Transnational Law”. The Chinese Journal of Transnational Law is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that aims to address global challenges from the perspective of transnational law, which is broadly defined […]

Chinese judgment on the third-party funding in arbitration

Wang Jingru, Wuhan University Institute of International Law   Background In November 2022, Beijing Fourth Intermediate People’s Court delivered the landmark decision in Ruili Airlines Co. Ltd. and Others v. CLC Aircraft Leasing (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. For the first instance, the Chinese court confirmed the legitimacy of third-party funding in arbitration and clarified the standard […]