Global Outlook: Disputes | 02 October 2018

After the landmark decision by a Chinese court finding reciprocity between China and the US, and recognising and enforcing a US judgment for the first time, there have been heated discussions on whether this case signals a genuine broader trend towards recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in China. The term ‘foreign judgments’ does not include foreign divorce judgments, which are generally enforceable subject to certain limited exceptions. Also for the purpose of this article, the term ‘China’ does not include the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Macau Special Administrative Region and Taiwan. [Continue Reading]