The New York County Supreme Court of the State of New York refused to recognize a civil judgment by the Beijing High People's Court on the basis that, inter alia, the Chinese judgment was "rendered under a system that does not provide impartial tribunals or procedures compatible with the requirements of due process of law in the United States".
The March 2021 Issue of the Singapore Journal of Legal Studies published a book review by Béligh Elbalti, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Law and Politics at Osaka University, on the Asian Principles for the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments.
Under a new arrangement, liquidators from the HKSAR may apply to Mainland courts for recognition of insolvency proceedings in the HKSAR, while bankruptcy administrators from the Mainland may apply to the High Court in the HKSAR for recognition of bankruptcy proceedings in the Mainland.
A Google form has been created to receive in advance all questions relating to the HCCH 1970 Evidence Convention, the HCCH 1965 Service Convention and remote taking of evidence by video-link.
We are releasing snippets of the recording of the webinar on Utilizing Singapore (and Other Offshore Jurisdictions) to Restructure Indonesian Companies to share some salient points discussed with the wider community.
Calling for corporate counsel based, or doing business, in APAC to respond to a short three-to-five-minute questionnaire!
We spoke to Dr João Ribeiro-Bidaoui, First Secretary at the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, ahead of a joint webinar between the two organisations on 1 June.
ABLI is holding a webinar on 1 June with the Hague Conference on Private International Law under the theme of the 1970 HCCH Evidence Convention and the Remote Taking of Evidence by Video-link.
The Asian Principles for the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments is now available in hardcopy.
ABLI spoke to Ms Tahirah Ara, Managing Partner Singapore and Head of Asia of Mishcon de Reya LLP, and Mr Michael S. Carl, Senior Foreign Legal Adviser of SSEK Legal Consultants, before the webinar on 29 March.
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