Restrictions On Choice Of Governing Law In China

Law360, New York (September 18, 2009, 1:09 PM EDT) -- As a country with a civil law tradition, the People’s Republic of China has enacted its own written contract law that in large part adopted the UNIDROIT General Principles of International Commercial Contracts (an instrument reflecting the general principles of the international commercial contract law).

However, in the area of Chinese contract law (for the purpose of this article, Chinese contract law refers to the contract law of mainland China, exclusive of Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan), China has also kept some unique Chinese characteristics along...
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