US Companies Must Learn To Use Chinese Courts: Attys

Law360, New York (November 12, 2009, 6:52 PM EST) -- As the trade relationship between the U.S. and China continues to grow, American companies will increasingly need to be ready to resolve disputes with Chinese companies in China, whether through arbitration, administrative proceedings or courts, according to international trade attorneys.

Commercial contracts are one area in which companies find themselves resolving disputes in China, and this may put U.S. companies at a disadvantage, according to Bruce Bowden, a partner at Duane Morris LLP.

Currently, many commercial contracts between Chinese and American suppliers agree on a neutral...
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