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Blockchain evidence accepted in judicial proceedings for first time
  • China
  • 27 November 2018

The Hangzhou Internet Court recently confirmed, for the first time, the effectiveness of evidence recorded via blockchain. Shortly after, the Supreme People's Court cemented the lower court's view by implementing the Provisions on the Trial of Cases by the Internet Courts. This is the first time that blockchain technology has been officially accepted in a judicial interpretation as a valid technical means for preserving and presenting evidence.

Court examines refusal to deal in private antitrust litigation against Tencent
  • China
  • 23 October 2018

The Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court recently issued its judgment in the private antitrust litigation brought by domestic software company Shenzhen Micro Source Code Software Development Co Ltd (SMSCSD) against tech giant Tencent. SMSCSD had alleged that Tencent possessed a dominant position in the China mainland market for mobile instant messaging and social platform services and had abused this dominance by blocking its WeChat Official Accounts and engaging in discriminatory practices.

Reciprocal Judgments between China and Hong Kong
  • China
  • 22 August 2006

Despite Hong Kong's importance as a venue for resolving disputes involving China and other states, Hong Kong judgments are presently unenforceable in China. A new enforcement arrangement will apply to money judgments arising from commercial contracts, but an exclusive jurisdiction exception will effectively exclude certain types of dispute, such as those arising from Sino-foreign joint ventures.

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