Dr. Jie (Jeanne) Huang

The recent U.S. Supreme Court case, Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, concerns what weight should be given to the Chinese government’s submission of Chinese law. On Page 58 of the trial transcript, Justice Kagan and Ginsburg asked how about other countries dealing with formal submissions from the Chinese government. There are two examples. 
 
One is Hong Kong....

HEI Zuqing

ANZ Bank, Shanghai Branch v. Ningbo Haitian International Trade Co.,(the ANZ case) decided by the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China[1], involved  a contract for LC financing instead of the trade of goods. The beneficiary was paid by the nominated bank and the issuing bank undertook to reimburse the nominated negotiating bank 90 days later. It was determined by the court to...

Bill Shorten’s proposal to triple anti-dumping penalties demonstrates a misunderstanding of dumping and its impact on the economy. It also misunderstands when anti-dumping measures may be lawfully applied and to what extent. https://theconversation.com/shortens-plan-to-triple-anti-dumping-penalti...

Dr. Heng Wang (Associate Professor and CIBEL Co-Director, UNSW Law) 王衡(新南威尔士大学法学院副教授,CIBEL【中国国际商法与国际经济法项目】联合主任)

China has imposed retaliatory duties on US food imports including pork, fruit, nuts, and wine of up to 25 per cent as a response to President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports under Section 232. This is a real trade war between the United States and China in forty years of China's opening-up and the first time that both nations have taken measures. Is the 2018 trade war similar to...

Zhuangsi Xu, Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Law, UNSW Australia

The presentation was conducted half on Professor Deng’s recent research on the Common and Symmetry Responsibility in Climate Change, and half on “Conducting Research on Chinese Law” as the first topic of the CIBEL Ph.D. Seminar. Each section was followed by a short Q&A session.

Common and Symmetry Responsibility
Professor Deng gave a stimulating presentation on the principle of common and...

Xiaomeng Qu, Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Law, UNSW Australia

Background
In December 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) after 14 years of negotiations. One of the keenly debated issues during the accession negotiations was the treatment of China as a non-market economy (NME) – an economy where costs and prices are not dependent on market forces of demand and supply. This classification has resulted in WTO Members resorting to a...

Xiaomeng Qu, Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Law, UNSW Australia

Background
In its unique geopolitical and economic circumstances, Israel has traditionally viewed the US and the EU as its chief international economic partners. After the establishment of One Belt, One Road project (OBOR), how should Israel -one of the OECD's smallest members - reconsider its global economic strategies as centers of economic and political gravity are shifting to the east? Prof....

Senior Lecturer Dr. Jie (Jeanne) Huang

 

On 30 June 2017, for the first time in history, Chinese court recognized and enforced a U.S. commercial monetary judgment. The case is Liu Li v. Tao Li and Tong Wu[1] decided by the Intermediate People’s Court of Wuhan City.

In this case, Liu Li (‘Liu’) concluded a Share Transfer Agreement with Tao Li (‘Tao’) on 22 September 2013 in the U.S., providing that Tao shall transfer 50% share of Jia...

Dr Weihuan Zhou, Senior Lecturer, UNSW Law

Official statements and public opinions in Australia and China have been overwhelmingly positive on the impact of the China – Australia Free Trade Agreement (“ChAFTA”) on Chinese investment in Australia. This is an overstatement of the impact. Australia’s ChAFTA commitments on investment liberalisation and investor protection are limited and may not create sufficient incentives for or boost the...

Dr. Jie (Jeanne) Huang (Senior Lecturer, UNSW Law)

In a few industries, privately-owned Chinese enterprises have actively advocated their voice in international rule-making. E-commerce is one example. Jack Ma, Alibaba Group Executive Chairman and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, is calling for the establishment of an Electronic World Trade Platform (‘eWTP’) to help small to medium-sized enterprises (‘SMEs’), developing countries and...