China Signs Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Andrew Ottaway, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.Civil Litigation, Commercial and Contract Litigation, Commercial Law, Commercial Litigation, Cross-Border Litigation, Debt and Enforcing Judgments, Forum Challenges, Jurisdictional Challenges0 Comments

We previously wrote that Ontario had enacted the International Choice of Court Agreements Convention Act, 2017, which will give effect to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements (the “Hague Convention”) in Ontario once Canada ratifies the Hague Convention.  (Canada has not yet signed or ratified the Hague Convention.)

Since our previous blog post, the People’s Republic of China signed the Hague Convention.

China has not yet ratified the Hague Convention, which requires approval by the National People’s Congress.

China’s signing of the Hague Convention represents an important step towards more widespread adoption of the convention.

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Andrew Ottaway, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.

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