Steffen Pedersen

Steffen Pedersen

Steffen Pedersen is the designated Founding and Managing Partner of the Beijing Office of international law firm Wikborg Rein. He is a Hong Kong and English qualified lawyer and has spent his entire career in the Far East in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Beijing.

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Getting Drawn into China's New Litigation Laws

By Steffen Pedersen 2015-03-28 01:25:36

New litigation laws have just made China a more attractive place to arrest ships.  While China cannot yet be considered a jurisdiction of choice for foreign litigants to resolve their disputes, being a major international trading nation and home to the world’s biggest ports makes China an ideal place for parties to seek to arrest ships for security.   New regulations came into force on March 1, 2015. The regulations, entitled “The Regulations on Certain Issues Concerning the Application of...

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