Arbitration and Mediation may be interesting tools to solve commercial disputes between parties involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.
DP World suing China Merchants: a sign of good health for the BRI?
Emirati group DP World filed a lawsuit against China Merchants Port Holdings in the High Court of Hong Kong.
New Courts for the Belt and Road Initiative
In late January 2018, China announced the forthcoming creation of commercial courts dedicated to the “Belt and Road” initiative by the Supreme Court. This new judicial institution would consist of three courts. The headquarters would be located in Beijing. Court in Xian would settle commercial disputes over the new Continental Silk Roads; and in Shenzhen, the court would focus on the various issues related to the sea routes.