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Case of the Day: WooshinmtCo v. Fu Sheng Optoelectronics

I have a guest post today from Ivy Chen (陈盛兰), a law student the Peking University School of Transnational Law, on a recent decision of the Supreme People’s Court of China. Welcome, Ivy! I don’t claim to be able to evaluate this decision. It would be interesting to get a real comparative view of this.

The case of the day is WooshinmtCo, Ltd. v. Fu Sheng Optoelectronics (Jiangsu), Ltd., a retrial case from the Supreme People’s Court of China. WooshinmtCo, a South Korean company, applied to the Supreme People’s Court of China for retrial of a judgment on contract disputes between itself and Fu Sheng Optoelectronics, a Chinese company, issued by the High People’s Court of Jiangsu Province. This case does not address the process of the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgment in China. Instead, it sheds light on the possibility of using unrecognized foreign judgment as evidence in Chinese court proceedings.
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