Shan Guojun, president of the Beijing Fourth Intermediate People’s Court, Yuan Yuchi, vice-president of the court, and Ma Jun, chief judge of the Beijing International Commercial Court (BICC) warmly received delegations of domestic courts. The delegations recently visited the BICC to conduct surveys and discussions on foreign-related commercial trials and the construction of international commercial courts.
A delegation led by Gong Cheng, vice-president of the Chengdu Intermediate People's Court, visited the BICC on Feb 20. The two sides held a symposium to exchange and share experience and practices of international commercial courts’ work in terms of team building, foreign-related commercial trial operation modes, and service guarantees for a sound business environment. Gong expressed his appreciation for the BICC’s work in fulfilling its judicial functions, providing services to ensure the development of the capital in the new era, strengthening talent cultivation, and enhancing the international communication of justice work. Both sides agreed that they will further promote communication and exchanges in talent cultivation, case management and institutional innovation, learn from each other, and jointly push the construction of international commercial courts to a higher level.
Led by its Vice-president Qi Xiaodan, a delegation of the Chaoyang District People's Court in Beijing, held a symposium with the BICC on March 23. The two sides held in-depth discussions on issues encountered during trial practices, and work related to first and second instance and uniformity of judgment standards. After the symposium, Xie Minya, an official from the Civil Law Office of the National People's Congress Standing Committee Legislative Affairs Commission, solicited opinions of attending judges on relevant issues in the revised draft of the Civil Procedure Law.
On March 24, Chi Haijiang, vice-president of the Hangzhou Intermediate People's Court, led a delegation to visit the BICC. The two sides shared their experiences of the operation mechanism, digital construction, and foreign-related commercial trial practices of international commercial courts at the symposium, and expressed their willingness to enhance exchanges and jointly build a high-level image of China's rule of law in international commercial trials.
A delegation led by Li Lijuan, vice-president of the Changchun Intermediate People's Court, visited the BICC on April 4. The two sides held in-depth exchanges on international commercial court's high-quality strategies, case trials, institutional innovation, research and exchanges, and the mechanism for foreign law ascertainment. Li praised the BICC’s efforts in its precise grasp of the strategic layout of foreign-related legal work, its innovation in construction and operation mechanisms, management of cross-border cases and international commercial mediation, adding that mutual learning and communication should be enhanced to jointly provide strong judicial services and guarantees for resolving international commercial disputes.