Independence and impartiality are, without a doubt, the method of survival for a commercial arbitral institution. Distinct from the judiciary, which is authorized and executed by the state power, commercial arbitral jurisdiction stems from party autonomy. Whether its rulings can be enforced hinges upon the independence and impartiality of its arbitral awards.
The South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, also known as the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA), was the first arbitral venture in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Pearl River Delta region. It was previously known as the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission South China Subcommission. It has set a series of precedents in Chinese arbitration since its establishment in 1983.
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Dr Chen Rui is the secretary of the SCIA Council