Graduation ceremony of the 6th training course of the China-South Asia Legal Training Base and seminar on "Legal Risks and Countermeasures of International Investment And Trade"


The 6th training course of the China-South Asia Legal Training Base graduation ceremony and Seminar on “Legal Risks and Countermeasures of International Investment and Trade” was held in Beijing DeHeng Law Firm in the afternoon of May 28. Zhang Mingqi, Vice President and Secretary General of the Chinese Law Society, Wang Li, Chairman of the Legal and Commercial Service Center for Belt and Road In Beijing, Wang Li, Vice President of Beijing DeHeng Law Firm, Hu Jiling, Vice President of SHUPL and General Secretary of the Party at CNISCO, and Wang Wei, Deputy Director of the China Law Academic Exchange Center, attended the ceremony and seminar and delivered speeches online or in-person.


Zhang pointed out that to eatablish a good business environment that is ruled by law, it is necessary to strengthen the soft link of rule standards, deepen judicial exchanges and cooperation, and provide higher quality legal services. The legal devices of China and South Asian countries together can promote and further guarantee investment freedom, overall convenience, facilitation of trade, and build a new pattern of all-round connectivity for integration and development, to further deepen judicial cooperation in the field of international commercial affairs. Together we can also make positive contributions to a fair and just Belt and Road, accelerate cooperation among law firms of countries along the Route, and help the establishment of a dedicated legal services cooperation mechanism for building a bigger network.

Hu Jiling congratulated and blessed all the trainees who completed the course. She pointed out that SHUPL and CNISCO have carefully planned and actively prepared this course, so that for experts and trainees were minimally affected during the outbreak through the help of online exchanges and cloud seminars. This seminar will bring legal practitioners of various countries closer, help with promoting international judicial cooperation, and push for the rule of law in global governance. SHUPL and CNISCO look forward to continuing to enhance exchanges with all parties in the future. We hope to carry out more pragmatic and effective cooperation, and jointly contribute to cooperation and exchanges in the judicial field in South Asia and other countries.


Wang Li suggested that the seminar aimed to build a practical platform for the sharing of information resources and the exchange of legal services between Chinese and foreign legal practitioners, business professionals, officials and lawyers. Participants in international investment and trade are in the same community of mutually beneficial interests. We look forward to further discussions of relevant themes, as well as any other advice. We would like to resolve disputes through discussion, and aim at achieving win-win results. The goal is to contribute to the international investment and trade development of the South Asian region, and work together to build a community with a shared future.


In his speech, Wang Wei said he hoped for the participants to become friendly colleagues after the the workshop, and active participants in the fight against the Covid pandemic, and a promoter of rule of law. The legal fields of China and South Asian countries should push forward the friendly relations between China and South Asian countries. As Covid 19 pandemic is still spreading, we should further focus on consensus, strengthen unity, deepen cooperation, jointly address the multiple challenges brought about by the pandemic, and contribute to maintaining global public health security while promoting world economic recovery. In the post-pandemic era, the Chinese Law Society is willing to continue cooperation with the legal  practitioners of South Asian countries under the framework of the Belt and Road, and actively expand legal exchanges and cooperation in various fields.

The 6th training course of the China-South Asia Legal Training Base was held on May 17 at the CNISCO for 12 days. A total of 107 participants from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Malaysia, Portugal and other countries joined online and learned about Xi Jinping's legal philosophy, the legal system for the prevention and control of the Covid19 outbreak, the Chinese Civil Code, legal issues related to the belt and road projects, international commercial disputes, China's legal system for intellectual property protection and China's foreign-related tax legal system. Trainees participated in the seminar on International Investment And Economic Legal Risks and Countermeasures and submitted papers.


Sponsored by the Chinese Law Society, the seminar was co-held by the China Law Academic Exchange Center, SHUPL, CNISCO, and the Society of Democracy and the Rule of Law, with the aim of deepening foreign legal exchanges and cooperation, promoting the joint construction of the Belt and Road high-quality development, and enhancing practical cooperation between China and South Asia.