April 3, 2020

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Judge Guo Feng’s Speech; D.C. Seminar; New Guiding Cases; More Belt & Road Materials

Good Commencing to the Yr of the Rooster

Pleased Chinese New Yr! Pursuing our success in 2016, the China Guiding Circumstances Venture (“CGCP”) aspires to realize even additional throughout the Yr of the Rooster and is psyched to share the subsequent information:

    • The Honorable Decide GUO Feng, Deputy Director, Investigation Workplace of the Supreme People’s Courtroom (“SPC”) of the People’s Republic of China, has kindly agreed to be our honorary adviser.  We really feel honored and glimpse forward to doing the job closely with the SPC to enable create China’s Guiding Circumstances System.
    • With Decide Guo Feng’s acceptance, we have released in English and Chinese his speech titled “The Compilation and Application of China’s Guiding Circumstances” sent at our Guiding Circumstances SeminarTM held in November 2016 in Beijing.  At the stop of his speech, Decide Guo mentioned:

“[…] the process [of Guiding Circumstances] is however new.  Its theoretical foundation, its romantic relationship with statutes, influence, regulations of reference and software, and several other challenges benefit even further analyze. […] We sincerely hope that people from Chinese and foreign circles of legal theory, judicial observe, and the complete society will carry on to guidance our do the job and add together to the do the job of situation guidance in China’s courts!”

RSVP for A different Seminar

In reaction to Decide Guo’s simply call for additional contributions from distinctive events, we have made a decision to hold another Guiding Circumstances SeminarTM titled “Escalating Importance of Circumstances in China: Implications for Lawful Training and Lawful Practice” on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from 5:thirty – 8 p.m., showcasing as keynote speaker the Honorable Sidney H. Stein (Senior Decide, U.S. District Courtroom for the Southern District of New York) alongside with Dr. Mei Gechlik (Founder & Director of the CGCP), as effectively as DAI Di (Ph.D. applicant, Peking College Regulation College Previous Attorney, Beijing Haijia Regulation Firm), Jennifer Ingram (Fellow and Co-Managing Editor of the CGCP), Professor Jeffrey S. Lubbers (Professor of Practice in Administrative Regulation, Washington Higher education of Regulation, American College) and Gwenann Manseau (Senior Counsel, Workplace of the Main Counsel for Worldwide Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce).

You should RSVP in this article to reserve a spot at the occasion.  For additional data about the system, please click on in this article.  We sincerely thank Washington Higher education of Regulation (“WCL”), American College for supporting us to hold this crucial occasion on its wonderful campus.  We really feel honored that Dean Lia Epperson (Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Tutorial Affairs Professor of Regulation, WCL) and Cathy Schenker(Associate Director, Worldwide Lawful Scientific tests Program, WCL) will make some opening remarks.  We glimpse forward to looking at you in Washington, D.C.

New Guiding Circumstances

On November 22, 2016, Dr. Mei Gechlik (Founder & Director of the CGCP), together with our advisers, Decide DING Xiaoyu and Dr. YUAN Changchun, and CGCP Co-Managing Editor Dimitri Phillips visited the Supreme People’s Courtroom. We experienced the pleasure to understand that Guiding Circumstances (“GCs”) will be introduced in higher range and/or frequency heading forward. Certainly, in late December, the fifteenth batch of GCs was introduced, bringing the total range of GCs to seventy seven, of which 4 were being introduced in 2011 (in the fourth quarter), 8 in 2012, ten in 2013, 22 in 2014, twelve in 2015, and 21 in 2016. The revival of the upward pattern in the range of GCs introduced per year is most encouraging.

On November 22, 2016, the China Guiding Circumstances Venture (“CGCP”) visited the Supreme People’s Courtroom (“SPC”) to exchange ideas about China’s Guiding Circumstances. Members bundled (from left to ideal): two personnel customers of the SPC, Decide SHI Lei, Decide LI Bing, Decide GUO Feng (honorary adviser to the CGCP who, together with Judges LI and SHI, oversees China’s Guiding Circumstances System), Dr. Mei Gechlik (Founder & Director of the CGCP), Dr. YUAN Changchun (adviser to the CGCP), Decide DING Xiaoyu (honorary adviser to the CGCP), and Dimitri Phillips (Co-Managing Editor of the CGCP).

Of the 8 new GCs introduced very last month, No. 70 is of distinctive significance as it can help to explain the criminal offense of manufacturing and promoting poisonous and destructive foodstuff.  This is of course a subject matter of “widespread worry to society” (a criterion for deciding upon GCs, as talked about in Decide Guo Feng’s speech).  The “Main Points of the Adjudication” of GC No. 70 are:

“Although a compound additional by an actor in foodstuff creation and procedure [functions] is not on the Listing of Non-Edible Substances That May Have Been Unlawfully Added to Meals or the Listing of Substances That May Have Been Illegally Added to Well being Meals, [both of which are] released by applicable departments of the Condition Council, [the compound] really should however be identified to be a “toxic and destructive non-foodstuff uncooked material” as provided in Post one hundred forty four of the Legal Regulation of the People’s Republic of China if the compound possesses the exact attributes as these substances recorded on the aforementioned lists and the compound can be identified, in accordance to similar components, like inspection reviews and skilled thoughts, [to trigger] the exact harm to human bodies.”

Far more Belt & Road Resources

The CGCP released the Belt & Road Series in November 2016 to attract our world wide audience’s focus to the relationship involving the Guiding Circumstances System and China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Just about every month, we element a pick range of nations around the world covered by the Belt & Road Series. We release new B&R TextsTM, a compilation of principal sources forming the legal framework of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, like legal cooperation agreements involving China and nations around the world alongside the “Belt and Road” routes. This month, we are happy to spotlight agreements involving China and Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania. For the complete checklist of “Belt and Road” nations around the world, please stop by in this article.

All over the Yr of the Rooster, we hope to convey you additional insights about China’s GCs. You should enable us realize this goal and make a reward to us nowadays to turn out to be part of our historic mission to enable China create its situation law process. Thank you for your guidance. We hope you delight in the Chinese presentation at the subsequent QR code established to mark the beginning of the new year!

Judge Guo Feng’s Speech D.C. Seminar New Guiding Cases More Belt & Road Materials 1