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Xing Xiusong is a partner of Beijing Global Law Office. He currently serves as a Vice Chairman of the Arbitration and ADR Committee of ICC China (since 2017), an arbitrator on the panel of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC, since 1997), a member of the Board of CIETAC (since 2014), a member of CIETAC’s Expert Consultation Committee (since 2014), an arbitrator on panel of Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC, since 2012), an arbitrator on the panel of Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration (KLRCA, since 2009), a mediator on the panel of CCPIT/China Chamber of International Commerce Mediation Center (since 2003), a member of the International Dispute Resolution Group (“IDR Group”).


Xing Xiusong advises and represents foreign and Chinese clients on dispute resolution matters in relation to Chinese-foreign joint ventures, foreign direct investment in China, construction projects, technology transfer and license agreements, trademark licensing, manufacturing and distribution agreements, loan agreements and project finance, international sale of goods, anti-monopoly and unfair competition, etc., by means of negotiation, mediation, adjudication, arbitration and litigation.


He has resented clients in arbitration proceedings before international arbitration institutions, including China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC); Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC), American Arbitration Association (AAA), Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA). (More than 200 cases) .


He has served as an arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings at CIETAC, ICC, SCC, and in ad hoc arbitration proceedings. (More than 200 cases).


He has represented clients in court proceedings before all levels of PRC People's Courts, ranging from District Courts to the Supreme People's Court. (More than 100 cases).


He has acted as an expert witness on Chinese law in proceedings before The High Court of Justice of London and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.


Work Experience

2014 - present, Partner of Global Law Office
2011 – 2014, Partner of Global Law Office, Managing Partner of its Shenzhen Office
2007 – 2011, Partner of Global Law Office, Member of its Management Committee
2000 – 2007, Partner of Global Law Office, Member of its Management Committee, Managing Partner of its Shanghai Office
1998 – 2000, Lawyer of Global Office, Member of its Management Committee
1996 – 1998, Lawyer of Global Law Office, Managing Director 
1995 – 1996, Lawyer of Global Law Office, Head of its Financial Division
1994 – 1995, Lawyer of Global Law Office, Head of its Commercial Division
1992 – 1994, Lawyer of Global Law Office
1988 – 1992, Legal Adviser of a publishing house under the Ministry of Agriculture
1994 – 1988, Research Assistant of Anhui Academy of Agricultural Science



Education

Peking University, Department of Biology, Bachelor of Science,1984 

China University of Political Science and Law, Master of Law, 1990 
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, Visiting scholar, 2009 


Awards

Xing Xiusong has been continuously recommended by Chambers & Partners as “a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration” in Asia, and was awarded “Arbitration Lawyer of the Year” in 2016 by China Law & Practice.



Associations and Memberships

Vice Chairman, Arbitration and ADR Committee of ICC China, since 2017

An arbitrator on the panel of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), since 1997 
A member of the Board of CIETAC, since 2014
A member of CIETAC Expert Consultation Committee, since 2014
An arbitrator on panel of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC), since 2012
An arbitrator on the panel of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration (KLRCA), since 2009
A mediator on the panel of CCPIT/China Chamber of International Commerce Mediation Center, since 2003
A member of the International Dispute Resolution Group (“IDR Group”)
A member of the Editorial Board of the Stockholm International Arbitration Report, official publication of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) (2003-2006)
A member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) (1998-2003)


Publications

Arbitration Clause Not Binding on Insurer by Way of Subrogation, 14 October 2010, International Law Office 

Arbitration Award by Truncated Tribunal Refused Recognition and Enforcement, 27 May 2010, International Law Office
Arbitration in China, Overview, 25 March 2010, International Law Office
Foreign Arbitral Award Refused Recognition and Enforcement on Public Policy Grounds, 4 February 2010, International Law Office
Commentary On CIETAC Arbitration Award G20010379, Stockholm International Arbitration Review [2005:1]
Transnational Litigation: A Practitioner's Guide, Oceana Publications, Inc. (USA) [2002, second edition], Country Editor of the Chapter on PRC.
The Application of Article 40 of the 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for International Sale of Goods, Arbitration and Law Journal (a publication of CIETAC) [1999.4]
Rules of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration, Arbitration and Law Journal (a publication of CIETAC). [1996.6]
A Textbook on Economic Law, China Audit Press [1991], author of the chapter on Economic Contract Law.



Languages

Mandarin Chinese, English