China's Civil Code


last updated on 9 July 2020 | Article series




China's Civil Code

On 28 May 2020, the National People's Congress of China adopted the new Civil Code (CC), which will enter into force on 1 January 2021. It contains more than 1,200 articles, making it the most comprehensive law ever passed in China.

The new Civil Code combines and abolish specific individual laws. With a total of 7 books, two books of the Civil Code concerning contracts and property can, under certain circumstances, have a significant impact on foreign parties operating in China.  

We would like to focus on these two specific books to explain the possible impacts on your foreign business or you as a foreign natural person. 

With the following Articles we would like to inform you about the new law:


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