Wenliang Zhang

Renmin University of China Law School

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Wenliang Zhang is an associate professor at Renmin University of China Law School. His prior research relates mainly to international dispute resolution, with a focus on private international law. His English-language works have been published in journals such as the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, the Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law, the Journal of International Dispute Resolution, the Chinese Journal of International Law, and the Asia Pacific Law Review. Professor Zhang obtained his first PhD from Ghent University Law School and his second PhD from Wuhan University Law School. Before joining Renmin Law School in 2015, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Peking University Law School. He was a visiting scholar at UC Davis from 2019 to 2020.

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China’s New Foreign State Immunity Law: Some Foreign Relations Aspects

On September 1, 2023, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC Standing Committee) passed the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Foreign State Immunity (FSIL) (English translation here). The FSIL will enter into force on January 1, 2024. This law heralds a fundamental shift of China’s attitude towards foreign state immunity,…

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