"It is Better to Enter a Tiger's Mouth than a Court of Law" or Dispute Resolution Alternatives in U.S.-China Trade

01 Jan 1987

This article examines the influence Chinese attitudes toward law have upon the various methods of dispute resolution in United States-China trade. It concludes that, although reasonably effective mechanisms for the resolution of disputes are available, the primary emphasis of counsel should be to prevent the dispute from occurring through promoting informed negotiation of the original contract.