The Lin-Gang Framework Plan in the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone: A Stepping Stone for Reform of International Arbitration in China - ARIA - Vol. 32, No. 3

Jie Zheng
Maud Piers
Page Count: 
38 pages
February, 2022
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Dr. Jie Zheng is a research associate and lecturer at Shanghai Institute of International Organizations and Global Governance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China. She is also an attorney and a member of the PRC bar association. She specializes in alternative dispute resolution, e-commerce law and global governance. She can be reached at

Maud Piers is an associate professor at Ghent University (Belgium) where she is the coordinator of the Center for the Future of Dispute Resolution. She focuses her research and teaching on digitalization and artificial intelligence in arbitration and ADR and regularly acts as an arbitrator and expert in international arbitrations. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Belgian Center of Arbitration and Mediation (Cepani) since 2012 and Vice President since 2017. She was the founder and is currently an Editor (and former Editor-in-Chief) for b-Arbitra, the Belgian Review for Arbitration; an Editor for; and a ‘korrespondierende Herausgeber’ for the ZEuP. She can be reached at