With foreign investors testing ingenious ways in which to circumvent the regulatory burdens and scrutiny associated with a foreign owned Chinese insurance company, an interesting question has come to light; is it possible for an insurance policy between a domestic insurer and a Chinese manufacture to have a foreign element. The foundation of this question is rooted in the uncertainty surrounding the enforcement and validity of an arbitration clause designating a foreign jurisdiction for a case which is purely domestic (China).

Article 304 of the Opinions of the Supreme People’s Court on Some Issues Concerning the Application of the Civil Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China (Opinions of the Supreme Court on the Application of the Civil Procedure Law) states:
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