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Professor Wang Jiangyu Quoted in Reuters on China’s Newly Adopted Civil Code


Professor Wang Jiangyu, RCCL Director, was quoted in a report of the Reuters on the first comprehensive Civil Code to be enacted by China’s National People’s Congress. He believed that Civil Code would give more complete protection to individual rights and property, but also warned that the key is effective enforcement of the code in a rule of law context. Read the full report: Keith Zhai, Gabriel Crossley and Yew Lun Tian, “China set to implement its first civil code, as private investment slows, Reuters, 21 May 2020 <>.