Introducing the CLD Project: Analyzing China’s Impact on Cross-Border Legal and Regulatory Order

September 25, 2019

Oxford Business Law Blog

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Based on current projections, China will be one of the world’s largest exporters of capital in the near future, a first in modern history for a nondemocratic state. The ‘China, Law and Development’ (CLD) project, funded by a European Research Council Starting Grant (Grant No. 803763), and based at the University of Oxford, is a five-year interdisciplinary research project that assesses the implications of China’s cross-border commercial activity at two levels: the legal and regulatory systems of host states that receive Chinese capital, and international commercial law.