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Fan K, 2017, 《仲裁在中国:法律和文化分析》,

Fan K, 2013, Arbitration in China A Legal and Cultural Analysis, Bloomsbury Publishing

Book Chapters

Fan K, 2023, 'Arbitrator's Contract', in Bjorklund A; Ferrari F; Kroll S (ed.), Cambridge Compendium of International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Cambridge University Press, pp. 991 - 1011,

Fan K, 2019, 'Foreign Direct Investment and Investment Arbitration in China', in Carlos E (ed.), Foreign Investment and Investment Arbitration in Asia, Intersentia, pp. 25 - 54,

Fan K, 2017, 'The New York Convention and Chapter 2 of the Federal Arbitration Act', in Berger J (ed.), International Aspects of U.S. Litigation, ABA Book Publishing,

Fan K, 2016, 'China-related Investment Arbitration', in Yuen P; McDonald D; Dong A (ed.), Chinese Arbitration Law, Lexis Nexis

Fan K, 2016, 'Expansion of Arbitral Subject Matter: New Topics and New Areas of Law', in Brekoulakis S; Lew J; Mistelis L (ed.), The Evolution and Future of International Arbitration, Kluwer Law International, pp. 299 - 319,

Fan K; Denton G, 2013, 'Alternative Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong', in Global Perspectives on ADR, pp. 131 - 131,

Fan K, 2013, 'People’s Mediation in China: Creative Adaptations from the Tradition', in Mediation: China and the World

Fan K, 2013, 'People’s Mediation in China: Creative Adaptations from the Tradition', in Xin X (ed.), Mediation: China and the World

Fan K; Li Z, 2010, 'Legal Education in China: Where Does the Future Lies?', in Zhong Q; Tang D (ed.), The Cross-Strait Legal Developments, pp. 173 - 177

Edited Books

Fan K; Weng X, (ed.), 2023, COVID-19 and International Business and Economic Law: China and a Changing World, Academy Publishing (the Singapore Academy of Law), Singapore

Journal articles

Fan K, 2023, 'Beyond law and politics: an empirical study of judicial mediation in China', Journal of International Dispute Settlement (Oxford University Press), vol. 00, pp. 1 - 29,

Fan K, 2022, 'A Review of China’s Sustainable Development Goals through Bilateral Investment Treaties', ICC Bulletin, pp. 29 - 37,

Fan K, 2021, 'The 2021 Proposed Amendments to the Arbitration Law: A New Era of Arbitration?', ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin, pp. 17 - 21,

Fan K; Veronique F, 2021, 'Mediators Using Non-Binding Evaluations and Making Settlement Proposals', New York State Bar Association dispute resolution Section, vol. 14, pp. 21 - 24,

Fan K, 2021, 'Adaptations and Paradigm Shift: Recent Developments of Commercial Dispute Resolution Mechanism in China', McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution, vol. 7,

Fan K, 2020, 'Mediation of Investor-State Disputes: A Treaty Survey', Journal of Dispute Resolution, vol. 2020, pp. 327 - 342,

Fan K, 2019, 'Supreme Courts and Arbitration: China', b-Arbitra | Belgian Review of Arbitration, vol. 2019, pp. 587 - 613,

Fan K; Jemielniak J, 2016, 'Ethnographic Methods in the Study of Hybrid Processes in Arbitration: the Chinese and Western Perspectives', European Business Law Review, vol. 27, pp. 555 - 585,

Fan K, 2016, 'Glocalization of International Arbitration: Rethinking About Tradition-Modernity and East-West Binaries', University of Pennsylvania East Asia Law Review, vol. 11, pp. 244 - 292,

Fan K, 2016, 'Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration in East Asia: A Comparative Study of China and Japan', American University Business Law Review, pp. 448 - 483,

Fan K, 2014, 'An Empirical Study of Arbitrators Acting as Mediators in China', Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 15, pp. 777 - 811,

Fan K; Lu S, 2014, 'Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Hong Kong', Yearbook of Private International Law, vol. 15, pp. 349 - 363

Fan K; El Ahdab J; Stackpool-Moore R, 2014, 'Un point de vue actuel sur l’arbitrage en Chine et à Hong Kong : toujours un pays, deux systèmes', Revue de l'arbitrage, vol. 4, pp. 837 - 910

Fan K, 2013, 'Glocalisation of Arbitration: Transnational Standards Struggling with Local Norms', Harvard Negotiation Law Review, vol. 18, pp. 171 - 219,

Fan K, 2013, 'International Dispute Resolution Trends in Asia', Transnational Dispute Management, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 16,

Fan K, 2012, 'Mediation Process and Practice in Hong Kong', HONG KONG LAW JOURNAL, vol. 42, pp. 665 - 667,

Fan K, 2012, 'The New Arbitration Ordinance in Hong Kong', Journal of International Arbitration, vol. 29, pp. 715 - 722,

Fan K, 2012, 'Underlying the Influences on the Effectiveness of Arbitration in China', Asian Dispute Review, pp. 76 - 78

Fan K, 2011, 'Mediation and Civil Justice Reform in Hong Kong', The International Litigation Quarterly, vol. 27, pp. 11 - 14

Fan K, 2011, 'Prospects of Foreign Arbitration Institutions Administering Arbitration in China', Journal of International Arbitration, vol. 28, pp. 343 - 353,

Fan K, 2011, 'The Risks of Apparent Bias When An Arbitrator Act As a Mediator:Remarks on Hong Kong Court’s Decision in Gao Haiyan', Yearbook of Private International Law, vol. 13, pp. 535 - 556,

Fan K, 2010, 'Mediation Tradition and Innovation in China', Journal of Justice, pp. 64 - 76

Fan K; von Wunschheim C, 2008, 'Arbitrating in China: The Rules of the Game. Practical Recommendations concerning Arbitration in China', ASA Bulletin, vol. 26, pp. 35 - 48,

Fan K, 2008, 'Arbitration in China_Practice, Legal Obstacles, and Reforms', ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin, pp. 25 - 40,

Fan K; Kaufmann-Kohler G, 2008, 'Integrating Mediation into Arbitration: Why It Works In China', Journal of International Arbitration, vol. 25, pp. 479 - 492,

Fan K, 'Can You Leave Your Hat on? An Empirical Study on Arbitrators Facilitating Settlement in China', SSRN Electronic Journal,

Conference Papers

Fan K, 2020, 'Beyond Law and Politics: Judicial Mediation in China', Harvard, presented at Harvard Comparative Law Workshop, Harvard, 16 November 2020

Fan K, 2019, 'New Developments of Commercial Dispute Resolution Mechanism in China: China’s Two Way Adaptations Towards Transnational Standards', University of Michigan, presented at China’s Legal Construction Program at 40 Years: Towards an Autonomous Legal System? 11-13 October 2019, Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, 11 October 2019 - 13 October 2019


Fan K; Fraser V, 2021, Final Report of Working Group 3 in the Mixed Mode Task Force, International Mediation Institute,

Fan K, 2020, The Impact of COVID-19 on the Administration of Justice, Kluwer Arbitration Blog,


Fan K, 2022, Why Do Parties Choose Arbitration? To Each Their Own,

Fan K, 2021, Localised Globalism,

Fan K, 2020, “Glocalisation” of arbitration,

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