Shanghai courts are now employing the leading Blockchain technology to manage & record hearings as a part of a court reform pilot, consistent with China’s native reporting media on 8th July.
Participants at a recent court reform conference held by the Shanghai supreme court revealed that the Minhang District People’s Court is using blockchain technology to record an equity transfer contract dispute. The report further added:
“The metadata table which records the file name, file size, file generation time as well as other information of the court record files and written materials is generated instantly […]The audio-visual conversion record, the metadata table confirmed by the parties’ signature and other materials were completely presented within the “electronic file” of the case.”
The Shanghai court record reform pilot reportedly started around March this year. Around 260 courts are installed and deployed to support the reform in less than a period. of 3 months. Around 90 business courts and 493 judges have applied the trial record reform, and 4261 trials are completed, consistent with the report.
As reported earlier, several other courts in China have implemented blockchain technology as how to secure properties with an electronic seal.