"China Maritime Arbitration Commission Online Arbitration Rules" formally released, application of blockchain is one of the highlights

According to China Foreign Trade Magazine, on December 27, 2019, the "China Maritime Arbitration Commission Online Arbitration Rules" (hereinafter referred to as the "Online Arbitration Rules") were formally released, and the rules will be implemented on January 1, 2020. At present, China's digital economy is large in size, with a large user base, and the demand for digital dispute resolution is growing rapidly. At the same time, the development of blockchain technology and industry innovation, science and technology benefit from new creations, and the development of intelligent dispute resolution methods has gradually matured. One of the highlights of the "Online Arbitration Rules" is the clear identification of electronic evidence and the connection of core technologies such as blockchain. The online arbitration platform adopts electronic signatures, trusted time stamps, hash value verification, blockchain and other evidence collection, fixation and tamper-resistant technical means, or through the requirements of the authentication and adaptation rules of electronic forensics and deposit platform authentication. "One-click transmission", the arbitral tribunal can "one-click identification" to achieve reliable and convenient electronic data identification function.