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A court in China implements blockchain technology to record hearings

July 10, 2020

According to local Chinese news on July 8, Shanghai courts are using blockchain technology to record hearings as part of a pilot project on judicial reform.

Participants in a recent judicial reform conference held by the Shanghai Supreme Court, They found that Minhang District People’s Court used blockchain technology to file a dispute over a capital transfer agreement. The report added that:

“The metadata table records file name, size, generation time and other information for court log files. Written material is generated immediately […] The recording of the audiovisual conversion is confirmed by the signature of all parties, the other materials are fully represented in the “electronic file” of the case “.

The pilot trial to reform the judicial files in Shanghai is said to have started in March this year. In less than three months, a total of 260 courts were set up and set up to support the reform. A total of 90 business courts and 493 judges have implemented the process register reform, and according to the report, 4,261 lawsuits have been completed.

A court in China implements blockchain technology to record hearingsA court in China implements blockchain technology to record hearings

As Cointelegraph previously reported, Other courts in China have implemented blockchain technology to secure real estate with an electronic seal.