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International Arbitration
15.
Confidentiality
15.1
Is arbitration seated in your jurisdiction confidential? Is a duty of confidentiality found in the arbitration legislation?
 
Hong Kong
The default position is provided under Section 18(1) of the Arbitration Ordinance (AO), which states that, unless otherwise agreed by the parties, no party may publish, disclose or communicate any information relating to:

  • the arbitral proceedings under the arbitration agreement; or
  • an award made in those arbitral proceedings.
For more information about this answer please contact: Nick Gall from Gall
15.2
Are there any exceptions to confidentiality?
 
Hong Kong
The default position is provided under Section 18(1) of the Arbitration Ordinance (AO), which states that, unless otherwise agreed by the parties, no party may publish, disclose or communicate any information relating to:

  • the arbitral proceedings under the arbitration agreement; or
  • an award made in those arbitral proceedings.
For more information about this answer please contact: Nick Gall from Gall
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