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Stephenson Harwood
A dispute arose as to the appointment of arbitrators and the constitution of the tribunal. The claimant's position is that the respondent failed to appoint its arbitrator within time and the first appointed arbitrator should be confirmed as sole arbitrator.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The project examines the decision-making process behind the selection of party-appointed arbitrators.
Walkers
Bermudan, British Virgin Islands ("BVI") and Cayman Islands companies are frequently used as investment vehicles for Hong Kong and Chinese companies and individuals.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A Hong Kong Court recently adopted a resoundingly pro-arbitration stance in a decision which emphasised the high thresholds of irregularity that would need to be established...
Mayer Brown
As such, the Court directed the present Judgment be referred to the Department of Justice and Law Society of Hong Kong for investigation.
Timothy Loh
Explore the scope of powers of the court & discusses two common types of interim measures which the court may grant.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Amendments to the Arbitration Ordinance, gazetted today, are the latest stage in the process to allow lawyers to charge based on success in an arbitration.
Jones Day
Hong Kong's Court of Appeal recently provided much needed clarification on the proper forum to decide issues of noncompliance with preconditions to arbitration and the consequences...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
One of the key challenges in the course of an international arbitration with a Mainland China based counterparty is the enforcement
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a further decision in the long-running G v X matter (see our previous blog post here), the Hong Kong court has decided to stay enforcement of a CIETAC award pending a challenge to...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Last week, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal refused to grant liquidators of Galleria Limited, a Hong Kong company, leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal in relation to their action against one...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Herbert Smith Freehills has secured an important judgment from the Hong Kong Court of Appeal regarding escalation clauses – contractual provisions which require negotiation or mediation before...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The presumption that "rational businessmen" intend all their disputes to be resolved in the same forum may not apply where the parties clearly intended otherwise
Timothy Loh
Hong Kong is one of the few jurisdictions to set out a statutory basis for privacy and confidentiality in arbitration.
Hogan Lovells
The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has ruled twice in recent weeks that it does have the jurisdiction to grant a vesting order under section 52(1)(3) Trustee Ordinance (Cap.29).
Mayer Brown
In the recent case of Mak v LA [2022] HKCFI 285, the Court of First Instance (CFI) granted an application to stay proceedings that had been transferred from the Labour Tribunal in favour of arbitration.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Hong Kong Court recently considered in G v X, GMCI, GMCC [2022] HKCFI 829 whether a freezing order granted in support of the enforcement of a CIETAC arbitral award ought to have been granted.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Arjowiggins HKK2 LTD v. X Co [2022] HKCFI 128, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance set aside an arbitral award on the basis that it fell outside the scope of the parties' submission to arbitration.
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Herbert Smith Freehills
Rampant digitisation, pressure on ESG, post-Covid upheaval – our video series tackles the big trends in the booming Asia-Pacific consumer sector
Kobre & Kim LLP
When considering a cross border strategy, it is essential to understand how each jurisdiction interrelates with the others.
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