Arbitration

The Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Ordinance was enacted on 14 June 2017 and came into operation on 23 June 2017. Certain key provisions were not...
The Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Ordinance 2017 (“Amendment Ordinance”) was gazetted in June 2017. By virtue of the Amendment Ordinance, the authorised body...
On 28 October, the 6th Annual Forum hosted by CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration Centre, fellow members and practitioners gathered on a Sunday afternoon in anticipation of a live debate on Med-Arb and a...
In Z v Y [2018] HKCFI 2342 the Court of First Instance refused to enforce an award on public policy grounds since there was evidence to show that the underlying agreement had been “tainted...
On 28 October, the 6th Annual Forum hosted by CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration Centre, fellow members and practitioners gathered on a Sunday afternoon in anticipation of a live debate on Med-Arb and a...
The Day of Arbitration Field Practice organised by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Hong Kong Arbitration Center (“CIETAC Hong Kong”) was held on 16 September in...
The Day of Arbitration Field Practice organised by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Hong Kong Arbitration Center (“CIETAC Hong Kong”) was held on 16 September in...
In L v B (HCCT 41/2015), proceedings relating to enforcement of an arbitration award in Hong Kong, the Court of First Instance (“Court”) granted the Applicant substantial security in return...
As we reported in the March 2016 edition of the Hong Kong Lawyer (“Anti-suit Injunctions and Delay”), in Re Sea Powerful II [2016] 1 HKLRD 1032 the first instance court...
The Faculty of Law of Chinese University of Hong Kong organised an international conference in late March 2015, on the topic of “Managing the Globalisation of Sanitation Water Services: ‘Blue Gold’...
In Chee Cheung Hing & Company Limited v Zhong Rong International (Group) Limited [2016] HKEC 656 ("Chee Cheung Hing & Co."), the Hong Kong courts upheld the validity of the arbitration clause...
“This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. The number of disputes in music and entertainment arising from agreements between musicians and their...
The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has confirmed the test under s. 89(5) Arbitration Ordinance for granting security for the award, pending an application to set aside the award at the seat. The...
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is pleased to launch a new Panel of Arbitrators for Intellectual Property Disputes (Panel) composed of leading experts with immense experience...
The recent case of Sea Powerful II Special Maritime Enterprises v Bank of China Ltd [2016] HKEC 90 (“Sea Powerful II”) may arise out of a claim for the wrongful delivery of cargo shipped...
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