Arbitration

[2019] HKCFI 2292 Court of First Instance Construction and Arbitration Proceedings No. 3 of 2019 Hon Mimmie Chan J 13 June 2019, 16 September 2019 Arbitration – arbitral award – set aside –...
November 2019
As in many current and former Commonwealth jurisdictions, Hong Kong’s insolvency legislation empowers the courts to wind up or bankrupt debtors on grounds of insolvency. Traditionally, the courts...
November 2019
On 1 October 2019, the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative...
November 2019
Civil Procedure — stay of action in favour of arbitration — contractual interpretation — incorporation of arbitration clause P and John Dewey Group (“JD”) entered into a transfer agreement for the...
October 2019
What Happened? In But Ka Chon v Interactive Brokers LLC [2019] HKCA 873, the Court of Appeal cast doubt on the judgment of Harris J., in Lasmos Ltd v Southwest Pacific Bauxite (HK)...
October 2019
2 April 2019 marked an important milestone for the arbitration regime in Hong Kong – on this day the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Supreme People’s Court of the...
September 2019
Arbitration — arbitral award — appeal on question of law — application for leave to appeal judgment allowing appeal against interim award on question of law — whether intended appeal out of time —...
August 2019
Statutory Underpin Section 86(2)(b) of the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609) provides that our courts may refuse the enforcement of an arbitral award if “it would be contrary to public...
August 2019
Arbitration — appeal — leave to appeal — arbitral award — application for leave to appeal on point of law against arbitral award — not appropriate to rely on strong prima facie case approach for “...
July 2019
In recent years, the courts have sought to strike a balance between upholding contractual agreements to refer disputes to arbitration and protecting a party’s statutory rights to wind up a company in...
July 2019
Introduction The Court of First Instance decision in Company A and Others v Company D and Others [2018] HKCFI 2240 confirmed the jurisdiction of the Hong Kong Court to grant interim...
July 2019
Following the decision of the High Court of Hong Kong in CL v SCG [2019] HKCFI 398, the victorious claimant (CL) in Hong Kong arbitration proceedings was left unable to enforce the Award in Hong Kong...
June 2019
On 25 April 2019, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) became the first foreign arbitral institution to receive a Russian governmental permit to administer arbitrations under Russia...
June 2019
Exploring new business opportunities for members has always been one of the many important tasks of the Law Society. The Law Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mongolian Bar...
May 2019
As a programmatic guide to the current and future cooperation and development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (the “Greater Bay Area”) to 2035, the Outline Development Plan for the...
May 2019
On 2 April 2019, the HKSAR Government and the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China signed the “Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of...
May 2019
By setting a clear regional development strategy, the State Council’s Outline Development Plan (“Plan”) for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (“Greater Bay Area”) aims at coordinating...
May 2019
On 25 April 2019, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) became the first foreign arbitral institution to receive a Russian governmental permit to administer arbitrations pursuant to...
May 2019
When the battle’s lost and won (in arbitration), and the victor has a final award, they must turn to enforcement. This involves asking the local courts in a relevant jurisdiction (usually, where the...
May 2019
In Dickson Valora Group (Holdings) Co Ltd and another v Fan Ji Qian [2019] CFI 482, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance granted an anti-suit injunction restraining a non-party to a contract from...
April 2019