Arbitration News from Hong Kong

Hong Kong Court provides guidance on principles applicable to the correction of an arbitral...

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1. Introduction Once an arbitral award is issued, it becomes final and binding. However, the award may contain an error. For example, it may order...

The long and winding road: The evolving interface between winding-up petitions and arbitration agreements...

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Introduction Under Hong Kong law, a company shall be deemed to be unable to pay its debts if a creditor, to whom the company...

Hong Kong court upholds arbitral award challenged on grounds of lack of arbitration agreement...

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Introduction The only recourse for a party seeking to challenge a Hong Kong award is to apply to the Hong Kong Court of First...

From litigation to arbitration – options for parties facing long trial waiting times in...

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Parties to commercial litigation in the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) have been facing prolonged waiting times for their trials. The situation...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Hong Kong

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HONG KONG Paul Teo and Philipp Hanusch A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1 Legislation A.1.1 Landmark arrangement between Mainland China and Hong Kong concerning court-ordered interim measures in aid...

Landmark arrangement on interim relief protection in China for Hong Kong arbitrations to take...

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On 1 October 2019, the landmark arrangement between the Hong Kong Government and China's Supreme People's Court on interim measures in aid of arbitrations...

Hong Kong Court grants anti-suit injunction against third party

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In circumstances where a non-party to a contract becomes entitled to enforce a right under that contract (for example, a company may be a...

Hong Kong: Court clarifies when the limitation period for enforcing arbitral awards in Hong...

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Under Hong Kong law, an arbitration agreement is premised upon an implied undertaking by the parties to perform an award. Accordingly, the 6-year time...

Landmark development allows interim relief protection in China for Hong Kong arbitrations

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On 2 April 2019, the Hong Kong Government and China's Supreme People's Court entered into a landmark arrangement ("Arrangement") that will allow, for the...

Arbitration in Hong Kong – third party funding takes effect

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The Hong Kong Government has just announced that the provisions permitting third party funding in arbitrations will operate from February 1, 2019. It has...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on Hong Kong in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Hong Kong in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.