Arbitration News from Hong Kong

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...

New HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules further enhance efficiency of arbitrations

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The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has announced that the new version of its Administered Arbitration Rules (2018 Rules) will come into force...

First Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings in China and Enforcement in Hong Kong

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In August 2018, the Beijing Arbitration Commission ("BAC") closed its first arbitration case involving emergency arbitration procedures in China ("GKML Case"). This case, with...

 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.