Arbitration News from Hong Kong

Hong Kong and Mainland China enhance law on mutual enforcement of arbitral awards

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Since 1 February 2000, enforcement of arbitral awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong has been governed by a separate Arrangement, which has successfully...

Arbitration in Asia- an arbitration handbook for Russian in-house counsels

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We are happy to present to you Arbitration in Asia, an arbitration handbook for Russian in-house counsels, co-authored by Jay Patrick R. Santiago, a...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2020-2021 – Hong Kong

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HONG KONG Philipp Hanusch and James Ng A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation A.1.1    Amendments to the mutual enforcement arrangement between Hong Kong and the Mainland Upon Hong Kong’s...

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...

 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.