Arbitration under the HK Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609

Arbitration under the HK Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 guidance:

One of the major differences between domestic arbitration and international arbitration is the need to consider which law applies to particular issues. In a domestic...

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IN THE MATTER OF AN APPLICATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE HONG KONG ARBITRATION ORDINANCE (CAP 609) Between: [FULL NAME] CLAIMANT [INSERT REGISTERED NUMBER IF A COMPANY] and...

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Arbitration in Hong Kong The Getting the Deal Through (GtDT) guide for Hong Kong is presented in Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The guide for 2019 can be...

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On 2 April 2019, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government and the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) signed the...

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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins LLP This confidentiality Agreement is made on [date] Parties 1 [Name of entity], a [type of entity] with [type of liability]...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Conflicts of interest in arbitration—challenges to arbitral appointments. What are the general...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Conflicts of interest in arbitration—applicable principles. What are the main types of conflict of...

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What are the costs incurred in international arbitration? The costs involved with resolving any dispute by international arbitration can be significant. Broadly speaking,...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on document production in international arbitration proceedings. It addresses the two main forms of document production...

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‘Any dispute, controversy, difference or claim arising out of or relating to this contract, including the existence, validity, interpretation, performance, breach or...

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This Practice Note provides information on the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)’s background and structure. Guidance on arbitration pursuant to the...

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Produced in partnership with Shaun Wu of Kobre & Kim Ad hoc arbitrations are conducted according to procedures either agreed between the parties themselves or as laid out...

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Where one party has commenced arbitral proceedings in breach of an agreed dispute resolution process, such as where the arbitration has been commenced in the wrong seat...

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This Practice Note sets out the general procedure for applying for leave to appeal an arbitral award to the Hong Kong court on a question of law where parties have opted...

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This Practice Note sets out the relevant test the Hong Kong court applies where parties have opted in, or are deemed to have opted in, to the relevant provisions of...

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Appointing the tribunal is arguably the most important consideration in any arbitration. Not only does the tribunal rule on the substantive merits of the dispute, it...

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Assessment of amount of costs to be awarded As discussed in the Practice Note: HK—costs under the Arbitration Ordinance, the tribunal has complete discretion, absent any...

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The Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 (AO) affords the parties significant autonomy in determining the conduct of the arbitration proceedings. The AO contains certain...

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The Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 (AO) contains numerous provisions regarding the conduct of proceedings, including as to the place of arbitration. Those provisions...

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It remains uncommon for parties to challenge arbitrators (and especially the presiding arbitrator), though this practice has gradually increased over time. The parties...

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This Practice Note gives guidance on making an application to the Hong Kong court to set aside arbitral awards under section 81 of the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap 609)...

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This Practice Note looks at challenging arbitral awards for serious irregularity in Hong Kong where parties have opted in, or are deemed to have opted in, to the relevant...

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STOP PRESS: The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal in Astro Nusantara International BV v PT Ayunda Prima Mitra [2018] HKCFA 12, granted Lippo’s appeal and directed that the...

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Overview of challenging arbitral jurisdiction pre-award During the typical course of an arbitration, the parties to the arbitration may raise a range of objections in...

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This Practice Note considers the categories of serious irregularity on which an application challenging an arbitral award for serious irregularity may be brought where...

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This Practice Note provides an overview, from the perspective of Hong Kong law and practice, of some of the issues to consider when choosing the arbitration seat and...

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