Costs

Costs guidance:

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...

Practice Note

Understanding costs The recovery of costs is an important aspect of most arbitrations. In arbitrations in Hong Kong, under the Arbitration Ordinance (AO), the arbitral...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides guidance on the factors which a tribunal would take into account in considering an application for security for costs. For details on the...

Practice Note

Security for costs during arbitral proceedings The Hong Kong courts have no power to order security for costs during the arbitral proceedings; such power is vested...

Practice Note

Whether a tribunal can order a claimant to provide security for the costs of an arbitration will depend on the powers conferred on the tribunal. Such powers may be...

Practice Note

This Practice Note examines the power a Hong Kong court has to order security for costs during a challenge to a New York Convention arbitral award. Security for costs...

Practice Note