Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction guidance:

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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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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Where a party seeks to challenge the jurisdiction of an arbitral tribunal prior to the tribunal rendering an award on the merits, it may do so by challenging the tribunal...

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Statutory considerations on independence and impartiality Section 24(1) of the Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 (AO) requires that in appointing an arbitrator, due...

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Despite parties agreeing arbitration agreements, when a dispute arises, one of the parties may decide that it no longer wishes to arbitrate. In such instances, the party...

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This Practice Note aims to give an indication of the large variety of jurisdictional issues that may arise in arbitration, but cannot be an exhaustive list. In this...

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