Understanding arbitration under the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance

Understanding arbitration under the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance guidance:

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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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical guidance and/or changes to their usual procedures and ways...

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This Practice Note considers the law on the confidentiality of international arbitrations seated in Hong Kong. An important reason for many parties choosing arbitration...

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UNDER REVIEW: This Practice Note is under review in light of Dickson Valora Group v Fan Ji Qian [2019] HKCU 638. General principle—minimal interference The primary aim of...

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Scope of the Arbitration Ordinance The Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 (AO) applies to an arbitration under an arbitration agreement which provides that the seat of...

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Choosing between arbitration and litigation Sophisticated commercial parties commonly include in their commercial agreements a clause to arbitrate tier disputes: such an...

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The Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 (AO) is drafted with the aim of ensuring minimum court intervention in the arbitral process. The court’s powers to intervene are...

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The Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance, Chapter 609 (AO) is based on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (the Model Law) with some amendments and...

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