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HK—staying a winding up petition for arbitration: no need for a bona fide dispute on substantial grounds (Lasmos v Southwest Pacific Bauxite (HK))

Published on: 05 April 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • HK—staying a winding up petition for arbitration: no need for a bona fide dispute on substantial grounds (Lasmos v Southwest Pacific Bauxite (HK))
  • What was the background to the judgment?
  • What did the court decide?
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • How has the judge departed from previous law in this area?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: The Hong Kong Court of First Instance dismissed a winding up petition where the debt was disputed and the contract under which the debt was alleged to arise contained an arbitration clause. Shelia Ahuja and Fares Nowak of Allen & Overy explore the background to the case and the court’s decision. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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