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In statistics revealed just before the Chinese New Year, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre has revealed that in 2020 the centre received the highest number of arbitration filings in a decade with a record US$8.8 billion in dispute.
16 February 2021
A recent Hong Kong court decision highlights the perils when award debtors apply to set aside an award and later challenge enforcement on different grounds, explain lawyers from Kobre & Kim who handled the court proceedings and counsel in the underlying arbitration in a jointly-written article.
09 December 2020
Twenty years after it was first signed, the Hong Kong government and Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China have updated their arrangement on mutual enforcement of awards, paving the way for all mainland China-seated awards to be enforceable in Hong Kong irrespective of the administering authority.
01 December 2020
Hong Kong's chief justice has set out how, despite challenging times, the territory retains all the "indicators" of a safe jurisdiction in which to litigate or arbitrate – including the confidence of lawyers who practise there.
23 November 2020
Mayer Brown has promoted Rachael O’Grady, who is acting in a treaty claim against Romania, to the partnership in London – while Raymond Yang is made counsel in Hong Kong.
20 November 2020
A Hong Kong affiliate of industrial fishing group Pacific Andes cannot rely on a SHIAC arbitration clause to protect itself from winding-up proceedings because the clause was irrelevant to its debt, a court has found.
13 November 2020
The Hong Kong government has launched a scheme to facilitate short-term entry into the special administered region for participants in arbitral proceedings.
20 July 2020
27 January 2020
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