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26 May 2023
An investor dubbed “Bitcoin Jesus” is pursuing a US$200 million HKIAC claim against a bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, it has emerged, as he faces a claim for an alleged default that contributed to the platform’s downfall.
05 May 2023
An arbitrator in Hong Kong has dismissed a US$147 million claim against a Chinese property developer arising from a voided share purchase, as it battles to regain control of valuable assets on the mainland.
24 April 2023
Melody Chan has left her role as head of disputes in China at White & Case to join the partnership at Allen & Overy in Hong Kong – shortly after partner Matthew Hodgson left that office to relocate to A&O in London.
28 February 2023
In a move widely praised by practitioners in the region, Hong Kong has lifted its ban on success fees in arbitration and related court proceedings.
06 January 2023
A UK-Chinese construction joint venture has agreed to settle a US$40 million HKIAC dispute with a subcontractor on a project to build part of a high-speed rail link to the Chinese mainland.
09 November 2022
Mandarin-speaking arbitration lawyer Matthew Townsend has left Chinese firm Fangda Partners to join the partnership at Reed Smith in Hong Kong.
22 August 2022
A Chinese asset management group has asked a US court to enforce a US$145 million HKIAC award against the co-founder of a mobile internet services company in which it invested.
17 August 2022
A US seller of vaping devices has asked a US district court to enforce an ICDR award that held its former partner liable for breaching an exclusive global distribution agreement.
11 August 2022
Saudia Arabia is facing an ICSID claim by a Hong Kong investor in a now-liquidated telecoms consortium that had its operating licence cancelled by the state.
27 July 2022
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