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24 June 2024

Hong Kong court to consider whether grounds for challenging awards apply to arbitration settlement agreements

Status of a procedural order which terminates proceedings and renders tribunal functus officio will also be considered

21 June 2024

No implied provision for appeals on questions of law in share purchase agreement, Hong Kong court rules

Arbitration agreement concluded prior to 1 June 2011 did not provide expressly or impliedly for "domestic arbitration", hence regime for appeals on …

17 June 2024

Hong Kong court denies stay of award enforcement pending result of separate arbitration

Anti-set-off clause upheld by arbitrator meant that cross-claims in separate arbitration could not give rise to a set-off against the award debt; no …

14 June 2024

Hong Kong court refuses leave to appeal on questions of law against interim injunction granted by arbitrator

Decision is the latest to underline the important distinction between awards and interim orders

12 June 2024

Hong Kong court confirms power to grant security for costs in set-aside applications

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has ordered three award debtors to pay HK$2 million (approximately US$250,000) as security for the costs of an …

27 May 2024

Hong Kong court upholds jurisdiction challenge due to incompatible arbitration agreements

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has set aside a jurisdictional award in an HKIAC arbitration under multiple contracts because the arbitration …

24 May 2024

Hong Kong court rejects challenge to arbitrators for apparent bias

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has dismissed an application for the removal of arbitrators in an UNCITRAL arbitration administered by the HKIAC (P …

20 May 2024

Hong Kong Court of Appeal clarifies effect of arbitration clauses on insolvency proceedings

In highly-anticipated twin rulings, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal has confirmed the approach which should be taken when a debtor opposes insolvency …

06 May 2024

HKIAC launches updated rules

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has released its new 2024 Administered Arbitration Rules (2024 HKIAC Rules), which will come into …

21 March 2024

Hong Kong court upholds anti-suit injunction granted by arbitrator

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has dismissed a challenge to an interim order granted by an arbitrator to restrain court proceedings in mainland …

19 March 2024

Hong Kong court provides guidance on award challenges for failure to deal with an essential issue

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has provided further clarity on when awards can be set aside for failure to deal with an essential issue, …

14 March 2024

Herbert Smith Freehills sponsors XXVIth ICC Congress in Hong Kong on 5-8 May 2024

Herbert Smith Freehills is a proud sponsor of the XXVIth Congress of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), being held in Hong Kong …