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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 …

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 …

15 April 2024

Herbert Smith Freehills promotes three arbitration specialists to its global partnership

Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted ten Disputes lawyers to its partnership out of a total of 27 worldwide. The promotions in the Disputes practice, …

14 December 2023


The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has refused leave to appeal a construction award on points of law because the decision of the arbitrator on the …

20 July 2018

Inside Arbitration: Issue #6 of the publication from Herbert Smith Freehills’ Global Arbitration Practice

We are delighted to share with you the latest issue of the publication from the Herbert Smith Freehills Global Arbitration Practice, Inside Arbitration. …