While arbitrators have powers similar to those of the Hong Kong courts with respect to the granting of remedies, the parties to an arbitration are generally unable to appeal or…
Arbitration Focus Week: Commencing Arbitration – Appointment of the Arbitrator(s) & the Selection of Rules
There are important decisions that should be made regarding the appointment of the arbitrator(s) and the rules that will apply to the dispute resolution proceedings
Before agreeing to arbitrate legal disputes, it’s important to understand how its unique procedural and award system make it a popular means of alternative dispute resolution.
The Interim Measures Arrangement marks a new milestone in the Governments’ effort in safeguarding interests of arbitration parties by allowing them to apply for interim measures of protection before an arbitral award is granted via HK-seated arbitration.
Common issues for art law include how works of art should be valued, how to protect and acquire ownership of Intellectual Property Rights in art, free speech issues, authenticating and dealing with stolen artworks, cross-border transfer and a variety of business issues related to the art industry.
After a long legal process, a judgment is entered in your favour. Sometimes the judgment can only be satisfied after it is enforced, and the winning party has different options how to do this in Hong Kong.
Basic 101 guide to litigation in Hong Kong: before and during the trial, including the eventuality of appeal and guidance about legal costs.
Basic 101 guide to litigation in Hong Kong: from starting a claim to case management, including pleadings, interlocutory proceedings and evidence.
After the decision of commencing litigation has been taken, there are steps to consider before the main action starts: pre-action discovery, Mareva injunction, Norwich Pharmacal order, anonimity order.
Litigation in Hong Kong can be a long-winded and complicated process that full justice may not be achieved for various reasons. What to consider to obtain the best results before starting a dispute?