The Dispute Resolution Global Guide provides practical analysis of topical cross-border issues and country-specific Q&A guides on dispute resolution law and practice worldwide. The Q&A guide aims to give a structured overview of the key practical issues including, for example, court procedures, fees and funding, interim remedies (including attachment orders), disclosure, expert evidence, appeals, class actions, enforcement of judgments, cross-border issues and the use of ADR. This article considers the pro-arbitration approach of courts in Hong Kong in the context of two recent cases T v C HCCT 23/2015 and Bluegold Investment Holdings Limited v Kwan Chun Fun Calvin HCA 1492/2015. It also considers other significant initiatives and developments in the arbitration regime concerning third party funding, consolidation, and costs of arbitrations.
Practical Law’s Arbitration Global Guide provides practical analysis of topical cross-border issues and country-specific Q&A guides on arbitration law and practice worldwide. The Q&A guide aims to give a structured overview of the key practical issues including, for example, any mandatory provisions and default rules applicable under local law, confidentiality, local courts' willingness to assist arbitration, enforcement of awards and the available remedies, both final and interim. This article considers the pro-enforcement approach of courts in Hong Kong in the context of the recent judgment in KB v S and Others, examines the various factors courts consider when dealing with applications to set aside an arbitral award or to refuse enforcement of an award, and provides a concise overview of the procedure for applying to the Hong Kong courts for enforcement of a foreign arbitration award.
Gall was pleased to be one of the sponsors of this leading event held in Hong Kong on 1-2 December 2016. The conference was co-presented by the IBA Arbitration Committee, Mediation Committee and the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum.
Gall is proud to have won a Silver Award from The Law Society of Hong Kong Pro Bono and Community Work Recognition Programme 2016. The Award Presentation Ceremony will take place on Friday 16 December 2016 at the Miller Theater of the Asia Society Hong Kong Center. The ceremony will recognise the lawyers and law firms who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to volunteer pro bono and community work during the year from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.