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Mark your calendar: The interim measures arrangement between Mainland China and Hong Kong comes into effect on 1 October 2019 International Arbitration Alert

According to an announcement made on the People's Court Daily, the arrangement concerning mutual assistance in court-ordered interim measures in aid of arbitral proceedings by the courts of ...

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'Easier to recognise than define' - English Court of Appeal considers "practical completion" for the first time in fifty years

The Court of Appeal in Mears Limited v Costplan Services (South East) Limited & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 502, in a judgment published on 29 March 2019, has considered the meaning of...

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A game changer: Hong Kong and China agree milestone arrangement for interim measures in arbitration

In a significant development, Hong Kong and Mainland China have agreed measures under which the Chinese courts will grant interim measures in support of arbitration seated in Hong Kong. The ...

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New Engineering of old challenges Construction and Engineering Alert

In this Talking Point, we look at the legal status of the Project Manager's assessment under the NEC3, as well as the duties and roles of factual and expert witnesses. This case is of...

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Hong Kong court refuses to enforce an arbitral award on the basis of violation of public policy International Arbitration Alert

In Z and Y [2018] HKCFI 2342, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) refused to recognize and enforce an arbitral award (Award) of the China Guangzhou Arbitration Commission...

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Adoption of new HKIAC arbitration rules International Arbitration Alert

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) announced on 18 October 2018 that it updated its Administered Arbitration Rules, which had entered into effect on 1 November 2018. A...

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Practical tips on arbitrating intellectual property disputes

While traditionally resolved through litigation, parties are now increasingly referring their disputes concerning an intellectual property right (IPR) to arbitration, especially in cases...

No legal impact of the proposed USMCA on China and non-market countries

Earlier this month, Canada, Mexico, and the United States agreed to a new free trade agreement – the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – that will eventually replace ...

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