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Hong Kong | COVID-19 and contractual force majeure: A simple checklist

Whether you're considering a construction claim, worried about receiving one or busy drafting a contract, here's our 10-point, jargon-free checklist on what to do. This note focuses on Hong ...

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Hong Kong courts in lockdown – how technology is helping with dispute resolution in the time of COVID-19

With remote working now the norm across all areas of business, courts and tribunals courts and tribunals have been developing innovative ways to keep the litigation process on track and do...

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Predicting the unpredictable: the coronavirus and its impact on the energy industry

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a public health emergency of international concern. On the same day, the China Council for the Promotion of...


Hong Kong Court rejects bank's application for enforcement of judgment debt in mainland China
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The Court held that the wording used in the financing document, a 'hybrid' or 'asymmetric' jurisdiction clause, which obliged the borrower to use the Hong Kong courts in the ...

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New year, new views - arbitration highlights in the Year of the Rat Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

As the world welcomes in the Year of the Rat, we take a look back at five recent decisions that made big waves in the Year of the Pig in their different ways, across Hong Kong, Singapore,...

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No pain, no gain – English court finds that interim payments under a joint venture contract should not be adjusted for cost overruns Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

Construction companies entering into joint venture (JV) contracts should be cautious of entering into agreements where the responsibility for, and timing of cost overruns is not tightly...

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Hong Kong Law Contract Guide Education Alert

Colleges, universities, and academic institutions are increasingly active in Hong Kong. Over the past several years, these initiatives have included research collaborations, dual degrees,...

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Foreign arbitral institutions allowed to administer foreign-related arbitrations in Shanghai Lin-Gang Pilot Free Trade Zone in 2020 Litigation, Arbitration and Employment Alert

The Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice recently released the Administrative Measures for Business Offices Established by Overseas Arbitration Institutions in Lin-Gang Special Area of...

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Back to basics - Hong Kong Court of Appeal queries approach to winding up petitions where arbitration is involved Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has suggested that a previous court decision may have overstepped the mark by suggesting that an arbitration clause in a client agreement should generally take ...

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