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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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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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A question of construction - Hong Kong court rules that arbitration clause in head contract was not incorporated into sub-contract Construction and Engineering Alert

The question of whether an arbitration clause has been successfully incorporated into a contract is one that has come before the courts regularly, with different jurisdictions taking...

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Paint it black - bleak picture for Hong Kong decorators slammed for market sharing and price fixing Construction and Engineering Alert

In one of its first major rulings, Hong Kong's Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) has ruled against 10 decorating contractors for serious anti-competitive conduct as set out in the...

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Liquidated damages on work never completed Government Contracts Alert

The English Court of Appeal recently considered what should happen when a contractor, through its own fault, never delivers any completed work, despite having contracted to do so by a...

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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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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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