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Court of Final Appeal extends time for First Media to challenge enforcement orders and judgment

In Astro Nusantara International B.V. and Others v. PT First Media TBK [2018] HKCFA 12; FACV 14/2017 (11 April 2018), Hong Kong's highest court the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) handed down...

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PRC Court refuses to enforce SIAC arbitral award made by one arbitrator under expedited arbitration procedures when arbitration agreement provided for three arbitrators

In Noble Resources International Pte. Ltd v. Shanghai Good Credit International Trade Co., Ltd. (2016) Hu 01 Xie Wai Ren No. 1, the Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People's Court in a judgment...

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Hong Kong court appoints receivers to preserve assets in aid of arbitral proceedings in China

The Hong Kong High Court has appointed receivers over shares in a Hong Kong company as an interim measure to preserve the status quo and the value of the shares, pending the outcome of...

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How does a contractor comply with a duty to proceed regularly and diligently with construction works?

Most construction contracts require contractors to proceed with their works "regularly and diligently" (or an equivalent requirement such as "with due diligence" and "with due expedition...

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Hong Kong court refuses to grant Crown immunity to PRC state-owned enterprise

In TNB Fuel Services SDN BHD v. China National Coal Group Corporation HKCFI 1016 ("TNB Case"), the Court of First Instance ("CFI") ruled that a PRC state-owned enterprise ("SOE") was not...

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Updates to Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance: third party funding and arbitration over IP rights

Yesterday, on 14 June 2017, two sets of amendments to Hong Kong's arbitration law were passed to clarify that:

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Automatic opt-in expires under Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance

The automatic opt-in applicable to domestic arbitration provisions under the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609) is set to expire on 1 June 2017.

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More pro-arbitration measures in China for foreign investors

The PRC Supreme People's Court recently announced changes promoting arbitration between companies incorporated in pilot free trade zones:

  • wholly foreign owned enterprises...

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