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Statutory bodies – forced to enforce?

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal (Poon CHJC, Barma, and Au JJA) has imposed upon a statutory corporation an obligation to consider whether it should take measures to enforce a lease against a...

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Statutory bodies – forced to enforce?

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal (Poon CHJC, Barma, and Au JJA) has imposed upon a statutory corporation an obligation to consider whether it should take measures to enforce a lease against a...

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"Finality or justice" – Hong Kong court considers challenges to arbitral awards

In two successive decisions, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance has refused applications for extensions of time to set aside arbitral awards, in one case suggesting that there would need ...

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”Finality or justice” – Hong Kong Court Considers Challenges to Arbitral Awards

In two successive decisions, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance has refused applications for extensions of time to set aside arbitral awards, in one case suggesting that there would need ...

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Educational lesson – Hong Kong court stays just and equitable winding-up petition to arbitration

A Hong Kong court has stayed a petition presented on the just and equitable ground to arbitration, on the basis of arbitration agreements found within what the petitioner described as...

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American built – Hong Kong court dismisses application to set aside leave to enforce U.S. award

A Hong Kong court has dismissed an application to set aside leave to enforce an arbitral award issued by the American Arbitration Association in Los Angeles. The court said it was...

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New Hong Kong Bill allows for outcome-related fees in arbitration

The Hong Kong Government has published a new bill, which when enacted, will allow a flexible regime for outcome-related fees in arbitration. This legislation, compliments the existing ...

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Cheque–mate – Hong Kong Court of Appeal refuses stay to arbitration on dishonoured cheque

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has refused to stay to arbitration a court action brought on a dishonoured cheque because of an arbitration clause in the underlying loan agreement between the ...

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Beyond the scope – Hong Kong court sets aside award that fell outside pleadings

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has set aside an arbitral award ruling that the award was beyond the scope of what the parties pleaded in the arbitration. The court clarified that the ...

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