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Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance – end of the automatic opt-in

Parties entering into an agreement on or after 1 June 2017 that provides for arbitration in Hong Kong can no longer rely on Section 100 of Hong Kong's Arbitration Ordinance and automatically opt-in to Schedule 2 simply by providing for … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Court of Appeal upholds Arbitration Ordinance limits on rights of appeal

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has rejected a challenge to the constitutionality of s.81(4) of the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609), under which a party who wishes to appeal a Court of First Instance (CFI) decision on setting aside an … Continue reading

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