Tag Archives: Good faith

Astro prevails again against First Media (Lippo) in Hong Kong

In the long running Astro/First Media (also known as Lippo) enforcement dispute, First Media has failed to obtain leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong in respect of First Media's recent loss in the Court … Continue reading

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Filed under Asia, Challenges to awards, Enforcement, Hong Kong & China, Jurisdiction

English High Court: requirement to engage in time limited “friendly discussions” before arbitration is enforceable

In the 1 July 2014 decision in Emirates Trading Agency LLC v Prime Mineral Exports Private Limited [2014] EWHC 2104 (Comm), Teare J considered whether the parties’ agreement to first seek to resolve a dispute by “friendly discussion” constituted an … Continue reading

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Filed under ADR, Arbitration clauses, Australia, Europe

Terminating supply contracts

It has now been over a year since the Rana Plaza garment factory disaster in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which lead many businesses to initiate a careful audit of their supply chains. ┬áRetailers increasingly recognise the importance of working collaboratively with their … Continue reading

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