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PRC court enforces HKIAC arbitration award in favour of Australian gold mining company

On 21 July 2017, the Beijing No. 4 Intermediate People’s Court enforced a Hong Kong award in favour of Stonewall Resources Limited (Stonewall), an Australian listed gold mining company.  The HKIAC award is related to breach by Shandong Qixing Iron … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Court upholds refusal to stay execution of enforcement order

Overview The Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) has denied leave to appeal its May 2017 decision in  Israel Sorin (IZZY) Shohat v Balram Chainrai [2017] HKEC 1118. In that decision (see our previous post), Chow J refused to … Continue reading

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Hong Kong allows third party funding for arbitration and mediation

Hong Kong's Legislative Council today passed a law allowing third parties to fund arbitrations seated in the territory, as well as work done in Hong Kong for arbitrations seated elsewhere, and for mediations. This development has been long anticipated, and … Continue reading

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Hong Kong passes amendments to Arbitration Ordinance

On 10 July, the Legislative Council of Hong Kong passed the Arbitration (Amendment) Bill 2013 (click here for our earlier post on the Bill). The Arbitration (Amendment) Ordinance 2013 introduces a number of changes to the 2011 Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609), … Continue reading

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