Tag Archives: Hong Kong

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

Astro v Lippo: First Media’s Hong Kong appeal dismissed

Hong Kong's Court of Appeal (CA) has given judgment in the latest instalment of the dispute between Malaysia's Astro media group and Indonesia's Lippo. On 5 December 2016, the CA dismissed an appeal by First Media, a Lippo Group entity, … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration proceedings, Asia, Challenges to awards, Court intervention, Enforcement, Hong Kong & China, Jurisdiction, Uncategorized, UNCITRAL Model Law

Hong Kong Court of Appeal refuses to set aside final award

In a judgment handed down on  15 August 2016, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal seeking to set an ICC award (Tronic International Pte Ltd v Topco Scientific Co Ltd and Others CACV 235/2013).

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Filed under Arbitration laws, Arbitration proceedings, Arbitration rules, Challenges to awards, Court intervention, Hong Kong & China, UNCITRAL Model Law

Hong Kong court confirms pro-arbitration interpretation of mandatory stay provision

In Schindler Lifts (Hong Kong) Ltd v Sui Chong Construction and Engineering Co Ltd [2014] HKEC 1967, the Hong Kong District Court ordered stay of an action pending referral of the dispute to arbitration, despite the defendant having filed a … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration clauses, Hong Kong & China

Hong Kong passes amendments to Arbitration Ordinance

On 10 July, the Legislative Council of Hong Kong passed the Arbitration (Amendment) Bill 2013 (click hereĀ 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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Filed under Arbitration rules, Asia, Hong Kong & China, Macao

New Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance comes into effect

The new Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609) (the “Ordinance“) comes into effect today, having been approved by the Hong Kong Legislative Council at the end of last year. The Ordinance represents the culmination of many years of discussion and … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration laws, Hong Kong & China, New York Convention