Tag Archives: International arbitration

HONG KONG COURT FINDS THAT DEFENDANT WAIVED RIGHT TO CHALLENGE JURISDICTION

Israel Sorin Shohat, the Third Defendant in proceedings commenced by Mr Balram Chainrai, sought to challenge the jurisdiction of Hong Kong courts to hear a matter related to an Israeli arbitral award issued in 2013. The court held that, while … Continue reading

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JAPAN AND HONG KONG AGREE ARBITRATION & MEDIATION COOPERATION

On 9 January 2019, Hong Kong’s Department of Justice and the Ministry of Justice of Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to “strengthen collaboration on international arbitration and mediation“. The MoC, a copy of which is available here, provides … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills opens applications for International Arbitration internships in its market-leading London office

Herbert Smith Freehills is now accepting applications for two internship opportunities in our international arbitration team in London. The programme offers aspiring arbitration lawyers a chance to work within one of the world’s leading specialist arbitration groups.

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Trends in choice of governing law & jurisdiction in cross-border transactions in Asia: Singapore Academy of Law publishes study

On 10 January 2016, the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) published the results of its study on preferences for the choice of governing law and jurisdiction made by those involved in cross-border transactions "in Singapore and the region" (the Study).  … Continue reading

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Filed under Asia, Global Pound Conference, Jurisdiction, South East Asia

Recent Developments in India-related international arbitration

Herbert Smith Freehills has issued the latest edition of its Indian international arbitration e-bulletin. This issue considers a number of interesting decisions of the Indian courts, in particular a Delhi High Court judgment which clarifies issues of currency conversion and … Continue reading

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