HONG KONG COURT INTERPRETS PRC-LAW GOVERNED JURISDICTION CLAUSES

In天津市裕豐隆資產管理有限公司 v Ho Kin Wa and Another, HCA 2405/2014 (unrep., 8 March 2019), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance exercised its discretion to stay the Plaintiff's claim against the 1st Defendant (D1). In arriving at its conclusion, the Court… Read more

Unilateral jurisdiction clauses may not always be effective

Dispute resolution clauses that give one party the right to choose where disputes will be resolved are not uncommon, particularly in finance agreements. For example, an agreement may provide that the courts of a particular country have exclusive jurisdiction, but… Read more