“A regional comparison of arbitration landscapes: Hong Kong” (2023)

In the latest regional guides to arbitration on the Asia Business Law Journal, Samuel Wong, Edward K H Ng, and Thomas Yeon contributed to the latest updates on arbitration in Hong Kong in 2023.

In the Hong Kong chapter of the guide, Samuel, Edward, and Thomas shared their insights on various recent developments in domestic and international arbitration. The first topic covers outcome-related fee structures, in particular the conditions for and implications of a hybrid damage-based agreement. The second topic examines the nature of multi-tiered clauses, and explains the Court of Final Appeal’s establishment in C v D [2023] HKCFA 16 of an intention-based approach to the interpretation of multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses. The third topic explores interim measures in PRC courts to parties conducting arbitration in Hong Kong and the different institutional channels available for obtaining them.

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