Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide 4th edition

Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide 4th edition
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Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide 4th edition by Geoffrey Ma, published by Sweet & Maxwell.

Arbitration in Hong Kong is the practical, authoritative work on Hong Kong arbitration.

You'll be guided by in-depth analysis and commentary across the general principals AND procedural and specialist arbitration topics by experts in their respective fields.
It brings together general principles, procedure, specialist arbitration and relevant reference material, to provides in-depth analysis and commentary by experts in their respective fields.
Key developments and cases heard in the 3 years since the last edition include:
• Draft Bill to codify third party funding for arbitration
• Draft Bill to codify the arbitrability of IP disputes and enforcement of IP awards is not contrary to the public policy of Hong Kong
• HKIAC to offer free hearing space to parties free-of-charge in respect of dispute resolution proceedings administered by HKIAC, seated in or outside of Hong Kong, in which at least one party is a State listed on the OECD List
• HKIAC’s opening of an office in Shanghai in 2015 and by doing so it became the first offshore arbitral institution to set up an on-the-ground office in mainland China
• Hong Kong Arbitration (Amendment) Ordinance 2013 (effective from 19 July 2013), EA awards/orders are enforceable in Hong Kong
• Introduction of 2013 HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules


Written by leading practitioners and experts:

Editor-in-Chief: Geoffrey Ma GBM QC SC

– Chief Justice of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal

General Editor: Denis Brock, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers

– Author of the Hong Kong chapter of Enforcement of Foreign Judgment, and ADR in Business (chapter on the Appeal of International Law Firms)

– He has more than 15 years’ experience practicing litigation and dispute resolution practice in Hong Kong and Asia

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 General Principles

1. The Arbitration Ordinance
2. State Immunity: Life After Congo
3. Preventing Commercial Disputes
4. Ways To Resolve A Dispute
5. Mediation/Arbitration
6. The Main Features of Arbitration
7. Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and Its Rules
8. Domestic and International Arbitration
9. Conflict of Laws Issues In Arbitration
10. The Arbitration Agreement
11. Arbitrators
12. Emergency Arbitrators



13. Commencement of Arbitration
14. Jurisdiction
15. The Proceedings
16. Interlocutory Applications
17. Arbitration Awards
18. Role of The Court
19. Recognition and Enforcement of The Arbitral Award
20. Challenge of Arbitral Awards

Specialist Arbitration
21. Construction Arbitration
22. PRC-Related Arbitration
23. Intellectual Property and Domain Name Arbitration
24. Shipping and International Trade Arbitration
25. Taiwan Arbitration
26. Investment Treaty Arbitration
27. Banking Arbitration
28. Insurance Arbitration
29. Arbitration of Employment Disputes