In Cheung Shing Hong Ltd v China Ping An Insurance (Hong Kong) Co Ltd  HKCFI 2269, the High Court (Court) addressed the question of whether a dispute between the parties...
In SC v OE1 , the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) provided valuable guidance on the circumstances in which an arbitral award may be corrected, or an additional award issued...
Once you have engaged a family lawyer, the next step is to figure out how to communicate effectively with them so you can use the engagement to your best advantage.
Clyde & Co
On 29th June 2020 the DOJ announced that the Scheme had been launched.
There are various options presently available in Hong Kong to identify the asset position of another party by conducting the
following public searches either in person
The Hong Kong Courts are usually reluctant to interfere in arbitrations. However, what if a settlement agreement (without an arbitration agreement)
When entertaining a jurisdictional challenge to wind-up a foreign company with no place of business in Hong Kong,
is it a material concern that alternative remedies for unfair prejudice...
Sometimes during the negotiations for a separation agreement the employee will ask for a mutual release of claims and an indemnity from the employer as well as a confidentiality obligation.
The Hong Kong Court of First Instance (HKCFI) has had no hesitation in discharging an Enforcement Order on grounds of material non-disclosure, in a case relating to the enforcement of...
As one of the leading commercial hubs for international business transactions, Hong Kong also prides itself as a prime location for dispute resolution not only in the Asia Pacific...
On 26 June 2020, the HKSAR Government launched the Pilot Scheme on Facilitation for Persons Participating in Arbitral Proceedings in Hong Kong (the Scheme).
Arbitration in Hong Kong has thrived in recent years and Hong Kong is often the preferred seat in arbitration agreements, especially in cross-border deals with a connection to Hong Kong or the People's Republic of China.
Kenix Yuen contributed to an IR Global Virtual Series report on whether witnesses are truly independent. Kenix, alongside leading lawyers from other jurisdictions
Hong Kong has been trying for over a decade to grow the commercial space's appetite for mediation as an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanism to resolving commercial disputes.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In OCBC Wing Hang Bank Ltd v Kai Sen Shipping Co Ltd  HKCFI 375, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) dismissed a summons for a stay of proceedings
Senior Partner Nick Gall and Senior Associate Felda Yeung at Gall are acting for the Plaintiff in Cyberworks Audio Video Technology Limited v Mei Ah (HK) Company Limited & Ors  HKCFI 347...
The Courts in Hong Kong have not opened since Chinese New Year due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are now into the sixth week and they will not be resuming "business as...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Clients and legal practitioners often come across a fairly common question during the course of discovery/disclosure in litigation or arbitration:...
In the globalized world that we live in today, it is not uncommon for parties to have assets situated all around the globe. Some parties deliberately choose to spread out their assets all over the ...
As the world welcomes in the Year of the Rat, we take a look back at five recent decisions that made big waves in the Year of the Pig in their different ways...