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Interim Relief Arrangement between Mainland Chinese Court and Hong Kong for Arbitral Proceedings: in force on 1 October 2019

30 September 2019 Justin Tang; Melvin Sng; Andrew Chung; Denise Fung, Asia-Pacific; China; Hong Kong

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On 2 April 2019, the Hong Kong Government and the Mainland Supreme People’s Court signed the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the “Arrangement”). The Arrangement allows parties to arbitral proceedings seated in Hong Kong to apply, at any time before an arbitral award is made, to Mainland courts for interim measures including property preservation, evidence preservation and conduct preservation. The Supreme People’s Court announced on 26 September 2019 that the Arrangement will come into force on 1 October 2019. 

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Interim Relief from Mainland Chinese Court will become available for Hong Kong Arbitrations

08 May 2019 Justin Tang, Asia-Pacific; Hong Kong

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On 2 April 2019, the Hong Kong Government and the Mainland Supreme People’s Court signed the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the “Arrangement”). Once implemented, the Arrangement will allow parties to arbitral proceedings seated in Hong Kong to apply, at any time before an arbitral award is made, to Mainland courts for interim measures including property preservation, evidence preservation and conduct preservation.

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Third party funding for arbitration permitted in Hong Kong

15 June 2017 Justin Tang, Asia-Pacific; Hong Kong

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Legislation allowing third party funding for arbitration has been passed in Hong Kong. This is a significant development which will bring Hong Kong in line with other jurisdictions which allow third party funding for arbitration, including Australia, England and Wales, and Singapore.   

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