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HKIAC consults on amendments to its arbitration rules

11 September 2017 Andrew Mullan; Shirley Au Yeung, Asia-Pacific; Hong Kong

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The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”) is consulting on amendments to the 2013 version of its Administered Arbitration Rules. The proposed changes incorporate a number of new provisions and amendments, highlighting HKIAC’s efforts to respond to the needs of its users and technological advances in dispute resolution. The changes may impact on how parties conduct their HKIAC arbitrations in the future and users are invited to submit comments by 2 October 2017.

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CEPA: Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement Investment Agreement

31 August 2017 Sadie Buls; Matthew Weiniger, China; Hong Kong

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On 28 June 2017, Hong Kong and mainland China signed two new agreements under the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement ("CEPA"), a step that has been described by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce as marking a milestone in CEPA’s development. 

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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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