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Dispute Resolution

Hong Kong

CMS´s sector-focused lawyers are dispute resolution specialists and business-minded problem solvers. If you have an issue that requires legal action, we can assist you in analysing risk, managing disputes and seeking constructive solutions and settlement.

In Hong Kong, we support clients in arbitration proceedings in international commercial and construction disputes and in investment arbitration. Our team regularly act as arbitrators, giving them extensive inside knowledge of the workings of the key arbitral institutions in the region and further afield.

Using our global experience and local knowledge, we can safeguard your interests before arbitral tribunals, state courts and in alternative dispute resolution. With over 400 disputes lawyers in  nearly 40 countries , we can resolve both local and complex multi-jurisdictional disputes.

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13/05/2019
The Ver­dict Risk & In­vest­ig­a­tions
We are pleased to send our new is­sue of The Ver­dict, an at-a-glance round-up of re­cent leg­al de­vel­op­ments in re­la­tion to cor­por­ate crime. In this is­sue, the spot­light is on some sig­ni­fic­ant changes to anti-cor­rup­tion laws in Chile, in­clud­ing the ex­ten­sion.
18/04/2019
BARE­CON - The Im­port­ance of Class
In the re­cent case of Sil­ver­burn Ship­ping (IoM) Ltd -v- Ark Ship­ping Com­pany LLC [2019] EWHC 376 (Comm), the High Court ruled that an ob­lig­a­tion in a charter­party to keep a ves­sel in class is both an ab­so­lute ob­lig­a­tion and a con­di­tion.
10/04/2019
Parties to Hong Kong ar­bit­ral pro­ceed­ings can ob­tain in­ter­im meas­ures...
In­tro­duc­tion In many jur­is­dic­tions, a stand­ard fea­ture of in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion is that parties to an ar­bit­ra­tion agree­ment can re­quest in­ter­im re­lief from na­tion­al courts in sup­port of en­su­ing or on­go­ing ar­bit­ral pro­ceed­ings, wheth­er seated in.
08/04/2019
New ar­range­ment with Main­land adds to ad­vant­ages of Hong Kong ar­bit­ra­tion
This art­icle is pro­duced by Lau, Hor­ton & Wise LLP, a Hong Kong law firm in as­so­ci­ation with CMS Hasche Sigle, Hong Kong LLP Hot on the heels of the ex­ten­sion of an ar­range­ment for re­cip­roc­al en­force­ment of judg­ments between Hong Kong and Main­land China, a new.
29/03/2019
Caveat vic­tor - Hong Kong Court re­jects late at­tempt to en­force an...
When the battle’s lost and won (in ar­bit­ra­tion), and the vic­tor has a fi­nal award, they must turn to en­force­ment. This in­volves ask­ing the loc­al courts in a rel­ev­ant jur­is­dic­tion (usu­ally, where the award debt­or has as­sets) to en­force the award the same way.
28/02/2019
Ar­bit­rat­ing fin­an­cial dis­putes – Are there tan­gible be­ne­fits?
In the past dec­ade, sev­er­al at­tempts have been un­der­taken to pro­mote in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion in the fin­an­cial in­dustry. In­deed, vari­ous fea­tures of in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion ap­pear to be par­tic­u­larly well suited for the needs of fin­an­cial ser­vices pro­viders.
13/04/2018
The Acon­cagua Bay – “al­ways ac­cess­ible”
On 26 March 2018 the Com­mer­cial Court ruled, in an ex­tremely suc­cinct de­cision, that a war­ranty in a voy­age charter­party that a berth is “al­ways ac­cess­ible” en­com­passes both entry to and exit from the berth.
19/03/2018
Costs and Dur­a­tion: A Com­par­is­on of the HKI­AC, LCIA, SCC and SI­AC...
This art­icle is pro­duced by CMS Hol­born Asia, a Form­al Law Al­li­ance between CMS Singa­pore and Hol­born Law LLC. In­tro­duc­tion As cross-bor­der con­tracts in­volving multi-jur­is­dic­tion­al parties be­come the norm, more play­ers have entered the arena to of­fer leg­al.