Interim Relief In Support of Hong Kong-Seated Arbitrations From Mainland Courts

Chinese Court Takes Pro-Arbitration Approach to Validity of International Arbitration Agreement

As noted in the updates from Linklaters and Baker McKenzie the April 2019 Arrangement concerning Mutual Assistance (for interim measures), will offer reciprocal access to interim measures from the Mainland courts in respect of Hong Kong-seated arbitration proceedings. Debevoise have published a useful summary outlining the proceedings to which it applies, the types of interim measures available, and the significance of the Arrangement. … ACCESS THE PDF FROM HERE

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About Phillip Rompotis

Phillip practices as a barrister and arbitrator in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years’ litigation and arbitration experience in commercial disputes relating to construction & engineering, financial services, joint venture & shareholders agreements, technology, trusts, property and landlord & tenant. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of various lists/panels of arbitrators.


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