First Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings In China And Enforcement In Hong Kong

First Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings in China and Enforcement in Hong Kong

Baker McKenzie note that in August 2018, the Beijing Arbitration Commission closed its first arbitration case involving emergency arbitration procedures in China (“GKML Case“), a significant case because it not only featured the first emergency arbitrator proceedings in China but also the enforcement of the emergency arbitrator order in Hong Kong. This useful article discusses and analyzes the tests and criteria adopted in the first ever EA proceedings in China.


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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