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  1. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Where flexibility meets cost efficiency in settling disputes

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by JAMES BERGER

    ... efficiency in settling disputes What should you expect from arbitration? You have planned for future disputes through a properly drafted contract. You've conferred with your lawyer, ... under the applicable law. But beyond these general similarities, there are significant differences that will affect a disputing party's strategic and tactical decisions.   How does ...

  2. Business - Money - POINT OF LAW

    Setting up a one-stop shop to mediate financial disputes

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by DAVID SMYTH, WARREN GANESH

    ... David Smyth and Warren Ganesh David Smyth and Warren Ganeshof Smyth & Co consider Hong Kong's new financial dispute resolution scheme Setting up a one-stop shop to mediate financial disputes Anyone (particularly insomniacs) watching a local television channel in Hong Kong recently may have seen the public broadcast advertisement for Hong Kong's new Financial ...

  3. Business - Money - POINT OF LAW

    Agree how to disagree- the first step to dispute resolution

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by JAMES BERGER

    ... the first step to dispute resolution The only thing predictable about commercial disputes is that they are inevitable. What steps can the prudent executive take to minimise the disruptions from disputes? While disputes are unavoidable, effective planning can reduce the disruptions they cause. If a commercial party fails, through negotiated contractual provisions, to make agreements ...


    Where there's a will, there's many ways to get into dispute

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by GARETH THOMAS

    ... outcome. An increasingly important issue in the region is succession disputes. Hong Kong has seen a number of high-profile disputes recently, but it is not alone. A key aspect of many ...

  5. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Arbitration builds on progress in Asia

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Kent Phillips, Roger Milburn

    ... of arbitration in the region. The China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission and its peers in the region are being used increasingly by commercial parties to resolve disputes away from ... in terms of case loads and value. London or Paris is no longer the default option for arbitration of international trade disputes. A number of regional centres have sprung up in Malaysia, ...

  6. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Hong Kong's reputation as a neutral arbitration centre grows

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL STARR

    ... to settle disputes After the flurry of major disputes in the 2000s that followed the construction of Hong Kong's then new airport, the average number of construction arbitrations has dropped ... of construction, which almost rivals the airport's heady days. Disputes may not crystallise into arbitrations for a few more years. Second, Hong Kong has seen an important trend of non-construction ...

  7. Business - China Business - POINT OF LAW

    Arbitration players across the border in row of their own

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by WARREN GANESH, Gary Yin

    ... Warren Ganesh and Gary Yin Warren Ganesh and Gary Yin of Smyth & Co, in association with RPC, look at the dispute between rival mainland arbitration bodies Arbitration players across the border in row of their own The dispute between, on the one hand, CIETAC (China's oldest and best known institutional arbitration body) and, on the other, SHIAC (the new Shanghai ...

  8. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Effective arbitral habit now spares litigious blushes later

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by JAMES BERGER

    ... an arbitration agreement include to be enforceable? Perhaps, like many companies engaged in cross-border transactions, you've decided to arbitrate your disputes rather than have them decided by a court. In order to ensure disputes are properly submitted to arbitration (and that any resulting arbitration is enforceable), the parties will be required to enter into a valid and enforceable ...

  9. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Hong Kong injunctions balanced striking dock worker, landowner rights

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Sherrington, Jennifer Dickey

    ... An interlocutory injunction is a temporary remedy, imposed in urgent cases to preserve the status quo between parties until a time when the dispute between them can be heard. Since the injunction is imposed at a time when the court has not fully heard the parties' cases, it cannot be granted lightly - a strict test is applied. A judge must first establish that the dispute between ...

  10. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Shareholders use rights to see records

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by WARREN GANESH, JASON CARMICHAEL

    ... to see records In a landmark case a couple of years ago, the judge in charge of company and shareholder disputes in Hong Kong described section 152FA of the Companies Ordinance (Inspection ... corporate governance. Good faith is not normally difficult to show. Some personal animosity is to be expected. Many shareholder disputes arise in connection with private companies controlled ...




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