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Take Notice! Claims in Arbitration tied to Contractual Notices

Take Notice! Claims in Arbitration tied to Contractual Notices

Key highlights on a recent judgement in the matter considering an appeal on the question of contractual notices made under a construction contract.

13 November 2020

Performance Bonds: Courts exercise restraint in not restraining bond calls

We look at how Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and England courts approach any exercise of power to restrain a call on performance bonds.

06 April 2020

New security rules for investors in critical infrastructure in Australia

Investors and operators of critical infrastructure in Australia will soon need to comply with new security rules commencing 11 July 2018.

23 May 2018

Social Infrastructure - The next opportunity in the Greater Bay Area

The new social infrastructure under the Greater Bay Initiative can potentially benefit parties like developers, EPC contractors, operators and maintenance contractors.

08 January 2018

What to do with Schedule 2 of the Arbitration Ordinance from 1 June 2017?

The automatic inclusion of Schedule 2 of the Arbitration Ordinance in “domestic arbitrations” expires from 1 June 2017 – impact on existing and future arbitration agreements.

22 May 2017

Presidents topple and executives falter: A refresher on anti-bribery controls

Corruption and bribery are live issues. This article sets out four tips on how you can manage corruption risks.

15 March 2017

The Price is Right? Third party funding in Hong Kong and its potential impact on the construction industry

In a new report the Law Reform Commission has recommended that the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609) be amended to permit third party funding.

03 November 2016

Hong Kong Competition Commission targets construction sector bid-rigging

The findings are set out in the Commission’s report on its market study into the sector published on 26 May 2016.

31 May 2016

Constitutional Challenge to HK Arbitration: No Appeal

A recent judgment has clearly affirmed the constitutionality of a key part of Hong Kong’s arbitral regime.

19 April 2016

Hong Kong real estate regulator issues competition law guidelines

The Estate Agents Authority has issued guidelines for real estate agents on Hong Kong’s new competition law.

15 April 2016

China's 13th Five Year Plan: the land of opportunity

China's 13th Five Year Plan has significant implications for businesses in China and around the world across key sectors.

14 April 2016

China's 13th Five Year Plan: Infrastructure

The Plan also focusses on the upgrading of existing infrastructure, improving railways, highways, regional airports and public transport capacity.

14 April 2016

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