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Drafting a Disputes Resolution Clause? Hong Kong’s unique advantages

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With the growing connectivity between Mainland China and Hong Kong under the Greater Bay Area initiative, the number of arbitrations arising from cross-border investments is set to increase.

As a hotspot for global investments, Hong Kong is the ideal seat of arbitration for Mainland Chinese parties and deals involving Mainland Chinese parties.

Paul Starr, Partner and Practice Leader HK DR/Infrastructure and Joint Coordinator International Arbitration Team, discusses the benefits of the new Interim Measures Arrangement launched in October 2019 and his involvement in the first-ever asset preservation order from the new Shanghai Financial Court under that Arrangement for a Hong Kong arbitration.

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