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Dispute Resolution Around the World - China

China - October 4 2016 The legal system of the People's Republic of China is based on the civil law system, with similarities to the German and French systems. It is mainly…

Co-authors: Cynthia Y.S. Tang.

Dispute Resolution Around the World - Hong Kong

Hong Kong - October 4 2016 On 30 June 1997, the administration of Hong Kong by the United Kingdom ended, and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the HKSAR) was…

Co-authors: James Kwan, Gary A. Seib, Kareena Teh, Cynthia Y.S. Tang, Susan C. Kendall.

Landmark Decision Confirms Voting Rights of Owners of Sub-Divided Flats in Mixed Buildings

Hong Kong - September 8 2016 In the most recent Court of Appeal decision of Chow Chui Chui & others (including the Incorporated Owners of Ka Wing Building) vs Kafull International…

Co-authors: Gillian Lam, Shiu Man Wan, Roberta Chan.

Failure to Specify Arbitral Seat in the Arbitration Clause May Result in Unenforceable Award

China, Hong Kong - August 26 2016 In a recent PRC case (the “Taizhou Court Case”), the Taizhou Intermediate People’s Court (“Court”) refused enforcement of an ICC award on grounds of…

Co-authors: Andrew KN Chin, Philipp Hanusch.

Money Laundering Does Not Require Actual Knowledge

Hong Kong - July 20 2016 There are increasingly aggressive efforts by regulators and now by the judiciary in Hong Kong in combating money laundering. The recent judgment of…

Co-authors: Mini vandePol, Roberta Chan, Cynthia Y.S. Tang, Bryan Ng.

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