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Hong Kong Courts grant anti-suit injunctions to restrain foreign proceedings in breach of an arbitration agreement

Hong Kong - February 5 2018 In Arjowiggins HKK2 Ltd v Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Ltd 2018 HKCFI 93, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance has granted an anti-suit...

Jojo Fan, May Tai, Gareth Thomas, Simon Chapman.

Hong Kong Court confirms third party banks do not owe a duty of care to holders of Mareva Injunctions

United Kingdom, Hong Kong - November 24 2017 The Hong Kong court has for the first time held that a third party bank does not owe a duty of care to the holder of a Mareva injunction. Applying the...

Gareth Thomas.

Court of first instance considers auditor’s duty to detect and report irregularities in accounting statements

Canada - November 16 2017 In Days Impex Ltd v Fung Yu 2017 HKEC 2269, the Court of First Instance refused to strike out a negligence claim brought against an audit firm for...

Gareth Thomas, Priya Aswani.

Hong Kong and Macao on verge of concluding a mutual service arrangement for civil and commercial proceedings

Macau, Hong Kong - October 31 2017 The Hong Kong Government plans to conclude an arrangement with the Macao Special Administrative Region for the mutual service of judicial documents...

Gareth Thomas.

Hong Kong Court continues injunction in aid of foreign arbitral proceedings

Hong Kong - October 20 2017 In Ve Global UK Limited v Charles Allard Jr and Intelita Limited, HCMP16782017, 10 October 2017, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance continued...

Antony Crockett, Kathryn Sanger, Simone Hsu.