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Recent developments in the Hong Kong Competition Regime

Hong Kong - September 20 2018 In this update, we discuss two recent developments in the Hong Kong competition regime: first, the third cartel case prosecuted by the Hong Kong…

Hong Kong High Court Provides Guidance On The Enforcement Of Mainland Judgments In Hong Kong

Hong Kong - August 16 2018 The Hong Kong Court of First Instance (“CFI“) recently handed down judgment in Export-Import Bank of China v Taifeng Textile Group Co. Ltd and Another…

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Rejects Policy On Dependant Spousal Visas for Same-Sex Couples

Hong Kong - August 16 2018 A landmark decision of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) has upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal (discussed here) that the Hong Kong…

Hong Kong: Unlawful Dismissal Reinstatement Rights From October

Hong Kong - August 7 2018 Amendments to the Employment Ordinance (“EO“) which strengthen the Labour Tribunal’s (“LT“) powers to make an order for reinstatement or re-engagement…

Dispute Resolution In Asia-Pacific: Parties Seeks Efficient Processes And Enforceable Outcomes

Global - June 6 2018 Following our report on the Global Pound Conference series, which brought together over 4000 stakeholders at 28 conferences worldwide, our analysis of…

UK Supreme Court Clarifies Legal On "No Oral Modification" Contractual Clauses

United Kingdom - May 28 2018 Parties to commercial contracts often insert a “no oral modification” (or NOM) clause to prevent attempts to undermine written agreements by informal…

Shaping the future of dispute resolution: global themes and regional differences revealed

Global - May 18 2018 The Global Pound Conference series - a unique and ambitious project to inform how commercial disputes should be resolved to better serve modern…

Podcast: How Arbitration and ADR can be used together

Global - May 15 2018 In this short podcast Professional Support Consultants Hannah Ambrose and Vanessa Naish look at how Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (or…

Supreme Court decision clarifies basis for the award of Wrotham Park damages

Hong Kong - May 4 2018 We discussed aspects of “Wrotham Park damages” (also called “license fee damages” or “negotiating damages”) in Herbert Smith Freehills Hong Kong…

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal clarifies the meaning of “Malice” in defamation claims

Hong Kong - April 19 2018 The Court of Final Appeal (“CFA“) has handed down its much anticipated judgment in Jonathan Lu & Others v Paul Chan Mo Po & Anor [2018] HKCFA 11 (10…