Discusses the background to the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance 2010, which entered into force on June 1, 2011. Outlines the proposals of the initial Bill, and examines the amendments made in response to the concerns raised during the deliberations of the Bills Committee. Evaluates: (1) the opt in/opt out rules for the Ordinance's transitional period under s.99; (2) the automatic opt-in rules provided by ss 100 and 101; and (3) the rule permitting the arbitrator to also serve as a mediator in respect of the same case with the parties' consent. Presents a table of destinations.
|Number of pages||25|
|Journal||Construction law journal|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
- Commercial arbitration
- Hong Kong