LexisNexis Dispute Resolution CPD Course – Litigation and Arbitration: Funding and Interim Relief
Date: 9 October 2019 (Wednesday) (30% Early Bird Discount by 13 September 2019)
Time: 2:30 pm - 5:45 pm
CPD: 3 CPD Points (Subject to accreditation by The Law Society of Hong Kong)
Venue: LexisNexis Hong Kong (11/F Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong)
The CPD course highlights the recent cases in third party funding with discussions to the recent amendments in the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609). It also focuses on injunction in aid of foreign litigation and arbitration, enabling the Mainland Courts to grant interim injunction in aid of Hong Kong arbitrations.
We are now offering a 50% off for the purchase of a seat each from the two CPD courses! Please complete this application form and mail it to LexisNexis Hong Kong (11/F Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong).
Part I: Third Party Funding in Litigation and Arbitration
This part of the seminar will discuss recent cases in which the Hong Kong Court considered whether third party funding is permitted in litigation.
The speaker will also introduce the new amendments to the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap 609) which allow third party funding in arbitration and the relevant safeguards in place.
Part II: Injunction in aid of Foreign Litigation and Arbitration
This part of the seminar focuses on interim injunction granted by the Hong Kong Court in aid of Foreign Litigation and Arbitration. The speaker will discuss the tests for obtaining such injunction and recent cases in this area. The speaker will also briefly talk about the "Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the HKSAR" which enables the PRC Courts to grant interim injunction in aid of Hong Kong arbitrations.