Protecting your interest through interim relief from Mainland Chinese courts

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16 Mar 2022

HKIAC is hosting a webinar on "Protecting your interest through interim relief from Mainland Chinese courts", as part of the Inaugural 2022 California International Arbitration Week.

The Hong Kong-Mainland China Arrangement on Interim Measures (the "Arrangement") provides an unprecedented regime for parties to foreign-seated arbitrations to access Chinese court orders to preserve assets, evidence and conduct in Mainland China. The Arrangement allows the Mainland courts to grant interim relief in aid of arbitrations seated in Hong Kong and administered by a qualified institution. Hong Kong is the only seat outside of Mainland China where parties to arbitrations may obtain interim relief from the Mainland courts.

This webinar will discuss the Arrangement as a critical tool of protecting parties' interest in Mainland China and an important consideration for the choice of dispute resolution clauses for China-related transactions. Practitioners who have experience in obtaining interim relief under the Arrangement will share their practical tips and success stories. HKIAC, the only arbitral institution that has published statistics regarding the Arrangement, will also discuss its role and practice of handling applications to the Mainland courts. 

Language: English

Time: Tuesday, 15 March 2022 (3:15 pm – 4:15 pm (Pacific time) / 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm (New York time)) // Wednesday, 16 March 2022 (6:15 am – 7:15 am (Hong Kong time)) 

Speakers include: 

  • Nils Eliasson, Partner at Shearman & Sterling; HKIAC Vice Chairperson; HKIAC Council Member
  • Sarah Grimmer, Secretary-General at HKIAC
  • Christine Kang, Partner at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; HKIAC Proceedings Committee Member
  • Peter Neumann, JD, LLM (ICA), FCIArb, Managing Shareholder at Neumann PC
  • Ing Loong Yang (Moderator), Partner at Latham & Watkins; HKIAC Appointments Committee Chairperson; HKIAC Council Member

Please click here for registration. 

Please join us and other leading organizations and arbitration institutions from around the world in a week-long series of complimentary virtual/hybrid programs celebrating international arbitration in California. The Week is hosted by the California Lawyers Association. For full program details and free registration, please click here.

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