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The interplay of insolvency and arbitration in Hong Kong

02 September 2019

The interplay of insolvency and arbitration in Hong Kong Hong Kong / istock.com/laoshi

Sarah Thomas and Jessica Chan of Morrison & Foerster consider a recent decision by the Hong Kong Court of Appeal indicating that Hong Kong’s pro-arbitration public policy does not require the territory’s courts to refrain from exercising their insolvency jurisdiction solely because the parties have an arbitration agreement.