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Hong Kong judge questions arbitration clause “inflexibility”

By Dominic Lawson

19 March 2020

Hong Kong judge questions arbitration clause “inflexibility” Hong Kong / shutterstock.com/ Rasto SK

A Hong Kong judge has ordered the winding-up of a shipping company despite its debt being subject to an arbitration clause, expressing concerns about a colleague’s approach to such clauses in a controversial 2018 judgment.