ABOUT US


ARBITRATION
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre is the foremost venue for alternative dispute resolution in Asia and the preferred seat for complex disputes involving parties from across the globe, including the United States and China. Consistently declared the world’s freest economy and expected to surpass London and New York to become the leading global financial centre by 2016, Hong Kong is home to an extraordinary number of world-class professionals in various key industries, as well as a robust community of experienced foreign lawyers and arbitrators. Choosing Hong Kong places a wealth of industry-specific expertise and legal know-how at your fingertips.


FACILITIES
The HKIAC's brand new facilities, featuring 360-degree views of Hong Kong’s skyline, are fully customizable and specifically designed to meet the unique needs of a wide variety of meetings and hearings. We offer over 20 separate meeting spaces capable of serving anywhere from 4 to 180 individuals, and our multi-lingual support staff is on hand to provide a full suite of business services to ensure your meeting or hearing runs smoothly. The HKIAC offers a comfortable, convenient, and highly versatile meeting point for parties from all corners of the globe.


HONG KONG
Situated within five hours of half the world’s population and easily accessible from all major cities across the world, Hong Kong is the ideal seat for complex disputes involving foreign parties. The HKIAC’s premier location in Hong Kong’s Exchange Square places us squarely at the centre of the city’s bustling international business district, making the centrality of the HKIAC’s premises unmatched. Hong Kong’s common law court system is strictly independent and has long been considered a pro-arbitration stronghold in Asia. Hong Kong courts routinely uphold the finality and independence of the arbitral system, and an award rendered in Hong Kong has wide enforceability in major jurisdictions across the globe.

 

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NEWS

  • Rate Your Experience - HKIAC Launches Arbitration Evaluation System

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  • A Mid-Year Celebration Dinner - Photos

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  • And the GAR Innovation Award goes to … HKIAC

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  • New Year, New Rules: HKIAC Adopts New Procedures for Administering UNCITRAL Cases

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  • The 2013 HKIAC Administered Arbitration 50 Questions & Answers – Now Available

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  • HKIAC Domestic Arbitration Rules Revisited

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EVENTS

  • The Straw that Stirs the Drink - Governing Law in International Commercial Arbitration

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    Guest Speaker - Timothy Nelson, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

    The choice of governing law in a contract often is not controversial at the deal stage, but once a dispute ends up in arbitration, it assumes potentially critical importance. The presentation will address some of the practical issues in choosing between English law and New York law – told from the perspective of a lawyer/advocate who has practiced in both systems – as well as some other frequently-used candidates for governing law.

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  • 4th Annual HK Arbitration Week

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    Events
    26 October 2015
     
    Morning Session ICC / ICC-HK
    Afternoon Session CIETAC – HK
    Evening HK Arbitration Week Opening Reception
    27 October 2015  
    Full Day
    ADR in Asia Conference
    Evening
    HK Arbitration Charity Ball
    28 October 2015  
    Full Day UNCITRAL Asia-Pacific Judicial Summit
    29 October 2015  
    Full Day 5th Annual GAR Live, Asia
    Evening GAR Live Hong Kong Closing Dinner


    The 4th Annual HK Arbitration Week will be held from 26 October to 29 October. If you are interested to receive more information from us, please send your enquires to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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  • Cyber-security - Managing the Risks in the Fast-changing Internet

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    In the borderless cyber space, every entity is interconnected. Preventing and mitigating the risks of cyber crimes and online infringements of critical importance to every entity in every industry sector nowadays. Cyber-security is a complicated subject involving a wide range of technical and legal issues. The seminar will serve as a forum for our prominent speakers who are policy makers, legal practitioners and technical experts to exchange their views on salient issues pertaining to cyber-security.

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  • Kaplan Lecture 2015 - Professor David Caron

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    Join Professor David Caron on the annual Kaplan Lecture which will be held on 10 December 2015. Should you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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