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

  • 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

  • Developments in International Arbitration Trends and Law

    Yoon & Yang, O’Melveny & Myers and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) are delighted to invite you to our joint seminar – Developments in International Arbitration: Trends and Law - on 29 April, 2015 in Seoul.

    We have invited leading experts in the field to offer you the most practical and useful tips on effective management of international arbitration. Distinguished speakers will analyze the recent trends in international arbitration by studying case law and recent changes in arbitration rules of leading arbitral institutions. Also, most up-to-date insights on the proposed changes in the Korean Arbitration Act and the International Arbitration Rules of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board will be discussed. We wish you will take advantage of this opportunity to learn how to minimize the enforcement risks and manage the arbitration effectively.

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  • Carnival & Conflicts! - An Introduction to Dispute Resolution in Latin America

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    Key practitioners from Latin America will share their experiences and give their advice to the uninitiated on a region that is hugely diverse and at times unpredictable. From the “must knows” to the “must not’s”, learn more about what to welcome and what to fear when resolving disputes with parties from the region. This topic is increasingly relevant to those practicing in the Asian region given the surge in trade and investment between Asia and Latin America over recent times. Save the airfare and take the opportunity to meet with our Latin American experts here in Hong Kong! Have your questions answered and contribute to the growing Asia-LatAm dialogue.

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  • HK Summit 2015

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    In collaboration with ICCA, HKIAC is pleased to present the 2015 HK Summit. The HK Summit aims to grapple with the existing systems for dispute resolution and push the boundaries of what is possible. Through intimate dialogue and high-level discussion, the thought leaders in the industry will bring to the table ideas which challenge the infrastructure and propose sustainable mechanisms for improving the processes of disputes of dispute resolution.

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  • 4th Annual HK Arbitration Week

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    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. .

  • 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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