The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Hong Kong

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.
  • Legal Provisions: Arbitration Ordinance (Chap. 609), in force since 1 June 2011.

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 1 July 1997); reservations: reciprocity; commercial disputes.
  • European Convention: No.
  • ICSID Convention: No.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: No.

Arbitral Institutions

Last updated November 2016