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Clifford Chance


Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitration: Arrangement between Mainland China and Hong Kong to Take Effect on 1 October 2019

30 September 2019

The Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is seen as particularly important for arbitrations involving Mainland Chinese parties or assets, as it makes Hong Kong the first (and only to date) seat of arbitration outside Mainland China where the parties can access the PRC court system in pursuit of interim measures in aid of offshore arbitration.

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