ICA and ISDS Developments in Hong Kong in the Context of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

CIVIL JUSTICE QUARTERLY, 39 C.J.Q Issue 3

65 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2019 Last revised: 31 Jan 2023

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Shahla F. Ali

The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2020

Abstract

This article examines the impact of both the Belt and Road Initiative and the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Arbitration (the Model Law) on both international commercial and investor state arbitration practice in Hong Kong. Given the significance of Hong Kong as a gateway to OBOR project financing and logistics, understanding current dispute resolution policy is critical for gaining insights into China’s approach to the resolution of OBOR disputes. Measures taken to modernize the practice of arbitration including training programmes and legislative reforms are examined with a view to gaining insights into challenges and future developments.

Suggested Citation

Ali, Shahla F., ICA and ISDS Developments in Hong Kong in the Context of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (2020). CIVIL JUSTICE QUARTERLY, 39 C.J.Q Issue 3, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3453061 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3453061

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