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Enforcement of arbitration awards: public policy

Arbitration Law Monthly

Enforcement of arbitration awards: public policy

The public policy defence to the enforcement of arbitration awards is regularly pressed into service, although rarely succeeds. T v C [2016] HCCT 23/2015, a recent decision of the Court of First Instance of Hong Kong, is a further illustration of the justified suspicion of the courts to the defence. The case is discussed by Edward Yang Liu, Reed Smith Richards Butler, Hong Kong.

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