HONG KONG: Decision on Immunity Not Absolutely Clear

By: Richard Hill and James Rogers

Global Arbitration Review   

A recent appeal brought by the Democratic Republic of the Congo has established that sovereign immunity is absolute in Hong Kong. Richard Hill and James Rogers, partner and senior associate at Fulbright & Jaworski, consider the implications and the lack of clarity over whether the courts in Hong Kong can continue to exercise supervisory power over locally-seated arbitrations featuring state parties.

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