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The Hong Kong White Book 2018

 

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The Hong Kong White Book 2018
Sep 2017
Book
Volume: Volume1, Volume 2, ADR Volume, Court Forms


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SGD2,261.00
9789626619629

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When there are countless decisions to be made, opponents to handle, clients to manage and a myriad of courses you could follow, you need a source you can trust.

Act with true confidence. Use the Hong Kong White Book 2018 – Hong Kong’s most trusted court companion.

 

 

The Hong Kong White book is trusted for its authority, commentary and is relied upon by judges and lawyers alike for guidance on Civil Procedure.

The 2018 service continues to provide the most comprehensive coverage of matters relevant to civil procedure. The sixteenth edition of Hong Kong Civil Procedure contains four mainwork volumes - Volumes 1 & 2 contain substantive laws and commentary. The Arbitration and ADR volume, a specialist volume, contains detailed commentary to laws and international treaties relating to various forms of alternative dispute resolution. The Court Forms volume contains prescribed forms and practice forms.

The Hong Kong White Book 2018 is available in print, ProView eBook and on Westlaw Asia, intelligently connect your civil litigation work with our content, expertise and technology.

 

2018 EDITION – WHAT’S NEW?

2018 Highlights:

Order 1B: Case Management: Family Courts are to follow case management powers under O.1B 
• The Court retains the power to set aside or vary a default judgment at any stage of the proceedings.
Order 11: Service of Jurisdiction substantially expanded with sections on Judicial Review and Norwich Pharmacal added.
Order 22: Offers to Settle and Payments into Court: Commentary on the Orders greatly expanded, especially in relation to costs and other consequences where plaintiff does better than he proposed in his sanctioned offer.
• Analysis of Lv M (unrep., HCCT 16/2016, [2016] HKEC 1816) with regard to Article 16 of UNCITRAL Model Law.
• Analysis of “good faith” principle and exercise of judicial discretion under s. 44 of the previous Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 341)
• Thorough updating of all Practice Directions and Court Forms

 

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