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Talk by Mr Steven Gee QC

The Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators ("HKIArb") is pleased to invite members to attend the above talk which will be held on 28 August 2020 at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom.

In this one-hour seminar, Steven Gee QC will introduce the court-ordered injunction in three stages of the arbitration.

(i) Injunctions before formation of tribunal. (a) anti-suit injunction, (b) Mareva injunction, (c) Injunction related to merits, (d) preservation of evidence, and (e), Confidentiality Injunction protecting arbitration.

(ii) Injunctions made by court during the course of arbitration. Apart from the anti-suit, merits based and Mareva injunctions, the court may allow any interim relief which could be granted as final relief, e.g. preserving assets, security for claim etc.

(iii) Post hearing injunctions, which normally include anti-suit injunctions, or injunction ancillary to enforcement of award.

(iv) Handling injunctions against foreign arbitration and non-parties.

About the Speaker
Steven Gee QC is a commercial litigator with nearly forty years’ experience. As many of you will recognize, he is the author of the well-regarded Commercial Injunctions (Sweet & Maxwell, 6th Ed.). His practice covers a broad range of commercial litigation and arbitration including agency agreements, distribution agreements, commercial contracts, joint ventures, partnership, sale of goods, insurance, reinsurance, misrepresentation and civil fraud, shipping, shipbuilding, company law, and banking.

He has appeared as counsel in courts in Antigua, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, The British Virgin Islands, Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal, Hong Kong, and the Supreme Court of the Republic of Ireland. Steven also has extensive arbitration experience which includes disputes involving: shareholders and reflective loss; joint ventures; ship building and chartering; interim remedies; agencies; distribution; commercial contracts; sale of goods; share sales; real property (specifically land and leases); banking and finance; private equities; securities; insurance and reinsurance; civil fraud and misrepresentations; fraudulent transfers of assets and tracing and partnerships. He also has experience of judicial supervision of arbitration in the commercial courts and enforcement of arbitration awards.
  Date: 28 August 2020
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