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作者:顾仁芳  金杜律师事务所争议解决组 香港办公室

本文分两部分刊登, 2012年6月5日金杜法律博客(Chinalawinsight)刊登的了本文的第一部分。文章第二部分将继续对《香港的法律制度及解决商业纠纷的民事诉讼程序》进行解读。

八、简易判决

简易判决可作为以全面审讯解决纠纷的另一选择。简易判决是在被告人没有提出抗辩的情况下,法庭可以不经过庭审即向原告人提供实体终局性判决结果[i]。简易判决的程序是为了避免被告人拖延判决进程,并在被告显然缺乏抗辩理由的情况下,避免浪费时间及诉讼成本。Continue Reading 香港的法律制度及解决商业纠纷的民事诉讼程序(2)

作者:顾仁芳  金杜律师事务所争议解决组 香港办公室

一、简介

商界纠纷不可避免,找到既迅速又符合经济效益的争议解决方法至关重要。

香港作为亚洲最国际化的城市,是一个充满活力及东西方融合的大都会。香港给世界各地的企业家提供了一个公平竞争的平台,吸引了众多受过良好教育及技术精湛的工作人员;香港占据了无与伦比的地理位置——它是通往中国的门户;香港秉承法治理念,并以政府廉洁而被称道;香港推行低税率并投资兴建了世界一流的基础设施;香港保障信息自由流通及国际化的生活方式[i]Continue Reading 香港的法律制度及解决商业纠纷的民事诉讼程序(1)

By Renee Gu  King &  Wood Mallesons’ Dispute Resolution Group

This article continues to discuss The Legal System and Civil Procedure for Commercial Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong. The first part of this article was published on Chinalawinsight on May 2012.

VIIISummary Judgment

As an alternative to resolving a dispute by way of a full trial, it may be an option to apply for a summary judgment. The purpose of the summary judgment is to give judgment before trial to a plaintiff, where the defendant has no defence to the claim[i].
Continue Reading The Legal System and Civil Procedure for Commercial Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong (Part II of II)

By Renee Gu  King &  Wood Mallesons’ Dispute Resolution Gourp

IIntroduction

Commercial disputes are inevitable in the commercial world. It is often crucial to find the most cost-effective and expeditious way to resolve the dispute.

Hong Kong is Asia’s most international city with a vibrant and cosmopolitan community where East meets West, the key attributes of which include a level playing field for entrepreneurs of all nationalities; an educated and skilled workforce; an unrivalled location as the gateway to China; the rule of law being upheld and respected by a clean government; low taxes funding world class infrastructure; a free flow of information; and international lifestyle[i].Continue Reading The Legal System and Civil Procedure for Commercial Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong (Part I of II)