This issue of Asian Dispute Review commences with an article by Edward Taylor and Joris Bertrand, who examine the availability of ex parte emergency arbitrator relief in Hong Kong (in response to Jasmine Low’s article on emergency arbitration in the July 2020 issue). This is followed by an article in which Amanda Lees and Eric Chan give an overview of the position taken by a number of jurisdictions in the heated debate on the relationship between arbitration and insolvency.
Ishita Mishra then discusses the impact of Indian foreign exchange laws on the enforcement of arbitral awards in India. This is followed by an article in which Mohammed Talib, Wesley Pang and Stephanie Ching explain the Mindful Business Charter of 2018 and discuss its application to arbitration practice.
The In-house Counsel Focus article by Eric Ng discusses the wider adoption of virtual hearings in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, Anne Hoffmann then provides an update on arbitration law in the United Arab Emirates in her Jurisdiction Focus article.
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