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NEWS FLASH: Occupational Safety and Occupational Health Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2022 Gazetted 2560 1660 Cocking & Co

NEWS FLASH: Occupational Safety and Occupational Health Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2022 Gazetted

The Hong Kong Government published the Occupational Safety and Occupational Health Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2022 (“Bill”) in the Gazette on 13 May 2022.

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) | Fast Dispute Resolution Methods “Adjudication” 1024 657 Cocking & Co

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) | Fast Dispute Resolution Methods “Adjudication”

Ian Cocking’s article for CIArb (East Asia Branch)’s newsletter Fast Dispute Resolution Methods: Adjudication and the new Security of Payment provisions

NEWS FLASH: Government announce an extension of time for up to 6 months 2560 1707 Cocking & Co

NEWS FLASH: Government announce an extension of time for up to 6 months

The Development Bureau will grant an extension of time for government works contracts and the building covenant (BC) period.

Cocking & Co Recognized in list of ASIA’S FASTEST GROWING FIRMS BY Asian Legal Business 750 485 Cocking & Co

Cocking & Co Recognized in list of ASIA’S FASTEST GROWING FIRMS BY Asian Legal Business

ALB showcases firms with significant growth in fee-earners , expansion of new offices, additions of key partners / important clients, and revenue growth in year

WWL Thought Leaders Hong Kong 2021 | Ian Cocking 2083 1066 Cocking & Co

WWL Thought Leaders Hong Kong 2021 | Ian Cocking

Ian Cocking is highly respected by sources who say he “has an excellent depth of knowledge and experience of construction and dispute resolution”.

Back To The Future: UK Supreme Court Clarifies Liquidated Damages Clauses In Triple Point 1536 1056 Cocking & Co

Back To The Future: UK Supreme Court Clarifies Liquidated Damages Clauses In Triple Point

Those revising their liquidated damages provisions in light of earlier Court of Appeal decision may take a pause as they will no longer be in “new territory” if the contract is terminated or abandoned.

The Wait is Over: Security of Payment Provisions in Public Works Contracts 2560 1706 Cocking & Co

The Wait is Over: Security of Payment Provisions in Public Works Contracts

We are advising clients on amending their subcontracts for SOPL and are happy to give your organisation a presentation on the practical implications of SOPL.

Announcing Our New Senior Associate Vivian Wong 2100 1500 Cocking & Co

Announcing Our New Senior Associate Vivian Wong

Vivian specializes in handling contentious matters with a focus on construction disputes, including various litigation, arbitration and mediation cases in Hong Kong and overseas.

NEWS FLASH: Stakeholders Consultation – Implementation of the Spirit of Security of Payment Legislation (SOPL) in Public Work Contracts 2560 1897 Cocking & Co

NEWS FLASH: Stakeholders Consultation – Implementation of the Spirit of Security of Payment Legislation (SOPL) in Public Work Contracts

According to the draft documents, Government will introduce SOP Provisions in all new public works contracts for tenders issued from July or August 2021.

Maeda v Bauer: The Long and Winding Road 1401 786 Cocking & Co

Maeda v Bauer: The Long and Winding Road

An unintended and far-reaching consequence of the Bauer case is to question the wisdom of agreeing to a right of appeal against an arbitrator’s decision.

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