Beijing Court Upholds Arbitration Clause Designating Non-Existent Arbitral Institution

In Sichuan Daiyalan Trading v Hong Kong New Wish Electronics (Fourth Intermediate People’s Court of Beijing, 19 March 2021), the Court upheld an arbitration clause which failed to specify the seat of arbitration and provided for disputes to be submitted to a non-existent arbitral institution – the “Hong Kong Arbitration Commission”…

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