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Mediation

Mediation
  • Hong Kong's Mediation Ordinance encourages the wider use and development of mediation as an effective means of dispute resolution
  • Hong Kong is the first jurisdiction in Asia to have apology legislation which promotes and encourages the making of apologies between parties with a view to preventing the escalation of disputes and facilitating their amicable resolution
  • CEPA Mediation Mechanism was established for the settlement of investment disputes arising from an alleged breach of the substantive obligations of the agreement by one side causing loss to an investor of the other side
  • With the CEPA Mediation Mechanism in place, Department of Justice (DoJ) of the HKSAR Government developed a bespoke training programme for investment mediators with the objective of building up a team of investment mediators in Asia, and to develop Hong Kong as a training and capacity building centre

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