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TORONTO Event Introduction
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Since 2013, a group of prestigious Chinese legal practitioners have responded to BAC/BIAC’s call and undertaken to publish reviews and previews each year, mostly on legislative and practical movements in Chinese dispute resolution field, as well as the niche businesses in difference commercial sectors.
Meantime, BAC/BIAC has organized correlated oversea Summits every year, encouraging discussion and reflection of the yearly issues included in the reviews and previews, fostering collaboration among Chinese legal practitioners and the counterparts globally, as well as building trust between Chinese and Western Commercial Dispute Resolution community.
These Summits have acquired a reputation in gathering influential practitioners and key players in the field over the years. Talents would have valuable exchange of ideas and observations regarding commercial dispute resolution in China.
Stepping into 2019, the Annual Summit reaches its 7th anniversary. Currently, BAC/BIAC opens sponsorship opportunity and looking for partners among the dispute resolution field. BAC/BIAC is prepared to tailor-make certain event content to fit with the needs and expectations of our sponsors and partners.
 
Guest Speakers
TORONTO Event Agenda
 
8:00-8:45
Registration
8:45-9:00
Welcome Addresses

Dr. Fuyong Chen, Deputy Secretary General, Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC)

The Honourable Barry Leon, FCIArb, Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, Arbitration Place; Arbitrators@33BedfordRow

Mr. Allan J. Stitt, President and CEO, ADR Chambers

9:00-10:30
Session I: Innovative Practice and Guiding Policy in PRC’s Commercial Arbitration and Mediation: Balance between Market and Law

Moderator:

Ms. Louise Otis, Adjunct Professor, McGill University; OECD Administrative Tribunal; Otis Mediation Inc.

Co-Reporters:

Dr. Xuehua Wang, Partner, Beijing Huanzhong & Partners

Mr. Ning Fei, Partner, Hui Zhong Law Firm

Commentators:

Professor Kun Fan, Associate Professor, McGill University

Ms. Louise Barrington, Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, Arbitration Place; ADR Chambers; Aculex Transnational Inc.

10:30-10:50
Coffee Break
10:50-12:20
Session II: Energy Upgrade and Reforming Investment Environment in PRC: Compliance Challenges and Commercial Risks

Moderator:

Mr. Milos Barutciski, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Co-Reporters:

Mr. Weihua Zhang, Vice president & General Counsel, United Energy Group Limited

Mr. Zhi Bao, Partner, Baker McKenzie FenXun

Commentators:

Professor Janet Walker, Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, Arbitration Place; Outer Temple Chambers; Osgoode Hall Law School

Mr. John A. Campion, Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, ADR Chambers; Gardiner Roberts LLP

12:20-14:00
Networking Lunch
14:00-15:00
Session III: Restructuring in the Financial Market of PRC: Addressing the New Economic Environment

Moderator:

Thomas I.A.Allen, Q.C.,FCIArb, Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, ADR Chambers

Reporter:

Dr. Xiuming Tao, Partner, JunZeJun Law Offices

Commentator:

The Honourable Frank J.C. Newbould, Q.C., Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, Arbitration Place; Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP 

15:00-15:20
Coffee Break
15:20-16:20
Session IV: Public Supervision and De-administration on Construction Projects in PRC: Quality, Efficiency, and Environment Protection

Moderator:

Mr. Qiang Cui, Partner, Commerce and Finance Law Offices

Reporter:

Dr. Xianfeng Zhou, Partner, JunHe LLP

Commentator:

Mr. Stephen Morrison, Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, Arbitration Place

16:20-17:20
Session V: Selected Issues of IP & Entertainment Dispute Resolution in PRC

Moderator:

Mr. Charles Qin, Partner, Llinks Law Offices

Co-Reporters:

Mr. Ke Hu, Partner, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Dr. James Tian, Former General Counsel, SK Group China

Commentator:

Mr. John Keefe, Independent Arbitrator and Mediator,  Arbitration Place; John Keefe Chambers

17:20-17:30
Closing Remarks

The Honourable William Ian Corneil Binnie, Q.C., Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, Arbitration Place; Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP

17:30-18:30
Cocktail Reception
 
 
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