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The Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators East Asia Branch (CIArb (EAB)) are pleased to invite you to attend the 2018 Hong Kong Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China, which will take place in Hong Kong on Saturday, 27 October 2018. This well-established event, based on the report Commercial Dispute Resolution in China: An Annual Review and Preview (2018), will bring top experts based in China and other areas in the Asia Pacific Region to discuss topics in various aspects on the developments of commercial dispute resolution in China. Since 2013, The BAC/BIAC has compiled annual reports to present reviews on commercial disputes revolutions in China and has successfully hosted a series of Summits in London, Paris, Hague, Cologne, Zurich Vienna, etc. And the Hong Kong Summit is the only stop in Asia Pacific region outside mainland China. This event is also a platform where practitioners, stakeholders and industry observers can gather together to exchange views on practical and academic focus.
 
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HONG KONG Event Agenda
 
Time: 27 October 2018
Venue:Baker McKenzie Hong Kong
(14th Floor, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Road, Central, Hong Kong)
08:30-09:30
Registration
09:30-09:40
Welcome Address

Moderator:

Mr. Paul Teo, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Speakers:

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

Ms. Mary Thomson,  Chairperson, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators East Asia Branch (CIArb (EAB)) 

09:40-09:55
Keynote Speech

Moderator:

Mr. Paul Teo, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Speaker:

Prof. Yuejiao Zhang, Professor of Law at Tsinghua University and Shantou University

09:55-11:15
Session I: Rethinking Some Issues of Arbitration in China
A Harmonious Journey: The Chinese Path of Third Party Funding in Arbitration

Moderator:

Mr. Neil Kaplan, CBE QC SBS, International Arbitrator

Speakers:

Dr. Xuehua Wang, Partner, Beijing Huanzhong & Partners

Mr. Zhi Zhang, Founder, DingSong Legal Capital; Partner, V&T Law Firm

Commentators:

Ms. Sarah Grimmer, Secretary General, HKIAC

Mr. Arthur X. DONG,Partner, AnJie Law Firm

11:15-11:30
Coffee Break
11:30-12:45
Session II: The Overview of Commercial Mediation Practice in the PRC

Moderator:

Mr. Chris Poole, President and Chief Executive Officer, JAMS

Speaker:

Mr. Ning Fei, Partner, Hui Zhong Law Firm

Commentators:

Dr. Francis Law, President, Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC)

Mr. Aloysius Goh, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singapore International Mediation Center

Mr. Zhao Ping, Partner, Jincheng Tongda & Neal

12:45-14:00
Networking Lunch
14:00-15:15
Session III: Forfeiture Clause in JOAs – from International Arbitration Perspective

Moderator:

Dr. Colin Ong, QC, Counsel at Eldan Law LLP (Singapore) and Queen' s Counsel at 36 Stone Chambers (London)

Speaker:

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

Commentators:

Mr. Chris Chi, Group Vice President, Mxis Group

Mr. Robert Davidson, Executive Director and Head of Arbitration, JAMS

Mr. Hu Ke,  Partner, Jingtian & Gongcheng Law Firm

15:15-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-16:45
Session IV: EPC: Perspective and Challenge for China Construction Law
New Trend of ADR in Chinese Overseas Construction Industry

Moderator:

Dr. Christopher TO, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator

Speakers:

Mr. Xianfeng Zhou, Partner, JunHe LLP

Mr. Zhiyong Li, Deputy General Manager, Legal & Risk Control Department of POWERCHINA INTERNATIONAL GROUP LIMITED

Commentator:

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

 

16:45-18:05
Session V: The Impact of Regulatory Changes on Private Investment & Finance Disputes in the PRC

Moderator:

Mr. Thomas So, Immediate Past President, The Law Society of Hong Kong

Speakers:

Mr. Zhi Bao, Partner, Baker McKenzie FenXun

Dr. Xiuming Tao, Partner, JunZeJun Law Offices

Commentators:

Dr. William Wong SC,Chair, the Arbitration Committee of Hong Kong Bar Association

Ms. Sharon Nye, Executive Director, Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Counsel, Morgan Stanley

18:05-18:20
Closing Remarks

Moderator:

Mr. David Fong, Vice Chairperson, CIArb(EAB)

Speaker:

Ms. Teresa Cheng, GBS, SC, JP, Secretary for Justice, Government of the HKSAR

18:20-19:20
Cocktail Reception
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Fuyong Chen
Mary Thomson
Yuejiao Zhang
Neil Kaplan
Xuehua Wang
Zhi Zhang
Sarah Grimmer
Arthur X. DONG
Chris Poole
Ning Fei
Francis Law
Aloysius Goh
Zhao Ping
Colin Ong
Weihua Zhang
Chris Chi
Robert Davidson
Hu Ke
Christopher To
Xianfeng Zhou
Zhiyong Li
Cui Qiang
Thomas So
Bao Zhi
Xiuming Tao
William Wong
Sharon Nye
David Fong
Teresa Cheng
 
 
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Organizing Committee Email:annualreport@bjac.org.cn ,Post Code:100022
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