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The Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London (IALS) are pleased to invite you to the 2018 London Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China, which will take place in London on 20 June 2018. This well-established and prestigious annual event, based on the report Commercial Dispute Resolution in China: An Annual Review and Preview (2018), will bring top experts from China and the UK together to present and 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 Paris, Hague, Frankfurt, Cologne, Zurich, Vienna, Hong Kong, etc. This event is also a platform where practitioners, stakeholders and industry observers can gather together to exchange views on practical and academic focus.
 
Guest Speakers
LONDON Event Agenda
 
08:30-09:00
Registration
09:00-09:15
Welcome Address

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

Mr. James Bridgeman SC, President, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

Prof. Loukas Mistelis, Director, School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

Prof. Avrom Sherr, Emeritus Professor, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London (IALS)

09:15-10:30
Session I: The Overview of Arbitration and TPF Practice in the PRC

Moderator:

Dr. Ismail Selim, Director, Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA)

Speakers:

Dr. Xuehua Wang, Partner, Beijing Huanzhong & Partners

Mr. Zhi Zhang, Partner, V&T Law Firm

Commentators:

Mr. Steven P. Finizio, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale

Mr. Michael Kor, Consultant

10:30-10:45
Coffee Break
10:45-11:45
Session II: The Overview of Commercial Mediation Practice in the PRC

Moderator:

Mr. Peter Yuen, Partner, Fangda Partners(in association with Peter Yuen & Associates )

Speaker:

Mr. Ning Fei, Partner, Hui Zhong Law Firm 

Commentator:

Prof. Charles Debattista, Barrister, St Philip Stone Chambers

11:45-12:45
Session III: The Implications of COC, Take-or-pay, Price Review and Other Customary Energy Contract Clauses under Chinese Contract Law

Moderator:

Mr.Reza Mohtashami, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Speaker:

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

Commentaor:

Ms. Jane Davies Evans, Barrister, 3 Verulam Buildings

12:45-14:00
Networking Lunch
14:00-15:00
Session IV: Latest Development in Construction Law in the PRC

Moderator:

Mr. Adrian Hughes QC, Barrister and Arbitrator, 39 Essex Chambers

Speaker:

Dr. Xianfeng Zhou, Partner, JunHe LLP

Commentators:

Ms. Deborah Ruff, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Mr. William Godwin QC, Barrister, 3 Hare Court Chambers

15:00-15:15
Coffee Break
15:15-16:45
Session V: The Overview of Private Investment and Finance Disputes in the PRC

Moderator:

Dr. Jalal El Ahdab (Jil Ahdab), Partner, Ginestie Magellan Paley Vincent

Speakers:

Dr. Xiuming Tao, Partner, JunZeJun Law Offices

Mr. Zhi Bao, Partner, Baker McKenzie FenXun.

Commentators:

Mr. Robert Rhodes QC, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers

Mr. Sachin Trikha, Senior Associate, Clifford Chance LLP

16:45-17:00
Closing Remarks

The Hon Sir William Blair, Professor of Financial Law and Ethics, Queen Mary University of London

17:00-18:00
Cocktail Reception
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LONDON Video
 
 
LONDON Photo
Fuyong Chen
James Bridgeman SC
Loukas Mistelis
Avrom Sherr
Ismail Selim
Xuehua Wang
Zhi Zhang
Steven P. Finizio
Peter Yuen
Ning Fei
Charles Debattista
Reza Mohtashami
Weihua Zhang
Jane Davies Evans
Adrian Hughes QC
Xianfeng Zhou
Deborah Ruff
William Godwin QC
Jalal El Ahdab
Xiuming Tao
Zhi Bao
Robert Rhodes QC
Sachin Trikha
The Hon Sir William Blair
The Summit
Commercial Arbitration and Third Party Funding
Commercial Mediation
Energy Dispute Resolution
Construction Dispute Resolution
Investment and Finance Dispute Resolution
Cocktail Reception
Group Photo
 
 
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Organizing Committee Information
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Organizing Committee Email:annualreport@bjac.org.cn ,Post Code:100022
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