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The Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC) and the Scottish Arbitration Centre (SAC) are pleased to invite you to the 2018 Edinburgh Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China, which will take place in Edinburgh on 22 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
EDINBURGH 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. Brandon J Malone, Chairman, Scottish Arbitration Centre (SAC)

Mr. Andrew Mackenzie, Chief Executive, Scottish Arbitration Centre (SAC)

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

Moderator:

Mr. Nigel Cooper QC, Barrister, Quadrant Chambers

Speakers:

Dr. Xuehua Wang, Partner, Beijing Huanzhong & Partners

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

Commentators:

Mr. Hew R Dundas, Hon. Vice-President, Scottish Arbitration Centre

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

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

Moderator:

Mr. Graham Boyack, Director, Scottish Mediation

Speaker:

Mr. Ning Fei, Partner, Hui Zhong Law Firm

Commentators:

Mr. Michael Davison, Partner, Hogan Lovells

Mr. Wolf von Kumberg, Managing Director, Global Resolution Services Limited

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:

Prof. Peter Cameron, Director, Centre for Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee

Speaker:

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

Commentator:

Mr. Richard Power, Partner, Clyde & Co LLP

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

Moderator:

Ms. Sarah Grenfell, Partner, CMS

Speaker:

Dr. Xianfeng Zhou, Partner, JunHe LLP

Commentator:

Ms. Janey Milligan, Former Chair, RICS

 

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

Moderator:

Mr. Pieter Bekker, Founding Director, Dundee Ocean and Lake Frontiers Institute and Neutrals(DOLFIN)

Speakers:

Dr. Xiuming Tao, Partner, JunZeJun Law Offices

Mr. Zhi Bao, Partner, Baker McKenzie FenXun.

Commentators:

Dr. Johanne Cox, Assistant Professor of Law, FCIArb

Mr. Roy Martin QC, Founding Chairman, Scottish Planning Local Government and Environmental Bar Group

16:45-17:00
Closing Remarks

Moderator:

Mr. Gavin Denton, International Arbitrator, Arbitration Chambers Hong Kong

Speaker:

Ms. Annabelle Ewing, Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs, The Scottish Government

17:00-18:00
Cocktail Reception
EDINBURGH Download Center
 
EDINBURGH Video
 
 
EDINBURGH Photo
Fuyong Chen
Brandon J Malone
Andrew Mackenzie
Nigel Cooper QC
Xuehua Wang
Zhi Zhang
Hew R Dundas
Qiang Cui
Graham Boyack
Ning Fei
Michael Davison
Wolf von Kumberg
Peter Cameron
Weihua Zhang
Richard Power
Sarah Grenfell
Xianfeng Zhou
Janey Milligan
Pieter Bekker
Xiuming Tao
Zhi Bao
Roy Martin QC
Gavin Denton
Annabelle Ewing
Commercial Arbitration and Third Party Funding
Commercial Mediation
Energy Dispute Resolution
Construction Dispute Resolution
Investment and Finance Dispute Resolution
Group Photo
Cocktail Reception
 
 
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Sponsors
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Organizing Committee Information
Organizing Committee Address:16-17/F, China Merchants Tower, No.118 Jian Guo Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
Organizing Committee Tel:+86 010 6566 9856、+86 010 6566 9854
Organizing Committee Email:annualreport@bjac.org.cn ,Post Code:100022
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