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  • ZURICH Event Introduction
    The Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC), and the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), are pleased to invite you to the 2017 Zurich Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China. This well-established and prestigious annual event is based on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China: An Annual Review and Preview (2017), and brings together experts from China and Switzerland to present and discuss reports on the developments in a wide range of fields of commercial dispute resolution in China. This is an opportunity for practitioners and stakeholders in both jurisdictions to network, gain insights into those developments, and hear advice from long-term industry observers.
    Guest Speakers
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    Hongsong Wang
    Fuyong Chen
    Elliott Geisinger
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Helena H.C. Chen
    Jingzhou Tao
    Clarisse von Wunschheim
    Ning Fei
    Coffee Break
    Energy
    Libin Zhang
    David Roney
    Jonatan Baier
    International Trade
    Xuehua Wang
    Christopher Koch
    Marc Veit
    Investment & Finance
    Xiuming Tao
    Zhi Bao
    Franz X. Stirnimann
    Emmanuel Jacomy
    Laurence Burger
    Dalia Hussein
    The Summit
    Construction
    Jinghui Tan
    Thomas Rohner
    Paul Thaler
    Real Estate
    Dennis Deng
    Nusrat Hassan
    Josef Caleff
    Intellectual Property
    Haidong Yu
    Philippe Leboulanger
    Martin Wiebecke
    Alexander McLin
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    ZURICH Event Agenda
     
    09:00-09:30
    Welcome Address

    Moderator:

    Dr. Fuyong Chen, Deputy Secretary General, BAC/BIAC

    Speakers:

    Madam Hongsong Wang, Vice Chairperson, BAC/BIAC

    Mr. Elliott Geisinger, President, ASA

    09:30-10:30
    Overview of the PRC's Arbitration and Mediation Practice: Trends and Challenges (Arbitration & Mediation)

    Moderator:

    Mr. Jingzhou Tao, Managing Partner in Charge of Business Development in Asia, Dechert LLP

    Reporter:

    Dr. Helena H.C. Chen, Chief Rep. of Beijing Office and Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP

    Commentators:

    Dr. Clarisse von Wunschheim, Partner, Hartmann Dreyer

    Mr. Ning Fei, Managing Partner, Hui Zhong Law Firm

    10:30-10:45

    COFFEE BREAK

    10:45-11:30
    Risk Management and Dispute Resolution of Mining Rights Transaction in the PRC (Energy)

    Moderator:

    Mr. David Roney, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

    Reporter:

    Dr. Libin Zhang, Partner, Broad & Bright Law Firm

    Commentator:

    Dr. Jonatan Baier, Partner, MME Legal AG

    11:30-12:15
    Invigorating Trade and Developing Dispute Resolution in the PRC (International Trade)

    Moderator:

    Mr. Christopher Koch, Partner, Landolt & Koch

    Reporter:

    Dr. Xuehua Wang, Partner, Beijing Huanzhong & Partners

    Commentator:

    Dr. Marc Veit, Partner, LALIVE

    12:15-13:30

    NETWORKING LUNCH

    13:30-14:30
    The Impact of Regulatory Changes on Private Investment & Finance Disputes in the PRC (Investment & Finance)

    Moderator:

    Dr. Franz X. Stirnimann, Partner, FRORIEP Legal SA

    Co-Reporters:

    Dr. Xiuming Tao, Partner, JunZeJun Law Offices

    Mr. Zhi Bao, Partner, FenXun Partners

    Commentators:

    Mr. Emmanuel Jacomy, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP

    Ms. Laurence Burger, Partner, Landolt & Koch

    Dr. Dalia Hussein, Legal Advisor, CRCICA

    14:30-15:15
    The Trends in Construction Market in the PRC: PPP Practice on Infrastructure Development (Construction)

    Moderator:

    Dr. Thomas Rohner, LL.M, Partner, Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd

    Reporter:

    Ms. Jinghui Tan, Director, City Development Law Firm (Beijing)

    Commentator:

    Dr. Paul Thaler, Managing Partner, Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd.

    15:15-16:00
    Value Orientations in Real Estate Dispute Resolution in the PRC: Approaches to Good Faith & Fairness (Real Estate)

    Moderator:

    Mr. Nusrat Hassan, Co-Managing Partner, Link Legal India Law Services

    Reporter:

    Mr. Dennis Deng, Partner, Dentons (China) LLP

    Commentator:

    Mr. Josef Caleff, Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

    16:00-16:45
    Enforcement of Intellectual Property in the PRC: Options and Solutions (Intellectual Property)

    Moderator:

    Mr. Philippe Leboulanger, Partner, Leboulanger & Associés

    Reporter:

    Mr. Haidong Yu, Partner, Lifang & Partners

    Commentator:

    Mr. Martin Wiebecke, Principal, Anwaltsbüro Wiebecke

    16:45-17:00
    Closing Remark

    Mr. Alexander McLin, Executive Director, ASA

    17:00-19:00

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