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  • HONG KONG Event Introduction
    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.
    Guest Speakers
    HONG KONG Video
     
     
    HONG KONG Photo
    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
     
    HONG KONG Event Agenda
     
    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
    HONG KONG Download Center
     
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