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The 2014 London Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China was jointly hosted by the Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC), the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London (IALS) on 6 June 2014 at the QMUL Lecture Theatre, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. The 2014 Summit was the second to be held, the first having taken place in 2013. It featured the official release of the English language version of the BAC publication, Commercial Dispute Resolution in China: Annual Review and Preview (2014) (the Annual Review), which was prepared by leading Chinese experts from a number of different industries. The Summit attracted almost 100 professionals from China, the UK and other nations. The participants comprised leading academics, Queen’s Counsel and experienced lawyers from top law firms worldwide. The 2014 Summit covered a greater number of sectors than that of 2013, including (inter alia) arbitration, mediation, construction, real estate, intellectual property (IP) rights, energy, investment, international trade and finance.
 
Guest Speakers
LONDON Event Agenda
 
09:00-09:30
Welcome Address

Moderator:

Ms. Melanie Willems , Head of International Arbitration Andrews Kurth, LLP, London

Speakers:

Madam Hongsong Wang, Vice Chairperson, BAC/BIAC

Professor Loukas Mistelis, Director of the School of International Arbitration, Centre for Commercial Law Studies at QMUL

Mr. Jules Winterton, Director and Librarian of the IALS

09:30-11:00
Arbitration and Mediation

Moderator:

Ms. Melanie Willems, Head of International Arbitration

Reporter:

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

Ms. Gefei Ji, China University of Political science and Law

Commentator:

Mr. Robert Lambert, a partner with and Head of International Arbitration at Clifford Chance, London

Mr. Gerard Khoshnaw, Gateley LLP  partner, London

11:00-12:00
Infrastructure projects dispute resolution

Moderator:

Mr. Andrew Burr, Atkin Chambers London barrister, General Editor of the Construction Law Journal, BAC Panel of Arbitrators

Reporter:

Ms. Jinghui Tan, City Development Law Firm partner, Beijing and a co-author of the Annual Review

Mr. Wei Sun, Zhong Lun Law Firm partner

Commentator:

Hon. Mr. Justice Ramsey, Judge of the Technology and Construction Tribunal, High Court of Justice

Mr. Tom Duncan, Mayer Brown partner, London

Mr. Adrian Hughes, QC from 39 Essex Street

14:00-15:00
Energy dispute resolution

Moderator:

Mr. Murray Rosen, (QC of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, London

Reporter:

Dr. Jing Bian, Teaching Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

Commentator:

Mr. Michael Darowski, Hogan Lovells International LLP, London

15:00-16:00
The financial dispute resolution project

Moderator:

Mr. Arvin Lee, RHTLaw Taylor partner

Reporter:

Dr. XiuMing Tao, JunZeJun Law Offices partner, Beijing, co-author of the Annual Review

Commentator:

Mr. Armstrong Chen, Deputy Director of the China Banking Regulatory Commission

16:00-17:00
Intellectual property rights project

Moderator:

Mr. Ray Black, IP Contentious Department of King & Wood Mallesons partner, London

Reporter:

Dr. Guanbin Xie, Lifang & Partners partner, Beijing, co-author of the Annual Review

Commentator:

Mr. Tom Carver, Chief Representative with Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co., Guangzhou Office

17:00-17:30
Closing Remark

Moderator:

Mr. Ray Black, IP Contentious Department of King & Wood Mallesons partner, London

Reporter:

Sir Justice Blair, Judge in charge of the Commercial Court,High Court of Justice of England and Wales

Mr. Laurence Lieberman, Partner, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

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Hongsong Wang
Fuyong Chen
Jing Bian
Gefei Ji
Xiuming Tao
Tom Carver
Xuehua Wang
Guanbin Xie
Arvin Lee
Armstrong Chen
Gabriel Gari
Gerard Khoshnaw
Jules Winterton
Murray Rosen
The Summit
The Summit
 
 
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