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COLOGNE Event Introduction
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The purposes of the summit are to promote China's international traderelationships, as well as to increase mutual understanding betweenChinese and Western culture. As the largest developing nation andeconomy, the current and future legal environment in China has cometo the attention of the entire world. The 2014 Summit was both a platformfor promoting and ensuring harmonious economic and technicalexchanges and a great opportunity to present China's "soft power"to the world. This is the third time we are hosting the Annual Summiton Commercial Dispute Resolution in China. Following the pattern ofthe 2014 Summit, this year's event will share with the participants thelatest development in commercial arbitration and mediation in Chinain a number of specialised fields, and it will also make some predictionson the future legal environment in China. According to the lateststatistics, BAC has received 1,015 new cases that together involvean estimate of RMB 17.5 billion in 2015. Since its establishment in1995, BAC has administered over 25,000 cases. The sum in disputehas reached RMB 140 billion with the highest claim amount of RMB 10 billion. The 2015 Summit will cover a greater number of sectors than thatof 2013 and 2014, including (inter alia) arbitration, mediation, constructionproject, real estate, intellectual property (IP) rights, energy,investment, international trade and finance, etc. This conference willbe held for one day and in form of public conference, which will focuson commercial disputes in China and offer an overview of availabledispute resolution mechanisms.
 
Guest Speakers
COLOGNE Event Agenda
 
09:00 - 09:30
Welcome Address and Introduction to the Conference Topics

Moderator:

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

Speakers:

Madam Hongsong Wang, Vice Chairperson, BAC/BIAC

Dr. Christine Heeg, ( LL.M.) Partner KPMG Law, Secretary General, CEAC

9:30 -10:15
Topic: Arbitration and Mediation

Moderator:

Dr. Torsten Loercher, Partner, CMS-HS

Speakers:

Dr. Helena H.C. Chen, Partner, Pinsent Masons 

Commentators:

Dr. Sabine Stricker-Kellerer, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

10:15-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:40
Topic: Energy,International Trade

Moderator:

Dr. Mariel Dimsey, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Speaker:

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

Commentator:

Dr. Christian Borris, Borris Hennecke Kneisel

 

Moderator:

Dr. Dorothee Ruckteschler, Partner, CMS-HS

Speaker:

Dr. Xuehua Wang, Partner, Beijing Huanzhong & Partners

Commentator:

Dr. Jane Fu, Senior Lecturer in Law School of Law, Deakin University

 

11:40 - 13:20
Networking Lunch
13:30 -15:00
Topic: Construction Project,Finance

Moderator:

Mr. Andrew Burr, Author and editor, Battlebridge Editorial Suite

Speaker:

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

Commentator:

Dr. Mark C. Hilgard, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

 

Moderator:

Mr. Juergen Woehler, FCIArb, Former ExVP LB BW,Independent Arbitrator.

Speaker:

Dr. Xiuming Tao, Partner, JunZeJun Law Offices

Commentator:

Dr. Andrea Leufgen, Partner, Gleiss lutz

15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
14:45 - 16:30
Topic: Real Estate,Investment,Intellectual Property

Moderator:

Mr. Thomas Weimann, Partner, WEIMANN. Legal, President CELA

Speaker:

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

 

Moderator:

Dr. Philipp Hanfland, Partner Hengeler Mueller

Speaker:

Mr. Armstrong Chen, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons

Commentator:

Prof. Dr. Manjiao Chi,Senior Fellow, Center for Global Cooperation Research (GCR)

 

Moderator:

Dr. Volker Schumacher, Partner Lindenau, Prior &Partner

Speaker:

Dr. Guanbin Xie, Partner, Lifang & Partners

Commentator:

Ms. Chenguo Zhang, University of Bremen

17:00 - 17:15
Conclusions and Closing Speech
17:15 - 19:00
Cocktail Reception
COLOGNE Video
 
 
COLOGNE Photo
Hongsong Wang
Fuyong Chen
Jane Fu
Mariel Dimsey
Manjiao Chi
Jinghui Tan
Thomas Weimann
Libin Zhang
Chenguo Zhang
Christine Heeg
Dorothee Ruckteschler
Mark C.Hilgard
Q&A section
Q&A section
The Summit
Group Photo
 
 
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