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  • LONDON Event Introduction
    The Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London (IALS) are pleased to invite you to the 2018 London Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China, which will take place in London on 20 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
    LONDON Video
    LONDON Photo
    Fuyong Chen
    James Bridgeman SC
    Loukas Mistelis
    Avrom Sherr
    Ismail Selim
    Xuehua Wang
    Zhi Zhang
    Steven P. Finizio
    Peter Yuen
    Ning Fei
    Charles Debattista
    Reza Mohtashami
    Weihua Zhang
    Jane Davies Evans
    Adrian Hughes QC
    Xianfeng Zhou
    Deborah Ruff
    William Godwin QC
    Jalal El Ahdab
    Xiuming Tao
    Zhi Bao
    Robert Rhodes QC
    Sachin Trikha
    The Hon Sir William Blair
    The Summit
    Commercial Arbitration and Third Party Funding
    Commercial Mediation
    Energy Dispute Resolution
    Construction Dispute Resolution
    Investment and Finance Dispute Resolution
    Cocktail Reception
    Group Photo
    LONDON Event Agenda
    Welcome Address

    Dr. Fuyong Chen, Deputy Secretary General, Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC)

    Mr. James Bridgeman SC, President, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

    Prof. Loukas Mistelis, Director, School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

    Prof. Avrom Sherr, Emeritus Professor, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London (IALS)

    Session I: The Overview of Arbitration and TPF Practice in the PRC


    Dr. Ismail Selim, Director, Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA)


    Dr. Xuehua Wang, Partner, Beijing Huanzhong & Partners

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


    Mr. Steven P. Finizio, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale

    Mr. Michael Kor, Consultant

    Coffee Break
    Session II: The Overview of Commercial Mediation Practice in the PRC


    Mr. Peter Yuen, Partner, Fangda Partners(in association with Peter Yuen & Associates )


    Mr. Ning Fei, Partner, Hui Zhong Law Firm 


    Prof. Charles Debattista, Barrister, St Philip Stone Chambers

    Session III: The Implications of COC, Take-or-pay, Price Review and Other Customary Energy Contract Clauses under Chinese Contract Law


    Mr.Reza Mohtashami, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


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


    Ms. Jane Davies Evans, Barrister, 3 Verulam Buildings

    Networking Lunch
    Session IV: Latest Development in Construction Law in the PRC


    Mr. Adrian Hughes QC, Barrister and Arbitrator, 39 Essex Chambers


    Dr. Xianfeng Zhou, Partner, JunHe LLP


    Ms. Deborah Ruff, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

    Mr. William Godwin QC, Barrister, 3 Hare Court Chambers

    Coffee Break
    Session V: The Overview of Private Investment and Finance Disputes in the PRC


    Dr. Jalal El Ahdab (Jil Ahdab), Partner, Ginestie Magellan Paley Vincent


    Dr. Xiuming Tao, Partner, JunZeJun Law Offices

    Mr. Zhi Bao, Partner, Baker McKenzie FenXun.


    Mr. Robert Rhodes QC, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers

    Mr. Sachin Trikha, Senior Associate, Clifford Chance LLP

    Closing Remarks

    The Hon Sir William Blair, Professor of Financial Law and Ethics, Queen Mary University of London

    Cocktail Reception
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