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2017 Oct 21

ICLA Conference 2017 in Beijing, China: One Belt One Road

We are happy to announce that our Mr John Bishop will be speaking at the upcoming ICLA event "One Belt One Road" in Beijing, China. The conference is hosted by the Peking University Law School, and will be held from 21 to 22 October 2017. Renowned experts, lawyers, professors and judges specialised in International Construction law will introduce to attendees the thinking and relevant topics in international construction law affecting the One Belt One Road project. Worthwhile presentations, workshops and discussions will give attendees the chance to get in touch and to proft from the ICLA.

Mr John Bishop will be speaking about International Construction Arbitration.

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2017 Oct 16

KCAB & Korean IDRC Hong Kong Arbitration Week Seminar

At this seminar, Juliet Blanch will be providing an arbitrator's perspective on expedited procedure. The seminar, part of Hong Kong Arbitration Week, will focus on how counsel can help to expedite arbitration proceedings, with tips from both the institution and arbitrator's points of view.

2017 Oct 16

International Arbitration and Technology Disputes

Andrew Aglionby will be speaking at a seminar, hosted by Latham & Watkins as part of Hong Kong Arbitration Week. The seminar will discuss the intersection of international arbitration and technology, focusing on developments in Asia. Panelists will consider why there has been an increase in international arbitration being chosen as the appropriate dispute resolution procedure for technology disputes, examine recent technology arbitrations and look at likely future developments in this area including how arbitration might play a role in the resolution of FinTech disputes.

2017 Oct 16

Hong Kong, International Arbitration and the Belt & Road Initiative: The ICC’s Perspective

We are happy to announce our Mr. Robert S. Pé will be speaking at this ICC seminar. As a part of Hong Kong Arbitration Week, the ICC has organised this seminar which includes presentations on:

  • The developments in ICC Arbitration;
  • The work of ICC Secretariat;
  • Updates on develoipments in Hong Kong Arbitration Regime; and
  • Belt & Road and opportunities for Hong Kong.

This event will also feature a roundtable discussion on One Belt One Road and the ICC.

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2017 Oct 16

The Debate on Party Autonomy

As a part of the Hong Kong Arbitration Week, Norton Rose Fulbright has organised the Arbitration Debate 2017, where an eminent panel of arbitrators, barristers and private practitioners, will debate and consider the following: This house believes party autonomy must prevail to preserve the sanctity of international arbitration. We are excited to announce that our Mr Robert S. Pé will be participating as a debater in this interactive debate.

Details of the Event:

  • Date: Monday, 16 October 2017
  • Time: 5:00pm
  • Address: The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central, Hong Kong
2017 Oct 15

Hong Kong Arbitration Week 15 - 20 October 2017

Hong Kong Arbitration Week attracts an ever growing number of users and practicioners from every corner of the globe. Arbitrators, practitioners, academics, and business leaders come together to exchange insights on the changing landscape of international arbitration.

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre established the Hong Kong Arbitration Week to celebrate the triumphs and challenges of international arbitration while actively promoting the development of the practice in Asia. Following the dramatic economic growth across many parts of the region, the call for international arbitration has become significantly louder in recent years. Through conferences, luncheons and evening receptions, Hong Kong Arbitration Week seeks to provide a multitude of forums in which users and practitioners can come together to exchange ideas on how best to manage this increased demand for arbitration services. The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre hopes to raise awareness of the latest trends in the field as it welcomes members of the global arbitration community to Hong Kong.

The Annual Hong Kong Arbitration Week will be held from 15 October to 20 October 2017.

2017 Oct 15

14th IFCAI Biennial Conference in Hong Kong Arbitral Institutions: Guarding Due Process, Ensuring Efficiency

We are proud to announce that our Mr. John Beechey QBE will be speaking at the 14th IFCAI Biennial Conference in Hong Kong Arbitral Institutions. The 14th IFCAI Biennial Conference will convene experts from various disciplines and backgrounds to discuss how institutions may best guard due process while ensuring efficiency during the life of an arbitration.

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2017 Oct 8

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

The 2017 IBA Annual Conference will be held in Sydney, Australia's leading global city. Recognised internationally as a future-focused and innovative business centre, Sydney provides headquarters for almost 40 per cent of the top 500 Australian corporations. As one of the world's most multicultural and connected cities, Sydney will be an ideal location for the largest and most prestigious event for international lawyers, providing an abundance of business and networking opportunities.

The IBA Annual Conference will be held from 8 October to 13 October 2017.