HKIAC Tops Prestigious Global Arbitration Survey
Queen Mary University of London, in partnership with White & Case, has released details of its sixth International Arbitration Survey, which showcases the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) as being the most preferred arbitral institution outside of Europe and ranks it the third best arbitral institution worldwide.
The survey, which was released at the annual conference of the International Bar Association in Vienna yesterday (6 October 2015), also found HKIAC to be the world's most improved institution over the past five years. Participants said their choice of institution was based on an assessment of the quality of its administration, neutrality and level of “internationalism”.
HKIAC Appoints New Managing Counsel
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has appointed Maria-Krystyna Duval to the position of Managing Counsel. She commenced the role in August 2015.
Ms Duval joins HKIAC with substantial experience in the field of international arbitration, having worked with several major international law firms in Paris and London as well as a number of international organisations. She has experience advising on a wide range of proceedings including international commercial and investment arbitrations conducted under the ICC, LCIA, SCC, UNCITRAL and ICSID Rules as well as associated court proceedings. She also has considerable experience advising on fraud, corruption and bribery issues as well as international human rights.
HKIAC Appoints New Deputy Counsel to Lead Korea Office
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is pleased to appoint Nicole (Heeseung) Lee, a former legal counsel at Samsung Electronics,as HKIAC’s Deputy Counsel. Ms Lee began work at HKIAC on 24 August 2015.
A Korean national who is qualified in New York, Ms Lee practised for two years at a Korean firm, Kim & Lee, before joining Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd in Seoul, where she spent nearly six years working as Legal Counsel. In her previous role at Samsung, Ms Lee gained significant experience in negotiating arbitration agreements to be included in a wide range of transactions. Her in-house experience also included drafting and reviewing software license agreements, product development agreements, consulting agreements and various other transaction documents for Samsung.
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4th Annual HK Arbitration WeekDateEvents26 October 2015
Morning Session The Use of Med-Arb in the Resolution of Cross-Border Disputes
by ICC / ICC-HK
Afternoon Session Is Time on Our Side?
by CIETAC – HK
Evening HK Arbitration Week Opening Reception 27 October 2015 Full DayADR in Asia Conference EveningHK Arbitration Charity Ball 28 October 2015 Full Day UNCITRAL Asia-Pacific Judicial Summit
by DOJ, HKIAC, UNCITRAL
29 October 2015 Full Day 5th Annual GAR Live, Asia
Evening GAR Live Hong Kong Closing Dinner
Cyber-security - Managing the Risks in the Fast-changing Internet
In the borderless cyber space, every entity is interconnected. Preventing and mitigating the risks of cyber crimes and online infringements of critical importance to every entity in every industry sector nowadays. Cyber-security is a complicated subject involving a wide range of technical and legal issues. The seminar will serve as a forum for our prominent speakers who are policy makers, legal practitioners and technical experts to exchange their views on salient issues pertaining to cyber-security.
Kaplan Lecture 2015 - Professor David Caron