Events Calendar

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HKIAC Arbitration Clause Negotiation Workshop - Manila

We welcome you to HKIAC’s first arbitration clause negotiation workshop in the Philippines. The workshop will feature a mock negotiation over arbitration clauses to be included into two agreements concerning a Chinese private equity fund’s investment in a joint venture through its special purpose investment vehicle. The negotiation process will be visually displayed in real-time while a commentator will discuss takeaway points as the negotiation progresses. You should be able to walk away with a set of drafting techniques and bargaining tactics that you can use in real-life negotiations.Read more

27 Mar 2017
Manila

What price the access to justice? The implications of third party funding for the arbitral process. 

HKIAC and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom are pleased to bring you this discussion on third party funding. In this presentation, His Honour Judge David Waksman QC, Judge in Charge of the London Mercantile Court, who also sits in the English Commercial Court, will offer some perspectives on litigation funding in arbitrations, particularly in the light of his decisions in Essar v Norscot (arbitrator's power to award funding costs against losing party) and Impact Funding v AIG (insurance cover for solicitor's liability to funder). He will also speak about the autonomy of arbitration and its relation to the development of the law.

The presentation will consist of a short lecture followed by a question and answer session moderated by Rory McAlpine of Skadden Arps and Kim Rooney, Chair of the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission’s Sub-committee on Third Party Funding for Arbitration Read more

27 Mar 2017
Hong Kong

Vis East Cocktail Party

HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of Vis East Cocktail Party。

In conjunction with the Willem Vis East Moot Competition, the KCAB and the SIDRC would like to invite all arbitrators to their networking session on Monday 27 March 2017.

The details are as follows:

Date & Time: 27th March, 7:00 pm

Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills (23/F Gloucester Tower, 15 Queen's Road Central)

Entrance Fee: Free of charge

RSVP: click here

Flyer:  KCAB_Hong Kong Event.pdfRead more

27 Mar 2017
Hong Kong

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