The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is a supporting organisation of Hong Kong Arbitration Masterclass Series.
The practice and use of arbitration in Hong Kong has proposed further under the legal landscape by the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance (Cap.609), which has since been updated. Utlizing the structure of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, this newly launched Hong Kong Arbitration Masterclass Series aims to review the decided cases and key principles in each of the steps of a Hong Kong arbitration (from commencement to enforcement) and to provide a one-stop operational roadmap for all lawyers and non-lawyer professionals who are involvd in arbitration.
4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19 October 2016
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Who Should Attend? Litigators, Corporate Counsel, Arbitration Practitioners, Judges, Academics, Business Executives and Policy‐Makers.
Network: Meet colleagues from around the world and expand your network during networking breakfast, networking breaks, luncheon and reception, all of which are included with the registration fee.
CLE: Earn up to 7.5 CLE credit hours. For delegates from other countries where CPD/CLE is mandatory, the ABA will be pleased to provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance which, subject to the exact CPD/CLE requirements of your bar association/law society, may be used to obtain the equivalent accreditation in your jurisdiction.
Register: Visit ambar.org/ilmoscow16 to register. Discounted Early Bird rates expire September 2.
Hotel Accommodations: The Section has reserved a special nightly rate at The Radisson Royal Moscow. To request a copy of the booking form, please email email@example.com to secure your room online.
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Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong will be organising the Indonesia and SE Asia: 4th Annual International Arbitration Summit on Thursday 29 September 2016 at Grand Hyatt Jakarta. We are pleased to have M. Husseyn Umar, Chairman of BANI Arbitration Center, Indonesia opening the event followed by keynote presentation by Mr Campbell Bridge SC, Mediator and Arbitrator, 7 Wentworth Selborne Chambers. Free registration is available for General Counsel, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Read more
Asialaw’s Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit is returning to Hong Kong on September 27 2016. Now in its third year, the Summit is dedicated to providing delegates with the latest know-how, trends and developments in dispute management in the region, and to give in-house counsel an insight into dealing with cross-border disputes, enforcement issues, and more.
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The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) East Asia Branch (EAB) and the International Dispute Resolution Academy (IDRA) are co-organising a two-day intensive masterclass programme on international dispute resolution in Shanghai on 26 and 27 September 2016.
This masterclass programme focuses on what lawyers, arbitrators and cross-border trading companies and merchants need to know about the relevant UNCITRAL instruments on international commercial conciliation and arbitration. It will develop participants’ understanding of the prevailing principles and practice in international arbitration and cross-border dispute resolution.
Interested parties please contact Ms. ZHA Xiangyu email@example.com and copy Mr. HUANG Henry firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr. YANG Fan email@example.com.
The 2016 Annual Banking Conference will explore ways for Hong Kong to bolster capacity both in terms of resources, infrastructure and talent in order to fully benefit from the opportunities driven by technological development, regional investment and macroeconomic trends.
Members are eligible for a special rate for enrollment at HK$2,900/pax (Early bird discount available at HK$2,600/pax if registration plus full payment are received by 31 July 2016).
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The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is delighted to invite you to a free seminar on the significant role of tribunal secretaries in international arbitration. Anyone who has acted, or is interested to act, as arbitral tribunal secretary, lawyers or students interested to
understand the best practices of an arbitral tribunal secretary in international arbitration, will greatly benefit from this seminar. There will also be an opportunity to mingle over drinks afterwards.
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has launched the CIArb Asia Pacific Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration Course as a joint venture between the Australia, East Asia and Singapore branches. Supported by global arbitration bodies, the inaugural course will be held in Singapore between 20 and 28 August 2016. Successful completion offers a pathway to CIArb membership and accreditation that carries a global qualification in the growing practice of international arbitration. Places are strictly limited. For further information and to register visit https://www.ciarb.net.au/training/diploma2016/
Registrations are now open. Places are strictly limited.
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The New Arbitration Act has potential to enhance investor confidence in India; however, it is essential to understand the implications of the Act. To help external and internal counsel familiarise themselves with the new features of this Act, develop necessary skills to overcome challenges and gain valuable insights into this exciting area of practice we have arranged an exclusive seminar on July 30, 2016, at Hotel St. Regis, Mumbai. Among the highlights of this seminar is the keynote on India’s arbitration landscape to be delivered by Hon’ble Justice AK Sikri, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Justice Ajit Prakash Shah, Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court and Former Chairman, Law Commission of India.
Maritime disputes and their settlement are attracting increasing attention from the international community. State practice in this area is also evolving. It is therefore extremely useful for scholars and practitioners to focus on this area, share insights and enhance understanding on the practice of the law of the sea.
With this in mind, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Chinese Society of International Law (CSIL) are pleased to jointly host a Public International Law Colloquium on Maritime Disputes Settlement on 15 and 16 July 2016 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.Read more
HKIAC Council Member & Managing Partner of Hui Zhong Law Firm Fei Ning, Partner of O’ Melveny & Myers Friven Yeoh, and HKIAC Managing Counsel Joe Liu met 50 in-house counsel at a seminar jointly organised by the Legal Executive Board and HKIAC in Shenzhen. The seminar focused on foreign-related arbitration under Chinese law and the typical procedures under the HKIAC rules. Read more
Young ArbitralWomen Practitioners (YAWP), a new sub-group of ArbitralWomen, invites female practitioners to an evening conference in Hong Kong on Thursday, 30 June 2016. The event will comprise a SpeedNet session as well as a panel discussion. The topic for the panel discussion is: “Skills that Make a Difference: What it Takes to be Effective Counsel in International Arbitration/How to Get Your First Arbitrator Appointment”.Read more
CDRC Vienna is the IBA-VIAC Mediation and Negotiation Competition. Universities from around the world come to Vienna to compete in simulated legal negotiations with the support of a student mediator and with the assessment and feedback of international experts. The problem is based on the case of the Willem C. VIS Moot which is remodeled to focus the students on their ability to utilize negotiation and mediation skills and strategies to successfully negotiate a settlement that best serves the needs of the parties. The competition is preceded and accompanied by a series of trainings and educational and social events in the field of Consensual Dispute Resolution.
Attend the 2nd ICC Asia Conference on International Arbitration and keep up-to-date with the latest regional developments. This annual event will offer a line-up of renowned speakers, relevant news, topical discussions and an excellent opportunity to network.
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HKIAC would like to inform you about the International Speed Networking for Lawyers, which is organized by the European Centre for Legal Cooperation with the support of Moscow City Bar on 26-29 June 2016 in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
The International Speed Networking for Lawyers is designed to enrich the professional network of lawyers from more than 20 countries by introducing them to new Russian colleagues. The aim is to create mutually beneficial alliances through meetings and professional exchanges with more than 200 Russian lawyers interested in establishing connections with foreign lawyers. These new partnerships will be able to work together on cases involving Russian clients in different countries around the world http://cecj.co/en/russie/.
Please note that there is a special rate provided for HKIAC Members until April, 1st 2016 which is 1300 €.
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HKIAC is pleased to hold our second tribunal secretary accreditation programme in Hong Kong. As an extension of HKIAC's award-winning tribunal secretary service, this programme is aimed at training and accrediting a new generation of qualified tribunal secretaries.Read more
All eyes are on Africa as a new frontier for doing business. Recognizing the growth of Africa as a global trading partner and hub for investment, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is hosting a roundtable discussion to explore how foreign companies can maximize trade and investment opportunities and mitigate risk through arbitration.
With the presence of the Minister of Commerce of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, attendees will walk away with informative tips on where and how to invest in the one of the fastest growing continents.
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