Book launch: "So, Now You Are an Arbitrator: The Arbitrator's Toolkit" by Chiann Bao and Neil Kaplan
HKIAC is pleased to host a book launch to celebrate the publication of ‘So, Now You Are an Arbitrator: The Arbitrator’s Toolkit’ by Neil Kaplan and Chiann Bao on 20 April at HKIAC.Read more
[FULL HOUSE] Validity of the Arbitration Agreement: Risks and Benefits of Contracting with SOEs
The event is now at its full capacity.
On the occasion of the 20th Vis East Moot, which will be held in Hong Kong between 19th and 26th March, 2023, HKIAC is organising a panel discussion during the Vis East Week, on 20 March 2023, at 6pm, at HKIAC, on the topic of “Validity of the Arbitration Agreement: Risks and Benefits of Contracting with SOEs”, followed by a Cocktail Reception sponsored by Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin & Partners.
Guide to Drafting and Negotiating Arbitration Clauses co-organised by HKIAC, Clifford Chance, and Association of Corporate Counsel
Using real-life arbitration clauses and examples, our experienced panelists will explain the life cycle of this topic, starting from factors to be considered when negotiating arbitration clauses, through to the consequences and impact that the wording of arbitration clauses can have in practice.Read more
WIA 5th Anniversary: Friends Reunion
Women in Arbitration (WIA，仲裁女性俱乐部）was launched by HKIAC in February 2018. The initiative is committed to the promotion and success of female practitioners in arbitration and other related areas.
In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), Women in Arbitration (WIA，仲裁女性俱乐部）is organising an in-person seminar in Shanghai on 8 March 2023.Read more
Recent Developments in International Arbitration co-organised by HKIAC and Simmons & Simmons
International arbitration experts from Simmons & Simmons, the Hong Kong Bar and HKIAC will be discussing some recent developments in arbitration, focusing on the law and practice in Hong Kong, Singapore and England, including trends in APAC arbitration practices, any impact on insolvency proceedings where the underlying dispute is governed by an arbitration clauses, and decisions relating to the law governing the arbitration agreement and issues arising from those decisions.Read more
Arbitration in Tech and Construction: The View from Hong Kong and Beyond
Join us for an open discussion about Arbitration in tech and construction - the view from Hong Kong and beyond.
Fox Rothschild, together with HKIAC, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and DAC Beachcroft, are inviting you to join us for a breakfast and morning panel.
The event will take place at The Carlton,10 Eliezer Peri Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel.
Procedural Aspects of Managing Disputes in Asia
The panelists will discuss HKIAC and its practices together with general arbitration trends in the APAC region, with a focus on procedural issues including the appointment of arbitrators, and emergency arbitrator procedures. HKIAC's experience in administering disputes involving Mainland Chinese parties will also be explored.
Please refer to the flyer here for more information.Read more
Managing Disputes in Asia from the Institutional Perspective
The seminar on "Managing Disputes in Asia, from the institutional perspective", co-organised by Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC), is scheduled to take place on 13 January 2023 in Bangkok.Read more
Preparing for the Hong Kong Security of Payment Scheme
With the implementation of the spirit of the Security of Payment Legislation (“SOPL”) in new public works contracts from December 2021 onwards and the imminent enactment of the SOPL, which is expected to have a profound impact on the landscape of the construction industry, it is high time for stakeholders of the Hong Kong construction community to familiarize themselves with and to prepare for the adjudication process envisaged under the Hong Kong scheme.
In this HKIAC-DVC Lunch Seminar, a panel of construction dispute resolution experts will explore the overall framework and nature of the adjudication system under the SOPL and discuss how it is intended to operate and any predictions and potential challenges. Please click here to see the flyer.
HKIAC welcomes partnerships on events and other initiatives from law firms and barristers’ chambers.
HKIAC Shanghai Office Open Day 2022
Join us in person for this year's HKIAC Shanghai Office Open Day aiming at law school students and young practitioners. Talk with our delighted guests Leo Wang, Joe Liu, Tereza Gao, Jingjing Chen, and get to know about arbitration in Hong Kong.Read more
HKIAC Tribunal Secretary Training Programme
The 17th HKIAC Tribunal Secretary Training Programme is scheduled to take place from 12-14 December 2022. Guided by experienced instructors, participants will receive practical training on the role of tribunal secretaries through various forms of discussions and exercises. Read more
HKIAC x Chengdu Lawyers Association Joint Training Programme on International Arbitration
HKIAC, in collaboration with Chengdu Lawyers Association, organised a joint training programme on international arbitration for three and a half days with 40 participants attending in person and online. The programme, led by 18 lecturers and discussion leaders, offered an opportunity for participants to learn more international arbitration and develop skills to participate in international arbitral proceedings. Participants were guided to put their skills into practice through a moot-hearing exercise.Read more
Annual Kaplan Lecture: Investor State Arbitration – A New Frontier?
The Annual Kaplan Lecture: Investor State Arbitration – A New Frontier? delivered by Robert Spano, President of European Court of Human Rights, is scheduled to take place on 30 November 2022 virtually. Read more
Managing Business Dispute Risks in Hong Kong and China
The lunch seminar on Managing Business Disputes Risks in Hong Kong and China, co-organised by Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Hong Kong Trade and Economic Office (HKETO), is scheduled to take place on 8 November 2022 in San Francisco.Read more
HKIAC Lecture: Changing Expectations for Counsel and Arbitrators
The HKIAC Lecture: Changing Expectations for Counsel and Arbitrators delivered by David W. Rivkin, Co-Chair of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Partner of Debevoise & Plimpton, is scheduled to take place on 7 November 2022 virtually as part of the Seoul ADR Festival 2022.Read more
The 27th Goff Arbitration Lecture: Independence and apparent bias: judicial and arbitral confidence: Halliburton v Chubb
The 27th Goff Arbitration Lecture: Independence and apparent bias: judicial and arbitral confidence: Halliburton v Chubb delivered by The Hon Chief Justice James Allsop AO is scheduled to take place on 3 November 2022, at Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC).Read more
ADNDRC @20:DNDR in the Digital Economy
China International Economi and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), as one of the founding istitution and the Beijing Office of the Asian Domain Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNRC), will host the 2022 ADNDRC Annual Confernce online with the theme ''ADNDRC @20:DNDR in the Digital Economy'' on 3 November 2022 at 13:30-16:50 (UTC+8, Beijing Time). Read more
2022 ADR in Asia Conference: The Future is Here
2022 ADR in Asia Conference: The Future is Here is scheduled to take place on 27 October 2022 in Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.Read more
2022 Hong Kong Arbitration Week
2022 Hong Kong Arbitration Week is scheduled to take place from 24 - 28 October 2022 in Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.Read more
Technology in Arbitration: Levelling the Playing Field
HKIAC and THAC are co-hosting a webinar on "Technology in Arbitration: Levelling the Playing Field" on Wednesday, 13 July 2022; 15:00 – 16:15 (Hong Kong time) / 14:00 – 15:15 (Bangkok time), as part of the THAC International ADR Week 2022.Read more