Russia - Hong Kong: Business and Legal Summit

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11 May 2017
Hong Kong

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Russian Arbitration Association (RAA) are pleased to launch the inaugural “Russia – Hong Kong Business and Legal Summit”.
The aim of the Summit is to bring together thought-leaders from relevant business and legal groups to engage in high-level dialogue about the newly strengthened economic axis of trade between Russia and Asia and to discuss investment opportunities and risks  between the two regions.

Topics include:

  • The Role of the Government in Economic Development
  • Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on Russia and Hong Kong
  • Operating Business through Economic and Political Uncertainties
  • Russia – China Dialogue on Infrastructure and Energy : Getting the Deal Done
  • Inside Views from Legal Advisors and Bankers
  • Planning Ahead: Effective Strategies for Mitigating Risks

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Wesley Wong SC, Solicitor-General, Department of Justice, HKSAR
  • Alexander Kozlov, Consul-General, Consulate General of Russia in Hong Kong
  • Teresa Cheng SC, Former Chairperson, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Sheila Ahuja, Of Counsel, Allen & Overy
  • Shaun Ansell, Head of Legal and Compliance, Asia-Pacific, GPB Financial Services, part of Gazprombank
  • Rollin Chan, Senior Legal Consultant; Independent Arbitrator
  • Dafei Chen, Partner, Han Kun Law Offices
  • Olga Boltenko, Counsel, CMS Hasche Sigle
  • Anatole Boute, Associate Professor, The Chinese University Hong Kong
  • Hannah Cao, Deputy General Counsel, Silk Road Fund
  • Ashley Galina Dudarenok, Managing Director, Alarice International
  • Sarah Grimmer, Secretary-General, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Vladimir Khvalei, Chairman of Board, Russian Arbitration Association
  • Philip Kung, Head of Business & Professional Services, Invest HK
  • Nicholas Kwan, Director of Research, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Joanna Li, Vice President, Asia and Pacific of AirBridgeCargo Airlines
  • Melvin Liao, Head of Compliance, China Everbright Bank
  • Chin Leng Lim, Barrister, Keating Chambers, London; Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong; Choh-ming Li Professor-elect, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Danila Logofet,  Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Paul Starr, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
  • Felix Tse, Head of Legal, Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore Pte. Ltd.
  • John Yeap, Partner, Pinsent Masons
  • Roman Zykov, Secretary General, the Russian Arbitration Association

Registration Details:

  • Venue:  38/F Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central Hong Kong
  • Time:  09:00 - 17:00 (networking luncheon included)

Registration Fees:

 Early Bird (on or before 21.4.17)Regular (after 21.4.17)
Members of Organisers / Strategic Partners / Supporting OrganisersHK$700HK$1,000


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