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Invitation to the Joint Professional Architectural Tour and Networking Drinks - 28 May 2016

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) Young Members Group Joint Professional Architectural Tour in Central and Networking Drinks on Saturday, 28th May 2016


The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) Young Members Group and the young groups of the Law Society of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Dental Association, Hong Kong Institute of Architects, Hong Kong Institute of Planners, and Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors are organizing a 3-hour architectural tour, led by the professional tour guides of Hong Kong Architecture Centre, a non-profit institution that aims at creating interaction between architecture and the general public, in Central on 28th May 2016. Networking drinks will be followed after the guided tour.Read more

28 May 2016
Hong Kong

International Construction Conference

It is 30 years since the Lighthouse Club Hong Kong Branch was formed in 1986 and 60 years since the Lighthouse Club was formed in the United Kingdom in 1956.

Over the past 30 years the Lighthouse Club has developed across the Asia Pacific region with members in Australia, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Manila, Phnom Penh, Shanghai, Singapore and Vietnam.

To celebrate its 30th Anniversary in Asia the Lighthouse Club has arranged a series of events in Hong Kong between 26th and 28th May 2016. Click the event link to learn more!Read more

26 May 2016 to 28 May 2016
Hong Kong

Asialaw Asia-Pacific In-House Counsel Summit 2016

The Asialaw Asia-Pacific In-House Counsel Summit is returning to Hong Kong on May 26 2016 for the 13th year to again address the latest challenges facing in-house counsel in the region. Read more

26 May 2016
Hong Kong

HKIAC Arbitration Clause Negotiation Workshop - Moscow

You are an in-house counsel, a contract manager, transactional or arbitration lawyer. You have received a call from your management team or client at 6:30pm asking you to conclude an arbitration clause within a few hours before the deal is sealed. How do you secure the best possible arbitration agreement for your company or client, while bearing the business objectives in mind and making sure that the corporate policy is followed? What are the key drafting points you need to consider and what issues you can concede in return for more favourable terms in other parts of the arbitration clause?

Join us in our signature workshop in Moscow!Read more

24 May 2016
Moscow

HKICS Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU)

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) once again brings you prominent speakers from the regulatory bodies in Hong Kong at its 17th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU).

“Full programme and registration - www.hkics.org.hk/ACRU2016”Read more

20 May 2016

Belt and Road Summit

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is designed to enhance the orderly free-flow of economic factors and the efficient allocation of resources by expanding business cooperation between East and West, from Asia to Europe via Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, West Asia and the Middle East. The “Belt” and “Road” refer to the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, respectively. The Initiative offers companies unparalleled opportunities to tap into new markets and explore the tremendous potential of the Chinese mainland, ASEAN countries and many other economies along the Belt and Road.

Register before 8 April 2016 with the promotional code “BNR30HKIAC” to receive a 30% special discount.Read more

18 May 2016
Hong Kong

SCC Rules Revision 2017

Please join us for a presentation and discussion of the proposed changes to the arbitration rules of the SCC.

Topics that will be addressed include:

  • summary procedure
  • multi-party/multi-contract disputes
  • investment treaty arbitration; and
  • making the expedited procedure even more efficient

The discussion will be led by the chairman of the Rules Revision Committee Jakob Ragnwaldh (Mannheimer Swartling), together with the SCC Deputy
Secretary General Kristin Campbell-Wilson.

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17 May 2016
Hong Kong

SmartHK Chengdu

Business opportunities bloom for HK’s professional business service sector!

Well received with over 50,000 visits, SmartHK has well established as an iconic event for promoting HK service sectors and total business solution in Mainland China since its first edition in 2011 and close to 4,000 business matching meetings were arranged to bridge up HK service providers and Mainland enterprises. The next SmartHK will be held in Chengdu in May 2016 to connect Hong Kong’s service providers with potential clients in Western China region, including the manufacturing and retail sectors. The event also offers an invaluable opportunity to grasp first-hand information of the mainland market and expand business networks.

For details, please visit http://www.hktdc.com/fair/smarthkcd-en/SmartHK-Chengdu.htmlRead more

12 May 2016 to 13 May 2016
China

A distinct way of doing business in Africa

In 2015, China’s trade with Africa reached a staggering US$222 billion and is set to continue to grow in the coming years. The Chinese approach to outbound investment, mainly through State-owned enterprises, remains somewhat cloaked in mystery to many international spectators. Read more

11 May 2016
Mauritius

It's Time for Africa! A View from the Arbitral Institutions

The Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and the MCCI Arbitration and Mediation Center (MARC) are pleased to host this conference : "Arbitration - It's Time for Africa! A View from the Arbitral Instituions." Six years after the World Cup to have ever taken place on the continent, Mauritius is becoming, at least for a few days and perhaps far beyond, the African capital of international arbitration.

HKIAC's Managing Counsel, Maria - Krystyna Duval will be a panel speaker in the session : Promoting African Arbitrators and Practitioners : What can institutions do?

To learn more about the conference, click here 

Please register by 1 May 2016

(First come first served basis as places are limited)

Registration: akhemraz@mcci.org

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11 May 2016
Mauritius

ICCA Mauritius Congress 2016

The ICCA Congress is the pre-eminent event for international arbitration professionals. 

The Congress will offer discussion of cutting-edge issues in international arbitration of relevance to seasoned practitioners and young professionals alike.

The Congress will be addressed by both UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mohamed El Baradei.

ICCA Mauritius will feature distinguished speakers who have participated in many of the most-discussed arbitration proceedings of recent years, including Yukos v. Russia, White Industries v. India, and Philip Morris v. Australia.Read more

08 May 2016 to 11 May 2016
Mauritius

Mediation Week 2016 - Mediation Carnival

With the theme “ Harnessing Mediation to Build a Harmonious Community”, the Mediation Week 2016-Mediation Carnival is jointly organized by Department of Justice and Hong Kong Mediation Centre to introduce diversified mediation services to the community, such as Family Mediation, Peer Mediation and Building Management Mediation, to foster a greater understanding of mediation in general to build a harmonious community. The event is aimed to attract participation from diversified local residents including students, families, new arrivals from the Mainland and ethnic minorities.Read more

08 May 2016
Hong Kong

Sports Arbitration Conference Seoul

The Seoul IDRC, with co-hosts the Court of Arbitration for Sports and the Korean Council for International Arbitration, is proud to present its flagship event of the year: the Sports Arbitration Conference Seoul, 2 May 2016 at the Plaza Hotel, Seoul.   

This topic has been chosen in coordination with the Brazil 2016 Olympic Games and various Olympic events in PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Beijing, and Tokyo over the next six years.  The full-day program will feature delegates from the Court of Arbitration for Sports and distinguished practitioners in sports law and arbitration.  All lectures will be in English, with simultaneous Korean translation.

Register your interest : rsvp@sidrc.org

Visit: http://www.sidrc.org/main/main.php  

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02 May 2016

HKIAC Arbitration Clause Negotiation Workshop ---- Seoul

You are an in-house counsel, a contract manager, transactional or arbitration lawyer.  You have received a call from your management team or client at 6:30pm asking you to conclude an arbitration clause within a few hours before the deal is sealed.  How do you secure the best possible arbitration agreement for your company or client, while bearing the business objectives in mind and making sure that the corporate policy is followed?  What are the key drafting points you need to consider and what issues you can concede in return for more favourable terms in other parts of the arbitration clause? For anyone who has faced these questions, we welcome you to HKIAC’s first arbitration clause negotiation workshop in Seoul.Read more

20 Apr 2016
Seoul

The Indian Arbitration Reforms - A Giant Leap for India?

There was much excitement last year when two key ordinances aimed at reforming the dispute resolution processes in India were promulgated by the President of India. The Arbitration Ordinance which amends the Indian Arbitration Act and the Commercial Courts Ordinance, which provides for the establishment of Commercial Courts across India. In January this year, these ordinances were enacted by the Indian Parliament. 

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19 Apr 2016
Hong Kong

用户至上

HKIAC在国际上被誉为“欧洲之外最受欢迎的仲裁机构”;又是首家在内地(上海自贸区)设立代表处的境外仲裁机构;内地司法实践似乎也透露出更加开放的信息。同时,HKIAC也在面对新的挑战。我们将与您分享在此背景下HKIAC推动仲裁、服务用户的想法和措施。

争议发生后,公司法务的作用至关重要。为预警管理层和业务部门、有效配置资源,公司法务需要了解境外仲裁中的主要程序步骤。我们将通过案例,具体地为您介绍境外仲裁中的通行作法。

仲裁费用是公司法务最关心的问题。我们将为您介绍境外仲裁费用的构成及负担,分享应对法律费用的技巧和程序及控制仲裁费用的可行办法。

在HKIAC仲裁中当事人可自由选择仲裁员,不受任何名册限制。但HKIAC设有参考性的仲裁员名册和名单。我们将为您介绍HKIAC名册和名单的遴选机制,分享在境外出任仲裁员的经验。

在2015年中国“仲裁公信力”颁奖典礼上,HKIAC以其作为内地仲裁的“参照系和对比图”的积极作用,荣获“特别贡献奖”。我们将与您分享参照和对比的作用何在,香港仲裁对内地企业的价值何在,也希望聆听您对修改内地仲裁立法的建议。

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15 Apr 2016
Beijing

2016 Asian Regional Meeting - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Join the IADC for a full day of multiple panel discussion programming followed by a professional networking cocktail reception is being planned. There will be a separate, optional dinner after the event.Read more

12 Apr 2016
Malaysia

One size fits all? A cultural lens on the ideal arbitrator

On the occasion of the 23rd Willem C Vis Moot, which will be held in Vienna between 17 and 24 March 2016, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) will be jointly organizing a seminar to explore the qualities which are essential to an ideal arbitrator and whether these qualities differ from one culture to another with a particular focus on the Far East.

Contact Ms Christa Eybl at office@viac.eu or +43 (0) 5 90 900-4397 to register.Read more

19 Mar 2016
Vienna

Practical Guidance : Managing Financial Service Disputes

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Eversheds are delighted to invite you to a joint seminar on international financial disputes.  

Stakeholders in the financial services sector are experiencing a new era of proliferating regulation and increasing cross-border investment in the wake of the global financial crisis.

Register your interest: events@hkiac.orgRead more

16 Mar 2016
London

2nd International Women's Conference

Co-organised by ArbitralWomen and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, this conference will explore a plethora of issues and opportunities which women face in the ADR sector, ranging from the strategic to the pragmatic. Commencing with a special keynote address the programme will offer a series of panel sessions, offering interactive Q&A opportunities. Proceeding this, a social networking reception and dinner will be held at UNESCO House where attendees can connect with colleagues and network with new contacts.Read more

16 Mar 2016
Paris

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