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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
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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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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

CIArb Workshop : Costs in Arbitration Hong Kong 2017

HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of CIArb Workshop : Costs in Arbitration Hong Kong 2017

CIArb’s Costs in Arbitration Workshop 2017 will deliver first-hand and practical insight into how arbitral tribunals approach the issues relating to costs in arbitration. Combining the expertise of leading law firms, a recognised arbitrator and an experienced funder, the workshop will offer a 360- degree view of the cost landscape with a focus on five main areas including costs of arbitration proceedings, practical costs budgeting.

Members of Users Council can take advantage of early bird rates until 10 March. Read more

28 Mar 2017
Hong Kong
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The Belt & Road Initiative : Investments in the Philippines

The Belt and Road Initiative aims to promote co-development and strengthen economic and trade ties among countries spanning different regions within Asia, Europe and Africa. Its objective is to enhance regional connectivity through infrastructure developments and other projects.

As "Asia's rising star" along the Belt and Road, the Philippines is a promising market for investors in various sectors such as transport and logistics, public utilities and energy, and is expected to benefit from this initiative.

Participants of the seminar will learn about investment under the Belt and Road Initiative. Participants will also receive insights from experts as to how to maximise such opportunities in the Philippines and ensure that their investments are well-protected. Risk management and options for dispute resolution will also be addressed.Read more

28 Mar 2017
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 如果您曾經面臨過上述問題,我們歡迎您參加HKIAC 在台北舉辦的仲裁條款談判演習會。會上將由中國內地和台灣的兩家公司的代表現場模擬談判兩份仲裁協議,由資深評論員講解談判過程和分享談判要點。您將獲得實用的談判技巧和策略。Read more

30 Mar 2017
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Innoxcell Annual Symposium

HKIAC is a supporting organisation of Innoxcell Annual Symposium. 

White Collar Crime and Regulatory compliance are the biggest immediate challenges affecting corporation and financial services in Asia. Digital innovation and the sophistication of white-collar crime continue to evolve. Regulators and corporation are actively seeking to collaboration to fight corruption and misconduct.

A  new  breed  of  providers is creating technology and solution to make compliance and investigation cheaper, simpler and more flexible.

Come join us on April 26th & 27th at W Hong Kong!Read more

26 Apr 2017 to 27 Apr 2017
Hong Kong
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Innovation in Online Trademark Rights Protection and New Domain Name Strategies in China

Dot Trademark TLD Holding Company Limited collaborates with Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) to jointly organize an IP seminar “Innovation in Online Trademark Rights Protection and New Domain Name Strategies in China” on April 26 (Wednesday) to celebrate the World Intellectual Property Day.

In the new era of the Internet, intellectual property rights are important to brand owners as it can protect their ideas, products and trade secrets. The seminar focuses on the current and future trends on trademark rights protection and dispute resolution mechanism in global domain name system.

Featuring 2 interactive panel sessions, speakers from different jurisdictions will address the common IP issues such as trademark and IP rights protection. New domain name trends in the Chinese market will also be discussed, including new gTLDs and future developments, providing participants an opportunity to obtain insights on recent IP rights protection trends as well as future IP outlook.Read more

26 Apr 2017
Hong Kong
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Asia Women in Business Law Forum 2017

HKIAC is a supporting organisation of the Women in Business Law Forum. 

IFLR is pleased to host the fourth annual Women in Business Law Forum. Featuring some of Asia’s foremost legal practitioners, this interactive event examines best practices and innovation around mentoring, personal branding, work-life balance, diversity, and breaking the glass ceiling.

The event includes some of Asia’s leading women general counsel and private practice lawyers who will share their personal stories with the audience. Unlike many events that are aimed at only partner and general counsel level individuals, this event welcomes men and women at all levels of their career with an aim to provide an inclusive debate around building the talent pipeline and to promote the growth of diversity and inclusion initiatives in Asia.Read more

27 Apr 2017
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Cross-Sector Mediation Forum

Unbeknown to many accredited mediators in Hong Kong, different private sectors and institutional/special sectors have their own selection criteria in appointing a mediator. Among them are the Legal/ ADR, Corporate, Insurance and Construction fields from private sectors, and the Housing Authority, Financial Dispute Resolution Centre, Joint Mediation Helpline Office and HK Family Welfare Society from the institutional/ special sectors. It is amazing how they may differ in the characteristics they look for in a mediator and the ‘why’ and ‘what’ factors which may affect whom they choose and appoint.

In view of the above, key stakeholders and prominent leaders in this respect would share their invaluable insights into the topic at this Forum with mediators from various organizations. Details of the Forum are as follows:

Date:                       Friday, 28 April 2017

Time:                      2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 2:00 p.m.)

Venue:                    HKIAC, 38/F., Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong.

Language:              English for the Private Sectors’ Forum, and

                                Cantonese for the Institution/ Special Sectors

Format:                  Brief respective presentations, followed by panel discussions with the assistance of a moderator.

More details:        Flyer

The Forum is expected to draw interests from the respective Private Sectors and Institutional/ Special Sectors as well as the accredited mediators’ communities. Read more

28 Apr 2017
Hong Kong
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HKIAC Tribunal Secretary Training Programme - Hong Kong

HKIAC is the first arbitral institution to offer a Tribunal Secretary Training Programme.  As an extension of HKIAC’s tribunal secretary service, the Programme trains the next generation of tribunal secretaries around the world. 

Join us for a two-day workshop featuring practical training by experienced tribunal secretaries, followed by a written exam and oral interview with members of the Senior Advisory Board. 
The programme is taught by an experienced faculty and overseen by a senior advisory board which includes eminent arbitrators from around the world.

Please register your interest in advance by emailing us at events@hkiac.org together with your latest CV.

For flyer, please click here.Read more

08 May 2017 to 09 May 2017
Hong Kong

Russia - Hong Kong: Business and Legal Summit

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 opporutnities and risks  between the two regions.Read more

11 May 2017
Hong Kong
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KLIAW 2017 - Redefining ADR : Asia & Beyond

HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of this event.

The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre of Arbitration will be organising yet another big conference this year and this time it will be the Kuala Lumpur International ADR Week which is themed, Redefining ADR: Asia and Beyond.

The conference will address the complex issues raised in Alternative Dispute Resolution, with a particular focus on the Asian region and its formidable strength within the global arbitration industry. 25 speakers from all over the world will gather at the KLRCA and share their experience and thoughts in over 20 sessions and breakout sessions over 3 days at KLRCA, Bangunan Sulaiman.  Read more

15 May 2017 to 17 May 2017
Kuala Lumpur

HKTDC Business Mission to Hangzhou/Fuzhou/Quanzhou

HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of HKTDC's Business Mission to Hangzhou/Fuzhou/Quanzhou.

Jointly organised by the HKTDC and the Departments of Commerce in Zhejiang and Fujian, the mission aims to connect HK service providers with over 1,000 representatives of mainland enterprises seeking for overseas investment and partnership opportunities.Read more

23 May 2017 to 26 May 2017

SmartHK 2017

HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of SmartHK 2017, which is the annual largest flagship event organised by HKTDC on the Chinese mainland to promote the excellence of Hong Kong's services.

Under the Central Government's Belt and Road Initiative, the Fujian Province is designated as the core area of the "21st Century Maritime Silk Road". In addition to being the main starting point of the ancient maritime Silk Road, Fujian is also an important province in China for international trade and co-operation. With the establishment of the Fujian Free-Trade Zone and the strong presence of renowned enterprises and brands such as Anta (China) and Hengan Group, Fujian possesses a keen demand for a full range of business services at which Hong Kong excels.

For more information, please click here.Read more

25 May 2017
Hong Kong

Think Asia, Think Hong Kong 2017

HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisaion of Think Asia, Think Hong Kong 2017.

As Asia continues to drive the global economy's growth, British companies keen on exploring new business opportunities in the East can partner with Hong Kong, Asia's international trade and financial centre, in their search for success. Following the overwhelming response in the UK, Japan, USA, France, Italy, Canada and Germany, Think Asia, Think Hong Kong will revisit the city of London, UK in September 2017. Apart from a range of sector-specific seminars featuring internationally renowned speakers, the campaign will also connect the British participants with the Hong Kong/China counterparts through one-on-one business matching meetings.Read more

21 Sep 2017
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2017 HK Arbitration Week

Coming to its 6th year, the Hong Kong Arbitration Week has taken its place in the global calender of "Must Attend Events" for arbitration practitioners in Asia and worldwide.

In response to the growing interest, HKArbWeek will now accept applications to become a participating organisation for the 2017 HK Arbitration Week.  Organisations interested to participate are welcome to submit their proposal to the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre at hkaweek@hkiac.org before 5 February 2017.

2017 HK Arb Week Programme will include:

  • 14th IFCAI Biennial Conference (Hong Kong)
  • ADR in Asia Conferece
  • UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Judicial Summit
  • GAR Live
  • and many more....
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15 Oct 2017 to 19 Oct 2017
Hong Kong

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