The Appointments Committee is mandated by the HKIAC Council primarily to: (1) appoint and confirm arbitrators, emergency arbitrators, mediators and experts; (2) determine the number of arbitrators; (3) fix the costs of the arbitration; and (4) review and admit members to HKIAC’s panels and list of arbitrators. The work of the Appointments Committee is subject to the supervision of the HKIAC Council.
|Ing Loong YANG||Chairperson||Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP|
|Committee Member||Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer|
|John COCK||Committee Member||Architect, Arbitrator, Director, On Q Consulting|
|Byung-Woo IM||Committee Member||Partner, Kim & Chang|
|Chie NAKAHARA||Committee Member||Partner, Nishimura & Asahi|
|Huawei SUN||Committee Member||Partner, Zhong Lun Law Firm|
|Robert C. TANG GBM, SBS, KC, SC, JP||Committee Member||Arbitrator, Non-Permanent Judge Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal|
|Winnie TAM SBS, SC, JP||Committee Member||Senior Counsel, Des Voeux Chambers|
|Thomas WALSH||Committee Member||Partner, Clifford Chance|
|David W. RIVKIN||Ex-officio Member |
|Rimsky YUEN GBM, SC, JP||Ex-officio Member|
|Senior Counsel, Temple Chambers|
A member of the Appointments Committee may not be appointed by HKIAC as an arbitrator in any arbitration during their term of office. A member’s designation as arbitrator by a party in an arbitration may be confirmed by HKIAC.