Panel of Arbitrators for Financial Services Disputes

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The HKIAC Panel of Arbitrators for Financial Services Disputes (the “FSD Panel”) comprises members who have demonstrated extensive experience and strong expertise in resolving financial services disputes. 

Last NameFirst Name Affiliated OrganisationNationalityPlace of ResidenceCV
AFFAKIGeorgesAffaki AvocatsFrenchParis 
BAYKITCH AMAlexACICAAustralianSydney
BERGERKlaus PeterUniversity of CologneGermanCologne
BROCKDenisO'Melveny & MyersBritishHong Kong 
BROWERCharlesInternational Court of JusticeAmericanWashington DC
CHANRollinN.A.Hong Kong Chinese/BritishShanghai/Hong Kong
CHENArmstrongDentonsMainland ChineseChina
CRESSWELLPeter3 Verulam BuildingsBritish London
DAWES SCVictorTemple ChambersBritishHong Kong
EDELMAN QCColinDevereux ChambersBritishLondon
EMMETT AO QCArthurNew South Wales Court of AppealAustralianSydney
FERNÁNDEZ-ARMESTOJuanArmesto & AsociadosSpanishMadrid
FIELD QCRichardOne Essex Court British/CanadianLondon
GRAYRichardGray Arbitration LLCAmericanNew York
GEARING QCMatthewAllen & OveryBritishHong Kong 
GOLDDavidDavid Gold and AssociatesBritishLondon
GOLDSMITHLQC,LPCPeterDebevoise & Plimpton LLPBritishLondon 
GOLDSTEINMarc J.MJG Arbitration & MediationAmericanNew York
HASSALLCameronClifford ChanceAustralianHong Kong 
HECKELPeterHengeler MuellerGermanFrankfurt
HUOWilson WeiZhong Lun Law FirmMainland ChineseBeijing
HWANG SCMichaelMichael Hwang ChambersSingaporeanSingapore
KAUFMANN-KOHLERGabrielleLevy Kaufmann-KohlerSwissSwitzerland
KREIDERDavid L.Independent ArbitratorAmerican and New ZealanderHong Kong/New Zealand
LAMMCarolynWhite & CaseAmericanWashington DC
LEAVERPeterOne Essex CourtUnited Kingdom United Kingdom 
LEEMichael20 Essex Street ChambersBritishSingapore/London
MAURELLET SCJosé-AntonioDes Voeux ChambersFrenchHong Kong 
NEOH QC, SCAnthony Chambers of Anthony Neoh QC, SCHong Kong ChineseHong Kong
PARKWilliamBoston UniversityAmericanBoston
PAULSSONJanThree CrownsSwedish/FrenchParis
PECKJamesMorrison & FoersterAmericanNew York
POWELLSimonPowell Arbitration LimitedBritishHong Kong
REYES SCAnselmo ReyesUniversity of Hong KongCanadianHong Kong
ROWLEY QCWilliam20 Essex Street ChambersCanadianOntario
SCOTT SC, QCJohnDes Voeux ChambersBritishHong Kong
SIHOMBINGSalaConflict Change Consulting LimitedAustralianHong Kong
STONE SBS, QCWilliamN.A.BritishHong Kong
TAOXiumingJunZeJun Law OfficesMainland ChineseBeijing
WONGWilliam M.F.Des Voeux ChambersHong KongHong Kong
YANGIng LoongLatham & Watkins SingaporeanHong Kong
YEO SCAlvinWong PartnershipSingaporeanSingapore


An applicant who is not on HKIAC’s Panel or List of Arbitrators and wishes to be considered for inclusion on the FSD Panel must submit the following:

1.       Application Form – FSDPAL;
2.       Latest CV detailing the applicant’s experience in financial services disputes and arbitration;
3.       At least two written references regarding the applicant’s experience in financial services disputes and arbitration;
4.       Copies of at least two sanitised arbitral awards concerning financial services disputes drafted by the applicant within the last five years;*
5.       Proposed terms of appointment including a proposed hourly rate; and
6.       Any other materials which the applicant wishes to submit to demonstrate his or her experience in financial services disputes and arbitration.  

In exceptional circumstances, HKIAC may waive the third and/or fourth requirements for eminent arbitrators or practitioners with substantial experience in financial services disputes.  
 

An applicant who is already on HKIAC’s Panel or List of Arbitrators and wishes to be considered for inclusion on the FSD Panel must submit the following:

1.       Latest CV detailing the applicant’s experience in financial services disputes and arbitration; and
2.       Any other materials which the applicant wishes to submit to demonstrate his or her experience in financial services disputes and arbitration.   

Please note that an application will first be reviewed by the HKIAC Secretariat to ensure that all required materials have been submitted.  Upon receipt of the required materials, the Secretariat will submit them to the Appointments Committee for consideration.  

Appointments Committee meetings are held on a quarterly basis.  The Scretariat will notify all applicants of the Appointments Committee’s decisions, once made.

HKIAC has full discretion and reserves the right to admit or reject applications for inclusion on the FSD Panel. HKIAC may also invite individuals with a particular background or qualification, including nationality, place of residence, language ability and area of expertise, to apply for the FSD Panel.

HKIAC’s decision on an application is final.

Membership of the FSD Panel is for a period of three years, ending on 31 December of the third year.

* Awards "drafted" by an applicant include those to which he or she has contributed as part of a three-member arbitral tribunal.

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