HK45 Essay Competition

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2021 HK45 Essay Competition is now closed. Email us at HK45@hkiac.org for the 2022 competition details. 


HK45 is proud to launch its inaugural essay competition.  We are inviting submissions from young practitioners and students.

Topic:

  • Option 1:  Will Artificial Intelligence help or harm arbitration?
  • Option 2:  Is there any room for ADR in climate change disputes?
  • Option 3:  COVID-19 has required arbitrations to rely heavily on technology.  Has this improved or worsened the conduct of arbitrations?

Word count:

  • Not more than 2500 words, excluding appendices, footnotes, tables, etc.

Prizes:

 Asia Emerging  Economies Category 
(see notes below) 
Hong Kong / Global Category
Winner

HK$8,000

+ HK$6,000 credit to be used towards arbitration-related legal training/books.

HK$8,000

1st Runner Up

HK$6,000

+ HK$4,000 credit to be used towards arbitration-related legal training/books.

HK$6,000

2nd Runner Up

HK$5,000

+ HK$3,000 credit to be used towards arbitration-related legal training/books.

HK$5,000

Honorable Mentions 
(3 in each category)
HK$1,000 credit to be used towards arbitration-related legal training/books.HK$1,000 credit to be used towards arbitration-related legal training / books.

Winning essays will be considered for publication in Asian Dispute Review (subject to review by the Asian Dispute Review Editorial Board);

 

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