Litigating banking and investment disputes under the spectre of corruption and bribery
Trillions of dollars are under management by sovereign wealth funds.
The Malaysian 1MDB corruption allegations have hit the headlines and major London litigation involving sovereign funds has included Libyan Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs in 2016, with LIA v SocGen upcoming in 2017. Cases such as KWL v UBS have exposed the corrosive effect of bribery of public officials. Banks around the world are under scrutiny in relation to investment relationships and also money-laundering allegations.
In this seminar chaired by Dr Michael Moser, Members of 20 Essex Street and HKIAC will explore this potent combination of corruption, investment and banking.Read more
HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of this event.
C5’s 3rd Annual conference on Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery in Hong Kong will provide you with the unique opportunity to benchmark and share experiences with leading global and regional civil fraud practitioners.
As well as educational content, the high seniority of attendees ensures excellent networking opportunities with key decision makers in practice areas where referral work is common.
Download the conference agenda: https://goo.gl/hvvNXF
HKIAC’s full-day arbitrator training will address everything you ever wanted to know about managing the arbitral process but did not know whom to ask and more. Experienced arbitrators will guide an animated exchange with attendees on the “tricky issues” and how to deal with them.Read more
HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of HKICS 18th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update .
The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) once again brings you prominent speakers from the regulatory bodies in Hong Kong: the Companies Registry, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, and the Securities and Futures Commission at its 18th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU 2017) on Friday, 2 June 2017. This annual signature event will provide first-hand knowledge of the latest corporate and regulatory developments as well as emerging trends from leading regulatory bodies.
For details and registration, please click here.
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.
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
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
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
A Book Launch Reception will be held on 11 May 2017 to celebrate the launch of the "Guide to the HKIAC Arbitration Rules" by Michael Moser and Chiann Bao, published by Oxford University Press.
This is the first detailed commentary on HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules providing practitioners with an insider's perspective on how the HKIAC Secretariat administers arbitration under these rules.
Venue: HKIAC, 38/F, Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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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:Read more
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
HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of CDR Spring Arbitration Symposium 2017.
CDR’s Spring Arbitration Symposium on 27 April 2017 will focus on current trends in the construction and engineering sectors, as well as looking at the shipping, energy and commodities sectors.
The Symposium also looks at the enforcement climate, with sessions on challenges to awards, as well as our popular session on ‘Ask The Arbitrators’, which, for 2017, will look at the issue of tribunal selection.
Other subjects include drafting the perfect dispute resolution clause, as well as the use of best practice in assessing evidence in international arbitration, while our session on tribunal secretaries considers whether they are a useful aide to modern arbitral practice.
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
Dot Trademark TLD Holding Company Limited collaborates with Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) to jointly organize an IP seminar “Innovation in Protecting and Applying Trademark Rights Online” 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
HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of 3rd Annual Symposium for Arbitrators and Mediators.
The event is held by Indonesian Academy of Independent Mediators and Arbitrators (MedArbId) in Jakarta. Topics will include:
- The Rising Presence of Dispute Resolution Professionals in Indonesia and Asia Pacific Region
- The Role of National Courts in Assisting Parties throughout and beyond the Arbitration and Mediation Process
- Emerging Issues and Challenges in International Arbitration and How They May Affect Future Practice
- Trends and Technologies Likely to Impact the Practice of Mediation and Arbitration in the Future
HKIAC is pleased to be a supporting organisation of GTR Asia Trade & Supply Chain Finance Conference 2017.
Through its market-leading magazine, Global Trade Review (GTR) provides essential news and analysis for corporates, bankers, lawyers and insurers working in trade and commodity finance, export finance, syndicated loans and regulation. GTR’s conferences offer top-class content for the financial markets, with focused panel discussions, high-quality presentations and a host of well-regarded speakers. With an unparalled base of contacts and a wealth of industry experience, GTR is always first with the latest market news and trends.Read more
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
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