Maritime disputes and their settlement are attracting increasing attention from the international community. State practice in this area is also evolving. It is therefore extremely useful for scholars and practitioners to focus on this area, share insights and enhance understanding on the practice of the law of the sea.
With this in mind, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Chinese Society of International Law (CSIL) are pleased to jointly host a Public International Law Colloquium on Maritime Disputes Settlement on 15 and 16 July 2016 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.Read more
HKIAC Council Member & Managing Partner of Hui Zhong Law Firm Fei Ning, Partner of O’ Melveny & Myers Friven Yeoh, and HKIAC Managing Counsel Joe Liu met 50 in-house counsel at a seminar jointly organised by the Legal Executive Board and HKIAC in Shenzhen. The seminar focused on foreign-related arbitration under Chinese law and the typical procedures under the HKIAC rules. Read more
Young ArbitralWomen Practitioners (YAWP), a new sub-group of ArbitralWomen, invites female practitioners to an evening conference in Hong Kong on Thursday, 30 June 2016. The event will comprise a SpeedNet session as well as a panel discussion. The topic for the panel discussion is: “Skills that Make a Difference: What it Takes to be Effective Counsel in International Arbitration/How to Get Your First Arbitrator Appointment”.Read more
Attend the 2nd ICC Asia Conference on International Arbitration and keep up-to-date with the latest regional developments. This annual event will offer a line-up of renowned speakers, relevant news, topical discussions and an excellent opportunity to network.
For information and on-line registration, please visit: www.iccwbo.org/ICCASIA/Read more
CDRC Vienna is the IBA-VIAC Mediation and Negotiation Competition. Universities from around the world come to Vienna to compete in simulated legal negotiations with the support of a student mediator and with the assessment and feedback of international experts. The problem is based on the case of the Willem C. VIS Moot which is remodeled to focus the students on their ability to utilize negotiation and mediation skills and strategies to successfully negotiate a settlement that best serves the needs of the parties. The competition is preceded and accompanied by a series of trainings and educational and social events in the field of Consensual Dispute Resolution.
HKIAC would like to inform you about the International Speed Networking for Lawyers, which is organized by the European Centre for Legal Cooperation with the support of Moscow City Bar on 26-29 June 2016 in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
The International Speed Networking for Lawyers is designed to enrich the professional network of lawyers from more than 20 countries by introducing them to new Russian colleagues. The aim is to create mutually beneficial alliances through meetings and professional exchanges with more than 200 Russian lawyers interested in establishing connections with foreign lawyers. These new partnerships will be able to work together on cases involving Russian clients in different countries around the world http://cecj.co/en/russie/.
Please note that there is a special rate provided for HKIAC Members until April, 1st 2016 which is 1300 €.
Click here to register - http://cecj.co/en/russie/Read more
HKIAC is pleased to hold our second tribunal secretary accreditation programme in Hong Kong. As an extension of HKIAC's award-winning tribunal secretary service, this programme is aimed at training and accrediting a new generation of qualified tribunal secretaries.Read more
All eyes are on Africa as a new frontier for doing business. Recognizing the growth of Africa as a global trading partner and hub for investment, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is hosting a roundtable discussion to explore how foreign companies can maximize trade and investment opportunities and mitigate risk through arbitration.
With the presence of the Minister of Commerce of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, attendees will walk away with informative tips on where and how to invest in the one of the fastest growing continents.
Click here to register your interest.
The Construction Contract Essentials 2016 with the theme Arbitrators' Perspectives on Construction Disputes --The Unique Picture, co-organised by the Centre for Innovation in Construction and Infrastructure Development (CICID) of the University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Legal Training Institute (HKLTI), showscases a panel of eminent arbitrators and construction practitioners, for highly practical and insightful training professionals every day that bring about contractual disputes.
Recognising the growing market demand for tribunal secretaries, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is offering the world’s first tribunal secretary accreditation programme. As an extension of HKIAC’s award-winning tribunal secretary service, this programme is aimed at training and accrediting a new generation of qualified tribunal secretaries.
Join us for a one-and-a-half day workshop featuring various forms of lively and practical training and exercises, followed by a written and oral exam. Those who pass the exam may apply for admission to a list of accredited tribunal secretaries maintained by HKIAC that is available for appointment in arbitrations seated in any jurisdictions and governed by any procedural rules.
The programme is overseen by a senior advisory board and taught by a stellar faculty which includes members based in jurisdictions across Asia, Europe, North America and Australia.
To register your interest, please send us your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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In what is the only specialist asset tracing & recovery conference taking place in the region, C5’s 2nd Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Asia conference will bring together an international array of leading experts involved in fraud litigation and asset recovery to share their unique experiences in this growing area. Register now with the Promo Code “P10-999-HKIA16” to enjoy a 10% discount.Read more
Posidonia is a firm fixture for the global shipping industry. Every two years it is the essential place for serious business at the largest gathering in the shipping calendar.
Posidonia provides direct access to Greek shipping and the owners of the largest fleet under the control of any one national group, dominating the newbuilding orderbook and S&P market.Read more
With the cooperation and support of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) is holding the fourth FDI Moot Asia-Pacific Regional Rounds with the Center for International Legal Studies (CILS).Read more
The conference brings together internationally renowned legal scholars and practitioners to discuss the areas in which the common law and civil law are divided; the impact of these differences on the drafting and ratification of international conventions; the search for a common framework; and the procedural aspects of the common law and civil law divide in commercial maritime law Read more
HKIAC is pleased to launch the world's first tribunal secretary accreditation programme in Singapore. As an extension of HKIAC's award-winning tribunal secretary service, this programme is aimed at training and accrediting a new generation of qualified tribunal secretaries.Read more
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) Young Members Group Joint Professional Architectural Tour in Central and Networking Drinks on Saturday, 28th May 2016
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) Young Members Group and the young groups of the Law Society of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Dental Association, Hong Kong Institute of Architects, Hong Kong Institute of Planners, and Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors are organizing a 3-hour architectural tour, led by the professional tour guides of Hong Kong Architecture Centre, a non-profit institution that aims at creating interaction between architecture and the general public, in Central on 28th May 2016. Networking drinks will be followed after the guided tour.Read more
It is 30 years since the Lighthouse Club Hong Kong Branch was formed in 1986 and 60 years since the Lighthouse Club was formed in the United Kingdom in 1956.
Over the past 30 years the Lighthouse Club has developed across the Asia Pacific region with members in Australia, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Manila, Phnom Penh, Shanghai, Singapore and Vietnam.
To celebrate its 30th Anniversary in Asia the Lighthouse Club has arranged a series of events in Hong Kong between 26th and 28th May 2016. Click the event link to learn more!Read more
You are an in-house counsel, a contract manager, transactional or arbitration lawyer. You have received a call from your management team or client at 6:30pm asking you to conclude an arbitration clause within a few hours before the deal is sealed. How do you secure the best possible arbitration agreement for your company or client, while bearing the business objectives in mind and making sure that the corporate policy is followed? What are the key drafting points you need to consider and what issues you can concede in return for more favourable terms in other parts of the arbitration clause?
Join us in our signature workshop in Moscow!Read more