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Indonesia and SE Asia: 4th Annual International Arbitration Summit

Wolters Kluwer Hong Kong will be organising the Indonesia and SE Asia: 4th Annual International Arbitration Summit on Thursday 29 September 2016 at Grand Hyatt Jakarta. We are pleased to have M. Husseyn Umar, Chairman of BANI Arbitration Center, Indonesia opening the event followed by keynote presentation by Mr Campbell Bridge SC, Mediator and Arbitrator, 7 Wentworth Selborne Chambers. Free registration is available for General Counsel, contact for more information.Read more

29 Sep 2016

AsiaLaw Dispute Resolution Summit 2016

Asialaw’s Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit is returning to Hong Kong on September 27 2016. Now in its third year, the Summit is dedicated to providing delegates with the latest know-how, trends and developments in dispute management in the region, and to give in-house counsel an insight into dealing with cross-border disputes, enforcement issues, and more.

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27 Sep 2016
Hong Kong

International Dispute Resolution Masterclass

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) East Asia Branch (EAB) and the International Dispute Resolution Academy (IDRA) are co-organising a two-day intensive masterclass programme on international dispute resolution in Shanghai on 26 and 27 September 2016.

This masterclass programme focuses on what lawyers, arbitrators and cross-border trading companies and merchants need to know about the relevant UNCITRAL instruments on international commercial conciliation and arbitration. It will develop participants’ understanding of the prevailing principles and practice in international arbitration and cross-border dispute resolution.

Interested parties please contact Ms. ZHA Xiangyu and copy Mr. HUANG Henry and Dr. YANG Fan

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26 Sep 2016 to 27 Sep 2016

HKIB Annual Banking Conference 2016

The 2016 Annual Banking Conference will explore ways for Hong Kong to bolster capacity both in terms of resources, infrastructure and talent in order to fully benefit from the opportunities driven by technological development, regional investment and macroeconomic trends.

Members are eligible for a special rate for enrollment at HK$2,900/pax (Early bird discount available at HK$2,600/pax if registration plus full payment are received by 31 July 2016).

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20 Sep 2016
Hong Kong



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20 Sep 2016

How to Become a Sensational Arbitral Tribunal Secretary?

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is delighted to invite you to a free seminar on the significant role of tribunal secretaries in international arbitration. Anyone who has acted, or is interested to act, as arbitral tribunal secretary, lawyers or students interested to
understand the best practices of an arbitral tribunal secretary in international arbitration, will greatly benefit from this seminar. There will also be an opportunity to mingle over drinks afterwards.

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25 Aug 2016

CIArb Asia Pacific Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators  has launched the CIArb Asia Pacific Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration Course as a joint venture between the Australia, East Asia and Singapore branches. Supported by global arbitration bodies, the inaugural course will be held in Singapore between 20 and 28 August 2016. Successful completion offers a pathway to CIArb membership and accreditation that carries a global qualification in the growing practice of international arbitration.   Places are strictly limited. For further information and to register visit

Registrations are now open. Places are strictly limited.

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20 Aug 2016 to 28 Aug 2016

International Arbitration Law Summit 2016

The New Arbitration Act has potential to enhance investor confidence in India; however, it is essential to understand the implications of the Act. To help external and internal counsel familiarise themselves with the new features of this Act, develop necessary skills to overcome challenges and gain valuable insights into this exciting area of practice we have arranged an exclusive seminar on July 30, 2016, at Hotel St. Regis, Mumbai. Among the highlights of this seminar is the keynote on India’s arbitration landscape to be delivered by Hon’ble Justice AK Sikri, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Justice Ajit Prakash Shah, Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court and Former Chairman, Law Commission of India.

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30 Jul 2016

Public International Law Colloquium

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

15 Jul 2016 to 16 Jul 2016
Hong Kong

HKIAC and Legal Executive Board Event in Shenzhen

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

07 Jul 2016

HKIAC Mid-Year Celebration Dinner 2016

Tickets are now available! Interested parties, please email for further details.Read more

30 Jun 2016
Hong Kong

Young ArbitralWomen Practitioners Event

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

30 Jun 2016

2nd ICC Asia Conference on International Arbitration

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.

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28 Jun 2016 to 30 Jun 2016
Hong Kong

CDRC Vienna

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.

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28 Jun 2016 to 02 Jul 2016

International Speed Networking for Lawyers

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

Please note that there is a special rate provided for HKIAC Members until April, 1st 2016 which is 1300 €. 

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26 Jun 2016 to 29 Jun 2016
Moscow and Saint Petersburg

Tribunal Secretary Accreditation Programme - Hong Kong

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

24 Jun 2016 to 25 Jun 2016
Hong Kong

Africa's Silk Road - How to Reap the Benefits of the Bright Continent?

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. 

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21 Jun 2016
Hong Kong

Construction Contract Essentials 2016

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. more

17 Jun 2016
Hong Kong

Tribunal Secretary Accreditation Programme - New York

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

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17 Jun 2016 to 18 Jun 2016
New York

Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Asia

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

06 Jun 2016
Hong Kong

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