What are the differences between civil and common law? How do they impact arbitration proceedings? Why is Hong Kong a predestined seat for parties from civil law and common law backgrounds alike?
The jurisdictions of the world are divided into two large legal traditions: civil law and common law. This divide is not regional or economical. Rather, countries of both traditions can be found throughout the world, and in particular in Asia. China, with Hong Kong and the Mainland, even encompasses both traditions within its borders.
Join us for a roundtable dialogue led by an expert panel of arbitration practitioners from Hong Kong with both civil and common law backgrounds, who will share their practical experience and give advice on how to best bridge and mitigate the civil-common law divide, if there is one.