The Rising Commercial and Investment Interface Between Africa and Asia: Challenges and Opportunities
30 October 2018 | 14:00 - 16:30


This event is hosted by MARC, the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and sponsored by CMS Hasche Sigle Hong Kong. It will address how arbitration can support the flow of trade and investment between Africa and Asia, especially in the context of the One Belt One Road initiative and the growing number of Asian investors seeking to invest in Africa.


14:00 - 14:15 Registration
14:15 - 14:30 Keynote speech by Mr Neil Kaplan QC
14:30 - 15:15 Session one: Challenges in arbitration between African and Asian parties

Panellists: Ms. Aisha Abdallah, Dr Jalal El Ahdab, Ms. Cheng Yee Khong, Dr Klaus Sachs
- moderator: Anjana Khemraz-Chikhuri
15:15 - 16:00 Session two: Maximising protection of investments from Asia into Africa through efficient arbitration

Panellists: Mr Arthur Ma, Mr Jamsheed Peeroo, Mr Nish Shetty, Dr Nicolas Wiegand, Mr Alexander Yanos
- moderator: Dipna Gunnoo
16:00 - 16:30 Networking


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