|09.00||Welcome remarks - HKIAC a year in review
- Matthew Gearing QC, Chairperson, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
- Karl Hennessee, Senior Vice-President and Head of Litigation, Investigations & Regulatory Affairs at Airbus Group
|09.40||Plenary session – Arbitrating for settlement|
|10.40||Exploring the theme of settlement during arbitration from the tribunal's perspective
The session will revolve around two "mini" debates - exploring the theme of settlement during arbitration from the tribunal's perspective.
The arbitrator's mandate to resolve the parties' dispute includes actively facilitating the parties' settlement of the dispute. This debate will include an examination of different approaches adopted in the "East" (Mainland China) and the "West".
The common law versus the civil law approach: which one is more effective for achieving settlement?
|11.50||Connecting the present with the future (HK45)|
|13.30||Practical considerations and implications of the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the "Arrangement")|
|14.40||One-on-one Session with Neil Kaplan QC, CBE, SBS, Arbitrator, Arbitration Chambers
- To be interviewed by Sarah Grimmer, Secretary-General, HKIAC
|15.30||The role of pervasive psychology in negotiating settlement
The goal of a negotiator is to resolve the dispute on the best terms for the party that he or she represents. In the attempt to resolve a dispute by negotiation, does an offer or proposal framed in a certain way affect the recipient's response? Do parties rely on psychological bias to achieve a more desirable settlement? In this session, our experts will discuss the role of pervasive psychology in negotiating settlement.
- The Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma, GBM, Court of Final Appeal of the Hong Kong SAR
|16.35||Introducing ICCA 2020 Congress Edinburgh
- Andrew Mackenzie, Chief Executive, Scottish Arbitration Centre
|Attending only ADR in Asia Conference||Attending more than 1 selected paying event|
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