Greater Bay Area (Including the Belt & Road Initiative) – The Role of Hong Kong and International Arbitration (Virtual)
20 October 2020 | 14:00 - 16:30


Our panelists will be giving an overview of international arbitration in the Greater Bay Area (“GBA”), including the Belt & Road Initiative in a 150 minute interactive panel discussion.

  Topics will include:  
  • the Greater Bay Area initiative from the Hong Kong Government’s perspective;
  • relationship to the Belt & Road Initiative;
  • the current arrangements for arbitrations arising out of disputes related to the Greater Bay Area;
  • regional judicial and arbitral assistance arrangements;
  • the client’s perspective;
  • experiences and challenges; and
  • a model for the future.
The session will be supported by case-studies and a background materials briefing pack.


14:00pm - 16:30pm (Hong Kong time)

This will be a virtual event. Participants can attend virtually through Zoom.


Keynote speakers:
  • Dr. James Ding, Commissioner of Inclusive Dispute Avoidance and Resolution Office, Department of Justice, Hong Kong SAR
  • Nicholas Kwan, Director of Research, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

  • Panelists:
  • Dr. Ling Yang, Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Representative of the Shanghai Office, HKIAC
  • David Jia, Senior Partner, Longan Law Firm
  • Martin Rogers, Chair of Asia and Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell

  • Moderator:
  • Jonathan Chang, Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell

  • Registration Fees

    This event is free to attend once you have paid the HK Arbitration Week Participation Fee of HK$150.

    Virtual attendees: registration closes at 12pm (HKT) on 18 October 2020


    Details coming soon

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