The safe, efficient and effective management of arbitration in a paperless world
21 October 2019 | 11:00 - 13:30

Overview

  • How agile working supports the efficient management of arbitration
  • Discussion of recent changes made by arbitral institutions (e.g. HKIAC, SIAC and CIETAC) to facilitate the safe, efficient, effective and green management of arbitration
  • Choosing the right arbitrator(s) to effectively manage the arbitral process (how important is it for them to be technologically savvy?)
  • Use of information technology to enhance the safe and efficient management of arbitration
 
This event is at its full capacity. A waiting list is in place.


Programme

11:30 – 12:00 Registration and Lunch
12:00 – 12:05 Welcome Remarks
12:05 – 12:25 First Panel Discussion
12:25 – 12:30 Q&A
13:00 – 13:20 Second Panel Discussion
13:20 – 13:25 Q&A
13:25 – 13:30 Concluding Remarks


Speakers

Mustafa Hadi of BRG
Cheng-Yee Khong of IMF
Chiann Bao of Arbitration Chambers
Ricardo Ongkiko of Sycip Law


Registration Fees

This event is complimentary. Registration is required.


Venue

Latham & Watkins
18/F, One Exchange Square
8 Connaught Place, Central
Hong Kong






HFW is a market leading sector-focused international law firm with more than 600 lawyers working across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

We have a significant global arbitration practice. Our lawyers have been at the forefront of arbitration developments over many years. Our practice is sector focused, and we have a range and depth of arbitration matters that many larger firms would envy, with the total number of arbitrations handled at any one time estimated at 750. We are especially strong in a number of core areas, particularly construction, energy, trade and commodities, shipping, aviation, insurance/reinsurance, banking and financial services – all fields where international arbitration is very important and generates significant work. The arbitrations we handle are often complex and extremely high value too; last year, the quantum of arbitration claims under management was US$11 billion.

We conduct arbitrations under all the most popular arbitration forums and institutional rules, including UNICTRAL, LCIA, ICC, ICSID, ARIAS, CIETAC, ACICA, PCERA, DIFC-LCIA, HKIAC and SIAC. We also conduct hundreds of arbitrations under the specific rules of trade bodies such as GAFTA, FOSFA, LMAA, LME, RSA and LOF. Our partners serve as arbitrators and as expert witnesses in arbitration, and we have advised arbitral bodies and governments on arbitral rules and legislation. More recently, we have further expanded our international arbitration practice into investor-state arbitrations, having represented states and investors alike.

We are consistently listed in the GAR 100 "approved" list as a leading international arbitration practice and frequently act in arbitration-related court proceedings. In fact, The Lawyers' Litigation Tracker 2018 revealed that HFW was the most active litigation firm in terms of arbitration-related litigation (Q1-Q2), commercial litigation (Q1-Q3) and in the English Commercial Court (2016 – 2017, Q3 2018).

For further details, please visit us at http://www.hfw.com/Dispute-Resolution.



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