The speakers will provide an introduction to the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), with an emphasis on its application in arbitrations. They will share their experience in inter alia the interpretation of arbitration clauses, issues of conflict of laws and interaction between CISG and the domestic law in arbitrations as practitioners as well as from an institutional perspective.
Agenda: (Hong Kong time)
16:30 - 16:35 Introduction
16:35 - 17:05 Keynote Lecture by Professor Dr. Ulrich G. Schroeter
17:05 - 17:45 Panel Discussion
17:45 – 18:00 Q&A and Closing
Professor of Law at University of Basel (Switzerland)
Counsel at Dechert
Managing Counsel at HKIAC
Barrister-at-Law at Des Voeux Chambers
Barrister at Denis Chang's Chambers; HK45 Committee Member
HK45 is a group for young arbitration practitioners in Hong Kong and beyond formed under the auspices of the HKIAC. Our aims are to promote interest in and knowledge of issues relating to arbitration, and to provide opportunities for both professional development and social interaction.