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According to the Queen Mary University of London and White & Case International Arbitration Survey, HKIAC is the third most preferred arbitral institution and Hong Kong is the third most preferred seat in the world. Hong Kong enjoys a unique role as the conduit between China and the rest of the world in terms of business and dispute resolution. Given the complexity and challenges of recent times, can users remain confident in Hong Kong as a seat of arbitration?


Join our experts as they discuss recent developments in Hong Kong and HKIAC's role in international arbitration.

Language: English

Date & Time: Monday, 28 June 2021

10:00 - 11:00am (EDT)/ 10:00 - 11:00pm (HKT)

Agenda: (Eastern Daylight Time)

9:45am  Registration

10:00am Opening Remarks

        •  Candy Nip, Director at Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office

10:10am  Discussion

      Patrick Pearsall, Partner at Allen & Overy

       •   Sarah Grimmer, Secretary-General at HKIAC

       •   David W. Rivkin, Co-chair at HKIAC

10:50am Questions and Answers