Hong Kong & China: 10th Annual International Arbitration & Corporate Crime Summit

  • Hong Kong Local Time (GMT+8)
    December 14, 2022
    1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This forum will be conducted in English. CPD points will be applied for. 

A live event in Hong Kong!!

We are delighted to bring back our annual Hong Kong event, Hong Kong & China: 10th Annual International Arbitration & Corporate Crime Summit –  A Glimpse into the Future on Thursday 14th December 2022 from 1:30pm to 6:00pm. 

Join us to learn the changes and new trends that has affected businesses during and after the pandemic as well as looking through the looking glass into the near future on how Arbitration, competition law and corporate crime effects your business now and in the future. Hot presentations on construction, funding litigation, Tech & M&A Disputes and more on Competition Law, Digital Crime, investigations, and other important legal regional updates given to you by our local and international experts who will joining us to share their invaluable knowledge & experience.  It’s a great opportunity to ask questions, grill the speakers, network and create business opportunities and maybe make some new friends!

Registration is now open.  Contact us today or view the latest flyer for registration and program details. Download

If you are interested to support this event, contact Jason at jason.sinclair@legalplus-asia.com for joining the Summit and for package details.  For registrations details, contact Bettina at legalpluseventsasia@legalplus-asia.com.  

Speakers

Victor P. Leginsky, Chairman
International Arbitrator & Mediator, Arbitralis
Victor P. Leginsky, Canadian citizen, is an experienced international arbitrator and mediator resident in the United Arab Emirates since 2007. Victor has earned the internationally-recognized designations of Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is appointed to the CIArb Panel of Arbitrators. Victor is a CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, London) accredited mediator and mediation experience as Chair, Manufactured Home Park Dispute Resolution Committee (Attorney General of British Columbia, Canada, appointment) and in mediations. Victor is appointed to the panels or lists of arbitrators in a number of international centres and is a committee member of the International Court of Arbitration (ICC) Canada. He has instructed and assessed in respect of Mediation though the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the CIArb. He is the past Middle East Regional Director of the Association of International Energy Negotiators (AIEN). He is a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia, Canada.
Biography
Dr. Mariel Dimsey, Keynote Speaker
Secretary-General, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Mariel is an international commercial and investment arbitration specialist. Before joining the HKIAC, she was a Partner at CMS and Co-Head of the global CMS International Arbitration Group. Mariel has over 15 years' experience acting as adviser and advocate in numerous international arbitrations. She has extensive experience in both common law and civil law disputes, including disputes involving Chinese parties, and has full professional fluency in German. Before joining the HKIAC, Mariel sat regularly as arbitrator and has experience as arbitrator under the HKIAC, ICC, KCAB, and DIS Rules, and in ad hoc disputes. She is on the arbitrator panels of several institutions. She is a past co-chair of the HK45 Committee, and a Vice-Chair of WILHK. She is consistently ranked in both the regional and global editions of the leading legal directories.
Biography
Brad Wang, Moderator – 1st Grand Panel
Deputy Secretary General, CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration Center
Mr. Wang is Deputy Secretary General and is in charge of the CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration Center, the first overseas branch of the largest, and oldest permanent arbitral institution in China. He supervises CIETAC Hong Kong’s case management team on administering arbitration cases and scrutinizes over 150 draft arbitral awards on a yearly basis, with a focus on financial and construction disputes. Besides, Mr. Wang carries a research and development role in CIETAC, which can be reflected by the works of Chapter VI (the “Hong Kong” chapter), and the Emergency Arbitrators Procedures of the current Arbitration Rules of CIETAC, as well as CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration Center’s Guidelines to Third Party Funding in Arbitration. Before joining CIETAC Hong Kong, Mr. Wang was litigation lawyer in a well-known Chinese mainland firm and also advocated in cross-border arbitrations cases mainly seated in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong.
Biography
Tavish MacLean, Moderator – 2nd Grand Panel
Senior Manager, Perun Consultants
Tavish MacLean is a Senior Manager at Perun Consultants. Tavish has specialised in forensic accounting for over 10 years, covering both local and cross-border engagements. His areas of expertise include valuations, insolvency, litigation support, and due diligence matters. He has completed numerous civil and criminal litigation support and forensic accounting assignments relating to asset-tracing, commercial fraud, employee fraud, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, organised and serious crimes, internal audit, damages claims and shareholders disputes. His experience spans a broad range of industries, including accounting & auditing, securities & commodities trading, casinos & hospitality, real estate, construction, telecommunications technology, and manufacturing. Tavish's practice covers investigations, corporate advisory, quantum of damages calculations, expert witness assignments, and litigation support.
Biography
Julian Cohen
Arbitrator & Barrister, Resolution Chambers
Julian has 30 years of specialist experience of heavyweight international, and domestic, disputes. Sums in dispute in his cases vary from small to in excess of USD 2 billion. In addition to acting as counsel, he also regularly sits as an arbitrator. Julian has over 10 years’ experience in the MENA region, including 2 years based full time in Dubai, and an ongoing long-term commitment to the region. Julian has been involved in projects and disputes in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Benin, Sierra Leone and Mali. Julian was called to the Bar in England & Wales in 1990. He was with Pinsent Masons’ Construction Disputes practice in London and Hong Kong from 1993 to 2009. He left Pinsent Masons as a partner in 2009, and was called to the Bar in Hong Kong in 2010. Julian is particularly well known for his heavy weight practice in relation to the Construction and Engineering sectors, the Energy, Oil and Gas sectors and International and domestic arbitrations.
Biography

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Registration Details

Registration for Law . Risk Management Firms
(Includes all networking drinks & refreshments)

Super Early Bird Rate: HKD 2,350 (on or before 30 Sep 2022)
Early Bird Rate: HKD 2,750 (1 Oct – 15 Nov 2022)
Normal Rate: HKD 3,150 (from 16 Nov 2022)

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Venue:  

Address:
38th Floor Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong