2018 Edinburgh Summit On Commercial Dispute Resolution In China

Date: 22 Jun 2018
Location: Postal Address Scottish Arbitration Centre 3rd Floor 125 Princes Street Edinburgh EH2 4AD

The Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC), the Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce (FAI), the Danish Institute of Arbitration (DIA), the Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Institute of the Oslo Chamber of Commerce (OCC) are pleased to invite you to the 2018 Nordic Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China, which will take place in Stockholm on 18 June 2018. This well-established and prestigious annual event, based on the report Commercial Dispute Resolution in China: An Annual Review and Preview (2018), will bring top experts from China and the Nordic countries together to present and discuss topics in various aspects on the developments of commercial dispute resolution in China. Since 2013, The BAC/BIAC has compiled annual reports to present reviews on commercial disputes revolutions in China and has successfully hosted a series of Summits in London, Paris, Hague, Cologne, Zurich, Vienna, Hong Kong, etc. This event is also a platform where practitioners, stakeholders and industry observers can gather together to exchange views on practical and academic focus.

EDINBURGH Event Agenda:

08:30-09:00 Registration

09:00-09:15 Welcome Speech


Dr. Fuyong Chen, Deputy Secretary General, Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC)


Madam Hongsong Wang, Vice Chairperson, Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC)

Brandon J Malone, Chairman, Scottish Arbitration Centre (SAC)

09:15-10:30 Session I: Commercial Arbitration and Third Party Funding


Dr. Stuart Dutson, Partner, International Arbitration and Litigation Simmons & Simmons LLP


Dr. Xuehua Wang, Partner, Beijing Huanzhong & Partners

Mr. Zhi Zhang, Partner, V&T Law Firm


Mr. Hew R Dundas, Hon. Vice-President, Scottish Arbitration Centre

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-11:45 Session II: Commercial Mediation



Mr. Ning Fei, Partner, Hui Zhong Law Firm


11:45-12:45 Session III: Energy Dispute Resolution


Prof.Peter Cameron, Director, Centre for EnergyPetroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee


Mr. Weihua Zhang, Vice president & General Counsel, United Energy Group Limited


Mr. Richard Power, Partner, Clyde & Co LLP

12:45-14:00 Networking Lunch

14:00-15:00 Session IV: Construction Dispute Resolution


Ms. Shona Frame, Partner, CMS


Dr. Xianfeng Zhou, Partner, JunHe LLP


Ms. Janey Milligan, Former Chair, RICS

15:00-15:15 Coffee Break

15:15-16:45 Session V: Investment and Finance Dispute Resolution


Mr. Pieter Bekker, Chair, International Law, Founding Director DOLFIN


Dr. Xiuming Tao, Partner, JunZeJun Law Offices

Mr. Zhi Bao, Partner, Baker McKenzie FenXun.


Dr. Ms. Johanne Cox, Assistant Professor of Law, FCIArb

16:45-17:00 Closing Remarks


Mr. Gavin Denton, Arbitrator & Head of Chambers

17:00-18:00 Cocktail Reception

Helpline:+86 10 6512 5997


Registration fee:

Institute/Judge/Lawyer/In-house Counsel: GBP 100/CNY 900(Early bird will get 20% off discount before 18 April 2018)

Academia/Student: GBP 20/CNY 180

Note: the registration fee includes conference, coffee break, lunch buffet and cocktail reception.

If you need more information about BAC/BIAC, please click: http://www.bjac.org.cn.

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