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Cross-border Trade Litigation - Session 2

  • 18 Oct 2016
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Troutman Sanders, 34/F, Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
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Due to its huge success, Troutman Sanders is kindly offering to HKCCA members a second session of this presentation below. Places are limited so please book early.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD Point has been accredited.

TOPIC:  Cross-border Trade Litigation

Arguments are always inevitable among different individuals.  In order to resolve their disputes, people have found a way in settling them – handling over their power to a court as their decision maker.  However, it also consumes a longer period of time and a larger amount of money, which often poses a higher cost to both parties. Alternative dispute resolutions are therefore formed. 

On a more frequent scale, many corporate entities resolve their disputes by way of arbitration. The major concern was its enforceability in foreign jurisdictions.  In any event, Hong Kong is one of the, if not the, most popular jurisdiction to settle disputes by way of arbitration.  In this course, we shall discuss different arbitration rules common in Hong Kong and in particular, the UNCITRAL Model Rules.

Apart from arbitration, this seminar will also focus on mediation, in particular, the different methods of mediation and the normal process.

Finally, this seminar will also discuss the general High Court Civil Procedures Rules and in particular the enforceability of the Hong Kong judgment overseas. We shall further discuss such enforceability of the Hong Kong judgments in China and vice versa.

SPEAKER: Ronald Sum, Partner, Troutman Sanders

Ronald Sum concentrates his practice in all areas of dispute resolution, specialising in China related matters, cross border disputes, transportation, international trade, insurance and reinsurance, product liability and product recall, including arbitration, litigation, mediation and investigations.

He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators and fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Ronald is the Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration and ADR Sub-Committee. He is on the panel of arbitrators of theHong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”) and has acted as arbitrator in HKIAC administered arbitration proceedings. Ronald is also on the Panel of Arbitrators of Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration. Ronald has conducted arbitrations in Hong Kong, Singapore, London, United States, and Australia. Ronald is also an accredited mediator of the Law Society of Hong Kong. Ronald is qualified to practice in Hong Kong, England and Wales and Australia.

VENUE: Troutman Sanders, 34/F, Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong.
DATE: Tuesday 18 October 2016
TIME: 12.30pm for Registration
1:00pm - 2:00pm for presentation
RSVP: Please register your attendance online no later than Friday 14 October

If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend. If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future HKCCA events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact HKCCA Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.           

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