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The “Do’s And Don’ts” of Drafting Arbitration Clauses When Doing Business with Chinese Parties

  • 25 Oct 2017
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Lantau Room, 38th Floor, Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
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The Executive Committee of ACC Hong Kong invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Winston & Strawn.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

TOPIC:  The “Do’s And Don’ts” of Drafting Arbitration Clauses When Doing Business with Chinese Parties

Doing business with a Chinese party presents unique opportunities and also challenges – this also applies to drafting an arbitration clause in a commercial agreement. During this presentation, speakers will help in-house counsel navigate through the specific factors to consider to ensure the effectiveness and enforceability of an arbitration clause in China. When can a foreign party arbitrate in or outside China? In which situation can a foreign party opt for an arbitral institution or an ad hoc arbitration? What other China-specific requirements must be considered?


David Hall-Jones, Managing Partner – Asia

David is a dispute resolution lawyer who represents international companies in both domestic and international arbitrations. He is currently advising a Canadian oil and gas development company in a US$1.8 billion ad hoc arbitration against a major Chinese oil company.

Nassim Hooshmandnia, Registered Foreign Lawyer, International Arbitration

Nassim is an international arbitration lawyer who has acted as counsel in a wide variety of commercial and investment treaty arbitrations representing both foreign sovereigns and private clients under most international arbitration rules including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).



Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Lantau Room
38th Floor Two Exchange Square
8 Connaught Place, Central

DATE:  Wednesday, 25 October 2017 
TIME:  12.30 for lunch, 13.00 - 14.00 for presentation
RSVP:  Please register your attendance online no later than Friday, 20 Oct. 2017. 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 ACC Hong Kong events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for ACC Hong Kong members. If you are not an ACC Hong Kong 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 ACC Hong Kong Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

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