11 November 2021


Trends in Commercial Arbitration and Private International Law

The Hague Academy of International Law
Department of Justice, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Asian Academy of International Law

Featuring the distinguished Secretary-General, Professor Jean-Marc Thouvenin, as well as members of the Curatorium of The Hague Academy of International Law, this webinar explored topics to be covered in The Hague Academy of International Law’s 2022 Programme in Hong Kong. During the panel discussion session, speakers also addressed issues relating to business and human rights as well as challenges currently encountered in the field of international commercial arbitration in terms of its legality, efficiency, legitimacy, etc. This webinar was also honoured by the presence of Ms Teresa Cheng GBM GBS SC JP (Secretary for Justice of the Hong Kong SAR) and Dr Anthony Neoh QC SC JP (Chairman of the Asian Academy of International Law), attracting academics, legal practitioners, business leaders and government officials coming from 35 countries/regions around the globe.

What attendees say

• The presentations were informative and interesting.
• Very comprehensive and informative.
• It was very detailed and explanatory.
• I look forward to joining more similar events on these interesting topics.

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