Interesting China Conference

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips

Colleagues at both the CCPIT Mediation Centers and the newly-minted Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center have extended invitations to what promises to be a fascinating conference on 18-19 September in the beautiful city of Hangzhou.

The invitation is a broad one and I encourage those interested to contact the link provided below.

Mainland – Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center (MHJMC) will jointly organise the International Mediation Summit with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), Hangzhou Municipal Government, CCPIT Mediation Center Hangzhou and the Asian Mediation Association. It will be held in Hangzhou Marriott Hotel, Qianjiang, No.399 Juyuan Road, Jianggan District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang, China on 18 and 19 September 2017.

The Summit aims at promoting the use of commercial mediation internationally, enhancing global exchanges and cooperation in the field of mediation, endorsing China’s “Belt and Road” Initiative and Chinese reforms in alternative dispute resolution mechanism. Registration for the Summit is free of charge.

The Supreme People’s Court of PRC, China Law Society, All China Lawyers’ Association and the Department of Justice of Hong Kong SAR will be invited to be supporting organizations.

The discussion topics of the Summit will include but not limited to the following:

  • The Current Development of Online Dispute Resolution Mechanism
  • Dispute Settlement Methods Under the ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative and the Comparative Advantage of Commercial Mediation
  • The Current Development of and Future Outlook on the Internet and Dispute Resolution
  • Case Sharing on Cross-Border Commercial Mediation
  • Mediation and National Reforms on Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism

You are cordially invited to attend the summit. Hangzhou is an internationalized city with fabulous scenery.  It is expected that more than 350 delegates will be attending the summit, who are mediators from both China and abroad, judges, jurisprudential experts, lawyers and company representatives.

For interested parties, please submit the completed registration form as attached.  For more details or registration, please kindly contact Ms Irene Lam at 852 3620 3076 or email to drexpert@mhjmc.org

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F. Peter Phillips

F. Peter Phillips is a commercial arbitrator and mediator with substantial experience providing consultation on the management of business disputes to companies around the globe. A cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and a magna cum laude graduate of New York Law School, Mr. Phillips served for nearly ten years… MORE >

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