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Challenges of Arbitration in Asia

Date: 12th November 2019

Time: 17:00 - 19:00

Venue: Senate House, Malet Street, LONDON, WC1E 7HU

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Event Details

This event focuses on recent developments of arbitration in Asia. Weixia Gu, University of Hong Kong, will highlight current issues that arise in arbitration from an Asian perspective, and present an inter-jurisdiction comparative study about key arbitration jurisdictions in Asia. The panel will reflect on these developments from an English perspective. The discussions will also focus on international commercial courts in Singapore (SICC) and China (CICC), and the impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on arbitration in Asia.


Professsor Stavros Brekoulakis, Queen Mary, University of London


  • Dr Weixia Gu, Hong Kong University
  • John Ribeiro, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Ali Malek QC, 3 Verulam Buildings

Event convened by Professor Eva Lein, Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law and Director, Centre for Comparative Law.

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Pricing and Registration


CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 2 CPD hours.


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