AIIB and HKIAC are presenting a joint seminar on the AIIB’s status, policies and projects on 21 February. The seminar, which is supported by Hong Kong’s Department of Justice and the ICC, features:

  • an interview with AIIB’s General Counsel, Gerard Sanders
  • a presentation from AIIB’s head of corporate Law, Peter Quayle, on the international legal status of AIIB and dispute resolution
  • a roundtable discussion on what makes a “shovel-ready” AIIB project involving AIIB’s senior legal consultant, Jennifer Handz

Other speakers include Sarah Grimmer, Secretary General, HKIAC, Wesley Wong SC, Solicitor General, Department of Justice, and representatives from Hong Kong’s legal and banking sectors.

Anita Phillips, a professional support consultant in Herbert Smith Freehills’ Hong Kong disputes practice, will speak at the dispute resolution session. She joins Matthew Gearing QC, chairperson, HKIAC, Peter Quayle, Dr James Ding, commissioner, Inclusive Dispute Avoidance and Resolution Office, Department of Justice and Stephen Revell, senior corporate partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Anita has helped lead global research on redefining dispute resolution and also assists with the ICC’s Belt and Road Commission.

To register for this seminar, please click here.

Date: Feb 21, 2019 (8:30 AM – 12:45 PM)

Venue: HKIAC, 38/F Exchange Square II, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong