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The 5th Shanghai-Hong Kong Legal Talent Exchange Online Seminar
Since 2018, the relevant legal talents in Shanghai and Hong Kong have established a normalized exchange mechanism for legal talents between the two places. International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Association, Jing'an Lawyers Working Committee, Shanghai Jinfu Law Firm, and Shanghai Lanbai Law Firm will jointly host the Fifth Shanghai-Hong Kong Legal Talent Exchange Online Seminar, which will be held on December 16, 2022 Held online through Tencent Conference ( VOOV Meeting).
Conference Time: 2022/12/16 09:30-12:00
Conference Number: 934-004-310
Collaboration Signing Ceremony between HKIMC and HTIMC
The International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) and The Shenzhen Futian Hetao International Mediation Center(HTIMC) jointly reached a new milestone by signing a collaboration agreement on the 22nd of November 2022.
Singapore Mediation Convention： An aid to the commercial world
IDRRMI's president - Dr. Francis Law, would be delivering a lecture on
"Singapore Mediation Convention： An aid to the commercial world". at the APCAM lecture series Today (12 Nov 2022) at 1:15 pm HK Time.
Join us on Zoom: https://lnkd.in/gZm9NWCF
(1 CPD point will be awarded to participants from the professional organizations HKMC, IDRRMI, HKIMC, MHJMC, HKCICA, HKADJC & IPAA)
The International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management System (“IDRRMS”) supports the establishment of the International Organization for Mediation Preparatory Office in Hong Kong
International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management System congratulations the Joint Statement signed by the People’s Republic of China and various foreign states, and warmly welcomes the establishment of the International Organization for Mediation Preparatory Office in Hong Kong.
2022 UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day – Webinar: Charting the course for another Decade: Mediation and Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region
We are delighted to co-organise the annual flagship academic series with the United Nations Commission of International Trade Law – Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (“UNCITRAL-RCAP”), Hong Kong Mediation Centre (“HKMC”) and the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong on the 27th October 2022, UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day. The topic this year is “Charting the Course for another decade: Mediation and Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region”. It is to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the establishment of UNCITRAL RCAP and the impactful achievements the Centre has brought to the Asia-Pacific Region these years. Over 160 legal students, young lawyers, professional mediators and arbitrators joined us virtually, to share this moment.
Collaboration Signing Ceremony between IDRRMI and MARC
The International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) and The Mediation and Arbitration Center (Mauritius) Ltd (MARC) jointly reached a new milestone by signing a collaboration agreement on the 17th of October 2022. This cooperation marks a prosperous collaboration between the two organisations on education, research and development. They would focus on capacity-building and promotional activities to foster a better commercial environment and international dispute-resolution mechanism between China, Mauritius, Hong Kong SAR, Asia Pacific and Africa.
Seminar on Business Protection in Greater Bay Area cum Collaboration Signing Ceremony
On the 7th of October 2022, the Seminar on Business Protection in Greater Bay Area cum Collaboration Signing Ceremony ("Event") has been successfully held. This day, we witness the International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) entering a prosperous collaboration with the Innomasters Business Association (iMBA), Academy of International Dispute Resolution and Professional Negotiation (AIDRN) and International Professional Advocate Association (IPAA), to bring closer valuable business and professional opportunities in GBA to entrepreneurs, SMEs and youth. The Event took place in the Hong Kong Mediation Centre in DOJ, Central.
Chairman of the IDRRMI, Dr Francis Law, visited CIETAC/CMAC-HK
On 27th July, Dr. Francis Law, Chairman of the IDRRMI, Dr. Alfred Chan, Vice-chairman of the IDRRMI and Ms. Amy Wong, Honorary Secretary General visited the office of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Hong Kong Arbitration Center (“CIETAC”)/ China Maritime Arbitration Commission (“CMAC-HK”). During the meeting, a fruitful and comprehensive discussion was conducted. The representatives suggested facilitating the collaboration by holding more joint venue events such as training programmes, seminars and other activities to promote Hong Kong’s dispute resolution services and expertise both locally and internationally.
Quantity Surveyor Seminar on expert witness
A professional seminar on quantity surveyors as expert witnesses will be held on 28th July 2022. The event is co-organised by Hong Kong Adjudication Centre, Chartered ICES and AES. It is supported by International Dispute Resolution and Dispute Resolution Institute (IDRRMI). We are honored to have invited Mr. Jeffery Wong and Mr. Hinson Cheung as the speakers. They, as the professional experts, will explain the complex technical issues related to specific knowledge and experience in the engineering and surveying industry. They will also discuss a series of topics, including the duties and liabilities and the roles of an expert witness under the common law jurisdiction, the development history of an expert witness will also be explored.
The details of the event are as follows:
Date: 28 July 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Venue: BK Surco Training Centre, Suite 1908, 19/F, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai
Fee: Member – Free; Non-member - HKD $150
Registration form: https://forms.gle/B437BPGpQqSuoxRN7
IDRRMI was invited as an accredited NGO to participate in the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (“MC12”)
June 12, 2022, marks the opening session of the 12th Ministerial Conference (“MC12”) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI), is privileged to be a WTO accredited Non-Governmental Organisations to attend MC12. Prof. Dr. Francis Law, Chairman; Dr. Alfred Chan, Vice-Chairman; Ms. Amy Wong, Honoury Secretary, Dr. Jimmy Ma, IAMP & FCIArb of IDRRMI will be attending the 4-day meetings virtually to witness the discussion on the topics including the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (“TRIPS”) waiver for COVID-19 vaccines, pandemic response, the trade and food security, fisheries subsidies, agriculture, the E-Commerce work programme and moratorium, the decision on World Food Programme and the WTO’s reform. We convey our heartfelt wish for the great success of the 12th Ministerial Conference.
Webinar: Hedging Losses and English Law - Guidance for Shipping Professionals
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Hong Kong Branch (ICS HK) and the Indian Maritime University (IMU) will be co-organizing “Webinar: Hedging Losses and English Law - Guidance for Shipping Professionals” on the 16th of June 2022.
Hong Kong Centre of International Commerce Arbitration (HKCICA) is one of the Supporting Organizations. The event is free for our members.
Free Registration: https://lnkd.in/d8FtPubq
IDRRMI and HEPHA Holdings Limited signed an MOU for collaboration, building a professional cooperative exchange mechanism
The MOU signing ceremony between HEPHA Holdings Limited (HEPHA) and International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI), International Association of Professional Attorneys (IPAA), and Hong Kong Intellectual Property Authentication Center (HIPAC) was successfully held on June 2, 2022, at Room 504, West Wing Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central. The MOU was signed by Dr. Francis Law (Chairman of IDRRMI and IPAA), Mr. Kevin Lee (Co-founder and CEO of HEPHA), and Mr. Thomas Yip (Director of HIPAC).
Hong Kong Centre of International Commercial Arbitration, Bishkek International Court of Arbitration for Mining and Commerce and China (Yunnan) Center for the Prevention and Diversification of Disputes, Dispute Prevention and Diversified Solutions in the Kunming Area of the Pilot Free Trade Zone Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony
The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Hong Kong Centre of International Commercial Arbitration (HKCICA), the Bishkek International Court of Arbitration for Mining and Commerce (BICAMC) and the China (Yunnan) Center for the Prevention and Diversification of Disputes, Dispute Prevention and Diversified Solutions in the Kunming Area of the Pilot Free Trade Zone, was successfully held in a virtual mode. Dr. Francis Law, Chairman of HKCICA, Dr. Cai Qinan, Chairman of HKCICA E-Commerce and Online Arbitration Committee, and Mr. Quan Zhaohui, Chairman of HKCICA International Taxation Arbitration Committee attended signing ceremony online.
Event details and highlights in Chinese
Dr. LAW Wai Hung was appointed as an honorary member of the Hong Kong Quality And Talent Migrants Association and attended the first Hong Kong International Talent Summit Forum
Hong Kong Quality And Talent Migrants Association has been establishing platforms and sharing resources for migrants in Hong Kong. At the same time, they aim to help migrants to integrate with society through the Talents and Experts Program, which helps improve Hong Kong’s competitiveness in the international market too.
The association appoints influential political and business leaders, social talents, experts and scholars as honorary members of the association. The chairman of the IDRRMI, Dr. Law Wai Hung, was appointed to serve as the honorary advisor of the association. Dr. Law was also invited as a guest speaker at the Summit Forum "Combination · Sharing · Co-creation".
Details in Chinese: here
The 4th Shanghai-Hong Kong Webinar for Legal Talents Exchange: Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Around the Globe” Webinar
As one of the supporting organizations of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s Innovation and Intellectual Property Week, International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute, the Hong Kong Mediation Centre, and the Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Centre successfully organized the “The 4th Shanghai-Hong Kong Webinar for Legal Talents Exchange: Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Around the Globe” Webinar on November 25, 2021. The webinar was supported by the Justice Bureau of Jing’an District in Shanghai. This event created a platform for legal and intellectual property professionals in Hong Kong and Shanghai to showcase their expertise and complement each other.
“The first case of personal bankruptcy mediation case in China“ Webinar
The webinar, jointly organized by the International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Association (IDRRMI), AllBright Law Offices, Lucu Culture (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKCPA) and ShineWing Hong Kong, was successfully held on November 20, 2021. The seminar discussed China’s first personal bankruptcy settlement case and its significance.
Event highlights: here
Video Highlight of the International Dispute Resolution Conference 2019 - New Era of Global Collaboration
New Year Greetings from IDRRMI
Happy Chinese New Year! Wishing you all a happy and healthy Year of the Tiger!
About International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute
International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) is a leading global professional body in the field of dispute resolution which receives support and recognition from Mainland authorities and prominent dispute resolution organizations such as Hong Kong Mediation Centre, Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center and universities in Australia, China and the United Kingdom. IDRRMI is dedicated to providing the Belt and Road enterprises and other global organizations with one-stop solutions for dispute resolution, risk management, internal control, and corporate governance. IDRRMI has also established an accreditation mechanism to assess and certify dispute resolution specialists of different levels. The Advisory Board of IDRRMI consists of distinguished leaders in the commercial sector, legal profession and public services. IDRRMI comprises dispute resolution experts from more than 20 countries and regions and collaborates with over 40 partner organizations in Hong Kong, China and overseas. To popularize the concept of diversified dispute resolution, IDRRMI has launched the first international platform in connection with China’s diversified dispute resolution mechanism.