Latest News and Events
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
"Preventing property management dispute in the GreaterBay Area", delivered by IDRRMI's President at Property Management Week 2022
The President of International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management (IDRRMI), Prof. Dr. Francis Law would be sharing in the Property Management Week 2022 - Seminar cum awarding ceremony for the "Excellent Practitioner Election" on the 8 July 2022 (Fri). He would explore "Preventing property management dispute in the GreaterBay Area".
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
IDRRMI and Hengqin New Area Guozhong Civil and Commercial Mediation Center: Signing Ceremony of Framework Cooperation Agreement and Seminar
International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Association and Hengqin New Area Guozhong Civil and Commercial Mediation Center signed the Framework Cooperation Agreement and co-organized a seminar discussing the establishment of a commercial mediation mechanism in Hengqin Guangdong-Macao Shenzhen Cooperation Zone. The online and live seminar was successfully held on the morning of 28 December 2021.
Event highlights in Chinese: here
Sino Inno Lab Webinar
The Institute of Shopping Centre Management (ISCM) successfully organized a webinar on 13 December 2021, showcasing Sino Inno Lab’s diverse, cutting-edge, innovative products and solutions that can be applied to hotels residences, shopping malls, property management and construction to enhance services, enrich customers’ experience, improve efficiency and explore new opportunities in smart living, creating a smarter community. IDRRMI was one of the supporting organizations of the event.
Webinar on Mediation, Arbitration and Adjudication for the Construction and Project Management Industry
International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI), Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), Hong Kong Adjudication Centre (HKADJC), Hong Kong Institution of Building & Services Engineers(HKIBSE) and Hong Kong Engineering Associations Alliance (HKEAA) co-organized the Webinar "Mediation, Arbitration and Adjudication for the Construction and Project Management Industry” on the 27th November 2021 successfully.
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.