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Webinar on Intercultural Business Strategy and Mediation Advocacy

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Hybrid seminar/webinar on Hong Kong Cross-border Disputes - Mediation Practice and Development for High-end Talents

The "Hybrid Seminar/Webinar on Hong Kong Cross-border Disputes - Mediation Practice and Development for High-end Talents" was successfully held last night (12 January 2023).
This event was co-organised by The International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Insitute ("IDRRMI") and Hong Kong Quality and Talents Migrants Association ("HKQTMA"). Dr. Francis Law, Chairman of IDRRMI and honorary structure of The Association shared with more than 200 Hong Kong talents the achievements of Hong Kong's international mediation profession and the development opportunities brought to different professionals. He also highlighted the significance of the positioning of the "eight centres" of the HKSAR. On the other hand, Ms. Fang Fang, Director of HKQTMA and an International Mediation Expert of IDRRMI shared her experiences with the participants on how to understand and learn about mediation, and how to engage in the development of the professional mediation industry.
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Invitation丨We sincerely invite you to attend the Foresight Forum on Personal Development and Enterprise Business Strategies in the Greater Bay Area

Forum Details
Date: January 18, 2023
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Theme: "Personal Development and Enterprise Business Strategy in the Greater Bay Area"
Address: Room 504, 5/F, West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
Online Platform: Tencent Conference (Conference Number: 723-067-433)
 More information on the forum can be found here Forum details


What are the main issues we face within the construction industry, and what can we do about them?

The 2023 CABE Asia Pacific Conference "Constructing our Future Conference" on 17 February, will address these questions and gear you up to tackle these challenges head-on.

IDRRMI is pleased to support this event and encourage our members to attend so that we can start making the changes needed to build a better tomorrow.

Conference tickets are on sale now. More information on the conference can be found here Event details

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Handling"Difficult Parties" in Mediation

At the 10th APCAM webinar series, distinguished speakers would explore with us difficult people in disputes and obstinacy for logical conversation in mediation. They will be helping us understand where these obstacles come from and what efforts and skills are needed to put an end to the conflict.

  • 6 January 2023(Friday)
    • Hong Kong 15:00 - 16:30 [Hong Kong (GMT+8)]
    • * 12:30 – 14.00 [India Standard Time (UTC+5.30)

Join us on Zoom

  • Meeting ID: 85044609607
  • Passcode: 623AW

The 5th Shanghai-Hong Kong Webinar for Legal Talents Exchange: The Development Direction of ESG-Carbon Neutral Dispute Resolution in Shanghai and Hong Kong” Webinar

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 had held on December 16, 2022 Held online through Tencent Conference ( VOOV Meeting).

Nearly 50 legal and professional talents from Hong Kong and Shanghai participated in the conference.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Dr. Francis Law was invited to attend the “Property Management Week 2022” and delivered a keynote speech

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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

 

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“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

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  • Signing ceremony among IDRRMI,HKMC,HCFSME,GECA & Seminar on Cooperative Development Opportunities and Risk Prevention for SMEs in the Greater Bay Area was successfully held

    March 2021 (Chinese only)

  • [Highlights] Know-how on Doing Business in Mainland China – Labour Law, Personal Income Tax Law and Insurance” (Webinar)

    January 2021

  • Dr. Francis Law was invited as a mediator for cross-border commercial disputes in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

    December 2020 (Chinese only)

  • [Highlights] 2020 UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day Webinar: The Future Practice of Commercial Dispute Resolution after Extending the Application of CISG to Hong Kong (Webinar)

    December 2020

  • IDRRMI and Doctors Think Tank Academy signed MOU succesfully

    December 2020 (Chinese Only)

  • Notice of Office Relocation

    October 2020

  • [Highlights] IDRRMI warmly congratulates The Belt and Road Intellectual Property Innovation and Cooperation Summit Forum and the Establishment Ceremony of the Intellectual Property International Cooperation Alliance

    September 2020 (Chinese Only)

  • [Highlights] IDRRMI successfully hosted the 2020 Shanghai and Hong Kong Legal Professionals Online Seminar

    September 2020 (Chinese Only)

  • [Highlights]Haikou International Commercial Mediation Center was officially inaugurated

    September 2020 (Chinese Only)

  • [Highlights] Chairman Law attended the Online Opening Ceremony of the Haikou International Commercial Mediation Center

    September 2020 (Chinese Only)

  • [Highlights]The Intellectual Property Mediation Center of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area was officially opened for operation

    September 2020 (Chinese Only)

  • [Highlights] IDRRMI and five other professional organisations in property management have jointly established the Hong Kong Real Estate Management and Service Alliance

    August 2020

  • [Highlights] Visiting Hangzhou Arbitration Commission & Hangzhou Lawyer Association

    May 2019 (Chinese Only)

  • [Highlights] Mediation Seminar in Hangzhou

    May 2019 (Chinese Only)

  • IDRRMI and ARABCCI sign MOU

    April 2019 (Chinese Only)

Video Highlight of the International Dispute Resolution Conference 2019 - New Era of Global Collaboration

 

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.