Joint Webinar on the Role of Hong Kong’s Maritime Arbitration in China's International Shipping and Trade - Current Status and Future, 香港海事仲裁在中國國際海運與貿易中的作用 – 現狀及未來線上研討會, 7th January 2021
Supported by the HKSOA and jointly organized by the Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Association, Dalian Maritime University, Shanghai Maritime University, East China University of Political Science and Law, and Ningbo University, the webinar discussed Hong Kong’s strengths as an international financial, shipping, and trading center and its role in China’s “Belt and Road Initiatives” and GBA developments. Experts, scholars and industry representatives from the Mainland and Hong Kong explored future opportunities for arbitration cooperation and introduced latest developments in maritime law and dispute resolution in both the Mainland and HKSAR.
Ms. Teresa Cheng, Secretary for Justice and Mr. Philip Yang, a senior arbitrator in Hong Kong, gave welcome speeches. Dr. Raymond So, Under Secretary for Transport and Housing, gave the keynote speech. More than 200 experts and practitioners from the Mainland, Hong Kong and other parts of the world participated in the conference online.