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Event Jun 11, 2019

New York Office Welcomed the HKIAC Rules Roadshow Event

  • New York

Partners Nils Eliasson (Hong Kong-International Arbitration) and Daniel Reich (New York-International Arbitration) welcomed the ‘2018 HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules Roadshow’ which took place at Shearman & Sterling’s New York office on June 11, 2019.

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is one of the world’s leading dispute resolution organizations. This event presented the key features of the new “2018 HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules” and included a roundtable discussion in the form of a case study with a panel of legal experts. The panel also discussed recent developments made by the HKIAC to address the latest trends emerging in Hong Kong and Asian disputes.

Nils Eliasson, a member of the HKIAC Council, the decision-making and governing body of the HKIAC, and chairman of the HKIAC Proceedings Committee, chaired the committee responsible for the drafting of the 2018 HKIAC Rules and shared his experiences and insights at the seminar.

Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration practice has been at the forefront of all major developments in international arbitration law for the past three decades and has contributed to the resolution of over 800 international disputes worldwide. The team, led by Emmanuel Gaillard, includes around 100 lawyers fully dedicated to international arbitration working out of the firm’s offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Singapore and Washington, D.C.