Day 1: August 30, 2014 (Saturday)

Time

Topics

Speakers

8:30-9:00

Registration

9:00-9:10

Opening Remarks

1.       Ming-yan Shieh (謝銘洋), Dean, NTU College of Law

Session 1

9:10-10:40

 

Fundamental Issues in Commercial Arbitration

Chair:

1.        

PartyAutonomyOpportunities and Limits

Christopher Lau, Senior Counsel (Singapore); FCIArb, FSIArb, Chartered Arbitrator

2.        

Multi party issues in international arbitration

Mary Thomson, FCIArb FHKIArb

Barrister, Arbitrator, Adjudicator & Mediator

Associate Member, Stone Chambers London & Singapore

3.        

The Often Overlooked Problem of the Law Applicable to the Arbitration Agreement

Renato Nazzini, Professor, King’s College London

4.        

Comparative analysis and transnationalization of domestic rules in international commercial arbitration

Joanna Jemielniak, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

10:40-11:00

Tea Break and Group Photos

Session 2

11:00-12:20

 

Specific Issues in Commercial Arbitration

Chair: Christopher Lau

5.        

The Ailing Arbitrator

Stephan Wilske, Partner, Gleiss Lutz

6.        

Recent developments in international arbitration with a particular focus on allocation of costs

Annette Magnusson

Secretary General, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

7.        

Is control of Expert Evidence the most significant challenge facing the next generation of international arbitrators?

Robert Horne

Partner at Trowers & Hamlins International Law Firm

12:20-13:20

Lunch Break

Session 3

13:20-15:40

Arbitration in national, regional and sectoral contexts

Chair: Renato Nazzini

8.        

Recent Developments of International Arbitration in Mainland China.

Fuyong Chen (陈福勇), Deputy Secretary-General, Beijing Arbitration Commission

9.        

Awakening or Asleep: China’s Role in International Investment Arbitration

QI Tong, Professor of Law, Law School of Wuhan University, China

10.    

Multi-tier dispute resolution clauses under FIDIC Conditions of Contract - Dispute Board and Arbitration, do they help each other?

Toshihiko Omoto

Visiting Professor, Kyoto University

11.    

Sports Arbitration in Japan

Dai YOKOMIZO, Professor of Law, Nagoya University

15:40-15:50

Tea Break

Session 4

15:50-17:30

 Arbitration of corporate disputes: Germany, Japan, Taiwan and the United Kingdom

Chair: Stephan Wilske

12. 

Arbitrating shareholder disputes - pertinent issues and (German) approaches

Lars Markert, Gleiss Lutz/Nishimura & Asahi,

13. 

Possibility to arbitrate the disputes between shareholders/investors and corporation in the situation of Japan

Professor Yoshihiro Yamada, Ritsumeikan University

14. 

The role of arbitration in corporate/shareholder disputes in Taiwan

Ms Christa Wei Chen (陳薇), National Taiwan University

15. 

Arbitration of intra-corporate disputes in the United Kingdom: Problems of harmonization

Dr Joseph Lee, University of Exeter/University of Tokyo

Day 2: August 31 2014 (Sunday)

Session 5

09:00-10:50

Arbitration, Investment and Trade

Chair: Annette Magnusson

16.    

Possible Different Arbitration Results under an FTA Investment Chapter and a Separate BIT

Tsai-yu Lin (林彩瑜), Professor, NTU College of Law and Director, ACWH

17.    

A Study on the Alternative Access to Investment Treaty Arbitration for Taiwanese Corporate Investor against China via Treaty Shopping – Lessons from the OPIC Arbitration

Chi-Chung Kao (高啟中), Professor, National Quemoy University

18.    

FTA to Promote Commercial Arbitration

Alex Lo (羅威遠),

Associate Counsel, Singapore International Arbitration Center

19.    

Riot as an indirect expropriation: The substantial dispute resolution issues caused by 2014 Vietnam anti-China riot under Taiwan – Vietnam BIT

Yu-jui Chang (張育叡), Assistant of Constitutional Court Justice

20.    

A Case Study on ICSID Jurisdictional Issues between Taiwan CPC Corporation and Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela: Implications from Taiwan’s Ice-breaking ICSID Case"

Cheng-kai Wang (王政凱), National Taiwan University/Lawyer, Dacheng Law Offices

10:50-11:00

Tea Break

Session 6

11:00-12:20

 

Mediation – Global Enforcement of Mediated Settlements

Chair: Mary Thomson

21.    

Draft “Convention on the Cross Border Enforcement of International Mediated Settlement Agreements”

Chang-fa Lo (羅昌發), Constitutional Court Justice / NTU Law Professor

and

Winnie Ma (馬若梅), Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Bond University, Australia

12:20-12:30

Concluding Remarks, by Tsai-yu Lin (林彩瑜), Director, ACWH

 

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