2015 Taipei International Conference on Arb and Med Successfully Concluded

2015 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation has been successfully held September 6 to 7. The event was one of the CAA’s 60th Anniversary Celebration series activities, and invited scholars and professionals to discuss issues related to “the Government's Role in the Development of the Arbitration Mechanism”, “the Procedural and the Substantive Legal Issues in International Commercial Arbitration”, “the Recent Developments in International Business Mediation” and “International Investment Arbitration “.

The speakers at Conference include renowned scholars and practitioners from Malaysia, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Japan, Mainland China, Australia, Singapore, and Taiwan as well. Among the speakers, DDr. Alexander Petsche, representing the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (the Vienna International Arbitration Centre, VIAC), signed a cooperation agreement with CAA, and VIAC has become the 30th international partners of CAA.

Not only senior executives and officers from legal services sector, business, engineering, and government agencies participated in the conference, but also many foreign lawyers from Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, and the US all the way to Taiwan to attend the event. It is much appreciated that the delegation from Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb), China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC), Qingdao Arbitration Commission, Dalian Arbitration Commission, and Guangzhou Arbitration Commission joined the event.

The enthusiastic participation showed that "2015 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation" has been valued by international legal communities and arbitration organizations, and the papers caused a tremendous response at the Conference. The results can be described as very fruitful.

"2015 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation" is an annually arbitral event co-hosted by Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei and ACWH of National Taiwan University College of Law. The papers presented at the Conference will also be submitted to “Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal” (CAAJ) for peer-reviewing and possibly published. CAAJ is an academic arbitral periodical co-published by CAA and ACWH and has been listed in the Yearbook of International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).

We are deeply grateful for your participation in "2015 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation", and look forward to your continuing support in the future.


Group photo of speakers

Group photo of honorable guests

CAA’s Chairman Fuldien Li and DDr. Alexander Pestche from VIAC signing bilateral cooperation agreement

Chairman Fuldien Li and DDr. Alexander Pestche (right) after signing ceremony

Mr. Samuel Wong, President of HKIArb (left), chair the first session

Chairman Fuldien Li spoke at the conference

Dr. Pi-Song Tsai (Middle) moderated the session 2 and speakers Dr. Stephan Wilske (left) and DDr. Alexander Pestche (right)

Prof. Joshua D H Karton (right) presented his paper entitled “International Arbitration and the Fragmentation of Transnational Commercial Law”

he Best Paper Award for 2015 Competition on International Arbitration and Mediation is granted to Dr. Winnie Jo-Mei Ma (馬若梅) for her paper entitled“The Law Applicable to the Substance of Arbitral Dispute: Arbitrators' Choice in Absence of Parties' Choice”

Prof. Chang-fa Lo presented his paper entitled “Commercial Arbitral Tribunal’s and Domestic Court’s Interpretation of Treaties”

Ms. Chieh Lee’s (second from left) paper entitled “Using the Doctrine of Corporate Veil-Piercing In Resolving Nationality Planning Issue in International Investment Arbitration” is considered by the Review Committee as among the best submissions.

Participants attended the Conference enthusiastically (1)

Participants attended the Conference enthusiastically (2)

Guests’ conversation during tea break

Group photo after conclusion of the Conference


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