International Dispute Resolution Conference 2019 – Robert Rhodes QC in Hong Kong
Robert Rhodes QC is due to speak at the International Dispute Resolution Conference 2019 in Hong Kong, on 17th April 2019. The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, will open the event.
Robert is the only English silk speaking at the Conference, which is expected to have 850 people attending. His session focuses on Investor Rights under Bilateral Investment Treaties.
Jointly organised by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, Hong Kong Mediation Centre and the International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute in collaboration with the Department of Justice, the one day Conference aims to encourage discussion on emerging trends in dispute resolution and examine the impact of the “Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation” on the international business environment.
It provides a unique opportunity for experts, practitioners, officials, scholars, entrepreneurs and those interested in dispute resolution to exchange ideas and network with others across the globe and features four sub-themes:
- Trend of Using International Dispute Resolution to Address Trading and Investment Disputes
- Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation
- State-to-State Dispute Resolution and Investor-State Dispute Resolution
- Mediation – a Smart Way to Resolve International Intellectual Property Disputes.
Robert specialises in business crime (e.g. civil and criminal fraud, tax investigations, bribery and money laundering), international mediation and international arbitration (both as counsel and mediator / arbitrator), financial services, regulatory and disciplinary law.
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