Knowledge Exchange

Panel Discussion

Commercial Mediation, A Critical Enabler to Improve Business Environment

6 Jun 2024 14:00 - 17:30
  • Member Price: Complimentary
  • In-person event
  • Language: 中文

Gateway to Growth: Optimising Business Landscapes for Multinationals through Commercial Mediation

Image from Shanghai Observer.

  • By invitation only

Event details

The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai’s Legal and Regulatory Committee is delighted to co-organise with the North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Center and Shanghai Corporate Counsel Association  for a sharing session to address the improvement of business environment for multinational corporations (MNCs), with a focus on commercial mediation as a crucial facilitator.

This event is free for members and non-members by invitation only.

Part I: Opening remarks by the leaders of the North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre and BritCham. [English]

Part II: MOU signing ceremony between North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre and BritCham to strengthen the cooperation in improving the business environment for MNCs and promoting commercial mediation. 

Part III: Keynote Presentation on ‘Commercial Mediation in China and the Globe’ [Chinese]

Part IV:  Keynote Presentation on ‘The North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre’ [Chinese]

Part V: Keynote Presentation on ‘Shanghai Business Environment Improvement 7.0’ [Chinese]

Part VI: Panel Discussion [Chinese]

In this panel, high-level MNC representatives, seasoned lawyers from leading law firms and outstanding experts in commercial mediation will share valuable insights and engage in discussions on commercial mediation in the current business environment of China. Major topics may include:

  • How will Shanghai business environment improvement 7.0 benefit multinationals?
  • How will commercial mediation benefit multinationals and further improve business environment?
  • Key aspects to be considered by MNCs in choosing mediation.
  • What role legal professionals can play in facilitating mediation and contribute to harmonious society?

The Speakers

Opening Remark
Mingchao Fan
Standing Executive Vice President, Shanghai Arbitration Commission; President, North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre
Opening Remark
Stuart Dunn
Executive Director, BritCham Shanghai
Keynote Speaker & Panelist
Huiling Jiang
Dean, Law School of Tongji University; Chairman of the Steering Committee, North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre
Keynote Speaker
Ruian Guo
Board Member, North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre
Keynote Speaker
Chenyao Xiong
Vice-Chair, Shanghai Corporate Counsel Association;
Member of the Steering Committee, North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre
Panelist
Joan Wang
Head, North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre
Panelist
Selena She
Partner, Llinks Law Offices
Panelist
Julia Xu
VP, Corporate compliance & Risk Management, McDonald’s Chinese mainland & Hong Kong
Panelist
David Chen
Legal Director, Smith & Nephew
Moderator
Bridge Zhao
General Counsel APAC, Smiths Group

Agenda

  • 1:30 pm-2:00 pm: Arrival and Networking
  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm: Opening Remarks
  • 2:15 pm-2:20 pm: MOU Signing Ceremony
  • 2:20 pm-2:45 pm: Keynote Presentation on ‘Commercial Mediation in China and the Globe’
  • 2:45 pm-3:00 pm: Networking Break
  • 3:00 pm-3:25 pm: Keynote Presentation on ‘The North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre’
  • 3:25 pm-4:00 pm: Keynote Presentation on ‘Business Environment Improvement 7.0’
  • 4:00 pm-5:15 pm: Panel Discussion including Q&A
  • 5:15 pm-5:30 pm: Wrap up and Networking
  • 5:30 pm: Event End

*BritCham Shanghai reserves the right to alter the above schedule at any time.

Notes:

In case of cancellation, please kindly note you must email the BritCham Shanghai Event staff at Yiwen.Ling@britishchambershanghai.cn before 5 pm, 4 June. Due to the service charges of Glueup and online payment platforms, we can only partially refund up to 90% of your ticket price and payment will be processed within 14 days after the event via your original payment method. However, it is non-refundable for a cancellation request made beyond the above-mentioned timeframe.

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Location

18th West Tower, Sino US Trust Finance Building, No.88 North Suzhou Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai

上海市虹口区北苏州路 88 号中美信托金融大厦西塔 18 楼

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