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Arbitration in China and in China related matters: A Dialogue with CIETAC


China is one of the most important business partners of Germany. Yet, trade between Chinese and European parties is subject to special challenges and risks. Arbitration provides the backbone for such trade. As it remains difficult, if not impossible, and at least risky to enforce court judgements of China in Germany and vice versa, arbitration clauses provide the necessary security to enforce rights.

On the occasion of the visit of a high ranked delegation of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) to Europe, the Chinese European Arbitration Centre (CEAC) jointly with the Frankfurt Chamber of Commerce (IHK) organizes a dialogue discussing a variety of hot topics relating to arbitration of China related matters. The event will take place on

3 November 2014
2 - 4 p.m.
followed by a reception with drinks until 5 p.m.

in the large conference room of the law firm Hengeler Mueller, Bockenheimer Landstraße 24, 60323 Frankfurt am Main.

Topics include

  • Information about the new CIETAC Rules which will come into force on January 1, 2015 (CIETAC)
  • Looking into the blackbox: How does arbitration really work once the doors have closed and the arbitration begins? (contributions from CIETAC Vice Chairman and Secretary General Yu Jianlong, CEAC Managing Director Prof. Dr. Eckart Brödermann, CEAC Secretary General Dr. Christine Heeg, CELA President and CEAC Advisory Board Member Thomas Weimann, CELA Vice President and CEAC Advisory Board Member Dr. Dominik Ziegenhahn, Dr. Philipp Hanfland, NYIAC and CEAC Advisory Board Member Teresa Giovannini and ASA Vice President Dr. Bernhard F. Meyer)
  • Enforcement of European arbitration awards in China and of Chinese arbitration awards in Germany (CIETAC, CEAC)

Space is limited. Please send your binding registration by e-mail to Dr. Christine Heeg (cheeg@kpmg-law.com) no later than by 30 October 2014.


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