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The Transport Law Commission is delighted to invite you to its seminar “Shipping, trade & cybersecurity: New opportunities and new dangers”, which will take place in Hong Kong on 19-21 April 2018.
Hong Kong is a thriving metropolis with a large trading economy and an expanding maritime service cluster, making it an ideal location for this seminar.
The first part of the seminar will examine the status, opportunities and challenges of the Belt and Road Initiative, which was launched by China in 2013, and use this as a stepping stone to explore current legal issues in shipping and trade and available dispute resolution mechanisms in China and other jurisdictions worldwide.
The second part of the seminar will focus on cybersecurity, which with the increasing digitalization and recent high profile cases has proven to be a very relevant area of concern within shipping and trade.
In the best tradition of AIJA, the seminar will feature both a highly relevant and interesting scientific program with speakers from many different jurisdictions, who are experts within their respective fields of work, and an enjoyable social programme.
We look forward to welcoming you in Hong Kong.
Our event is supported by:
Registration and welcome reception at the China Club
Registration at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Tobias Eckardt, Ahlers & Vogel, Germany, speaking on “Multimodal rail transport under the (unimodal) CIM and national law”
Alexander Mednikov, Jurinflot, Russia, speaking on “The Northern Sea Route – New legislative initiatives in Russia”
Elizabeth Sloane, Stephenson Harwood, Hong Kong, speaking on “Hong Kong shipping disputes – options in a distressed market”
Kelly Yap, Oon & Bazul, Singapore, speaking on “The interplay between the insolvency and restructuring regime and the shipping and admiralty regime in Singapore”
Morten Kierulff, Kromann Reumert, Denmark, speaking on “The new NOMA – The Nordic Offshore and Maritime Arbitration Association”
Lunch at a nearby restaurant
Camilla Søgaard Hudson, Bech-Bruun, Denmark, speaking on “Cyber risks in shipping – initiatives to avoid another NotPetya”
Srefanie Roose, AKD, Netherlands, speaking on “Liability of logistic service providers in relation to cybercrime – the Dutch perspective”
Dinner at Social Place
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally
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Please book your room at The Pottinger Hotel at discounted group rates prior to 19 March 2018.
Please note that cancellations prior to 11 April 2018 are accepted free of charge.
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