Shipping, trade & cybersecurity: New opportunities and new dangers

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

19 April 2018 - 21 April 2018

Transport Law

Thursday 19 April 2018

18:30 » 20:30 Registration and welcome reception at the China Club
20:30 Optional dinners in groups
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally

Friday 20 April 2018

08:30 » 18:00 Scientific program at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Focus on current shipping and trade matters, including the One Belt One Road Project and competing trade corridors
08:30 » 09:15 Registration at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
09:15 » 09:30 Welcome address
David Frølich, AIJA Immediate Past President, Lund Elmer Sandager, Denmark
09:30 » 11:00 Panel 1: The Belt and Road Project and competing trade corridors – Status, developments and challenges
Catherine Smith, Holman Fenwick Willan, Hong Kong, speaking on “An introduction to the One Belt One Road Initiative”
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”
11:00 » 11:30 Tea break
11:30 » 13:00 Panel 2: Dispute resolution in shipping and trade – Status and developments in China and other jurisdictions
John Xavier Butler, RPC, Hong Kong, speaking on “An update on Hong Kong as a forum for maritime disputes and the admiralty jurisdiction of Hong Kong courts”
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”
13:00 » 14:30 Lunch at a nearby restaurant
14:30 » 16:00 Keynote address - “Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Commercial Disputes along the Belt and Road”
Anselmo Trinidad Reyes, professor and former High Court Judge, Hong Kong
16:00 » 16:30 Tea break
16:30 » 17:15 Keynote address - “Cyber Risk Management in Shipping”
Phil Tinsley, Maritime Security Manager at BIMCO, Denmark
17:15 » 18:30 Panel 3: Legal issues arising out of digitalisation in shipping and recent cyber attacks
Torgeir Willumsen, Simonsen Vogt Wiig, Singapore, speaking on “Digitalisation in shipping from a legal perspective”
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”
20:00 Dinner at Social Place

Saturday 21 April 2018

16:00 Optional afternoon programme
Trip to Lamma Island including dinner
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally