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Event Details

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) are pleased to present a joint seminar to explain and discuss legal and commercial aspects of AIIB's status, policies and projects. It features an interview with AIIB's General Counsel, Gerard Sanders, a presentation from AIIB's Head of Corporate Law, Peter Quayle, on the international legal status of AIIB and dispute resolution, as well as a roundtable discussion on what makes a "shovel-ready" AIIB project involving Mr. Sanders, Mr. Quayle and AIIB's Senior Legal Consultant, Jennifer Handz. The seminar also includes speakers from HKIAC, the Department of Justice of Hong Kong, and the legal and banking sectors in Hong Kong.

Agenda

8:30 AM

30 mins

Registration

9 AM

5 mins

Welcome Remarks

9:05 AM

60 mins

Session 1: The International Legal Status of the AIIB and Dispute Resolution

10:05 AM

25 mins

Refreshment Break

10:30 AM

75 mins

Session 2: What Makes a “Shovel-Ready” AIIB Project? The Legal Perspective

11:45 AM

45 mins

Session 3: Let’s Create Tomorrow - A Q&A with the AIIB’s General Counsel

12:30 PM

12:45 PM

Closing Remarks

Speakers (Listed in alphabetical order)

  • James Ding (Commissioner of IDAR Office at Department of Justice, HKSAR)

    James Ding

    Commissioner of IDAR Office at Department of Justice, HKSAR

  • Matthew Gearing QC (Chairperson at HKIAC)

    Matthew Gearing QC

    Chairperson at HKIAC

  • Sarah Grimmer (Secretary-General at HKIAC)

    Sarah Grimmer

    Secretary-General at HKIAC

  • Jennifer Handz (Senior Legal Consultant at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB))

    Jennifer Handz

    Senior Legal Consultant at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

  • Maria Tan Pedersen (Partner at Jones Day)

    Maria Tan Pedersen

    Partner at Jones Day

  • Anita Phillips (Foreign Legal Consultant at Herbert Smith Freehills)

    Anita Phillips

    Foreign Legal Consultant at Herbert Smith Freehills

  • Peter Quayle (Head of Corporate Law at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB))

    Peter Quayle

    Head of Corporate Law at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

  • Stephen Revell (Senior Corporate Partner at Freshfields)

    Stephen Revell

    Senior Corporate Partner at Freshfields

  • Gerard Sanders (General Counsel at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB))

    Gerard Sanders

    General Counsel at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

  • Wesley Wong SC, JP (Solicitor General at Department of Justice, HKSAR)

    Wesley Wong SC, JP

    Solicitor General at Department of Justice, HKSAR

  • John Yeap (Partner at Pinsent Masons)

    John Yeap

    Partner at Pinsent Masons

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