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[IN PERSON] Legal committee - The 12 Legal Nightmares of Covid and how to survive them

French Chamber
21/F, On Hing Huilding, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, Hong Kong

Member only
Language: english

Deadline for registration:
Wednesday 8 December 2021 - 10:00 Am


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Join this session to hear from Paul Starr and Suraj Sajnani about the 12 Legal Nightmares of Covid and how to survive them.

 

Join this Legal Committee session to hear from Paul Starr, Partner and Practice Leader HK DR/Infrastructure at King & Wood Mallesons and Suraj Sajnani, Senior Associate at King & Wood Mallesons about the 12 Legal Nightmares of Covid and how to survive them.

Paul and Suraj will use their recent case experience from arbitrations and court cases, to demonstrate legal trends emerging from the COVID pandemic.

  1. Force majeure
  2. Frustration of contract
  3. Greater focus on execution of documents
  4. Bank branches
  5. Attempts to invalidate arbitration: multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses
  6. Lack of notices
  7. Whether to litigate or arbitrate
  8. Focus on asset preservation in PRC
  9. Online Disputes Resolution
  10. Moratoria on winding up of companies
  11. Increased use of mediation
  12. Technology

 

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* An online registration is a confirmed booking.
* Cancellation must be notified in writing to events(@)fccihk.com at least 3 working days prior to the event, otherwise no refund will be made.
* No-show penalty will be charged for members and non-members, unless the event is cancelled by the organiser.
* By attending our events, you agree to be photographed and/or filmed and give permission to use your likeness in promotional and/or marketing materials.
* The Chamber reserves the right to cancel or postpone its events.
* Our events are closed to the media. Special coverage of Chamber events may be permitted on a case-by-case basis and only if prior permission has been sought.
* If Typhoon 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted, all events will be cancelled.