The 12th Geneva Global Arbitration Forum

Day Two

Friday, December 8, 2006

Third session: Commercial arbitration in China

09.15  Panel 7

How are the main arbitral institutions performing? CIETAC, the Beijing Arbitration Commission,the foreign arbitral Institutions.

Louise Barrington, Chinese University School of Law, Hong Kong
Tang Houzhi, honorary vice-chairman, CIETAC
Wang Hongsong, secretary general, Beijing Arbitration Commission

10.45 Coffee

11.15 Panel 8

Enforcement of arbitral awards in China: a status report

Jean-Christophe Liebeskind, Beijing
Guiguo Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Sanqiao Xu, deputy secretary general, CIETAC, South China

12.45 Lunch



Fourth session: WTO and China

14.15 Panel 9

Antidumping and safeguard: is China treated fairly?

Thomas Fine, US Mission to WTO, Geneva
Gary N. Horlick, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington D.C.
René van Sloten, European Chemical Industry Council, Brussels
Yuqing Zhang, Beijing Zhang Yuqing Law Firm, Beijing

15.45 Panel 10

What is China contribution to WTO ? WTO's contribution to China ? What lies ahead?

Rita Hayes, former US Ambassador to the WTO, Geneva
Serge Pannatier, Baker & McKenzie, Geneva
Guiguo Wang, City University of Hong Kong

The conference will end at 17.1

Session chaired by Jacques Werner
Session chaired by Petros Mavroidis
and Edwin Vermulst


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