The Book Arbitration in China: A Legal and Culture Analysis by Kun Fan (with a Foreword by Professor Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler), Hart Publishing is available now at Hart, Amazon and major bookstores. Summary: In the context of harmonization of arbitration law and practice worldwide, to what extent are local legal traditions still influential on local arbitration practices, …
A CPD course on 11 January by Professor Fan, to give a behind-the-scene view of arbitration in China, highlight the unique features, and provide practical recommendations to successfully manage arbitration proceedings in China, from how to draft effective arbitration clauses to what is involved in enforcing awards.
At the Third Symposium, Professor Fan will discuss the salient features of arbitration in East Asia through the case study of Japan and China. Her presentation is based on a paper “Salient Features of International Commercial Arbitration in East Asia”, to be published at American University Business Law Review, and is a research output of the research project “Promoting International Commercial Arbitration in Japan and China: Reforms and Prospects”, directed by Professor Fan Kun, funded by the Sumitomo Foundation.
The ICCA HK Summit will bring together thought leaders in dispute resolution to engage in high-level dialogue about new economic axes of South-South trade involving Asia, Africa and South America and the attendant consequences for dispute resolution. Across oceans and across generations, this forum will allow the diverse vantage points to create innovative solutions for the future of international dispute resolution.
Upcoming Talk on “Expansion of arbitral subject matter: new topics and new areas of law” at School of International Arbitration 30th Anniversary Conference to held on 19 April 2015 – 21 April 2015. My talk discusses the current trends in the expansion of arbitral subject matter and the new areas of law it relates, analyzes the potential challenges raised by such developments, and attempts to foresee future prospects.
The 3rd Hong Kong Arbitration Week will be held in Hong Kong from 14 October to 17 October 2014.
Upcoming talk at the Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit in Hong Kong to be held on September 11 at the JW Marriot, Hong Kong. In response to the growing importance of all forms of dispute resolution in Asia, this new event is dedicated to giving counsel an update on how dispute resolution in evolving in Asia, what business needs to do to avoid disputes, and then win those that cannot be avoided.
Global Arbitration Review (GAR) published a book review on Arbitration in China: A Legal and Cultural Analysis by Fan Kun, reviewed by Eckart Brödermann.
“In our legal life, we rarely read a book that really impresses. In the case of Dr. Kun Fan’s book “Arbitration in China”, I did. Her book is an eye opener for everyone who engages in trade, legal negotiations or in arbitration with a Chinese party.