This is an online series of events hosted by CIArb’s YMG, taking place between 2 – 3 March 2021. These events are part of the China and Scandinavia leg of the CIArb YMG World Tour 2021.
WEEK 7, CHINA AND SCANDINAVIA: A New Dawn in the Post-Pandemic World. This leg of the Tour features two interactive sessions with diverse leading experts in arbitration and mediation.
Further details on the individual events can be found below. Please check your local time zone.
Cost(s): Attendance to this online event is free, however pre-registration is required.
2 March 2021: Arbitrating for Peace - Why Arbitration Still Matters
Have you seen The Quiet Triumph documentary created by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce? Are you keen to know about Arbitrating for Peace? Or how arbitration has contributed to the peaceful resolution of conflicts between states and to the growth of international trade and economic development?
Join us on 2 March 2021 (8.00am ET / 2.00pm Stockholm / 9.00pm Beijing) for a conversation with our esteemed panel: Ms Annette Magnusson (SCC), Dr Li Hu (CMAC) and Dr Yang Fan MCIArb (CIETAC) on the theme of “Arbitrating for Peace - Why Arbitration Still Matters”. Some special commemorative photos and snippets of the Quiet Triumph will be screened with the permission of the collaborating organisations.
3 March 2021: Arbitration Developments in China and Scandinavia
Join us on March 3 (8.00am ET / 2.00pm Stockholm / 9.00pm Beijing), for Webinar 2, where we will discuss the latest "Arbitration Developments in China and Scandinavia" including updates on arbitration laws of each region, BIT arbitration developments, and 3rd-party funding practices with distinguished panelists Ms Anna-Maria Tamminen (SAA), Ms Evelina T. Wahlström (YAS), and Dr. Jian Chen MCIArb (CAAL). Ms Ji Yoon Park from KCAB will also share the views of a foreign arbitral institution in China.
CIArb is proud to collaborate with the following ADR institutions in the production of this series:
Dr Yang Fan MCIArb, Arbitrator & Mediator, Deputy Director, ADR Department of CIETAC, Secretary General, CIETAC Online Dispute Resolution Center
Dr. Yang is the Deputy Director of the ADR Department of CIETAC and the Secretary General of the CIETAC Online Dispute Resolution Center. Dr. Yang is also a CIETAC arbitrator and mediator, as well as a member of the CIArb.
Dr. Yang has over 17 years of working experience in arbitration. She has arbitrated as sole arbitrator various types of cases. She has administered as case manager nearly 200 international and domestic arbitration cases, and has worked with arbitrators from different jurisdictions. She has scrutinized over 100 jurisdictional rulings and over 1500 arbitral awards. She was the chief editor of the Periodical Arbitration and Law, the drafter of the CIETAC Construction Dispute Review Rules.
She is qualified to practice law in PRC and New York. She received her LLB and LLM degrees from China Foreign Affairs University in 2000 and 2003 respectively and received her LLM degree from New York University School of Law in 2011. She received her law Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University School of Law in 2020.
Dr Hu Li, Vice Chairman of China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC)
Dr Hu Li is the Vice Chairman of China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC), the Commission Member and former Deputy Secretary General (July 2010 ~ July 2020), China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), former Board Member (January 2015 ~ December 2020), Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC). Concurrently, the Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, Vice Chairman, ICC China Commission on Arbitration and ADR. Dr. Li is the Arbitrator of International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) designated by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, and also a Panel Member (Arbitrator) of international organizations such as Asian International Arbitration Center (AIAC) and Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), as well as a Panel Member (Arbitrator) of regional or national institutions in Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA, Kazakhstan, Southern Africa, Ukrainian, Mongolia and Thailand.
Annette Magnusson, Secretary-General, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
Annette Magnusson is Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) since 2010. She joined SCC from the law firm Mannheimer Swartling in Stockholm and before that Baker & McKenzie, Sweden.
Ms Magnusson is the author or editor of several publications on international arbitration, including Arbitrating for Peace (Kluwer, 2017) and International Arbitration in Sweden (Kluwer, 2013), and the producer of the documentary The Quiet Triumph (2017); a film about interconnection between economic development, arbitration and peace.
She is the founder of the Stockholm Treaty Lab, and international crowdsourcing challenge to innovate international law for climate change mitigation and adaptation, and a frequent speaker on sustainability and arbitration, including addressing Climate Change and Arbitration at the 24th ICCA Congress in Sydney 2018.
Ms Magnusson is listed as a Thought Leader and Global Leader in Who’s Who Legal.
Anna-Maria Tamminen, Partner, Hannes Snellman, Board Member, Swedish Arbitration Association
Anna-Maria specialises in arbitration and litigation, with a special focus on complex, international disputes. She currently represents parties in national and international arbitrations, as well as administrative and civil litigations both in Finland and Sweden, including setting aside proceedings related to an investment treaty award pending before the European Court of Justice.
Anna-Maria has experience in mediating, arbitrating and litigating high-stakes commercial and investment disputes often consisting of parallel proceedings in the fields of general commercial law, international sales, post M&A, telecommunications, competition law, international investment, pharmaceuticals and energy. She has arbitrated cases under the SCC Rules, ICC Rules, FAI Rules, Vienna Rules, LCIA Rules, DIA Rules, UNCITRAL and PCA Rules. Anna-Maria has additionally advised clients with regard to potential commercial and investment disputes and on the recognition, enforcement and setting aside of arbitral awards in a variety of jurisdictions.
Anna-Maria also acts as arbitrator in both international and domestic disputes. She has sat as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and chairperson in over 20 international arbitrations under the SCC, FAI, DIA, LCIA and ICC Rules. She regularly publishes articles, presents at conferences and lectures on dispute resolution topics. She is an alternate member of the ICC Court of arbitration representing Finland scrutinising both commercial and investment treaty awards as well as appointing arbitrators as part of the ICC Court’s work.
Anna-Maria is trained in both common and civil law legal systems and is admitted to practice as an attorney both in Finland and the State of New York. Due to her training and work experience in Finland, Sweden, Austria, United Kingdom and the United States, Anna-Maria has an in-depth understanding of both common and civil law legal systems.
Ji Yoon Park, Chief Representative, KCAB Shanghai Representative Office
Ji Yoon Park is the Director and Chief Representative of KCAB INTERNATIONAL Shanghai Office. She graduated from Peking University with Bachelor of Management and she currently is an LL.M. candidate in Chinese Business Law. Prior to joining KCAB INTERNATIONAL, she worked as a managing partner and director of compliance at a foreign private company in China, and a case counsel assistant at a Chinese arbitration institute. She promotes KCAB INTERNATIONAL and manages ADR consultation for multi-national companies in China. She is native in Korean and fluent in Chinese and English.
Evelina Wahlstrom, Counsel, Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Young Arbitrators Sweden
Dr Chen Jian MCIArb, Vice Secretary General, China Academy of Arbitration Law, Arbitrator, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
David Chung, ACIArb, New York, New York, U.S.A. (Asia)
David Chung is a Dispute Resolution Fellow at the American Bar Association. He gained extensive experience in ADR and International Arbitration at the ICC International Court of Arbitration, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, ADR Department of the Eastern District Court of New York, and Luther Law Firm in Hamburg, Germany. Prior to his legal career, David worked in international economic affairs and government relations at the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) for more than six years representing Korean businesses in Southeast Asia and North America. During his time at KCCI, he had the privilege to serve as a project manager for the Presidential Economic Diplomacy Task Force, spearheading the Korean president’s economic missions to twelve different countries.
Kirsten Teo MCIArb, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. (Asia, China, North America)
Kirsten Teo is an international disputes lawyer specializing in International Arbitration, Public International Law, International Aviation, and Law of the Sea. Ms. Teo is a Special Legal Consultant, Attorney & Counselor in Washington DC, and Advocate & Solicitor in Singapore. Her legal practice focuses on all aspects of international disputes (administered by SIAC, ICC, HKIAC, CIETAC, SCC, ICDR) with significant experience in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
She serves as a Member of the YSIAC Committee and SIAC Users’ Council in Singapore, Global Lead Ambassador at Arbitrator Intelligence, Member of the CIArb UK Working Group on ADR, Smart Contracts and Blockchain Arbitration 2020-2021, and Member of the CIArb North America Branch Capacity-Sharing Program 2020-2021. She is a member of ArbitralWomen and many other young arbitration practitioners’ groups.
Prior to joining De Almeida Pereira, Washington DC, in January 2020, Ms Teo was a Senior Associate at Eversheds Sutherland / Eversheds Harry Elias Partnership LLP in Singapore where she worked since December 2011 after passing the Singapore bar exams with distinction in arbitration. She was the sole associate practicing in aviation law and the Head of the Singapore associates’ working group in international arbitration in 2018.
She interned and worked closely with the Secretariat of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) Arbitration Institute while completing her LLM in International Commercial Arbitration at Stockholm University 2016-2017. She was the sole recipient of the Swedish Arbitration Association scholarship and awarded the Global Swede scholarship by the Swedish government.