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LAWASIA conference, Hong Kong, 5-8 November

17 September 2019

The annual conference is LAWASIA’s flagship event and the highlight of its professional events programme.  The conference is a platform for the convergence of bar leaders, jurists, professional organisations and individual lawyers from across the Asia Pacific, and is designed to facilitate the discussion of regional developments in law, including such issues as judicial practice, legal education, cross border business and investment law and cross-border dispute resolution.

The annual conference also serves as an important forum for sharing ideas, building professional networks, reinforcing shared professional values, advocating for the rule of law in varied jurisdictions, and advancing the status of the legal profession in the Asia Pacific.

The 32nd LAWASIA Conference will examine a range of topics, including:

  • Risk management in mediation and arbitration for international and cross-border disputes
  • The challenges of cross-border cartel enforcement
  • The extra-territorial impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on businesses in the Asia Pacific region
  • Sports contracts management and sports dispute resolution
  • Fintech, cryptocurrency and initial coin offering
  • Legal responsibility of enterprises for climate change and its consequences
  • Employee’s protection: sexual harassment, equality and diversity
  • Human rights issues in the 21st century tackled at its source
  • Legal professional privilege in in-house environment – local and international challenges
  • Law on child protection in a cross-border context
  • Anti-corruption and anti-money laundering in the Asia Pacific region

For more information, including the full programme, and to register, click here

Last updated on the 17th September 2019