Tuesday, September 29 2020 18:26:30

CPD by Others
Code : 2017047
Event Name : QSD Legal & Contract Series 2017 (4): Reflections on Third Party Funding & Class Arbitration
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Professor Anselmo Reyes

Mr. Anselmo Reyes is Professor of Legal Practice at Hong Kong University, a position he assumed in October 2012. Prior to that, he was a judge of the High Court of Hong Kong from 2003-12. As judge, he was in charge of the Construction and Arbitration List (2004-8) and the Commercial and Admiralty Lists (2008-12).

He was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1986, taking silk as Senior Counsel in May 2001. He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1995.

In April 2013, he became Representative of the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the Hague Conference on Private International Law.

He also practices as a commercial arbitrator and an advocate in arbitrations. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, and a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

He is an Honorary Advisor of the College of Law at De La Salle University in Manila. He holds an AB (Economics) from Harvard and a BA (Law), LLM, and PhD from Cambridge.
Event Date : 15/06/2017
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (Registration and networking time: from 6:30 pm)
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : QSD
Closing Date : Please refer to "Remarks"
Fee : HK$120 for members; HK$180 for non-members (HK$30 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed); Free of charge for student members studying full time (subject to availability)
Priority : QSD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : English
Details :

The talk will cover the following:-

  1. The Law Reform Commission's recommendations in its Final Paper on Third Party Funding.
  2. The Government's legislation to implement the Law Reform Commission's recommendations on Third Party Funding.
  3. The nature of Class Arbitrations: Pros & Cons, Problems, Potential Solutions (Including possibilities opened up by Third Party Funding).
  4. Crowd-funding and Arbitration.
Remark :