Conference "International Litigation in the Asia Pacific Region"
Wuhan, People's Republic of China (23-24 September 2013)
The Permanent Bureau, with the support of its Asia Pacific Regional Office, the People's Republic of China and Wuhan University organised a Conference on International Litigation in the Asia Pacific Region:
- Press release
- Conference agenda
- Conference flyer
- Conclusions and Recommendations
- Selected presentations (in order of the Conference agenda):
- Marta Pertegás (HCCH) and Professor Dogauchi (Waseda University, Japan) - Presentation introducing the 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements
- Julie Nind (Ministry of Justice, New Zealand) - Trans Tasman Regime
- Thomas John (Attorney General's Department, Australia) - The Trans-Tasman Proceedings Regime and the Choice of Court Convention
- Cara North (HCCH) - So, is it worth implementing the Choice of Court Convention? If so, how to do so successfully?
- Justin Gleeson SC, Solicitor General of the Commonwealth of Australia - An Australian Perspective on International Commercial Litigation: The Challenges and Opportunities
- Marta Pertegás (HCCH) - The Hague Conference Judgments Project
- Selected Photographs
- Questionnaires - In preparation for the Conference, participants from each State completed a Questionnaire about the jurisdiction and recognition and enforcement rules in international litigation in their respective States. The questionnaire responses are as follows: Cambodia, China (Mainland, Macao SAR and Hong Kong SAR), India, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam.