eBRAM provided technology support for ICC Mediation Competition in Hong Kong
11-14 November 2020, Hong Kong
eBRAM is proud to be the technology partner of the 15th ICC Mediation Competition hosted by International Chamber of Commerce - Hong Kong (ICC-HK) and the Department of Justice of the HKSAR Government from 11 to 14 November 2020.
The online platform supported by eBRAM accommodated 20 teams of 7 jurisdictions. An opening ceremony was held on 11 November 2020 at eBRAM’s Central office, where Mr Ronald Sum, Co-Chairmen and ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition - Hong Kong Organising Committee, delivered an opening remarks to all participating students, followed by a video welcoming speech from Honourable Ms Teresa Cheng GBS, SC, JP, the Secretary for Justice of the HKSAR government.
The Hon Mr Justice Coleman, Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court, and Mr J.P. Lee, SBS, OBE, JP, Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce – Hong Kong were also present to share their joy and affirmations to the competition and Hong Kong as a leading hub of mediation and arbitration in Asia Pacific region, attributed by the world-acclaimed rule of law system under the Basic Law implementing in Hong Kong.
In the 3-day competition, students were guided by professional mediators under rules based on the ICC mediation rules, supported and adjudicated by a panel of experienced, world-leading ADR practitioners. The winning team received automatic entry to compete at the annual ICC Mediation Competition at the ICC Global Headquarters in Paris, France in early 2021 in its 16th edition, widely recognised as the world’s leading competition devoted to international commercial mediation.
eBRAM Provided LawTech Support for Online Arbitration Mooting amidst COVID-19
22 - 29 March 2020, Hong Kong
Organiser: Vis East Moot Foundation Ltd
Role of eBRAM: Technical partner
The eBRAM team technically supported the virtual format of the 17th Willem C Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot (VEM) amidst the COVID-19 epidemic.
The trusted online platform supported by eBRAM accommodated 71 teams of 21 jurisdictions and about 250 arbitrators of 52 jurisdictions to take part in the moot.
Evening Talk at CIArb East Asia Branch
7 January 2020, Hong Kong
Organiser: The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch)
Role of eBRAM: Presenter
Mr Daniel Lam, SBS, JP, delivered a presentation to about 50 members CIArb on the latest progress of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in Asia and the inception of eBRAM, highlighting unique features of the eBRAM Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform which is set to launch in 2020.
Mr Lam also responded to questions raised from the CIArb members and elaborated how the eBRAM Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) process works and its rules, fees, and selection criteria of the eBRAM panels of neutrals.
eBRAM Representatives Joined RCAP UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day - UNCITRAL RCAP-UM Joint Conference 2019
11 December 2019, Macau
Organiser: The University of Macau
Role of eBRAM: Presenter
The conference explored the way forward in promoting alternative dispute resolution, especially in the context of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), as well as the fast-growing digital economy. The eBRAM representatives joined the event and presented on the future of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and how the new eBRAM online platform can enable an efficient and legally binding approach for MSMEs to resolve business-related disputes.
The 3rd UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Judicial Summit 2019
4 November 2019
Mr Daniel Lam, SBS, JP, CEO of eBRAM delivered a speech at the 3rd UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Judicial Summit 2019 jointly organised by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), the Department of Justice of HKSAR, and the Asian Academy of International Law Limited (AAIL).
Visit to CIETAC
9 August 2019
Mr Daniel Lam, SBS, JP, CEO of eBRAM visited the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and exchanged ideas on various topics relating to Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) with Dr Li Hu, Deputy Secretary-General of CIETAC, in particular on how to promote together the use of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in the region.
Visit to Beijing Internet Court
9 August 2019
The eBRAM delegation visited the Beijing Internet Court and had a meeting with Mr She Guiqing, Deputy President of the Beijing Internet Court.
Visit to City Development Law Firm
23 July 2019
The eBRAM delegation visited City Development Law Firm in Shanghai.
APEC Business Advisory Council Meeting
22-25 July 2019
The eBRAM delegation joined the APEC Business Advisory Council Meeting held in Hangzhou during 22-25 July 2019.
Mr Daniel Lam, SBS, JP, delivered a presentation on the key advantages of conducting arbitration and mediation in the cyber space and how Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) facilitates MSMEs’ access to justice. His presentation was warmly received by business leaders from APEC economies.
Visit to Hangzhou Internet Court
23 July 2019
Mr Daniel Lam, SBS, JP, and executives of eBRAM visited the Hangzhou Internet Court and had a meeting with Ms Du Qian, President of the Hangzhou Internet Court.
Stocktake Workshop on the SELI Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Work Plan
2-3 March 2019
Mr Daniel Lam, SBS, JP, CEO of eBRAM, attended the workshop on Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) organised by the APEC Economic Committee's Friends of the Chair on Strengthening Economic and Legal Infrastructure (SELI).