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Monday, 29 January 2024

Seminar on “New Mechanism for Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Civil and Commercial Judgments between the Courts of Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region”

Seminar on “New Mechanism for Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Civil and Commercial Judgments between the Courts of Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region”

To commemorate the coming into operation of the Mainland Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance (Cap. 645) as well as the Arrangement signed between the Supreme People’s Court and the HKSAR Government, the Department of Justice was co-organising a seminar with the Supreme People’s Court on “New Mechanism for Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Civil and Commercial Judgments between the Courts of Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region” (“Seminar”) on 29 January 2024.

 

Date: 29 January 2024 (Monday)
Time: 10:00am – 12:15pm; 2:30 – 5:45pm
Language: Putonghua, Cantonese and English, with three-way simultaneous interpretation
Mode:
Physically held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Theatre S421 and live broadcast on Zoom

The Seminar provided an excellent opportunity to enable one to have an overview of the operation of the new mechanism, the applicable rules and procedures and the safeguards built in the new mechanism. Distinguished speakers shared their expertise and valuable knowledge on how the new mechanism will be applied to specific areas of law such as the law of intellectual property and generally, how the new mechanism will better protect the rights of parties in resolving disputes, etc.