5th Belt and Road Summit

The Hon. Teresa Cheng SC, Secretary for Justice and speakers shared their valuable views on topics with growing significance to the legal industry in Hong Kong.

Jointly organised by the HKSAR Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (“HKTDC”), the 5th Belt and Road Summit (“the Summit”) themed “A Business Vision for a Sustainable and Inclusive Future” was held virtually on 30 November and 1 December 2020.

The Law Society was a Supporting Organisation of the Summit. In addition, Mr C.M. Chan, Vice-President and Chairman of Greater China Legal Affairs Committee, also participated as a speaker at the Thematic Breakout Session 3 entitled “Positioning Hong Kong for Deal-Making and Dispute Resolution under the Belt and Road Initiative” co-organised by HKTDC and Department of Justice. Vice-President shared his insightful experience and views on Hong Kong’s strengths and expanding potential in its positioning as an important gateway connecting the Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (“GBA”) and international markets by highlighting the core competencies of Hong Kong legal services and what Hong Kong’s legal professionals can offer to foster and strengthen partnership among jurisdictions along the Belt and Road.