SCC:s role in the Belt and Road Initiative
On 1 November 2016, Jakob Ragnwaldh, the SCC Vice Chairperson and partner with Mannheimer Swartling in Hong Kong, spoke at the conference “China and the Development of International Dispute Resolution System in the Context of the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’”, held in Xi’an, China.
Xi’an is the Eastern starting point for the Silk Road. The conference was organized to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Silk Road Institute for International and Comparative Law (SRIICL) at Xi’an Jiaotong University. The conference gathered leading scholars and practitioners in the field of public international law and international dispute resolution, who discussed various issues in connection with the Belt and Road Initiative.
Mr. Ragnwaldh was one of the speakers in the panel “China and International Commercial Arbitration”, where he spoke on the topic of international arbitration at the SCC, addressing SCC’s role in the Belt and Road Initiative, its vast experience in energy-related disputes and investment treaty arbitration and the SCC’s proposed new arbitration rules.
Presentation material may be found here: