On March 18, 2021, the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Shandong Sub-Commission (hereinafter referred to as the "CIETAC Shandong Sub-Commission") and the Shandong Arbitration Development Association (hereinafter referred to as SADA) jointly hosted the first lecture of "Master Lecture Series” in CIETAC Live Studio which was held in the CIETAC Shandong Sub-Commission’s Conference Room. Participators from 16 arbitration institutions in Shandong Province attended the lecture and exchanged views on how to expand and strengthen arbitration in Shandong Province.
Xie Changqing, Vice President of CIETAC Arbitration Court and Secretary-General of CIETAC Shandong Sub-Commission, said in her welcoming speech that with the promotion of SADA and the joint efforts of various arbitration institutions in Shandong Province, arbitration in Shandong Province has made remarkable achievements in recent years. Since the establishment, CIETAC dedicates to developing Chinese experience in international commercial arbitration, and building an international brand of commercial arbitration in China. CIETAC Shandong Sub-Commission was established in 2018, since then, it has been striving to provide the parties with efficient and high-quality arbitration legal services in line with CIETAC's tradition. CIETAC Shandong Sub-Commission also creats a platform for more than 30,000 people participate in arbitration training activities. CIETAC Shandong Sub-Commission will actively support the work of SADA and cooperation with other arbitration institutions in Shandong Province, contributing to increase consensus,. deepen communications and optimize the business environment of Shandong Province’s arbitration.
(Address by Xie Changqing, Vice President of CIETAC Arbitration Court and Secretary-General of CIETAC Shandong Sub-Commission)
Xu Junguo, Vice President of Shandong Arbitration Development Association and Director of the Zibo Arbitration Office, said in his speech that CIETAC is the leader of foreign arbitration, which is at the forefront of international arbitration, providing reference and setting an example for the internationalization of domestic arbitration institutions and localization of international arbitration’s experience. SADA will implement the requirements of the Plan for the Construction of Rule of Law in China (2020 - 2025), organize 17 member units including CIETAC Shandong Sub-Commission, be honest and innovative, constantly strengthen the building of foreign-related arbitration teams, and work together to build the brand of international arbitration institutions and international dispute resolution platforms, so as to comprehensively improve the service level of foreign-related arbitration.
(Address by Xu Junguo, Vice President of Shandong Arbitration Development Association and Director of the Zibo Arbitration Office)
The first lecture of "Master Lecture Series" in CIETAC Live Studio was delivered by Mr. Yang Liangyi, senior arbitrator of CIETAC, member of the Committee of Experts on the International Commercial Tribunal of the Supreme People's Court and former chairman of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (APRAG). The topic of the lecture was the Key to Chinese Victory in International Arbitration: Mastering Rules of Evidence under the Adversarial System. Participants said they have a better understanding of the adversary system in international arbitration after the lecture. In international arbitration, we Chinese party must pay attention to the collection and application of the evidence, and master the adversarial system, which is the key in winning an international arbitration case.