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Chinese Government Promotes Cooperation between Hong Kong and UNIDROIT

Mon, 11 Jul 2022
Categories: China Legal Trends

On 17 May 2022, Chinese Ambassador to Italy, Li Junhua, and UNIDROIT Secretary-General, Professor Ignacio Tirado, concluded an exchange of notes to further enhance cooperation between the Chinese government and UNIDROIT.

According to the exchange of notes, UNIDROIT and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the promotion and development of private international law and commercial law in the Asia-Pacific region through the organization of events and other initiatives.

On 27 May, the Secretary for Justice of the HKSAR Government, Ms. Teresa Cheng, and the President of UNIDROIT, Professor Maria Chiara Malaguti, signed an MOU on administrative arrangements for collaboration relating to private international law and international commercial law at a virtual signing ceremony.

This is the second MOU concluded between the Department of Justice and UNIDROIT. The first MOU was signed in May 2021 to implement the arrangements for the secondment of Hong Kong legal professionals to the Secretariat of UNIDROIT.

 

 

Cover Photo by Frame Harirak on Unsplash

Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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