Elizabeth Chan’s presentation, “Mayhem in the Metaverse: the Metaverse and dispute resolution”, is based on her co-authored paper on the enforcement of metaverse-related disputes resolved by blockchain arbitration under the New York Convention. The article won the Taipei Arbitration and Mediation Conference 2022’s call for papers.
The webinar will cover
- Defining the metaverse
- The use cases for the metaverse
- Elizabeth’s experience with different metaverse worlds
- The types of disputes that might arise in the metaverse context
- The dispute resolution methods for resolving metaverse-related disputes
- Enforcement issues under the New York Convention
For more information about Elizabeth’s contribution to the intersection between technology and dispute resolution at https://sites.google.com/view/elizabethchan/technology-and-dispute-resolution.
About the Speaker:
Elizabeth Chan (陳曉彤) is a Registered Foreign Lawyer (England and Wales) based in Hong Kong. She has worked in arbitration at Allen & Overy (Hong Kong), Three Crowns (London), and Herbert Smith Freehills (New York and Hong Kong). She specialises in international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration. She is ranked as a Future Leader of Who’s Who Legal Arbitration (2022-2023) and the Legal 500 Arbitration Private Practice Powerlist: UK 2022.
Elizabeth hosted the first-ever virtual reality arbitration gathering in January 2022.
Find out more about Elizabeth’s contribution to the intersection between technology and dispute resolution at https://sites.google.com/view/elizabethchan/technology-and-dispute-resolution.
CPD credits are available upon application and subject to accreditation by the Law Society of Hong Kong (currently pending).
All CUHK LAW alumni are welcome. Register here by 6 June 2023 to attend the seminar.