UNIDROIT and Hong Kong sign Cooperation MOU

On Friday 27 May 2022 at a virtual signing ceremony, the President of UNIDROIT Professor, Maria Chiara Malaguti, and the Secretary for Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China, Ms Teresa Cheng SC, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) relating to cooperation on international private law matters, with special regard to international commercial law. The MoU provides for UNIDROIT and the Hong Kong SAR to collaborate on the development and promotion of the different aspects of transnational private law in the Asia-Pacific region through the organisation of events and other initiatives.  In her opening remarks, the President expressed her heartfelt thanks to the Hong Kong SAR for the close cooperation and how UNIDROIT looked forward to the implementation of the MoU. This is the second MoU signed between UNIDROIT and the Hong Kong SAR, following the conclusion of an MoU allowing for the secondment of legal professionals in 2021.

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