(11 January 2024) – The Financial Dispute Resolution Centre (FDRC) announced the appointment of Dr Thomas So Shiu-tsung as the Chairman to its Board for a two-year term with effect from 12 January 2024.
Dr So possesses extensive knowledge about shareholders- and equity-related disputes, property-related litigation, libel litigation and media-related litigation work, and litigation and arbitration in the PRC. He has acted as Arbitrator and Mediator in shareholders and other disputes and is on a number of panel of arbitrators in Asia. He has also acted as Deputy Judge at the District Court (18/11/2002-13/12/2002) and Temporary Deputy Registrar at the High Court (8/12/2003-10/1/2004).
Meanwhile, the FDRC expresses its heartfelt gratitude to Mr Dieter Yih, the outgoing Chairman. Mr Yih’s sterling leadership and dedication to the FDRC over the past six years is pivotal to the effective operation of the FDRC complementing Hong Kong’s status as an international financial centre.