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[SC13-INV02] Short Course on China Private Equity and Venture Capital: Recent Market Development and Dispute Types

  • Course Code: SC13-INV02-01H-1222
  • Date: 2 December 2022
  • Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Mode: Hybrid (Physical class and zoom option available for applicants)
  • Location: West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong or Zoom
  • Language: Cantonese, supplemented with English
  • Fee: HKD$900 (Member of IDRRMI, HKMC, MHJMC, IPAA = $800)
  • Deadline: 28 November 2022

Please refer to the details below

Course Description

Private equity and venture capital is one form of equity fundraising that proves to be very important for start-up companies as well as investors. However, the recent poor IPO market sentiment has led to many disputes between the fund managers and their investee companies, and the funds and their investors (limited partners). This short course aims at covering the introduction of private equity and its recent dispute types.


Course Highlights

Highly Recognised – The course is recognised by multiple international professional organisations, including International Professional advocate Association (IPAA), International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI), Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC), Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center (MHJMC), and more

Professional Advancement Benefit – Participants are supported by the Academy in professional advancement in ESG. Graduates can enjoy an application fee discount in advanced courses in ESG/PE-related aspects at the Academy.


Level of course

  • Foundation


Target Participants

  • This short course is perfect for beginner-level research analysts, banking and investment professionals, or anyone seeking further insights into the China market, specifically on Private Equity and Venture Capital.


Course Contents

Introduction to Private Equity

  • PE Basics
  • PE Fund Structure
  • PE Investment Process

Major Types of PE Disputes

  • Pre-closing Disputes
  • Post-closing Disputes
  • Warranty Breach
  • Exit Disputes

Course Trainer


Dr Stan Ho


  • Green Finance Certification Scheme Technical Committee Member of Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA)
  • Green Finance and Sustainability Subject Advisory Panel Member at Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB)
  • Executive Committee Member of Asia-Pacific Structured Finance Association (APSA)
  • Admissions, Budgets & Allocations Committee Member of the Community Chest of Hong Kong
  • International and Professional Examinations Business Development Advisory Committee Member of Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA)
  • Professor of Practice (MIBF) of the Department of Economics at Lingnan University (LU)
  • Sole Author of the Certified Banker (Stage Two) Study Guide “Green Finance and Sustainability”


Participants attaining at least 80% attendance in the course will be awarded a “Certificate of Attendance”

Course Details

Course Fee
  • Regular: HKD$900
  • Member^: HKD$800
  • International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management (IDRRMI)
  • Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC)
  • International Professional Advocates Association (IPAA)
  • Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Centre (MHJMC)
  • Hong Kong International Mediation Centre (HKIMC)
  • Hong Kong Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (HKCICA)
Registration 1. Please complete and submit the online application form via the link above (Next cohort)

2. Please settle the course fee by either cross-cheque or bank transfer or FPS on or before the application deadline.

Payment Methods 1. Crossed-cheque
- Cheque should be made payable to “Academy of Intl Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation Ltd.”
- Please write down your full name and contact number, and label the course title on the back of the cheque.
- Submit your cheque to 506, 5/F, West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong.2. Bank Transfer
- Bank Name: Academy of Intl Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation Ltd
- Bank Account: BANK OF CHINA (Hong Kong) LIMITED (012-704-2-005666-9)3. FPS
- FPS code: 169930302Submission method:
- Post/Submit in person (prior appointment is needed) to 506, 5/F, West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong; or
- Email the payment receipt to admin@aidrn.org3. FPS
- FPS identifier: 169930302
- Email the payment receipt to