The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has officially appointed Dacheng senior partner Liu Chi as arbitrator for a temporary court to be established by CAS in Incheon, the host city of the 17th Asian Games that will take place from 15 September to 5 October.
Liu is the only arbitrator from China. He had served as the only Chinese arbitrator in a CAS temporary court of 12 during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games; in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, he was among eight arbitrators of a CAS temporary court set up in Vancouver. He is the first Chinese arbitrator appointed to serve both the summer and winter Olympic Games.
Liu has also acted as an arbitrator at the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and was the vice-chairman of the five-member arbitral tribunal of FIVB (International Volleyball Federation).
He is experienced in a variety of practice areas, including foreign investment, sports, entertainment, media and dispute resolution.