Date: 30 August 2023
Venue: Maxwell Chambers
Once again, IPBA Arbitration Day will be held as part of Singapore Convention Week, the foremost event for arbitration in Asia.
Tackling current grey areas in arbitration – Towards certainty and finality
The Singapore Convention Week registration site is now CLOSED but registrations are being taken directly at the IPBA Secretariat. If you would like to register for the event, contact email@example.com
IPBA Members: SGD 150 Non-Members: SGD 180
Please note that the fee is not refundalbe but registrations may be transferred to another person.
The Singapore Convention Week (SC Week) 2023 will be held from 28 August to 1 September 2023
Organised by the Singapore Ministry of Law, in collaboration with partner organisations, SC Week 2023 is a signature event in Singapore, focusing on dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation and litigation. It serves as a key platform for thought leaders, experts, practitioners and policy makers, to discuss emerging trends, address common issues and drive change. The week-long event will feature a rich and exciting line-up of keynotes, discussions, debates, workshops, lectures, networking events and visits.
5 Public CPD Points • Practice Area: Alternative Dispute Resolution • Training Level: General
Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of the event in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent from the event for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy of the event will not be able to obtain CPD Points. Please refer to www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.
Wednesday 30 August 2023 • 9.30 am – 5.00 pm • Maxwell Chambers, Singapore
9.30 am – 9.40 am: Welcome and Introduction
Mr Ban Jiun Ean (Chief Executive, Maxwell Chambers, Singapore)
|Ban Jiun Ean|
9.40 am – 9.50 am: Opening Remarks – Tackling Current Grey Areas in International Arbitration
Ms Sae Youn Kim (Partner, Kim & Chang, Seoul, South Korea; Co-Chair, IPBA Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee)
|Sae Youn Kim|
9.50 am – 10.50 am: Keynote Speech and Plenary Session – Is Arbitration in Crisis?
9.50 am – 10.10 am
Keynote Speaker – Ms Winnie Tam SBS, SC, JP (Barrister and Chairwoman, Des Voeux Chambers, Hong Kong, China; Chair, IPBA Women Business Lawyers Committee)
10:10am – 10.50 am: Panel Session
Moderator – Mr Francis Xavier Senior Counsel, PBM (Regional Head of Dispute Resolution Group and Partner, Rajah & Tann, Singapore; Past President, IPBA)
10.50 am – 11:10 am: Coffee Break
11:10 am – 12:20 pm: Tribunal – Increasing problems that are “old” and new, and suggested solutions from the arbitrators, counsel, and institutions
Moderator – Mr Denis Brock (Chair of International Disputes and Arbitration Practice, Regional Head of the Asia Litigation Practice and Partner, O'Melveny & Myers, Hong Kong, China)
|Penny Martin||Alexandre Vagenheim||Wei Sun|
12.20 pm – 1.20 pm: Lunch and networking session
1.20 pm – 2.30 pm: Conduct of Arbitration – Suggestions for improvement that have recently been made and are being considered by arbitrators, counsel and users.
Moderator – Mr Lawrence S. Schaner (Independent Arbitrator, Schaner Dispute Resolution LLC, Chicago, USA; Vice-Chair, IPBA Dispute Resolution & Arbitration Committee)
|Shanti Mogan||Lars Markert||Samantha Tan||May Tai||Ali Al Hashimi|
2.30 pm – 2:50 pm: Coffee break
2.50 pm – 4.00 pm: Court Involvement – How to better utilize the court in the arbitral process and post award
Moderator – Mr Paul Key KC (Essex Court Chambers, London, England)
|Sharmistha Chakrabarti||Alipak Banerjee|
4.00 pm to 4.10 pm: Closing Remarks
Ms Koh Swee Yen, Senior Counsel (Head of International Arbitration and Partner, WongPartnership LLP, Singapore; Co-Chair, IPBA Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee)
|Koh Swee Yen|
4.10 pm to 5.00 pm: Networking Reception