HONG KONG: Technology: Effects on Arbitration, IP, Competition Law and Corporate Crime A Game Changer for 2021?

  • Hong Kong Local Time (GMT+8)
    August 26, 2021
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Legal Plus is delighted to bring its newest seminar to Hong Kong.

The HONG KONG: Technology: Technology: Effects on Arbitration, IP, Competition Law and Corporate Crime, A Game Changer for 2021? is scheduled on Thu 26 Aug 2021 at HKIAC (Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre).  The forum will invite local and international experts to share their knowledge on the critical issues surrounding corporate disputes and fraud. This event will cover hot issues on Cyber-security, Technology Disputes, Cross Border Investigate, Arbitration and Blockchain issues and many more. 

Join us at our upcoming forum to gain valuable insights, knowledge and understand the tech-reg issues that all companies are now facing as we move into the next decade.

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Speakers

Moses W. Park, Panel Moderator
Barrister, Liberty Chambers
Moses W. Park is a dispute resolution lawyer practicing as a barrister (trial advocate) based in Hong Kong. His practice mainly focuses on conduct and resolution of cross-border and international commercial arbitration and litigation. He has successfully handled a broad spectrum of commercial work with an emphasis on civil fraud, asset-tracing/recovery, enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and judgments, securities and investment products as well as shareholder disputes. His clients have included international corporations and businesses as well as high and ultra-high net worth individuals. Moses’ work extends to regulatory fields (providing advice on matters governed by securities and competition legislation) often involving a mix of private and public law elements. He has recently contributed a chapter in Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong published by the University of Hong Kong Press. He is currently serving in the Committee of Arbitration and the Committee of International Law at the Hong Kong Bar.
Biography
Eric Ng
Managing Counsel, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Eric is Managing Counsel at the HKIAC. Prior to joining the HKIAC, Eric worked for several years as a barrister-atlaw in Hong Kong focusing primarily on international commercial and construction arbitrations, as well as genera commercial litigation in Hong Kong, and has worked as counsel as well as tribunal secretary in several major international commercial, construction, and financial arbitrations around the world. In addition to his work as a barrister, Eric was previously Adjunct Professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, lecturing in advocacy and investor-state arbitration. Eric has also published on issues of international dispute resolution and investor-state arbitration. Eric holds a BCL from Oxford University, PCLL and JD from City University from Hong Kong, MSc E-commerce from the University of Hong Kong, as well as a BS in Business Administration and Information Systems from Babson College in the USA. He is admitted to practice law in Hong Kong.
Biography
Jonathan Crompton
Partner, RPC
Jonathan is a Partner in RPC’s Commercial and Financial Disputes team, based in Hong Kong. Having worked in Asia for over 10 years, Jonathan advises companies and individuals on contentious scenarios involving their Asian businesses. He focuses in particular on technology and financial disputes. Jonathan leads RPC’s cyber incident response team in Asia, and has advised clients across the world on cyber fraud, cyber-attacks, data privacy and law enforcement investigations. He has presented and published articles on data privacy and liability in the context of cyber security. He also acts as international counsel for technology and other multinational companies facing disputes (litigation and arbitration), regulatory investigations, data requests and other contentious situations. He often acts on some of the highest profile cases where other lawyers are conflicted. As a result he has built a strong network of law firms and other service providers across Asia and beyond, upon which he can call at short notice. Jonathan is qualified to practice Hong Kong and English law and speaks English, French and Swedish.
Biography
Arvin Lee
Partner, Wee Swee Teow LLP
Arvin Lee is a Partner of Wee Swee Teow LLP, a 109-year-old Singapore law firm. He is an Arbitrator of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, the Beijing Arbitration Commission, the Chinese Arbitration Association (International), and an Adjudicator of the Financial Institutions Dispute Resolution Centre (Singapore). He focuses on energy-related disputes (conventional and renewables). He has a track record of securing arbitral awards that have been enforced outside Singapore, such as in China of an SIAC award he successfully obtained for a Singapore-listed company for specific performance. Recent work includes acting as lead counsel in wind power project finance disputes and oil and gas hedging disputes before the Singapore International Arbitration Centre; acting as co-lead counsel for a Pertamina subsidiary against a major European bank in relation to an LC dispute in excess of US$23m before the Singapore International Commercial Court; advising a third party funder in relation to a US$103m claim, and a private equity fund with an AUM in excess of US$500m on a 8-figure USD claim against a major international bank for various economic torts (including a novel one under Singapore law). He also regularly co-counsels with foreign lawyers on their Singapore-seated arbitrations, and also gets instructed by them to conduct Singapore High Court proceedings in relation to arbitral award setting aside proceedings. His varied publications include a piece in the Law Gazette published by the Law Society of Singapore, on how to maintain good and happy co-counsel relationships with foreign counsel. He has experience acting in 3 arbitral award setting aside applications, the first (instructed by South Korean counsel) against a major US automotive parts manufacturer before the High Court of Singapore, the second against a Big 5 global commodities house before the General Division of the High Court of Singapore, and the last (instructed by Hong Kong counsel) against two PRC state-owned oil companies before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). Arvin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the International Dispute Resolution Academy (HK). He holds a certificate in Hedging and Management of Energy Price Risk (2021) from the SMU Academy. He holds law degrees from Harvard (LL.M.) and the LSE (LL.B., Hons. 1st).
Biography
Lyssetta Teo
Associate, Wee Swee Teow LLP
Lyssetta Teo is a Disputes Associate focusing on energy-related disputes in Wee Swee Teow LLP, a 109-year-old Singapore law firm. She is recently acting in 2 arbitral award setting aside applications, the one against a Big 5 global commodities house before the General Division of the High Court of Singapore, and the other (instructed by Hong Kong counsel) against two PRC state-owned oil companies before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). She is hence very conversant with the current comparative jurisprudence, as well as strategies and tactics, in relation to setting aside and refusal of enforcement. She is acting as lead counsel in an international institutional arbitration for a senior fund executive in the oil sector in relation to a claim on a guarantee. She also led in two High Court hearings for transfer of cases to the SICC, and a High Court hearing for a specific discovery application. Lyssetta’s other current work includes acting for a Pertamina subsidiary against a major European bank in relation to an LC dispute in excess of US$23m. She has also acted for both banks (including a multinational bank who was a major creditor in the Hin Leong and Ocean Tankers insolvency facing a total exposure of over USD 110m) and commodities companies. She largely advises on disputes arising out of physical commodities contracts, involving issues relating to letters of credit, title and security, and shipping law. Earlier this year, Lyssetta was a trainer in a client training webinar for PetroChina on various trading issues. She holds a certificate in Hedging and Management of Energy Price Risk (2021) from the SMU Academy, and a certificate (expected June 2021) in SIAC and Institutional Arbitration from the SMU Law Academy. She graduated LL.B. (Hons.) from the University of Birmingham.
Biography
Leon Tay
Associate, Wee Swee Teow LLP
Leon Tay is a Disputes Associate focusing on energy-related disputes in Wee Swee Teow LLP, a 109-year-old Singapore law firm. He is recently acting in 2 arbitral award setting aside applications, the one against a Big 5 global commodities house before the General Division of the High Court of Singapore, and the other (instructed by Hong Kong counsel) against two PRC state-owned oil companies before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). He is hence very conversant with the current comparative jurisprudence, as well as strategies and tactics, in relation to setting aside and refusal of enforcement. On the first set of proceedings, Leon argued in Reply by himself in the High Court, against a well-respected Senior Counsel. His other current work includes acting for a Pertamina subsidiary against a major European bank in relation to an LC dispute in excess of US$23m, and being second chair on an international institutional arbitration for a senior fund executive in the oil sector in relation to a claim on a guarantee. He has also assisted in: (i) advising a third party funder in relation to a US$103m claim, (ii) advising a private equity fund with an AUM in excess of US$500m on a 8-figure USD claim against a major international bank for various economic torts (including a novel one under Singapore law); (iii) acting for an Australian upstream oil and gas company in its dispute against floating production services provider including an SIAC arbitration in relation to a US$7m parent company guarantee, and another SIAC arbitration (including preliminary Emergency Arbitration) in relation to a charterparty with amount in dispute (claims and counterclaims) in excess of US$10m. Earlier this year, Leon was a trainer in a client training webinar for PetroChina on various trading issues. He holds a certificate in Hedging and Management of Energy Price Risk (2021) from the SMU Academy. He graduated LL.B. (Hons.) from the National University of Singapore.
Biography
Akihito Miyake
Partner, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Akihito covers a wide range of financial regulatory matters. He especially focuses on all aspects of legal issues related to the asset management businesses. He has significant experience in providing legal services and advice in relation to formation, offering and distribution of various types of investment funds both in and outside of Japan, registration of asset managers and distributors acting in Japan, operations of financial instruments business operators regulated in Japan, business deployment in the Japanese market and inbound investments by foreign asset managers, as well as outbound investments by domestic investors. His recent experience also encompasses support in various crypto-related projects such as formation of crypto asset investment funds and security token offering platforms and advice on cryptocurrency copy trading services.
Biography
Mark Stanley
VP and General Counsel Asia Pacific, FMC Asia
Mark Stanley is an experienced in-house counsel who has spent the past 10 years or so working for companies who have been involved in UK or US related regulatory investigations in one way or another. He currently works for a global healthcare and medical device manufacturer and provider who is subject to a US government appointed monitor. With a presence in 20+ countries in Asia Pacific alone Mark’s work frequently involves FCPA type investigations and the engagement of investigation teams into Asia from both EMEA and North America.
Biography

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