Singapore: Technology: Effects on Arbitration and Corporate Crime in SE Asia

  • Singapore Local Time (GMT+8)
    December 1, 2021
    1:45 pm - 6:00 pm

This event will be conducted in English

The Singapore: Technology: Effects on Arbitration and Corporate Crime in SE Asia will be held in Singapore on Wed 1 December 2021. 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-crime, Corruption, AML, Antibribery, Data-Protection, Investigations and Blockchain issues changing the game as we know it.

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.

Registration is now open.  Contact us today or view the latest flyer for registration and program details. Download

Registration Enquiry: bettina.yan@legalplus-asia.com
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Speakers

Moses W. Park, 2nd 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
Nandakumar Ponniya, Keynote Speaker
Principal, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
Nandakumar (Kumar) Ponniya heads the Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Singapore and the region, and also chairs the Asia Pacific International Arbitration Practice. He is widely acclaimed in international arbitration and cross-border litigation, with particular expertise in the areas of construction, technology and energy. His practice includes dealing with disputes arising from corporate and commercial matters, and managing multi-jurisdictional restructuring and insolvency. With over 20 years' experience, Kumar has handled disputes and matters across various industry sectors and jurisdictions, serving clients in Asia and beyond. He is qualified to practice in Singapore, England & Wales and New York; and is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Biography
Julian Cohen
Barrister, Resolution Chambers International
Julian has 30 years of specialist experience of heavyweight international, and domestic, disputes. Sums in dispute in his cases vary from small to in excess of USD 2 billion. In addition to acting as counsel, he also regularly sits as an arbitrator. Julian has over 10 years’ experience in the MENA region, including 2 years based full time in Dubai, and an ongoing long-term commitment to the region. Julian has been involved in projects and disputes in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Benin, Sierra Leone and Mali. Julian was called to the Bar in England & Wales in 1990. He was with Pinsent Masons’ Construction Disputes practice in London and Hong Kong from 1993 to 2009. He left Pinsent Masons as a partner in 2009, and was called to the Bar in Hong Kong in 2010. Julian is particularly well known for his heavy weight practice in relation to the Construction and Engineering sectors; the Energy, Oil and Gas sectors; and International and domestic arbitrations.
Biography
Chris Johnston
Managing Director, Kroll Advisory Ltd
Chris is a managing director in the Expert Services practice, based in the Singapore office. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and construction cost management and quantum expert. Chris has over 25 years of experience as a quantity surveyor, working within the process plant, hotel, residential, commercial, pharmaceutical, education, leisure, transport, liquified natural gas, mining and power industries. He has been appointed as a quantum expert on a wide range of disputes. Prior to joining Kroll, Chris was a partner at Blackrock Expert Services, which was acquired by Kroll in 2020. Chris holds a B.S. (Honors) in quantity surveying and a M.S. in construction law and dispute resolution. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and was awarded the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators President’s Prize for outstanding achievement. Chris has also lectured at University College London’s Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management.
Biography
Ashish Chugh
Local Principal, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
Ashish is a Local Principal in Singapore's Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He is qualified to practice law in England & Wales, India, New York and Singapore. Ashish represents clients in a range of industries including aviation, commodities, construction, hospitality, investment funds , office stationery, oil and gas, power, shipping, technology and telecommunications. He has broad experience in international arbitrations with seats in Dubai, Hong Kong, India, London, Malaysia, New York and Singapore under a variety of ad hoc and institutional arbitration rules, including AAA, DIFC-LCIA, HKIAC, ICC, KLRCA, LCIA, SIAC and UNCITRAL. Ashish is experienced in supervising, coordinating and managing complex court-based commercial litigation in Asia Pacific.
Biography
Richard Allen
Local Principal, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
Richard is a Local Principal in Baker McKenzie’s Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration groups, based in the Firm's Singapore office. He is also a member of Baker McKenzie's Energy, Mining & Infrastructure and Industrials, Manufacturing & Transportation Global Industry Groups. Richard’s practice covers a broad spectrum of advisory and contentious work with an international angle, including commercial arbitration, international investment arbitration, commercial litigation and both public and private international law. He advises and represents clients across a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on oil & gas, power, commodities and aviation. Richard is one of the Singapore office's innovation ambassadors and has been involved in several of the firm's accelerator projects, as part of Baker McKenzie's global innovation program, "Reinvent".
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
Yuankai Lin
Partner, RPC Premier Law
Specialising in complex and high-stakes cross-border litigation and arbitration, Yuankai Lin acts for clients in sectors such as Technology, Communications and Media; Retail; Entertainment & Sport; Consumer Life Sciences & Healthcare and Aviation. An experienced dispute resolution lawyer, Yuankai frequently does his own advocacy in both litigation and arbitration matters. He has a very international practice having acted in disputes involving a wide range of jurisdictions including Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, China, Russia, South Korea, Bangladesh, India and the United States. He has acted for clients at all levels of the Singapore Courts as well as in arbitrations administered by the SIAC, ICC, KLRCA (now AIAC), LCIA and UNCITRAL Rules. He has also been invited by various organisations to present on investigations and compliance matters in Singapore, Vietnam and South Korea. Yuankai is an accredited mediator and has been on the Singapore Mediation Centre’s Panel of Associate Mediators since 2014. He has experience mediating disputes at the Supreme Court and State Courts of Singapore and, as counsel, frequently acts for clients in mediations as well. He is a member of the Singapore Mediation Centre’s Panel of Coaches, which is entrusted with the responsibility of training and mentoring the next generation of mediators in Singapore. In 2016, Yuankai was also appointed by the Supreme Court of Singapore to the Young Amicus Curiae programme to assist the Supreme Court in cases involving novel points of law or important issues of public policy. Yuankai is admitted to the Singapore bar as both solicitor and barrister and practices out of Premier Law LLC.
Biography
Erick Gunawan
Berkeley Research Group (BRG)
Erick Gunawan is a director based in BRG’s Singapore office. He has over fifteen years of experience in forensic consulting, compliance investigations, information governance, eDiscovery, data identification, and collection. He has managed document review for both contentious and non-contentious matters. Before joining BRG, Mr. Gunawan worked for a specialist consulting firm, where he led the strategic design and implementation of end-to-end forensic technology services. He managed large-scale eDiscovery, information governance, and review services in sectors including finance, life sciences, and energy. He has provided eDiscovery consultancy services regarding financial and economic issues in complex litigation and disputes cases. He also worked for a Big Four professional services firm and in-house with several leading law firms. Mr. Gunawan is a certified Legal Lean Sigma practitioner and holds various computer forensics accreditations. He is highly proficient in Relativity, Nuix, EnCase, Cellebrite, Brainspace, RapidMiner, Ringtail, and Axcelerate. He is a native speaker of Bahasa Indonesia.
Biography

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Address:
8 Marina Boulevard, #05-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, Singapore, Singapore