8th IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference: Vibrant Asia – Land of opportunity and promise

19 Feb - 21 Feb 2025 Hong Kong SAR

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A conference presented by the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum

Conference Co-Chairs
Dinesh Dhillon Allen & Gledhill, Singapore; Senior Vice Chair, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
David Dali Liu JunHe, Shanghai; Co-Chair, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Winnie Tam SC Des Voeux Chambers, Hong Kong SAR; Secretary, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum

Organising Committee Members
Desmond Ang Sidley Austin, Hong Kong SAR; Co-Chair, IBA Asia Pacific Arbitration Group
Andrew Ang WongPartnership, Singapore
Joyce Cheng ANZ, Hong Kong SAR
Bonnie Chiu Hong Kong Bar Association, Hong Kong SAR
Heidi Chui Stevenson, Wong & Co., Hong Kong SAR
Clare Corke Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Brisbane, Queensland; Member, IBA LPD Council
Scott Guan Zhong Lun Law Firm, Shanghai
Connie Heng Clifford Chance, Hong Kong SAR
Henry Huang Grandall Law Firm, Shanghai
Dominic Hui Ribeiro Hui, Hong Kong SAR; Vice Chair, China Working Group of the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Janet Hui JunHe, Beijing; Co-Chair, IBA Antitrust Section
Sun Hee Kim Yulchon, Seoul; Vice Chair, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Charmaine Koo Deacons, Hong Kong SAR
Joanne Lau Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Hong Kong SAR
Gang Li Kingpound Law Firm, Guangzhou
Xiongfeng Li Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration, Shenzhen
Preetha Pillai Skrine, Kuala Lumpur; Co-Chair, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Ashish Razadan Khaitan & Co, Mumbai, Maharashtra; India Working Group Liaison Officer, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Martin Rogers Davids Polk, Hong Kong SAR
Debby Sulaiman Herbert Smith Freehills, Jakarta; Diversity and Inclusion Officer, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Alexander Tang Des Voeux Chambers, Hong Kong SAR
Linda Yang Yingke Law Firm, Beijing
Sky Yang Bae, Kim & Lee, Seoul; Member, IBA LPD Council

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Topics include:

  • Spotlight on China: Outbound investments and the Greater Bay Area technology hub
  • Cross border M&A transactions – is Asia the sweet spot?
  • Emerging issues in competition policy and regulation
  • Capital markets in Asia – challenges and opportunities
  • Renewable energy and balancing legal, environmental and socio-economic issues
  • Class actions in arbitration
  • Advances in cross border asset recovery methods
  • Res judicata and anti-suit injunctions in multi-jurisdictional litigation
  • Trade remedies – from being major targets to important users
  • The future of licensing of technologies, know-how and intellectual property rights
  • Digital innovation and its tension with privacy and data
  • Interregional migration and migrant rights
  • Basic structure doctrine and the separation of powers
  • In-house counsel’s forum – keeping up with the pace of change and rising complexity in the business and political spheres
  • The use of legal technology and generative AI in legal practice
  • Legal practice today: are we at a tipping point?
  • IBA leaders’ forum – thought leadership for the future
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Speaker Opportunities

If you would like to be considered as a potential speaker at this Conference then please contact the relevant Chair/Co-Chairs of the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum with your request; please send your bio together with information on your qualification and expertise on the topic.