Inaugural IBA Asia Pacific Arbitration Conference

6 Aug 2019 Singapore

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A conference presented by the IBA Arbitration Committee and the IBA Asia Pacific Arbitration Group, and supported by the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum

Topics include:

  • The Rise of Asia Pacific: trends and developments – Tracking the landscape for international commercial and investment arbitration across the Asia Pacific region
  • Innovation and change: going beyond boundaries – Novel arbitration practices specifically catered for disputes, with an Asian Pacific element
  • What remains to be done: gazing into the future – Role of arbitration counsel, arbitrators, international organisations, arbitral institutions and judiciary in effecting changes in the practice of international arbitration

Conference Co-Chairs:

  • Sheila Ahuja Allen & Overy, Singapore; Co-Chair, Asia Pacific Arbitration Group, IBA Arbitration Committee
  • Julie Bedard Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, New York; Co-Chair; IBA Arbitration Committee
  • Sae Youn Kim Yulchon, Seoul; Co-Chair, Asia Pacific Arbitration Group, IBA Arbitration Committee
  • Swee Yen Koh WongPartnership, Singapore; Vice Chair, IBA Arbitration Committee
  • Gaetan Verhoosel Three Crowns, London; Co-Chair; IBA Arbitration Committee
Headline conference sponsor
Conference reception sponsor
Allen & Overy
Nishimura & Asahi
Supported by

Admin Note to Singapore Practitioners and s36B Foreign Lawyers in relation to the Mandatory CPD Scheme:

  • No. of Public CPD Points: 3.5 points
  • Practice Area: Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Training Level: Intermediate

Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points are reminded that they must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, this includes signing in on arrival and signing out at the conclusion of the activity in the manner required by the organiser, and not being absent from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to for more information.

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