5th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference: Resilient Asia – Fighting Global Headwinds

15 Feb - 17 Feb 2017 Trident Hotel, Nariman Point, Mumbai, India

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A conference presented by the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum

Topics will include:

  • Resilience shown by the Indian economy
  • M&A in the Asia Pacific region – distressed or chasing the Asian demographics?
  • Dispute resolution clauses in commercial agreements
  • The digital economy: impact on people’s lives and legal challenges
  • Non-performing assets and distressed loans – can bankers and company promoters be friends again?
  • Are Asian law firms under pressure?
  • Legal and regulatory challenges in building world class infrastructure projects in India and the region’s emerging economies
  • Have you hugged your general counsel today?
  • Arbitration in India: does the new law advance the case?
  • Managing mobile employees
  • Is the separation of powers enshrined in the constitution between the legislature and the Indian higher judiciary at risk of being signifi cantly diluted? Are there similar issues in Australasian countries?
  • Is the taxman deterring foreign investment in the Asia Pacific region?
  • Corruption and its impact on companies and economies in the Asia Pacific region
  • Is rapid growth putting pressure on the rule of law in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East?
Programme Co-Chairs:
  • Akil Hirani Majmudar & Partners, Mumbai; Senior Vice Chair, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
  • Ramesh K Vaidyanathan Advaya Legal, Mumbai; Newsletter Officer, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Headline Conference Sponsor
Lexis Nexis
Headline Social Event Sponsor
Bharucha & Partners
Phoenix Legal
Conference Reception Sponsors
Khaitan & Co
Sullivan & Cromwell
Conference Luncheon Sponsors
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Kobre & Kim
Nishith Desai
Kindly Supported By
Indian National Bar Association
Korean Bar Association
The Law Society of Hong Kong
Lex Witness
Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF)
The Bar Association of India