IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C3.2, Convention Centre, Level 3

Session information

Economic and legal integration in the Asia Pacific region
Room C3.2, Convention Centre, Level 3


Asia Pacific Regional Forum (Lead)
Public Law Section


This session will discuss the legal and business challenges and opportunities in integrating the Asia Pacific region so as to ensure that goods, services and people move easily across borders. The session will cover various issues that will help to facilitate trade, including faster customs procedures at borders, friendlier business environment behind the border and aligning regulations and standards across the region.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Professor Pablo Ferrara J.S.D. Ministerio de Energia y Mineria de la Nacion Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Chair, Public Law Section
Ramesh Vaidyanathan BTG ADVAYA, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Newsletter Officer, Asia Pacific Regional Forum


Richard Braddock Lexbridge Lawyers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Elena Kim PwC Legal, Auckland, New Zealand
Guillermo Sanchez Chao Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa, Mexico City, Mexico; Vice Chair, International Trade and Customs Law Committee
Hideaki Roy Umetsu MORI HAMADA & MATSUMOTO, Tokyo, Japan; Bar Association Liaison Officer, Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Sky Yang Bae Kim & Lee, Seoul, South Korea
Ying Zhang JunHe LLP, Beijing, China
Weihuan Zhou UNSW Law, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia