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Legal 500 – Asia Pacific Disputes Summit Singapore 2019


11 September 2019

Disputes Summit in Singapore

1. Introduction

As a premier disputes-focused practice, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is proud to be the networking sponsor of the inaugural Asia Pacific Disputes Summit organized by the Legal 500 held yesterday at The Westin Singapore.

The event was held in Singapore, an island city-state boasting some of the world’s leading dispute resolution forums, institutions and service, with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the International Chamber of Commerce and the Singapore International Mediation Centre.

2. Attendees at the Disputes Summit

This summit brought together more than 100 in-house counsels and lawyers to discuss a broad range of issues impacting the legal industry and practice.

3. Topical issues in Dispute Resolution

Topics discussed were “The International Commercial Courts and arbitration in Singapore – the next 10 years” moderated by Gerald Wee, Partner of RPC Premier Law;  “Managing cross-border tech disputes” moderated by Francis Goh, Partner and head of International Arbitration of Eversheds Harry Elias, “What in-house counsel expect from external firms during the arbitral process?” moderated by Wade M. Coriell, Partner of King & Spalding; “Third-party funding: a transparent look at litigation finance and how businesses can best use it to their advantage” presented by Sapna Jhangiani, Partner of Clyde & Co, Tom Glasgow, Chief Investment Officer (Asia) IMF Bentham, and Nishtha Kharb, Director of Association of Corporate Counsel; “What the Fraud!” moderated by Nick Williams, Partner of K&L Gates Straits Law Singapore; “Navigating a regulatory investigation minefield” presented by Gino Bello, Managing Director of FTI Consulting Singapore, and Ritankar Sahu, GC and Head of Compliance of Max Power Group; “The evolution of financial services disputes in the Asia Pacific region” moderated by Chou Sean Yu, Partner of WongPartnership; and “The end user’s perspective: How GCs can stay on top of disputes” moderated by Julie Raneda, Partner of Schellenberg Wittmer. The full agenda can be found here.

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