Orrick Library Seminar Series: International Arbitration in Singapore and Japan - New Rules and the Establishment of Mediation Centre in Japan

Seminar | October.31.2017 | 9:00am - 10:30am (Tokyo Standard Time)

Orrick Tokyo Office オリック東京オフィス

日本語: 国際仲裁:SIACにおけるルール改正と、日本における国際仲裁・調停センター設立の展望

Orrick’s Tokyo Office is hosting a series of monthly “Orrick Library” seminars to explore legal issues in various fields in Japan as well as the United States, Asia and Europe. The next seminar will be held on Tuesday, October 31 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.

Ms. Seah Lee, Head of North East Asia at SIAC (Singapore International Arbitration Centre) will join our October event and discuss the recent developments at SIAC and international arbitration practice in Singapore, including key changes to the SIAC Rules 2016, the SIAC's costs and duration study, the SIAC-SIMC Arb-Med-Arb Protocol, recent dispute trends involving Japanese parties at SIAC and the SIAC Investment Arbitration Rules 2017.

In addition, Yoshihiro Takatori, head partner of the Tokyo Litigation Group in the Tokyo office, will discuss the recent developments in the international arbitration and mediation practice in Japan, including the establishment of the arbitration centre in Tokyo and mediation centre in Kyoto.

There will be time set aside for questions and answers.

Date: October 31 (Tuesday) 9:00 am – 10:30 am (Registration from 8:45 am)
Place: Orrick Tokyo Law Office (Map)
Speakers: Seah Lee, Head (North East Asia), SIAC
Language: English
Fee: No charge
Registration deadline: October 27 (Friday)

*Tokyo Litigation Partners Yoshihiro Takatori and Shinsuke Yakura will join and offer additional perspectives.

** Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is an accredited MCLE provider in the States of New York and California.  This continuing legal education course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours, of which 1.5 credit hours can be applied toward the areas of professional practice requirement.

Speaker SIAC
Seah Lee Ms Seah Lee
Head (North East Asia)
Prior to joining SIAC, Seah worked with the International Arbitration Practice Group and Corporate Group of a leading Korean law firm. She represented clients in international arbitration-relates collateral proceedings and provisional measures, and actions to enforce or set aside an arbitral award. She also advised on general corporate legal issues, particularly involving cross-border deals between Korean and Chinese entities.

CLE Credits Available: Y