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Singapore Arbitrators - How Can They Remain Relevant In A Changing Regional Services Market (22 November 2018)
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About the Seminar:
Based on his broad regional and global engagement across legal practice, academia and representative and regional roles, Professor McCormick will share personal reflections on the market place dynamics which may govern success or failure for arbitration service providers in the region.
He will also provide insights into the potential impact of the Singapore Convention on Mediation in this context.
Join us for free flow of wines, beers, soft drinks and food after the seminar!
 Seminar Programme:
5.00 – 5.30pm Registrations and Standing Buffet Reception
5.30 – 5.45pm

Opening Remarks by Chairperson

Mr. Francis Goh - Partner, Eversheds Harry Elias LLP; Honorary Secretary, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
5.45 – 7.00pm

Singapore Arbitrators - How can they remain relevant in a changing regional services market?

Professor Khory McCormick- Legal Consultant (Strategic), Mediator and Arbitrator, Bartley Cohen Litigation Lawyers
7.00 – 7.15pm Q&A Session
7.15 – 8.15pm Networking Drinks

About the Speakers:

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After almost four decades of practice at the top end of the commercial, private and public sector markets, Khory's opinion is widely sought by a broad spectrum of industry sectors. He holds a number of institutional and public positions including Deputy Chair of SIDRA. Khory is professor of Strategic Law at Griffith University holding a Doctorate of the University. As Australia’s representative in UNCITRAL Working Group II: Dispute Resolution, Khory worked on the Singapore Convention on Mediation and associated Model Law. For a period of time the only Australian practitioner listed in both Chambers Asia Arbitration (Australia) and the International Who’s’ Who of International Commercial Mediators. Khory is in tune with global and regional disputes resolution education, design and service delivery from all stakeholder perspectives. He is peer ranked as a ‘go to’ adviser and thought leader in terms of the future of dispute resolution.

About the Chairperson:

 francisgoh Mr. Francis Goh is an equity partner of Eversheds Harry Elias LLP. He is the head of the firm’s International Arbitration Practice and he also leads the firm’s Private Client practice. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1990 and has since been in active legal practice for 25 years. Francis is a fellow of the SIArb and currently serves on the SIArb Council. Francis is also a Principal Mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre. His background in litigation and commercial disputes resolution gives Francis a distinct advantage in negotiations, advising on commercial contracts and corporate governance. Francis is well placed to guide companies and business owners to manage their risk, processes as well as business succession issues.

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(includes refreshments & materials, if any)

Early Bird Rate
(Valid only until 21 September 2018)
Regular Rate
SIArb Members S$ 60.00 S$ 70.00
Members of:
Marine Offshore Oil & Gas Association (MOOGAS); Regional Arbitral Institute Forum (RAIF); Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA); Society of Construction Law Singapore (SCL (S))
S$ 80.00 S$ 90.00
Others S$ 110.00 S$ 120.00
Location Orchid Ballroom, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #04-85, The Central (Clarke Quay), Singapore 059817
SILE CPD Points -
Practice Area: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Training Level : General
Public CPD Points : 1.5
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