Launch of ICC’s Commission latest Report: Financial Institutions and International Arbitration

Singapore, Singapore, • English

The ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR presents a series of events to launch its new Report: Financial Institutions and International Arbitration. Co-organized with ICC Singapore and Singapore Business Federation, this launch event will take place on 11 April 2017.


The ICC Commission’s latest Report on Financial Institutions and International Arbitration reflects financial institutions’ perceptions and experience of international arbitration. Arbitration, with its flexibility and worldwide enforcement, has the potential to become the preferred dispute resolution method for the world’s corporate and investment banks.

Who should attend?

All local, regional and international professionals involved in banking, finance and international arbitration: bankers, decision-makers in banks and funds, in-house counsel in the banking sector, government representatives, lawyers and arbitrators.


15:00-15:15Welcome Remarks
15:15-15:30Introduction to the ICC Arbitration Commission and the joint project with ICC Banking Commission
15:30-16:45Debate on: Overview of the Reports, its recommendations and conclusions
16:45-17:00Tea Break
17:00-18:15Panel Discussion on Benefits of using international arbitration as means of financial dispute resolution
18:15-18:30Concluding Remarks


Ho Meng KitCEO, Singapore Business Federation
Annet van HooftCo-Head International Dispute Resolution Group, Bird & Bird, Vice Chair of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
Sylvia TeeForeign Lawyer (Singapore), Lipman Karas
Ronnie KingPartner, Ashurst
Patricia PetersonIndependent Arbitrator, Paris
Claudia SalomonPartner, Latham & Watkins LLP, New York, Co-chair of the Task Force Financial Institutions and International Arbitration
Gerald Chien Yi KuppusamvGroup Legal Counsel, Legal-Dispute Resolution, Standard Chatered Bank
Alastair HendersonPartner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Rory A McAlpinePartner, Skadden. Arps. Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Charles NairacPartner, White & Case
Abhinav BhushanDirector, Asia, ICC Arbitration & ADR

Logistical notes

Singapore Business Federation
SBF Centre Seminar Rooms 1, 2 & 3 (Level 6)
160 Robinson Road, Singapore 068914

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