The CABC invites members and partners to join the ASEAN Law Association (Singapore)’s Singapore & the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement event on 9 February 2021, 2.30pm – 5.30pm. The full details is available here and interested participants can register via email to ala_sg@supcourt.gov.sg.

Agenda

  1. Opening remarks from the Chairman of the ASEAN Law Association (Singapore), and Vice-Chairman of the ASEAN Law Institute, the Honorable
    the Justice Lee Seiu Kin
  2. Opening remarks from the Chairman of the ASEAN Law Institute, His Excellency Hon Avelino V. Cruz
  3. Presentation: An overview of Singapore’s main investment-related laws and the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA)
    Speaker: Dr Romesh Weeramantry (Head, International Dispute Resolution, Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore; Foreign Legal Consultant, Clifford Chance LLP)
  4. Presentation: The role of the rule of law in Singapore in relation to compliance with the ACIA
    Speakers: Deputy Director-General (Economic & Social) Derek Loh (International Affairs Division, Attorney-General’s Chambers); and Eric Peh (Assistant Director, ASEAN Division, Ministry of Trade & Industry)
  5. Presentation: Recent developments in Singapore law of relevance to ACIA dispute settlement on a State’s Investment-related measure
    Speaker: Prof Locknie Hsu (Professor of Law, Singapore Management University; Appeal Arbitrator, Multi-party Interim Appeal Arrangement)
  6. Roundtable Discussion and Q&A session on Singapore’s implementation of the ACIA
    Moderator: Vice-Chairman of the ASEAN Law Association (Singapore), the Honourable the Justice Pang Khang Chau
    Speakers: Dr Romesh Weeramantry, DDG Derek Loh, Eric Peh, Prof Locknie Hsu, Francis Xavier, SC, PBM, C. Arb (Regional Head, Disputes Practice, Rajah & Tann Asia), and Minn Naing Oo (Managing Director, Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) Co.,Ltd; Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP).
  7. Closing remarks by Justice Pang