This is an online event hosted by CIArb’s East Asia Branch Young Members Group, as part of its 2nd Annual Conference. The event will take place at 7.00am GMT, 3.00pm SGT (Singapore time). Please check your local time zone.
This webinar will focus its discussion on investment arbitration practices and future trends in Asia. This will include discussions on the ASEAN proposal to establish a single appellate court for investment arbitration cases and the Achmea case, its effect on EU arbitration, and possible implications for arbitration in Asia.
Cost(s): Attendance to this event is free of charge but pre-registration is a must.
Arne FUCHS, LL.M. Partner and Global Co-Chair of McDermott's International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Group
Arne Fuchs is a partner and Global Co-Chair of McDermott's International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution group.
He has extensive experience advising corporate and sovereign clients in international commercial arbitrations and investment treaty arbitrations conducted under most major institutional rules (including ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, SCAI and DIS Rules), the ICSID Convention, UNCITRAL ad hoc rules, as well as with pure ad hoc arbitration.
In addition to his role as counsel, Arne is also acting as arbitrator. He is a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (FMIArb) and was appointed to the list of arbitrators of the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA), the Panel of Arbitrators of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), the arbitrator and mediator pool of the Court of Arbitration of Art (CAfA) as well as the Panel of Mediators of the Energy Community.
Arne serves as delegate of the German National Committee of the ICC on the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. In 2017, Arne was appointed by the ICC International Court of Arbitration as Regional Representative for the Europe & Russia Chapter of ICC YAF (with a two year mandate). He is a Member of the Arbitration Committee of the IBA.
Cameron Sim is a Senior Associate in the International Dispute Resolution Group at Debevoise & Plimpton, based in Hong Kong. He specialises in commercial and investment treaty arbitration, representing sovereigns and corporates in proceedings worldwide under all major arbitration rules and across all main sectors. Mr Sim is admitted in Hong Kong, New York, England & Wales, and Australia, and has appeared as advocate before tribunals seated in both Europe and Asia. Previously, Mr Sim clerked for the President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, obtained a first class Masters degree in law from Oxford University, and trained at a Magic Circle firm in London (including secondments to an international oil and gas company, and a pro bono advocacy unit). Mr Sim is the Asia Chair for the Institute for Transnational Arbitration’s under-40 group (the Young ITA). He is recognized by Who's Who Legal as a future leader in international arbitration.
Marlyn ANGELES OIC Assistant Chief State Counsel | Department of Justice (Philippines)
Marlyn Laurino Angeles is an OIC Assistant Chief State Counsel at the Philippine Department of Justice.
She heads the DOJ Free Trade Agreements Core Group (DOJ-FTA Core Group), a specialized group of state counsels which provides legal advice to the country’s negotiators in the negotiations of bilateral and regional FTAs and investment agreements.
She has represented the Philippines in the Sessions of the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group II on Arbitration and Conciliation which drafted the Transparency Rules on Treaty based Investor-State Disputes. She also attended the Sessions of the UNCITRAL Working Group III which is currently discussing the Possible Reforms to Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS).
OIC ACSC Angeles is a member of the ASEAN Task Force on Enhanced Dispute Settlement Mechanism which negotiated the ASEAN Protocol on Enhanced Dispute Settlement Mechanism signed in 2019.
Camilla is a Senior Associate in the International Arbitration Group of Withers in London. She is dual qualified to practise in Italy and England & Wales, and specialises in international arbitration (commercial and investment treaty) and public international law matters. She has represented individuals, companies, States and State-owned entities in international arbitrations under the auspices of the CAM, CIAC, ICC, ICSID, LCIA and UNCITRAL rules.
She is a recommended lawyer in 2021 Legal 500 UK and is ranked as a Who's Who Legal – Arbitration Future Leader (Non Partner). She served as Co-Chair of Young ICCA (2018-2020) and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration.
She received an LLM from Columbia Law School; a Master's Degree in International Law from the Graduate Institute in Geneva; and a Master's Degree in Law from Università Cattolica of Milan.
John LUMBANTOBING Vice Dean | Law Faculty of Universitas Katolik Parahyangan
John is a Vice Dean at the Faculty of Law, Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) YMG Ambassador for Indonesia. His main focus is on the area of commercial arbitration, international investment law and the domestic application of international law. John obtained his law degrees from Universitas Katolik Parahyangan (S.H./LL.B.) and the University of Cambridge (Hughes Hall) (LL.M.). His research works have been presented in international conferences held by the Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL) and the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), as well as been published among others in an edited volume by Cambridge University Press and in the Oxford Reports on International Law. Recently John also started acting as expert witness on Indonesian arbitration law in international arbitral proceedings.