26 Mar 2021
The Taiwan Chapter of CIArb’s Asia Branch was very honoured to co-host a conference with the Taipei Dispute Resolution Study Society (TDRSS), Soochow University School of Law, the Taiwan Quality Improvement for Pharmaceutical Affairs Association, the Taiwan Health Association, the Taipei Medical Association, the Chen Chung-Chwen Memorial Doctor-Patient Relationship Promotion Educational Public Welfare Trust Fund, the Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei, and iADR® on the topic of "Case Analysis of Various Types of Legal Disputes - Prospects and Trends of ADR from the Perspective of New Laws and Practices" on 17 March 2021 at Soochow University in Taipei.
The Conference attracted professionals of legal and medical backgrounds. Many of the attendants are of both legal and medical backgrounds. As the first keynote speaker, Dr Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of the Taiwan Chapter) gave an introduction to the ICC’s 2021 Arbitration Rules. She highlighted several key changes in the new rules, including measures to improve complex arbitration proceedings and to facilitate the efficiency and transparency of arbitration proceedings. The second keynote speaker was Dr Shih-Ying Lee, Secretary General of the TDRSS, who presented an analysis of a real life case of medical dispute involving investigation by a district attorney office and its intersection with civil and criminal proceedings and mediation. The other speakers shared their experiences in resolving disputes arising from local communities, domestic matters and medical treatments.
The conference was free to all members of the co-organisers (including all CIArb members) and received much applause from all participants.
President of Soochow University and President of TDRSS, Professor Wei-Ta Pan
Dr Helena Chen FCIArb (Convenor of Taiwan Chapter)
Shih-Ying Lee, M.D., LL.M. (Secretary General of the TDRSS and CEO Promotional Committee, Chen Chung-Chwen Memorial Doctor-Patient Relationship Promotion Educational Public Welfare Trust Fund)
Monica Wang FCIArb
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