Webinar Invitation: Risk and Dispute Management in a Time of Change, 12 May 2022, 12PM - 1PM

Webinar Invitation: Risk and Dispute Management in a Time of Change, 12 May 2022, 12PM - 1PM
02 May 2022

Major changes are taking place in the way business is done and how disputes are managed.

GCs need to understand the latest trends around risk mitigation and dispute resolution strategies, the recent court rule changes and how those will impact the choices open to GCs, and related tech to support those efforts.

Harry Elias Partnership LLP in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Singapore Chapter brings to you this webinar to discuss these latest issues. We will share strategies that you may deploy as a GC to handle them effectively.

Webinar Registration

Harry Elias Partnership LLP and ACC Singapore invite you to the webinar on Thursday, 12 May 2022 at 12pm to 1pm SGT. Please register here. Only registered participants will be admitted to the webinar.

Discussion with

Guest Speaker

Mr Antony Lee

Deputy General Counsel, Asia Pacific

General Counsel, Singapore

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Antony is the General Counsel for HSBC Singapore and has held that appointment since Feb 2006.  He also has a regional role as Deputy General Counsel, Asia Pacific for HSBC. He manages a department of 30 that is responsible for the management of legal matters for all HSBC entities in Singapore. Before HSBC, Antony has worked in various capacities in the banking sector and in private legal practice as a financial services and commercial lawyer.

Antony has been active in various professional and community bodies including the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association Banking and Finance Chapter. Antony is also an accredited mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre and the Singapore International Mediation Centre.   He has mediated a range of commercial and civil disputes.

David Blanco

Treasurer, ACC Singapore

APAC Regional Counsel / ASEAN Head of Law, Patents & Compliance

Bayer Crop Science

David is a senior multilingual executive with over 25 years’ serving as active member of cross functional teams in major MNCs in the Life-Sciences sector (healthcare, agriculture, and chemical related industries). His span of experience covers international (Asia and Latin America) and country (Japan/ Singapore) business/ legal roles. He has had proven track record in building high performance & agile teams, delivering effective & digital solutions to create sustainable competitive edge, performance management strategies, and execution/ implementation of global & regional strategies.

With his international perspective, transformational leadership style, entrepreneurial style and hands-on approach, coupled with a deep understanding of Region Asia-Pacific challenges as well as driving passion for inclusion & diversity and digital transformation, David makes an excellent cultural fit to take any organization to the next level.

Francis Goh

Partner & Head, International Arbitration and Mediation

International Mediator

Harry Elias Partnership LLP

Francis with more than 30 years of dispute resolution experience believes that with proper advice, parties can manage disputes and do business with confidence. His practice covers a broad spectrum including advising listed companies and multinational corporations on their legal processes and risk management as well as representing clients in the Singapore Courts, International Arbitration and Mediation.

Francis has acted in international arbitrations under the SIAC, HKIAC, ICC and LMAA. In foreign courts, he has provided specialist views on aspects of Singapore law. An early adopter of mediation, both as counsel and as mediator, Francis understands how to use the mediation process to help parties negotiate win-win commercial outcomes for their disputes.

Harry Elias Partnership International Arbitration Practice

The Harry Elias Partnership International Arbitration Practice is committed to providing its clients with cost-efficient and effective solutions. We regularly provide advice on complex international commercial disputes. We have extensive experience in advising and successfully representing multinational entities and our team is comprised of trained and experienced litigation, mediation, and arbitration advocates. As a full-service Singapore law firm, we have full rights of audience before all tiers of Singapore Courts and are well-placed to advise and support our clients in arbitration and mediation-related court applications.

For more information, please contact our Business Development Manager, Ricky Soetikno, at rickysoetikno@harryelias.com.