Dealing with interim measures applications – whether representing the applicant or respondent - requires a familiarity with arbitral rules and legal principles, good judgment, and quick work under pressure. And interim measures can be of major strategic or tactical importance in an arbitration, so it is crucial to get it right.
This webinar provides an overview of the legal framework as well as practical issues and in-depth consideration of a case study featuring applications to an arbitral tribunal for two common types of interim measures: an interim injunction and security for costs. The speakers will discuss these applications from the perspective of claimant, respondent and arbitrator, providing an essential guide to how to make or defend an interim measures application. This webinar will be particularly useful for junior and mid-level lawyers as well as anyone who wants a refresher on this important topic.
Webinar participants will be able to watch and listen to (via computer audio or telephone line) the video presentation and Q&A discussion on their screens, receive a PDF copy of the presentation slides, as well as participate in the Q&A discussion by sending in their questions to the moderator via text using the built-in Q&A function.
|5.30 – 5.35pm||
Opening Remarks by Chairperson
Mr. Yu-Jin Tay – Partner & Head, International Arbitration (Asia), Mayer Brown LLP; Vice-President, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Introduction to Interim Measures Available in International Arbitration Including:
|6.15 – 7.25pm||
*Case study on security for costs application by Respondent and interim injunction application by Claimant:
*Case study is to be provided beforehand to participants
Q & A Session
About the Speakers
Ms. Cathryn Neo is a bilingual (English and Mandarin) and dual-qualified (Singapore and Australia (Vic)) lawyer. She has a broad commercial practice with experience in international arbitration, insolvency and restructuring, and mediation. Cathryn has handled high-value commercial disputes under SIAC, ICC and HKIAC rules in the financial as well as energy and construction sectors. An accredited HKIAC Tribunal Secretary, Cathryn has assisted tribunals in numerous institutional and ad hoc arbitrations in her previous role as an Associate for one of the leading arbitrators, Michael Hwang S.C.
Mr. Steven Lim is an arbitrator and barrister. He has over 75 appointments in international cases as presiding, sole, co-arbitrator and emergency arbitrator. He is on the SIAC, HKIAC, ICDR, KCAB, JCAA, CIETAC CAAI, AIAC, THAC, HIAC, Qingdao Arbitration Commission and IDRC (India) panels and has sat in ICC, SCMA, LMAA, UNCITRAL Rules and ad hoc cases. Steven also appears as lead counsel in international arbitrations. He is a member of the English and Singapore bars.
Ms. Khyati Raniwala is an international arbitration associate at Reed Smith in Singapore. She has represented parties in proceedings under the rules of major arbitral institutions at all stages of the arbitral process. She has experience in cross-jurisdictional commercial disputes across a wide range of sectors, particularly in the Asia Pacific region. She also has prior experience in Singapore commercial litigation matters.
About the Chairperson
|Mr. Yu-Jin Tay is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Singapore office and head of the international arbitration practice in Asia. He has practised in Singapore, London, Paris and Washington DC and has over 20 years of international arbitration experience across a wide range of sectors including energy, natural resources, technology and manufacturing, construction and infrastructure and investment treaty arbitration, involving the world’s leading arbitral seats and institutions. Since 2001, he has practised investment treaty arbitration and in 2013 was designated to ICSID's Panels of Arbitrators and Conciliators. Yu-Jin was one among four Asian lawyers featured in Global Arbitration Review's 2011 global 45 under 45 ranking and has been ranked among the top partners in Arbitration: Future Leaders for consecutive years. He is listed annually as leading individual in legal directories including GAR's International Who's Who (since 2010), in the Singapore, Indonesia, South Korea, India and Asia-wide chapters of Chambers Asia-Pacific and Legal 500 (since 2008). In addition to counsel work, Yu-Jin sits regularly as presiding, sole and co-arbitrator in ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, LCIA, VIAC and ad hoc arbitrations. He is a Fellow and Vice-President of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. He is also a member of the specialist mediator panel of the Singapore International Mediation Centre.|
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