ICC YAF: Cultural Differences in Arbitration: Dealing with Chinese and Korean Parties

26 Nov 2019

Makati City English

With increasing foreign direct investments from China and South Korea in the Philippines, Filipino parties are increasingly having to deal with potential disputes between Chinese and Korean parties. The panel discussion will tackle key cultural differences among Filipinos, Chinese, and Koreans, with the aim of resolving disputes in the most efficient manner. 

This seminar will benefit all practitioners involved in international disputes, including in-house lawyers, arbitration lawyers, arbitrators, mediators, experts, contract managers, financial institutions, and government entities that deal with Chinese and Korean parties.


Opening Remarks


Introduction of panellists and topic


Panel Discussion: Dealing with Chinese and Korean Parties in Arbitration




Closing Remarks

Mingchao Fan

Regional Director,Arbitration & ADR for North Asia, Shanghai

Stella Hu

Senior Consultant, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hong Kong

Moses Park

Barrister, Liberty Chambers, Hong Kong

Jay Santiago

Senior Associate, Quisumbing Torres (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International), Manila

4th Floor, Ateneo Law School
No. 20 Rockwell Drive
APS Building
Rockwell Center, Makati, 1200, Philippines

Travel info: Travel and hotel expenses are not included. Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.

For further information, please contact:

Jay Santiago

ICC YAF Representative (North Asia)

Tel. +639479918485

Maika Gumban