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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Welcome Refreshments
09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Chairs' Opening Remarks
  • Wendy Lin - Partner, WongPartnership LLP (Singapore)
  • Ros Prince - Partner, Stephenson Harwood (United Kingdom)
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
Keynote Address
  • VK Rajah SC - Former Attorney-General of Singapore, Essex Court Chambers Duxton
10:00 - 10:45 45 mins
Managing Worldwide Asset Recovery & Fraud Litigation
  • Building a bespoke team
  • Local knowledge
  • Investigating Fraud
  • Identifying Assets
  • Management-how it should work in practice!
  • Steven Philippsohn - Senior Partner, PCB Litigation LLP
  • David Kim - Partner, Lee & Ko (South Korea)
  • Anirudh Krishnan - Advocate, Founding Partner, AK Law Chambers (India)
10:45 - 11:30 45 mins
Panel: Asset Holding Structures in a Global World

How are assets typically held in various jurisdictions, and any challenges this raises for enforcement in particular in Asia              

  • James Noble - Partner, Harneys (Singapore)
  • Sae Youn Kim - Partner, Yulchon LLC (South Korea)
  • Darren Reeds - Financial Advisory Director, Deloitte (BVI)
11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
Morning Refreshment Break
11:50 - 12:35 45 mins
Recent Developments in Worldwide freezing & Disclosure Orders
  • Dato’ Lim Chee Wee - Partner, Skrine (Malaysia)
  • Wendy Lin - Partner, WongPartnership LLP (Singapore)
  • Warathorn Wongsawangsiri - Partner, Weerawong C&P (Thailand)
12:35 - 13:20 45 mins
Privilege and how to maintain it in international investigations and litigation
  • Kirin Shanti Mogan - Partner, Shearn Delamore & Co. (Malaysia)
  • Bing Cheng - Partner, Anjie Law Firm (China)
  • Daniel P. Levison - Partner, Morrison Foerster (Singapore)
13:20 - 14:30 70 mins
Lunch
14:30 - 15:10 40 mins
Judicial Round Table: View from the Bench - Asset Recovery in a Globalized World

Recognition of judgments, interim orders, and insolvencies in different jurisdictions and perspectives from Asia

  • The Hon. Justice Anselmo Reyes - Former Judge of the Court of First instance in Hong Kong, International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC)
  • The Hon. Justice Paul Heath - Former High Court Judge, High Court of New Zealand
  • The Hon. Justice Lai Siu Chiu - Senior Judge, Supreme Court of Singapore
15:10 - 15:50 40 mins
Panel: Different Jurisdictions' Approaches to Illegally Obtained Documents
  • Seungmin Lee - Partner, Shin & Kim (South Korea)
  • Nigel Meeson QC - Partner, Head of Asia Disputes, Conyers Dill & Pearman (Hong Kong)
  • Louie Ogsimer - Partner, Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & de los Angeles (Philippines)
  • Dhinesh Bhaskaran - Partner, Shearn Delamore & Co. (Malaysia)
15:50 - 16:10 20 mins
Afternoon Refreshment Break
16:10 - 16:50 40 mins
Panel: Allegations of Political Motivation in Fraud & Asset Tracing Proceedings

Claims of political persecution – a fraudster's last refuge, or a legitimate complaint?

  • Yvonne Jefferies - Partner, Byrne & Partners
  • Jorge Alfonso C. Melo - Partner, Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula (Philippines)
  • nakul Nakul Dewan - Barrister, 20 Essex Street (Singapore)
16:50 - 17:30 40 mins
Asset Recovery in a Digital Age – Cryptocurrencies, Cybercrime, and How the Law is Dealing with Them
  • David Kim - Partner, Lee & Ko (South Korea)
  • Jeffrey Lim - Partner, WongPartnership LLP (Singapore)
  • Vijay Rathour - Partner, Head of Cybercrime and Digital Investigations, Grant Thornton (United Kingdom)
17:30 - 17:45 15 mins
Chair's Summation & Close of Day 1
  • Wendy Lin - Partner, WongPartnership LLP (Singapore)
  • Ros Prince - Partner, Stephenson Harwood (United Kingdom)
17:45 - 19:45 120 mins
Drinks Reception
19:45 - 21:45 120 mins
Conference Dinner