Mr Lam Ko Luen, Senior Partner of Shook Lin & Bok spoke at the CIArb International Arbitration Conference 2018 recently held in Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort, Penang. During the session on regional developments in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), Mr Lam spoke on the recent developments in arbitration in Malaysia. He shared the stage with fellow speakers, Mr Foo Joon Liang of Malaysia, the Honourable Wayne Martin AC QC of Australia, Mr Toh Chen Han of Singapore and Ms Mary Thomson of Hong Kong. Topics discussed during this session included the recent repeal of section 42 of the Arbitration Act 2005, adjudication of construction payment disputes, third party funding in arbitration and mediation. This session was moderated by Mr Vinayak Pradhan.
Our Partner, Ms Victoria Loi was also present at the conference as part of the organising committee. Our firm was also one of the Platinum sponsors of the conference.