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16th Inter-Pacific Bar Association Conference 2006 DETAILED PROGRAM

Sunday 30 April 2006 Time Session 0630 ­ 1500 Pre-Conference Golf Day 1400 ­ 1830 Registration Opens 1730 ­ 1830 IPBA Scholars * and New Members Reception 1730 ­ 1830 Women's Business Lawyers Reception 1830 ­ 2030 Welcome Reception*

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Room Riverside Oaks Golf Course Level 2 Art Gallery of NSW Art Gallery of NSW Art Gallery of NSW

Monday 1 May 2006 Time Arrival Coffee 08300930 0930 1015 1015 1230

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Session

1230 1330

Opening Ceremony Speaker: Hon Alexander Downer, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia Plenary Session Michael Leir Salil Singhal Jaime Irarrazabal Stephen Deady Yasushi Masaki Andrew Stoler (Moderator Lunch break

Room Level 3, Exhibition Space Level 3, Grand Ballroom Level 3, Grand Ballroom

Level 3, Exhibition Space

1330 1400

Luncheon Speech Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Education, Science and Training, and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women's Issues. Committee Program Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Session 1 International Trade (Session 1) Topic: The FTA Revolution. Trade Remedies versus Liberalisation. Challenges And Opportunities For The Legal Profession Chair: Kevin Y Qian Moderator: Kevin Y Qian Speakers: Neil Campbell, Stephen Deady, Feng Xuewei, Fu Donghui Concurrent Session 2 Tax Law (Session 2) Topic: Bilateral income tax treaties ­ taxation of business profits and permanent establishments Chair: Ada Ko Moderator: Ada Ko Speakers: Sai Ree Yun, Sylvette Young Tankiang, Michael Butler, Ian Gamble Concurrent Session 3 Managing Partners Forum / Legal Practice Topic: Asian law firms in Asia: Forging Co-operation, Networks, Franchises & Alliances Chair: Philip Pillai, Sai Ree Yun Moderator: Philip Pillai Speakers: Kevin Qian, Renji Dua, Hishahi Ohara Concurrent Session 4 International Construction Projects / Insolvency Topic: Construction project within an insolvent consortium partner Chair: Sebastian G Kuehl, Sarjit Singh Gill Moderator: Gordon Johnson Speakers: Damien Hodgkinson, Sanjay Bhatt, Taisuke Igaki, Bill Ricquier, Bryan Gundersen, Sumeet Kachwaha, Kua Lay Theng, David Perry, Shinichiro Abe, Sumant Batra, Rahmat Bastian, James Sprayregen, Rabindra S Nathan, Ronnie Quek, Stephen Briscoe Concurrent Session 5 Banking Finance & Securities (Session 2) Topic: Free Trade in the Provision of Financial Services in Asia/Pacific ­ Myths and Realities? Chair: Gerhard Wegen Moderator: William A. Scott Speakers: Edward S. Tay, Dr. Pronab Sen, Lim Teong Sit, Linda Widyati, Hajime Ueno

Level 3, Grand Ballroom

1400 1530 1400 1530

Level 4, Room 1

1400 1530

Level 4, Room 2

1400 1530

Level 4, Room 3

1400 1530

Level 4, Room 4

1400 1530

Level 4, Room 5

1530 1600 1600 1730 1600 1730

Afternoon Tea Break

Level 3, Exhibition Space

Committee Program Concurrent Sessions Level 4, Room 1

Concurrent Session 1 International Trade (Session 2) (Continued) Topic: The FTA Revolution. Trade Remedies versus Liberalisation. Challenges And Opportunities For The Legal Profession Chair: Kevin Y Qian Moderator: Kevin Y Qian Speakers: Neil Campbell, Stephen Deady, Feng Xuewei, Fu Donghui Concurrent Session 2 1600 ­ Cross Border Investment (Session 2) 1730 Topic: Bilateral Investment Treaties: Legal framework and issues Chair: Hans-Erik Ahman Moderator: Kumkum Sen Speakers: Prof Zafrullah, Mr Yu Jin, Dr Gustava Parodi 1600 1730 Concurrent Session 3 Insurance (Session 1) Topic: Insurance without borders ­ a regulator's nightmare? Chair: Dhinesh Bhaskaran Moderator: Alec Emmerson Speakers: Angus Rodger, Krishan Singhania, Jan Redfern, Patrick Meaney Concurrent Session 4 Aerospace Topic: Implications of anti competition legislation on the aviation industry Chair: Vi Ming Lok Moderator: Lok Vi Ming Speakers: Scott Gregson, Robert Ian McKewin, Russell Miller AM Committee Dinners*

Level 4, Room 2

Level 4, Room 3

1600 1730

Level 4, Room 5

1900 2230

Restaurants of The Rocks

Tuesday 2 May 2006 Time Session 0730 - Committee Breakfasts For Chairs and Vice Chairs of each committee 0830 0900 - Committee Program Concurrent Sessions 1030

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Room Level 3, Grand Ballroom

0900 1030

Concurrent Session 1 Dispute Resolution and Arbitration (Session 1 ­ IPBA/IBA) Topic: Workshop on the UNCITRAL model law in Asia Chair: Yukukazu Hanamizu Moderator: Jose Rosell, Michael Moser Speakers: Yukukazu Hanamizu, Prof Doug Jones AM, Kumkum Sen, Kap-You (Kevin) Kim, Philip Yang, Jingzhou Tao, Paul Key, Michelle Sindler, Dana Freyer, Gavan Griffith, QC Concurrent Session 2 Banking Finance & Securities / Cross Border Investment / Environmental Law / Energy & Natural Resources (Joint Session) Topic: Financing Investments in Natural Resources Chair: Gerhard Wegen, Hans-Erik Ahman, Janet Lai Heng Looi, Ian K Lewis Moderator: Hans-Erik Ahman Speakers: Ira Eddymurthy, Purnima Singh Kamble, Barry Irwin, Stuart Valentine, Alan Schiffman, Dr Lars Ringius, Xuanfeng (Susan) Ning Concurrent Session 3 Technology & Communications (Session 1) Topic: The Pirates are coming: the Internet and Entertainment Law Chair: Dennis Unkovic Moderator: Dennis Unkovic Speakers: Deborah Fox Concurrent Session 4 Women Business Lawyers Topic: Networking ­ A Woman's Way Opening address: The Hon. Julie Bishop, MP, Minister assisting the Prime Minister on Women's Issues Chair: Suchitra Chitale Moderator: Kathleen Singleton Speakers: Rosaline Cheung, June Vipamaneerut, Ann Miller, Sitpah Selvaratnam Concurrent Session 5 Legal Development and Training (Joint Session with International Development Law Organisation) Topic: Free Trade Agreements and Private and Public Sector Stakeholder Relationships in the Asia/Pacific Rim ­ How to achieve a win/win situation Chair: Terri Mottershead Moderator: Danny Moulis Speakers: Myles Young, Andrew Stoler, Ian Lewis, Robin Lonergan, Michael Sonnenberg Morning Tea Break

Level 4, Room 1 & 2

0900 1030

Level 4, Room 3

0900 1030

Level 4, Room 4

0900 1030

Level 4, Room 5

0900 1030

Level 2, Room 5 & 6

1030 ­ 1055 1055 -

Level 3, Exhibition Space

Committee Program Concurrent Sessions

1230 1055 1230 Concurrent Session 1 Dispute Resolution and Arbitration (Continued) Topic: Workshop on the UNCITRAL model law in Asia Chair: Yukukazu Hanamizu Moderator: Jose Rosell, Michael Moser Speakers: Yukukazu Hanamizu, Prof Doug Jones AM, Kumkum Sen, Kap-You (Kevin) Kim, Philip Yang, Jingzhou Tao, Paul Key, Michelle Sindler, Dana Freyer, Gavan Griffith, QC Concurrent Session 2 Banking Finance & Securities / Cross Border Investment / Environmental Law / Energy & Natural Resources (Joint Session) Topic: Financing Investments in Natural Resources Chair: Gerhard Wegen, Hans-Erik Ahman, Janet Lai Heng Looi, Ian K Lewis Moderator: Hans-Erik Ahman Speakers: Ira Eddymurthy, Purnima Singh Kamble, Barry Irwin, Stuart Valentine, Alan Schiffman, Dr Lars Ringius, Xuanfeng (Susan) Ning Concurrent Session 3 Technology & Communications (Session 2) Topic: Crime on the Internet Chair: Dennis Unkovic Moderator: Dennis Unkovic Speakers: David Len, Jawad Sarwana, Toby Blyth Concurrent Session 4 Women Business Lawyers (Continued) Topic: Networking ­ A Woman's Way Chair: Suchitra Chitale Moderator: Kathleen Singleton Speakers: Rosaline Cheung, June Vipamaneerut, Ann Miller, Jennifer Orange, Sitpah Selvaratnam, Varya Simpson Lunch Break Luncheon speech: The Hon James Spigelman AC, Chief Justice of New South Wales Committee Program Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Session 1 Dispute Resolution & Arbitration (Session 2) Topic: DANGER! The pitfalls facing "foreign" parties in the courts of Pacific Rim Jurisdiction Chair: Yukukazu Hanamizu Moderator: Cedric Chao Speakers: Hiroyuki Tezuka, Sumeet Kachwaha, Michael Wilkinson, Jin Yeong Chung, Andrew Yeo, Geoffrey Chan, Ariel Ye, Kemalsjah Siregar, Robert Huff Level 4, Room 1&2

1055 1230

Level 4, Room 3

1055 1230

Level 4, Room 4

1055 1230

Level 4, Room 5

1230 1400 1400 1530 1400 1530

Level 3, Grand Ballroom

Level 4, Room 1

1400 1530

Concurrent Session 2 Maritime Topic: Comprehensive regional updates on areas of maritime law Chair: Jon William Zinke Moderator: John W Zinke Speakers: Alec Emmerson, Henry Li, Tim Elsworth, Duk Kyou Hyun, Mohammed Al-Suwaidi, Chen Xiang Yong Concurrent Session 3 Banking Finance & Securities / Cross Border Investment / Environmental Law / Energy & Natural Resources (Joint Session) Topic: Financing Investments in Natural Resources Chair: Gerhard Wegen, Hans-Erik Ahman, Janet Lai Heng Looi, Ian K Lewis Moderator: Hans-Erik Ahman Speakers: Ira Eddymurthy, Purnima Singh Kamble, Barry Irwin, Stuart Valentine, Alan Schiffman, Dr Lars Ringius, Xuanfeng (Susan) Ning Concurrent Session 4 Insolvency ­ Chapter 11 Topic: US Chapter 11: a model for the Asia and Asia Pacific Countries Chair: Sarjit Singh Gill Moderator: Geoff Sutherland Speakers: David Perry, Shinichiro Abe, Sumant Batra, Rahmat Bastian, James Sprayregen, Rabindra S Nathan, Stephen Briscoe, Ronnie Quek Concurrent Session 5 Intellectual Property Topic: Free Trade Agreements and its IP perspectives Chair: Jihn U. Rhi Moderator: Jihn Rhi Speakers: Juan Marquez, Bert Oosting, Aleli Angela Quirino, Rebecca Ordish, Daniel Lim Concurrent Session 6 Corporate Counsel (Session 1) Topic (a): In-House Counsel as chief risk management officer Chair: Vivien Chan Moderator: George Ribeiro Speakers: Pekka Rauhala, Richard Coleman, Gary Tober Corporate Counsel (Session 2) Topic (b): In-House Counsel best practice Chair: Vivien Chan Moderator: George Ribeiro Speakers: Yap Wai Ming, Claire (Mitsuru) Chino, David Barnett Afternoon Tea Break

Level 4, Room 2

1400 1530

Level 4, Room 3

1400 1530

Level 4, Room 4

1400 1530

Level 4, Room 5

1400 1530

Level 2, Rooms 5 & 6

1530 1600

Level 3, Exhibition

Space 1600 1730 1600 1730 Committee Program Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Session 1 Dispute Resolution and Arbitration (Session 2) (Continued) Topic: DANGER! The pitfalls facing "foreign" parties in the courts of Pacific Rim Jurisdiction Chair: Yukukazu Hanamizu Moderator: Cedric Chao Speakers: Hiroyuki Tezuka, Sumeet Kachwaha, Michael Wilkinson, Jin Yeong Chung, Andrew Yeo, Geoffrey Chan, Ariel Ye, Kemalsjah Siregar, Robert Huff Concurrent Session 2 Banking Finance & Securities / Cross Border Investment / Environmental Law / Energy & Natural Resources (Joint Session) Topic: Financing Investments in Natural Resources Chair: Gerhard Wegen, Hans-Erik Ahman, Janet Lai Heng Looi, Ian K Lewis Moderator: Hans-Erik Ahman Speakers: Ira Eddymurthy, Purnima Singh Kamble, Barry Irwin, Stuart Valentine, Alan Schiffman, Dr Lars Ringius, Xuanfeng (Susan) Ning Concurrent Session 3 Employment & Immigration Law Topic: Workers Without Borders ­ Global Employment under Free Trade Chair: John N West Moderator: John West QC Speakers: Fiona Loughrey, John H.C. Colvin, Christopher Thomas, Amit Acco, Tjahyono Firmansyah, Francis Xavier Concurrent Session 4 Corporate Counsel (Session 3) Topic: Beauty Parades Chair: Vivien Chan Moderator: Greg Heard Speakers: Kaori Miyake, Prue Milne, Adrian Ahern Farewell Dinner* Level 4, Room 1&2

1600 1730

Level 4, Room 3

1600 1730

Level 4, Room 5

1600 1730

Level 2, Rooms 5 & 6

1900 2300

Luna Park

Wednesday 3 May 2006 Time Session 0900 Committee Program Concurrent Sessions 1030

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Room

0900 1030

Concurrent Session 1 Dispute Resolution & Arbitration (Session 3) Topic: Use of experts in court and international arbitration processes Chair: Yukukazu Hanamizu Moderator: Prof Doug Jones AM Speakers: Justice Garry Downes AM, Tony Samuel, Jose Rosell, Yoshimasa Furuta, Sumeet Kachwaha, Cedric Chao Concurrent Session 2 Employment & Immigration Law / Insolvency Topic: Employment Contracts and the Effect of Insolvency regimes on Employee Rights and Employment Contracts Chair: John N West, Sarjit Singh Gill Moderator: Sarjit Singh Gill, Ian Neil Speakers: Patrick Shea, Wendy Jacobs, Masafumi Kodama, Akshay Jaitly, Gao Peiji, Arnold Quittner, Ian Neil Concurrent Session 3 Banking Finance & Securities (Session 3) Topic: Foreign Currency and Exchange Restrictions in Asia ­ Free Trade Accomplished? Chair: Gerhard Wegen Moderator: Shourya Mandal Speakers: Jack Wang, Chen Lee Won, Dara Mehta Concurrent Session 4 Tax Law (Session 1) Topic: Tax structures under Free Trade Agreements Chair: Ada Ko Moderator: Gary P Tober Speakers: Pieter de Ridder, George Ribeiro, Neil Russ, Bert Gevers Morning Tea Break

Level 4, Room 1

0900 1030

Level 4, Room 3

0900 1030

Level 4, Room 4

0900 1030

Level 4, Room 5

1030 1055 1055 1230 1055 1230

Level 3, Exhibition Space

Committee Program Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Session 1 Dispute Resolution & Arbitration (Session 3) (Continued) Topic: Use of experts in court and international arbitration processes Chair: Yukukazu Hanamizu Moderator: Prof Doug Jones AM Speakers: Justice Garry Downes AM, Tony Samuel, Jose Rosell, Yoshimasa Furuta, Sumeet Kachwaha, Cedric Chao Concurrent Session 2 Insurance (Session 2) Topic: Policyholder protection issues under a free trade regime Chair: Dhinesh Bhaskaran Moderator: Carine Feipel Speakers: William Harrison, Tunku Farik bin Tunku Ismail, Level 4, Room 1

1055 1230

Level 4, Room 5

Frederick Hawke, Angus Rodger 1230 1430 1500 1600 Lunch Break Annual General Meeting Inter-Pacific Bar Association New Officers Meeting Level 3, Grand Ballroom

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