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[Conference] 2015 UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Incheon Spring Conferences

Type Workshop
Venue Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea Date 2015-06-04 ~ 2015-06-05
Sponsor KCAB; IFEZ; 인천상공회의소; Asia Law Contact uncitral2015@naver.com

Program schedule

2015 UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Incheon Spring Conferences 

□ Date: June 4th (Thu) - June 5th (Fri)  

□ Venue: Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea 

□ RSVP: uncitral2015@naver.com

Date/Time Program Description

Event 1 (Day 1) - Harmonization of Global Sales Law

(KOR-ENG Simultaneous Interpretation Provided)

09:30AM Registration 
10:00AM

Opening Session 

Opening Address

- Joo-Hyun Kim (Vice Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice, Korea)

Congratulatory Address

- Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea

- Joao Ribeiro (Head of UNICITRAL-RCAP)

- Won Lee (President, Korea Legislation Research Institute)

- Kap-You (Kevin) Kim (President, Korea International Trade Law Association, Korea Partner, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC)

10:20AM

Keynote Address 

"35 years of CISG : expectations and deliveries” 

- Eric E. Bergsten (Former Secretary of UNCITRAL, Professor Emeritus, Pace Law School, Pace University, USA)

10:50AM Group Photo
11:10AM

Session 1 : 10-Year Experience of CISG in Korea 

Moderator

- In-ho Kim (Professor, Ehwa Womans University Vice President of KITLA, Korea)

 ■ Experience of the United Nations Convention on Contract for the International Sale of Goods (the CISG) in Korea and the way forward

- Jung-joon Ka (Professor, Hankook University of Foreign Studies, Korea)

 ■ How the CISG is used in the courts of Korea?

- Hae-min Lee (Judge, Daejeon District Court, Korea)

 ■ Current discussions for the reform of Korean contract law, in light of the CISG

- Hwa Kim (Judicial Researcher, Supreme Court of Korea)

Commentator 

- Hee-hwan Kwon (Deputy Director, International Arbitration Team, KCAB, Korea)

12:40PM Lunch (Songdo Convensia) : Offered by KLRI 
14:00PM

Session 2 : CISG in the Asia Pacific Region

Moderator

- Kap-You (Kevin) Kim (President, Korea International Trade Law Association, Korea Partner, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC)

 ■ Contract Law legislative trends in South East Asia in light of the ASEAN Economic Community

- Wisit Wisitsora-at (Inspector–General, Ministry of Justice, Thailand)

 ■ Assessment of the current practices using the CISG and main interpretative trends – a perspective of Viet Nam

- Hieu Tran (Head of Division, Legal Affairs Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Viet Nam)

 ■ Assessment of the current practices using the CISG and main interpretative trends – a perspective of Philippines

-  Rosario Elena A. Laborte-Cuevas (Senior State Counsel, Department of Justice, Philippines)

 ■ Assessment of the current practices using the CISG and main interpretative trends – a perspective of China

- Fan Yang Assistant Professor (City University of Hong Kong, China)

16:00PM Coffee break
16:15PM

Session 3 : Challenges and Future of CISG

Moderator

- Luca Castellani (Legal Officer, Secretariat of UNCITRAL)

 ■ The Principles of Asian Contract Law (PACL) 

- Young June Lee (President, Research Institute for Asia Private Law, Korea)

 ■ Legal challenges of the CISG in the era of digital information 

- Hiroo Sono (Professor, Hokkaido University, Japan)

 ■ Unsolved legal issues of CISG

- Vivienne Bath (Professor, University of Sydney, Australia)

- Guo Yu (Associate Professor, Peking University, China)

18:15PM 

Closing Remarks

Tae-ak Rho (Presiding Judge, Seoul High Court, Korea)

19:00PM

Dinner (Oakwood Incheon) : Offered by MOJ (Invited Guests Only)

Event 2 (Day 2) - Creative E-Commerce Economy : Legal Roadmap

(KOR-ENG Simultaneous Interpretation Provided)

09:10AM Registration 
09:40AM 

Opening Session 

Opening Address

- Wook Bong (Deputy Minister for Legal Affaires Bureau, Ministry of Justice, Korea)

Congratulatory Address

- Joao Ribeiro (Head of UNCITRAL-RCAP)

10:00AM

Special Address

- Sami Farhad (Senior Director of International Commercial Law, Alibaba Group, China)

10:20AM

Keynote Address 

"The recent development of legal regime of e-commerce in Thailand and the importance of global legal harmonization of e-commerce”

- Surangkana Wayuparb (Executive Director, Electronic Transactions Development Agency, Thailand)

10:50AM Group Photo
11:10AM

Session 1 : Current issues and challenges of e-commerce law in Korea

Moderator

- Wan-yong Chung (Professor, Kyung Hee University, Korea)

 ■ E-commerce legal regime of Korea and the burning issues

- Sang-chul Park (Attorney, Kim&Chang, Korea)

 ■ Recent innovation on e-signatures and IdM in Korea 

- Jae-hoon Lee (General Manager, Smart Business Team, Korea Trade Network, Korea)

 ■ Electronic transferable records regime in Korea

- Jae-young Choi (Senior Manager, Electronic Bills Team, Korea Financial Telecommunications & Clearings Institute, Korea)

12:40PM Lunch (Songdo Convensia) : Offered by KCAB
14:00PM

Session 2 : Challenges and Future of e-commerce

Moderator

- Jayantha Fernando (Director, Legal Advisor, Information and Communication Technology Agency, Sri Lanka)

 ■ Status of play of the work of UNCITRAL regarding online dispute resolution (ODR) and the future of ODR

- Jeffrey CHAN Wah Teck, SC (Chair of UNCITRAL WG III, Deputy Solicitor-General, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Singapore_

 ■ New trends and challenges in e-payments and its legal issues

- Kyung-young Jung (Professor, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea)

 ■ Current and possible future work of UNCITRAL Working Group IV: cloud computing and identity management

- Arpad Gered (Partner, Maybach Gorg Lenneis & Partner Rechtsanwalte, Austria)

 ■ E-commerce legal regimes and challenges of China

- Hong Xue (Professor, Beijing Normal University, China)

 ■ Overview of e-commerce market and Impact of e-commerce law on a creative economy in the Asia-Pacific region

- Ki-ryoung Park (Research Fellow, KLRI, Korea)

16:00PM Coffee break
16:15PM

Session3 : Roadmap to Harmonized e-commerce Law - ECC perspective

Moderator

- Luca Castellani (Legal Officer, Secretariat of UNCITRAL)

 ■ Important aspects of the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communication in International Contracts (the ECC) and its present and future

- Kyoung-jin Choi (Professor, Gachon University, Korea)

 ■ Ability of the ECC to "electrify" other treaties (e.g. NY Convention, CISG and etc.) and other e-commerce laws

- Alan Davidson (Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland, Australia)

 ■ Assessment of the ECC and lessons learned for harmonized adoption in the Asia Pacific Region

- Jiangyu Wang (Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

 ■ State of play within other jurisdictions close to signing and/or ratifying the ECC

- Jayantha Fernando (Director, Legal Advisor, Information and Communication Technology Agency, Sri Lanka)

18:15PM

Closing Remarks

- Luca Castellani (Legal Officer, Secretariat of UNCITRAL)

Event 3 (Day 2) - Workshop for Incheon Businesses on Prevention & Resolution of Legal Disputes in Transactions​

(Only in Korean)

14:40PM Registration
15:00PM Opening Session
15:20PM Session 1 : Prevention of Legal Disputes in International Trade and Introductionto Legal Advice Services for Global Business by MOJ
16:00PM Session 2 : Prevention of Legal Disputes in Domestic Transactions and Introduction to Legal Advice Services for Domestic Business by MOJ
16:40PM Session 3 : UNCITRAL texts on Dispute Resolution and on Recognizing and Preventing Commercial Fraud
17:20PM Session 4 : Cases of Disputes in Transactions and the Practice of Commercial Arbitration by KCAB