Conference Sponsors

Technical Partner

Epiq is a worldwide provider of legal services, serving law firms, corporations, financial institutions and government agencies—helping them streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters.

When you choose Epiq, you choose a strategic partner committed to easing your burden, navigating the complexity of your matter and achieving success. We deliver significant benefits that you can measure: lower internal and external costs, faster lead times on critical processes, more effective allocation of resources, productivity increases and effective case management—these are some of the benefits we help our clients realise every day.

Conference Partners

The transition in energy demands and opportunities has led to increased cross-border collaboration between corporations, investors and states. Sometimes, these collaborations do not go according to plan.

Ashurst fields a leading team of international arbitration experts who work closely with our clients to identify the key issues and provide clear advice and practical commercial solutions. Working at the heart of the international arbitration industry across the world, our team combines local knowledge and global expertise with sector leading experience in energy, resources and infrastructure to provide insightful incisive advice for our clients.

We are one of the world's pre-eminent law firms, with significant depth and range of resources across five continents.

We have one of the world’s leading Litigation and Dispute Resolution practices, specialising in complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation, international arbitration and regulatory investigations around the globe.

We understand the legal and commercial issues and risks facing our clients in all sectors and provide timely and effective advice addressing the strategic issues raised by disputes, complex transactions and exit strategies, risk, management and compliance and regulatory issues.

With coverage across Australia and the key Asia Pacific markets, we provide seamless assistance across Asia Pacific and globally

FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments. Our APAC offices include: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Cayman Islands, and British Virgin Islands.

HFW is a sector focused law firm specialising in Shipping, Construction, Insurance, Energy, Commodities and Aviation with over 600 lawyers working across Australia, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East.  We have a global reputation for excellence in arbitration and international disputes. Clients benefit from our in depth industry knowledge and extensive international and cross border dispute experience. 

We adopt a practical and unique approach to both case presentation and dispute resolution.  We are the only law firm to have received a commendation from the UN Security Council.  We have experience of all the most popular international and regional arbitration rules and forums, including ACICA, UNICTRAL, LCIA, ICC, ICSID, CIETAC, HKIAC and SIAC Rules.  Arbitrations under trade associations rules are our bread and butter.  Contact Nick Longley (Melbourne), Stephen Thompson (Sydney) or Hazel Brewer (Perth) to see how we can help you.

KordaMentha is an advisory firm offering specialist forensic, corporate, restructuring, investment and real estate services.

With one of the largest teams of forensic investigators, forensic accountants and forensic technology specialists in Asia-Pacific, organisations, leading law firms and government entities rely on us to bring fresh, analytical and methodical thinking.

We go beyond examining the detail to question the underlying assumptions and identify the relevant facts. We ask the right questions to reveal the full picture and to present what we find in an independent, clear way; in a report or as expert witnesses in court or arbitration. Our specialists are regularly called on to provide evidence and expert opinion in high-profile disputes and investigations.

Located in the heart of Singapore’s central business district, Maxwell Chambers is the world’s first integrated Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) complex, housing best-in-class hearing facilities as well as top international ADR institutions. Its main facility at 32 Maxwell Road has 39 custom-designed hearing and preparation rooms, and a full suite of support services. Seamlessly connected by a link bridge, Maxwell Chambers Suites houses the local offices of top international ADR institutions, law firms, and ancillary services. With our extensive portfolio encompassing Asia-Pacific, Europe and EMEA, Maxwell Chambers has poised itself as a leading ADR complex worldwide.

In addition to conducting 24/7 physical hearings, Maxwell Chambers now offers an option to conduct both hybrid and virtual hearings as well. Leveraging on its state-of-the-art hearing capabilities and video conferencing platforms, Maxwell Chambers maintains its stronghold in the ADR arena through its neutrality and confidentiality of all legal proceedings regardless of the platforms used.

Sapere has extensive experience in the provison of expert testimony and litigation support services from its Forensic accounting, Valuation, Economics & data analytics, Energy & environment and Health & social services teams. Our teams have been invovled in large and complex arbitrations around the world.

Our experience includes the proivision of expert reports and oral testimoney under various arbitration rules (such as ACICA, ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID, CIETAC, SIAC, LCIA, HKIAC and IAMA) in numerous jurisdictions including Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, the Phillipines, Singapore, the UK, India and Switzerland.

We have been instructed to provide opinions regarding economic loss, accounting issues, revenue and pricing, valuations (including business and IP valuation) resulting from Bilateral Investment Treaties, Build Operate Transfer Agreements, business interruption, breach of contract early terminations, post-acquisition disputes, shareholder disputes and solvency issues.