ICSID and SIMC are pleased to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on international investment dispute settlement. This MoU reinforces ICSID and SIMC’s commitment to streamlining efforts to promote mediation as an approach to investor-state dispute settlement, both in Asia and internationally. We welcome you to join us for the online signing ceremony, followed by a panel discussion on opportunities and challenges with respect to investor-state mediation. There will also be opportunity for Q&A.

Program

Opening addresses
Meg Kinnear (Secretary-General, ICSID)
George Lim, SC (Chairman, SIMC)

Signing of the MOU
Meg Kinnear (Secretary-General, ICSID)
George Lim, SC (Chairman, SIMC)

Panel discussion
Frauke Nitschke (Senior Counsel, ICSID)
Wolf von Kumberg (IntArb Arbitrators and Mediators)
Prof. Lawrence Boo (SIMC Board Member; ICSID Panel)

Moderator: Anna Holloway (Legal Counsel, ICSID)