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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a profound impact on businesses, companies have started to look at the medium- to long-term implications of this crisis. We have seen how various industries are embracing and accelerating digital transformation as a way to achieve operational efficiencies, meet business demands and in avoiding, mitigating and resolving disputes during this time.

We invite you to join us on Friday, 21 May 2021 as we take a closer look at the future of disputes in Asia Pacific. Our 90-minute webinar features a panel discussion on the “Digital Transformation of Disputes” and will cover the following themes:

  • Technology and artificial intelligence in dispute resolution
  • Impact of digital disruption in business – risks and potential disputes
  • Cybersecurity risks

Following the plenary, Baker McKenzie partners and principals across the region will host two breakout sessions for an in-depth discussion on the present developments and trends in the key areas. We welcome your participation in these discussions by sending us any questions you would like us to address during the session. You may send your questions via email to Cristina Akot.

Ask the Experts:
Breakout session 1
Ask the Experts:
Breakout session 2
  • International arbitration; or
  • Cross-border litigation
  • Consumer activism, class actions and litigation funding; or
  • Investigation of non-compliance; or
  • Restructuring & Insolvency

You can view the full agenda and speaker line up here.

Please click here to join the webinar and register for your preferred breakout sessions


Nandakumar (Kumar) Ponniya heads the Dispute Resolution Practice of Baker McKenzie in the Asia Pacific and is a principal in Baker McKenzie's Singapore office. He has a broad focus on dispute resolution, with specialist expertise in international arbitration, commercial litigation, and corporate restructuring and insolvency. He is listed as a leading international arbitration lawyer in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 and was also named a Litigation Star in the Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific 2020.