14 November 2018

4th IPBA East Asia Regional Forum - Seoul

Published on 14 November 2018

The 4th IPBA East Asia Regional Forum was held on Thursday 8 November in Seoul, Korea. This event was held by the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) in conjunction with the Korean Bar Association.

The event started with a welcome from Mr. Hyun Kim, President of the Korean Bar Association.

Session 1 was a roundtable discussion about the current trends in cryptocurrency and blockchain-related issues.

Session 2 was a roundtable discussion about the key developments in the legal sector in the ASEAN+6 region and cross border transactions under ASEAN+6 laws. This discussion was moderated by The College of Law's ASEAN+6 Program Director, Mr. Raphael Tay.

Closing remarks were given by Mr. Jihn U Rhi, IPBA Korea Jurisdictional Council Member. Thanks to all those who attended! 




The College of Law offers a unique programme for lawyers who are interested in cross-border practice - the Master of Laws (Applied Law) in ASEAN+6 Legal Practice.

This programme is designed to broaden students' knowledge about cross-border practice and the areas of law that may be encountered by a cross-border practitioner, focusing particularly on the ASEAN+6 region. Mr Raphael Tay is the Programme Director of the ASEAN+6 LLM programme. Find out more.