Dispute Resolution in the Digital Economy

Tuesday, 30 March 2021 - 10:00am to Wednesday, 31 March 2021 - 12:30pm

Tuesday, 30 March (5.00pm – 7.00pm JST/ 10.00am – 12.00pm CEST) and 
Wednesday, 31 March (5.00pm – 7.30pm JST/ 10.00am – 12.30pm CEST)

Co-organised by UNCITRAL, Ministry of Justice of Japan (MOJ), and the Japan International Dispute Resolution Centre (JIDRC), the Dispute Resolution in the Digital Economy workshop will be held virtually on 30 and 31 March 2021. The workshop features Japan’s proposal on stocktaking of dispute resolution in the modern context, including the use of technology in international mediation and international arbitration, ensuring due process and fairness in arbitral proceedings, and other topics. For further details, please refer to the eFlyer and register via the QR code found below or via the following link.

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After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with access information for both days to this virtual event. 

Programme 

Speaker Bios

 

Day 1: Virtual recording (forthcoming)

Tuesday, 30 March 2021
10.00-12.00 p.m. CEST / 5.00-7.00-p.m. JST and KST

Opening:

  • Ms. Anna Joubin-Bret (Secretary, UNCITRAL)
  • Mr. Takashi Takashima (Senior Attorney, Ministry of Justice, Japan)

Session 1: Updates on the exploratory work on technology- related disputes

Session 2: Update from iGLIP on online dispute resolution

Session 3: Use of technology in international mediation

  • Mr. James Claxton (Professor of Law, Rikkyo University) : Good Practices in Online Mediation
  • Ms. Kun Fan (Associate Professor, UNSW Law and Justice/ Accredited Mediator/ Arbitrator) : Procedural Fairness in Online Mediation

Session 4: Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Day 2: Virtual recording (forthcoming)

Wednesday, 31 March 2021
10.00-12.30 p.m. CEST / 5.00-7.30 p.m. JST and KST

Opening: Short recap of Day 1

  • Mr. Jae Sung Lee (Legal Officer, UNCITRAL)
  • Mr. Takashi Takashima (Senior Attorney, Ministry of Justice, Japan)

Session 5: Use of technology in international arbitration

Session 6: Ensuring due process and fairness in arbitral proceedings

Roundtable discussion on the way forward

  • Day 1 and 2 speakers