Asia-Pacific GPC Participants Want Enforceable Decisions And Efficient Processes

Anita Phillips, a Professional Support Consultant at the Hong Kong office of Herbert Smith Freehills, discusses how the Global Pound Conference (GPC) data results differ in six different countries across Asia-Pacific: Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, Australia, and New Zealand.

Six Asia-Pacific cities hosted the GPC: Singapore, which was the site of the GPC launch event in March 2016; Hong Kong, where participants met in February 2017; Chandigarh, India; Bangkok, Thailand, where events were held in May 2017; Sydney, Australia; and Auckland, New Zealand, where participants met in May 2017.

Each conference addressed the demand side (commercial party perspectives); the supply side (what advisers and providers are delivering to commercial parties); the key obstacles and challenges to access to justice; and what action items need to be addressed and by whom