Speaker

Hi-Taek SHIN

Professor of Law (Emeritus)

School of Law, Seoul National University, Korea

With solid expertise in international business transactions and resolution of commercial and investment disputes arising from cross-border transactions, Professor Shin currently serves as Chairman of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board’s international division (KCAB INTERNATIONAL). Prior to that, he was a partner at Kim & Chang. Professor Shin is an arbitrator at Twenty Essex Chambers and is on the panel of arbitrators for major international institutions such as the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID); and he regularly sits in international commercial arbitrations and investment treaty arbitrations. Moreover, Professor Shin has chaired special commissions organised by the Ministry of Justice of Korea for the enactment of the Arbitration Promotion Act. He also participated in the task force commissioned by the Ministry of Justice for the amendment of the Arbitration Act of Korea.