1 September 2020 : Bangkok, Singapore and Beihai.
The e-signing of cooperation Memorandum of Understanding between BAIAC and Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI) took place today on 1 September 2020. The TAI is an arbitral institution under the supervision of the Office of the Judiciary, Kingdom of Thailand. Signing for Thai Arbitration Institute was Justice Sarawut Benjakul, Secretary General of the Office of the Judiciary and witnessed by Justice Dr Supakit Yampracha, Vice Secretary General of the Office of the Judiciary; and Justice Dr. Benjawan Tangsatapornpan, Executive Director of the Thai Arbitration Institute.
The collaboration entails people-to-people exchange in terms of regional capacity development of arbitrators and arbitral experts, cross recommendation of arbitrators, training and seminars in relation to ASEAN-China and provision of case management support in Singapore, Bangkok and Guangxi.
President of BAIAC Prof. Steve Ngo signed the MoU on behalf of BAIAC witnessed by committee members Mr Anthony Cheah Nicholls and Mr Aloysius Wee.
Joining from Beihai are Mr Zhu Jifan, Executive Director of BAIAC and Vice-Chairman of Beihai Arbitration Commission; and Mr Mo Jianping, Secretary-General of Beihai Arbitration Commission.