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(WEBINAR) The Enforcement Challenge - Enforcing Arbitral Awards & Foreign Judgments in Indonesia, Malaysia & Singapore.

Submitted by Firm:
Shearn Delamore & Co.
Firm Contacts:
Sivabalah Nadarajah, Suganthi Singam, Vijayan Venugopal
Article Type:
Legal Article

Dear Clients and Friends

Drew Network Asia (comprising Drew & Napier LLC from Singapore, Makarim & Taira S. from Indonesia, and Shearn Delamore & Co. from Malaysia) is delighted to present a joint webinar with Omni Bridgeway, a leading global disputes finance company, on the enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgements in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Details are set out below:

Date: Thursday, 14 January 2021

Time: 3.00 pm to 4.30 pm (SG/MY time) 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm (JKT time)

The webinar will be presented online through Zoom. To register, please click HERE. Further details of how to access the webinar will be sent to you after registration and closer to the date of the webinar. Registration closes on Friday, 8 January 2021, 5.00 pm (SG/MY time).

Best regards

Drew Network Asia


With the increase in cross-border transactions and projects, the question of the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards is more relevant than ever before. How easy is it to enforce a successful judgment or an award in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore? What are the steps that one has to take? What are the common issues concerning enforcement in the region? Hear from the experts from each of these jurisdictions and our guest speaker who hails from a funder with significant experience in enforcement.

Programme (SG Time)

3.00 pm:

Introduction to Drew Network Asia and to enforcement issues

3.05 pm:

Panel discussion on the enforcement of awards and foreign judgments in the region

4.05 pm:


4.30 pm:


About Mahesh Rai

Mahesh is a leading dispute resolution (Legal 500 and Chambers) lawyer who appears as counsel at all levels of the Singapore courts as well as in institutional (SIAC, ICC, VIAC, and UNCITRAL) and ad-hoc arbitrations. He acts for clients spanning several sectors including private equity, information technology, telecommunications, construction, projects, energy and infrastructure, and oil & gas. He is regularly instructed in complex and high value disputes involving multi-disciplinary technical issues.

Who’s Who Legal ranks Mahesh as a Future Leader in International Arbitration and Investigations. The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific recommends Mahesh for Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration, and Projects & Energy (2020 edition). He won the Young Lawyer of the Year Award at the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2019. He has been praised by clients for being a lawyer who “is quick on his feet, pays attention to detail and is clear and concise in his explanations”. Asialaw ranked him as a Leading Lawyer in Dispute Resolution & Litigation in 2017 and 2018.

About Lia Alizia

Lia is a talented lawyer, litigator, a leading advisor to many top businesses worldwide, and also one of Indonesia’s foremost legal practitioners, having been involved in some of the most high-profile matters over the years.

She is a Partner in the Corporate, Commercial, and Litigation and Dispute Resolutions departments of M&T. She provides expert advise and oversight in large, complex corporate negotiations, and brings 20 years of experience in managing legal aspects of commercial, transactional and corporate governance matters including anti competition regulations and policies.

Lia adheres to strict ethical principles when representing clients before Indonesian courts and arbitration panels. Her practice does not only focus on litigation but also aims to provide advice to clients on how to minimize potential risks related to employment, anti-bribery, anti-corruption and litigation issues.

She is a sworn translator, author of a number of significant publications, an instructor faculty member in TRACE Anti-Bribery Specialist Accreditation, and often speaks at local and overseas seminars and training programs on employment, litigation and corporate matters.

About K. Shanti Mogan

Shanti has 30 years of experience in a broad commercial practice, representing clients in commercial litigation and arbitration, both domestic and international. She acts as counsel and arbitrator. She is Head of the Arbitration Practice and co-head of the Competition Law Practice. She is a Member of the Court of Arbitration (SIAC). She is a recognised and recommended dispute resolution lawyer (Chambers, Legal 500, Asialaw). Her experience covers a wide range of disputes including banking, commercial, corporate and technology related disputes.

Shanti regularly acts for banks, regulatory bodies and corporations in relation to consumer protection, data protection and privacy, defamation, entertainment, multimedia and communications dispute matters.

Shanti also has experience in the area of competition and antitrust laws, and offers advisory services, compliance audits and legal representation in competition law investigations and disputes. Specific industries she has represented in her competition practice include the pharmaceutical, insurance, energy, travel, banking, automotive, entertainment and retail sectors.

Shanti advises on regulatory compliance and activities coming under the purview of various authorities including the Securities Commission, the Anti-Corruption Commission and the Communications and Multimedia Commission.

About Lau Chee Chong

Chee Chong is an Associate Investment Manager & Legal Counsel based in Omni Bridgeway’s Singapore office, and is responsible for the strategic assessment and management of cross-border litigation, arbitration, with a particular focus in the enforcement of arbitration awards and court judgments against challenging counterparties (corporates, sovereigns and quasi-sovereigns) across the Asia Pacific region.

Before joining Omni Bridgeway, Chee Chong practiced as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Singapore High Court in Drew & Napier, and the Singapore offices of Clyde & Co LLP and HFW. Chee Chong has experience in all forms of single jurisdictional and cross-jurisdictional commercial disputes in the banking, insurance, aviation, and defence industries (amongst others).


About Drew Network Asia

Some of the most dominant law firms in Southeast Asia have joined hands as Drew Network Asia (DNA) — a formidable blue-chip legal network. With over 450 fee-earners, including 140 partners, we are a ‘firm of firms’ that operates as a united collective, bringing both international perspectives and local expertise to the table.

DNA operates as a one-stop shop in handling the most complex and time sensitive multi-jurisdictional transactions or disputes. We are seamless, client responsive and effective.

The reputation of each DNA firm transcends borders and is built on consistently delivering premium legal advice alongside a world-class service experience. This unwavering commitment is recognised by our clients and peers — and has earned us top rankings in the world’s most prestigious legal publications.

About Omni Bridgeway

Omni Bridgeway is the global leader in financing and managing legal risks, with expertise in civil and common law legal and recovery systems, and operations spanning Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Middle East, United Kingdom and the United States.

Omni Bridgeway offers dispute finance from case inception through to post-judgment enforcement and recovery. Since 1986 it has built a proud record of financing disputes and enforcement proceedings around the world.


For enquiries please contact:

Lam Chei Say, Business Development

Jeremy Tang, Knowledge Management

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