About

2019 Lex Mundi Asia/Pacific Regional Conference

The 2019 Lex Mundi Asia/Pacific Regional Conference, hosted by Lee & Ko, Lex Mundi member firm for Korea, is a must attend event showcasing provocative programming, expert speakers and the global city of Seoul.  Join the Lex Mundi Client Advisory Council and invited client guests for 2.5 days of education and networking.

Why Attend:

  • Learn how China's digital giants are transforming the business landscape across Asia.
  • Hear how members of the Client Advisory Council are developing strategies and approaching business operations to ensure profitability in Asia and around the globe.
  • Gain insight into the US-China trade war and what lessons we have learned.
  • Develop your multicultural communication skills to ensure continued success globally.  

Featured Speakers:

Jeff Towson is a Professor of Investment at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University and the Managing Partner of the Towson Group. He is also a best-selling author and keynote speaker, focusing on digital China – and on Asia’s latest and most important technology trends. Nicknamed China’s “celebrity professor”, Jeff is the #1 followed professor in China with over 3 million followers on LinkedIn. He was also the #1 LinkedIn Top Voice for Finance globally (2017) and #3 for China overall (2018). Alibaba also named him one of the 15 “Global Influencers” in 2017 and 2018.

Mr. Seokyoung Choi is a retired Ambassador who served more than 37 years as a career diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Highly experienced in handling a broad range of bilateral and multilateral diplomatic matters, Mr. Choi has a particularly extensive record of diplomatic accomplishments with regard to WTO and regional trade agreement matters, as well as various United Nations issues and concerns. As a Senior Advisor at Lee & Ko since May 1, 2016, Mr. Choi provides insightful analysis, contextual understanding and critical advice on numerous issues of high relevance to client projects and transactions, particularly with regard to international trade agreements (bilateral and multilateral) and related policies and concerns.

Who Should Attend:

  • Lex Mundi member firm lawyers
  • Lex Mundi member firm clients 

Contact:

Jane Catherine Sherman at Tel: 1.713.328.4533

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Schedule

Schedule At A Glance

The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel unless otherwise noted below. 

For a printable version of the agenda, click here

Thursday, September 19, 2019

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM || Registration 
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM || Opening Reception at the Four Seasons

Friday, September 20, 2019

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM || Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM || Registration
9:00 AM – 9:40 AM || Self-Introductions, Welcome and Host Firm Presentation
9:40 AM – 10:40 AM || 4 Lessons from the Frontiers of Digital China
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM || Lex Mundi Client Advisory Council Forum  
12:15 PM – 1:50 PM || Lunch with Speaker
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM || Lessons from US-China Trade War: An East Asian View
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM || Cocktail Reception and Dinner

Saturday, September 21, 2019

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM || Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM – 11:00 AM || Registration
11:20 AM – 12:30 PM || Communication in a Global Marketplace 
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM || Networking Lunch
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM || Group Excursion 
6:15 PM – 10:00 PM || Closing Dinner 

Hotel/Travel

Location:

All events will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Hotel Information and Reservations: 

Four Seasons Hotel 
Saemunan-ro, Sinmunno 1(il)-ga | Jongno-gu, Seoul | South Korea
Tel: +82.2.6388.5000

Please note the Lex Mundi room block is now full. If you need to make a hotel reservation, please contact the Four Seasons directly.

Fees/Register

Non-Member Fees:

Client Registration: Clients attend Free of Charge.

Register

Click here to register.