Anuwat helps demonstrate stages of arbitration process at THAC

On Tuesday 28th February 2023, the Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) hosted the seminar “Dive into the arbitration process,” offering attendees key insights into how arbitration actually works at each stage of the process.

IAS Advisory co-founding partner Mr Anuwat Ngamprasertkul was honoured to join arbitration colleagues Ms Sakolrat Srangsomwong, a Senior Associate from Chandler MHM Limited, and Mr Witchaphon Techasawatwit, an Associate from Herbert Smith Freehills, at the event.

Together, they simulated an arbitration case; Anuwat assumed the role of arbitrator and Sakolrat and Witchaphon role played as the parties in the dispute.

They demonstrated how to enter the arbitration process, talked about how arbitration tends to play out, and showed how to apply arbitration theory in real-world situations.


Anuwat directs workshop and training for large state-owned enterprise

It was a pleasure for IAS Advisory co-founding partner Mr Anuwat Ngamprasertkul to present and direct a training session and workshop for more than 400 participants from a Thai state-owned enterprise last month.

The subject of the event, on 2nd February 2023, was Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) and its related regulations and what organisations need to do to ensure compliance.

In the training session, participants learnt about the fundamentals of PDPA compliance, including the life cycle of personal data in an organisation’s business operation. Also, how personal data can be justifiably collected, processed, circulated, disclosed and retained and how this aligns with or is required to change under the PDPA. Anuwat also covered how compliance is organised and which business units are involved during the session.

Then, during the workshop, representatives from 10+ business units of the organisation delved into how personal data is actually processed, links up with other units and flows out to external parties in compliance with one of the key legal requirements of the PDPA.


Anuwat joins committee for selecting teams at National Mediation Competition ’23

Co-founding partner Mr Anuwat Ngamprasertkul was privileged to join the committee for selecting teams at this year’s National Mediation Competition.

The event was held at the Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) in Bangkok and took place over three days from 25-27th January 2023.

Competition now in its fifth year

The competition, now in its fifth year, is organised by THAC and involves simulations of commercial disputes to encourage and inform Thailand’s next generation of mediators and negotiators.

The event provides an excellent opportunity for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year degree students to participate in a mediation from start to finish and for teams to get experience of the whole mediation process, from gathering initial viewpoints, to focusing on interests, to creating win-win options, to evaluating possibilities, to outlining a valid compromise agreement.

It also provides an opportunity for young mediators and negotiators to showcase their skills, connect with peers, and pick up new mediation and negotiation techniques.


Anuwat Ngamprasertkul joins THAC course as a co-speaker

It was an honour for IAS Advisory co-founding partner Mr Anuwat Ngamprasertkul to join the recent Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) course at Bhiraj Tower as a co-speaker together with Ms Noppramart Thammateeradaycho (partner) and Ms Suruswadee Jaimsuwan (counsel) from Tilleke & Gibbins.

The course, on 16-17th January 2023, was titled, “Ending organisational conflict: negotiation and conciliation techniques for settling disputes.”


Familiar names launch new firm “IAS Advisory” in Thailand

IAS Advisory opened its doors at the start of 2023 offering breakthrough legal strategies and solutions and a modern, value-based approach to hitting client targets. The firm’s founders strive for a client-counsel relationship that is adapted to innovation and in the spirit of collaboration and are committed to offering clients all the benefits of a contemporary legal practice.