APEC Committee

New Legal Trends in the APEC Region — Online services, E-commerce, Fintech, IP

Session Synopsis:

The IT revolution is dramatically turning this into a borderless world, and the APEC region is situated at the very focus of this change. As represented by the recent conclusion of the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS) and forthcoming effectuation of TPP 11, the service industry is being liberalized and cross-border investments are evolving to a whole new level. Under these circumstances, many unprecedented legal issues are arising.

In this session, new topics such as online services, e-commerce, cross border privacy rule, fintech, intellectual property issues, and the expected role of APEC will be discussed mainly focusing on the ASEAN region and China.

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