Kudun and Partners, Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) and MDD Forensic Accountants hosted a panel discussion on “Successful startups – how to avoid common pitfalls and manage disputes in Thailand”. The panel was moderated by Emi Rowse Igusa, partner and Head of Japan Practice at Kudun and Partners, and included Kongkoch Yongsavasdikul, Partner and Co-head of the Startup practice at Kudun and Partners. The other esteemed panelists included market, legal and valuation experts including Eddy Lee (Regional Managing Director – Head of Disputes and Litigation Asia at MDD), Michael Cluzel (CEO/Co-Founder at Eatigo International Pte Ltd) and Dr. Amnart Tangkiriphimarn (Vice Dean for International Affairs and International Programs at the Faculty of Law, Thammasat University).
The event attracted participants from startups, funders/investors, MNCs, forensic accountants and legal practitioners. The panel discussion focused on common issues and disputes faced by startups in Thailand, how to effectively avoid and/or manage such disputes and the relevance of valuation in the different stages of startups. The event was followed by a lively networking session at THAC.