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Global Arbitration Summit
What is happening today in the world of global arbitration?
Keynote Address: John Beechey President, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Current State of Global Arbitration—This panel discussion will compare and contrast how arbitration is currently used as a procedure for dispute resolution in different industries and jurisdictions.
The Future of Global Arbitration—What can we anticipate will be the world of global arbitration in the future? A panel of experienced practitioners from different parts of the globe will discuss what they see for the future of global arbitration.
From the Perspective of Clients—A panel of in-house counsel will discuss the qualities clients look for in terms of skill sets, training, and practice when they retain lawyers to represent them in arbitration.
Preparing for the Future—Having heard what will be happening in global arbitration, and what similarities and differences there may be between arbitration and litigation in a judicial forum, this panel will discuss how lawyers should be trained, through CLE, mentoring, or law schools, to meet client arbitration needs in the future. Audience participation in the discussion will be encouraged.
The Global Arbitration Summit registration fee is $250 (USD). The registration fee will be waived if the registrant registers for DRI’s Hot Topics in International Dispute Resolution Seminar, 13–14 June 2013, as the registration fee for the summit is complimentary in the International program registration fee.
Registration for the Global Arbitration Summit is currently available. Click here to register. Hotel reservations are now being accepted by logging onto http://cwp.marriott.com/prgdt/dri. Link - Click here to register.
Hot Topics in International Dispute Resolution
12–14, June 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
On 12–14, June 2013, in Prague, Czech Republic, DRI International will host the Hot Topics in International Dispute Resolution Seminar. The seminar will feature discussions on latest developments in consumer law and collective redress in Europe, perspectives of an interactive in-house counsel panel, cross-border financial litigation, global litigation and intellectual property challenges for product manufacturers, and a live trial demonstration.
DRI International is a committee that provides a growing global network of lawyers focused on the international and multinational aspects of dispute resolution and the practice of law. Committee members from Europe, North and South America and other parts of the globe consult with each other to provide the global perspectives necessary to achieve the committee’s goals, and the committee actively seeks further representatives from around the world who can serve as ambassadors and points of contact.
Included in the registration fee for the DRI International program is a complimentary registration for the DRI Global Arbitration Summit being held on 12 June 2013. Please see the registration page for more information.
Registration for the DRI International Seminar is now available. Click here to register. Hotel reservations are now being accepted by logging onto http://cwp.marriott.com/prgdt/dri. Link - Click here to register.
The Changing Landscape of International Litigation: Hot Topics
17–18, November 2011
Close to 100 individuals attended “The Changing Landscape of International Litigation: Hot Topics” last November in Barcelona, Spain. Individuals who attended this program gained insight into the differing rules throughout Europe and the United States regarding funding of litigation by claimants and cost recovery; the latest information on jurisdiction; the effect of impending changes to the Brussels Regulation and the Lugano Convention; recent relevant U.S. Supreme Court decisions; reconciling European data protection principles to North American discovery obligations; and ongoing reforms and legal liability in product liability and safety in the European Union and North America.
In-House Counsel Forum: Litigation Challenges
During the Barcelona seminar, a panel of leading in-house counsel, including Yves Lenders, Lydian; Lydia Schulze Althoff, Bayer AG; Thomas Lingen, Ingram Micro Distribution GmbH; Marta Sulé, Puig; and Stephen Woodward, Citi, addressed the challenges of managing the litigation expectations and the involvement of corporate officers, as well as issues related to employees, insurers, and external counsel. The panel also addressed the marshaling of instructions, evidence, and witnesses, as well as e-discovery issues, along with how to ensure a consistent strategy and approach to multi-jurisdictional litigation and how to select and retain external counsel.
- From the Chair Moving into the Next Stages
- Data Protection in International Business
- New Rules on International Arbitration
- Choice of Forum in Common Law Canada
THINK GLOBALLY - Member Articles
- Canadas Access to Information Act - The Disclosure of Confidential Third-Party Information
- Enforcement Is the Name of the Game - International Arbitration
- Vioxx Victory Down Under - A Reversal of Fortune in Australia
- New Angles for Potential Manufacturer Liability Stemming from Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting
- Circuit Split Widens: Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute
- 10 Tips - Obtaining Evidence Successfully in Canada to Use in a Foreign Proceeding