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Dispute resolution strategy during Corona - Webinar

  • 15 Jul 2020
  • 15:00 - 16:15
  • Online

Dispute resolution strategy during Corona: when corporate mediation makes sense

The impact of COVID-19 around the globe has caused market volatility, business conflicts and corporate disputes. How are courts, arbitrators and parties dealing with complex business disputes during this pandemic? The courts are catching up after weeks of closure and arbitrations are adjusting to online hearings, all resulting in delays. In order to contain, manage and resolve a corporate conflict there is an emerging need for alternative dispute resolution, more so now then ever before.

Now is the time to break away from convention and seek creative solutions to resolve a dispute. Since mediation is flexible, the online mediation procedure to be used can be adapted to the needs of the parties. Furthermore, in mediation the parties can resolve their disputes in ways that would never be possible in a court of law or in arbitration. This webinar will explore the benefits of online corporate mediation during the pandemic and will address what to expect and how to be successful. 
The following topics will be addressed:

  • COVID-19 and the need for pragmatic approaches to dispute resolution 
  • Which corporate matters lend themselves to an online approach?
  • When does online corporate mediation make sense, how and when can it help to settle a dispute
  • How to adjust your dispute resolution approach or style in order to be effective online?
  • Choosing a forum for your international corporate disputes
  • Settling in the shadow of the law – corporate mediation during a pending court case or while in arbitration, what are reasonable expectations, drawbacks and benefits?

Dr. Ulrich Hagel, General Counsel Bombardier; International neutral and Associate law professor at the Dresden International University

Dr. Peter Kamminga, international neutral; Associate law professor at the Vrije University Amsterdam and Harvard scholar

Target audience
In-house counsel, mediators, arbitrators, corporate lawyers engaged in dispute resolution, insurance companies, compliance managers, international businesses, banks and all people dealing with corporate conflicts and business disputes.

After attending this webinar it is possible for Dutch attorneys to request a certificate of participation in order to receive a ‘PO-point.’ Upon receiving a passing grade for a short quiz you will receive the certificate, which is in compliance with the guidelines of the Dutch Bar, NOvA. Click here to read more about these guidelines. Please send an e-mail message with your request after attendance to info@icc.nl.

Free for ICC NL members but registration is mandatory. For non-ICC members: EUR 100,- (excluding VAT/BTW). Please register at icc.nl  The registration (on a first come, first serve basis) will close on 14 July 2020, end of day. Registration cancelled after 10 July 2020 will be charged in full. The ICC Terms & Conditions (Algemene Voorwaarden) apply to this webinar.  
For questions, please contact ICC Netherlands by sending an e-mail message to: info@icc.nl

Netherlands-Canada Chamber of Commerce | Morssingel 13, 2312 AZ Leiden| The Netherlands | +31 (70) 2210 555 | info@nccc.trade 

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