ICC Webinar B2B mediation in commercial disputes: mediation as part of your business model

ICC Webinar B2B mediation in commercial disputes: mediation as part of your business model

Date/Time
Date(s) - 21/09/2022
3:00 pm-6:00 pm

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In a world where time and costs are paramount and exceptional circumstances, such as those resulting from COVID-19 and the Ukraine war, require swift actions, businesses recognize the benefits of mediation. Businesses need to decide how to address competing interests and how to maintain a financial and commercial relationship with other businesses when attempting to resolve a commercial dispute. By defusing conflict, encouraging dialogue and harnessing collective knowledge, businesses engaging in mediation can act swiftly, find their own solutions and avoid lengthy and expensive litigation. Mediation can therefore play a significant role in resolving commercial disputes locally, nationally and globally.This webinar will address how to untangle the complex web of competing interests in B2B mediation in commercial disputes. Furthermore, recent developments with regard to the feasibility of mediation clauses and enforceability of mediation agreements will be discussed. Insight will be provided from the user’s perspective into the expectations of the parties. How do you preserve business relationships, manage risk, maintain profitability and reconcile competing interests? Do you want to resolve the dispute or do you want to resolve the problem that created the conflict in the first place?
Speakers•   Ronald Austin, Moderator, Global Mediation Group, Senior Advisor to the International Real Estate Group, Clifford Chance, Chair of the Rules Revision Working Group, ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition, France•   Tuba Bilecik, Mediator, Lawyer, Former General Counsel Indeks Group, UN Global Mediation Panel Member, Turkey•    Jonathan Lloyd-Jones Commercial Mediator with Independent Mediators, Distinguished Fellow and Treasurer of the International Academy of Mediators, Former Chair of Top 60 Law Firm U.K.•   Ava J. Abramowitz, Professorial Lecturer George Washington University Law School, former assistant United States attorney for the District of Columbia, U.S.
Target Audience
CEO’s, CFO’s, business owners, officers and directors, in-house counsel, legal and compliance officers, corporate lawyers and mediators interested in the use of business mediation in dispute resolution.PO-Points or PE-PointsIt is possible to request a certificate of participation in order to receive ‘PO-points’ for Dutch attorneys or ‘PE-points’ for MfN-register mediators after scoring a passing grade for a short quiz. 
Programme and registration
For ICC members: EUR 125,- (excluding VAT/BTW) For non-ICC members: EUR 195,- (excluding VAT/BTW) For the entire programme and to register please click here.
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