The Art of Arbitration: Role of In-House Counsel

Arbitration has a number of advantages when resolving domestic or international commercial disputes. Are you equipped to play your part in successfully managing the conduct of arbitrations?

Join a panel of industry peers and Blakes lawyers for an interactive discussion focusing on the role of in-house counsel in domestic and international arbitrations. The panel will discuss the stages of an arbitration, decisions that need to be made at critical junctures and tips for how you can be proactive to make the process efficient, effective and successful.

Topics

  • Making the decision to arbitrate
  • Selecting outside counsel
  • Selecting arbitrators
  • Determining the arbitration strategy and process
  • Participating in case management conferences and roles at the hearing
  • Organizing internal resources and choosing experts.
  • Keeping an eye out for settlement opportunities

Blakes Speakers:

Guest Speakers:

  • David de Vlieger, Senior Litigation Counsel, Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc.
  • Jody Johnson, Associate General Counsel, TransCanada PipeLines Limited

Agenda

  • Breakfast and Registration: 7:30 – 8 a.m.
  • Presentations: 8 – 9 a.m.

Where

Calgary Petroleum Club
Devonian Room
319 – 5th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta (Map)

 

If you would like more information about this seminar, please contact Becky Freeman by email

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