Commercial Contract drafting & ADR Master Class on 15th May '15, Mumbai

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  • (1888PressRelease) April 22, 2015 - Successfully Drafting International and Domestic Commercial Agreements to Effectively Manage Risk and Limit Liability.

    When : 15 May 2015, Hotel Novotel, Mumbai

    Note: INBA members entitled to a 15% Discount on registration.

    Program Overview
    Drafting a commercial contract, either international & domestic, is inevitable for any business. Yet with the increase in globalization of markets, cross-border contracts are becoming a common practice for most businesses, as well as for the lawyers assisting them.

    Expert Faculty
    Atul Sharma, Managing Partner, Link Legal-India Law Service
    Rahul Dwarkadas, Partner (Veritas Legal)
    Ashoo Gupta, Partner ( J. Sagar Associates)
    Nandish Vyas, Partner (Veritas Legal)


    -0930 Registration and Refreshments

    -0950 Opening Remarks

    -1000 Unavoidable - Contract Rituals: Negotiations & Re-negotiations for Effective Contract Content

    *Learning effective strategies to negotiate and counter-negotiate to reach the best deals
    *Defining measures to anticipate the partner's strategies: Understanding his needs, expectations and realities attached
    *Targeting renegotiation as an art in sustaining tough economic times
    *Understanding the relevance of pre-contractual agreements to the main contract
    *Understand the element effecting negotiation process Vis - Culture, Language & Legal System

    -1130 Coffee Break

    -1145 Safeguard Your Business: Draft a Master Class Contract

    *Gaining insight into effective drafting techniques to cater your domestic and international contract and needs
    *Understanding varied types and interpretations of contract clauses
    *Addressing the tax and financial issues in both inbound and outbound contracts
    *Integrating flexibility in clauses to leave space for modifications and termination if needed
    *An increasing number of companies are working with overseas vendors and suppliers. How do they guard themselves?
    *Critical Provisions including Appointment, Conditions Precedent, Consideration, Covenants, Term & Termination, Representations & Warranties & Indemnities

    -1330 Networking Luncheon

    -1430 Tactics and Practice: Avoiding the Problems and Pitfalls while drafting M&A Contracts and Drafting International Contracts

    *Analyzing the key elements in cross border M&A transactions
    *Examples of current issues faced within merger and acquisition transactions in the region
    *General Clauses like Governing Law, Arbitration, Force Majeure, Arbitration etc.
    1) Sharing some cases on intricacies of
    2) General commercial agreements
    3) Joint Venture agreement
    4) Technical collaboration agreements
    5) IT contracts

    *Analyzing the key elements in cross border agreements: What are the terms unique to overseas contracts?
    *Addressing various jurisdictions issue : Complying with overseas jurisdiction & coinciding with the rule
    Remedies for breach of contract- damages, exits, dilution of rights, its types and nature

    -1530 Alternative Dispute Resolution: Clauses & Mechanism

    *Analyzing various forms of ADR and identifying factors that will encourage organisations to adopt ADR
    Understanding how an efficient ADR system is paramount for the successful development of any modern international economy
    *Would 'ADR' be better than 'Litigation' - making a situation specific choice

    -1630 Coffee Break

    -1645 Q&A

    -1730 Closing Remarks and End of Program

    Who Should Attend:
    *In-house Legal Counsel/General Counsel
    *Commercial Lawyers
    *Legal Managers
    *Contract Managers
    *Purchasing Managers
    *Commercial and Business
    *Development Managers

    Key Benefits of Attending:
    *Master Effective Contract language and risk aversion techniques
    *Manage risk to your organization by developing contract strategies and techniques
    *Administer commercial contracts to boost your performance and profitability language and risk aversion techniques
    *Gain practical insights into advanced drafting and negotiating techniques
    *Minimize risk by anticipating ambiguities and technicalities involved in drafting contracts
    *Avoid common contractual pitfalls
    *Strengthen your knowledge on warranties, indemnities and clause in commercial contracts

    For registration;kindly contact:
    Pooja Malhotra;
    Email:pooja.malhotra ( @ ) legalvidya dot com;
    For discount; contact at:
    Archana Aggarwal
    archana_aggarwal ( @ ) indianbarassociation dot org;

    Event Venue :
    Novotel Mumbai
    Balraj Sahani Marg, Juhu Beach, Mumbai

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