The one-day conference entitled “Stay in
Control! Managing risks, time and costs of commercial disputes with smart ADR”,
is set to kick off ICC’s 2013 Mediation Week, which will run from 7-13
The conference, a sell-out event every year
since its inception, will provide advantageous insight into how to maintain
control over commercial disputes – including the associated costs and risks – through
smart choice of the best dispute resolution procedure, efficient collaboration
with outside counsel and internal implementation of a mediation-based approach
to dispute resolution. With a special focus on mediation, the conference will
provide participants with the know-how to select the appropriate dispute
resolution mechanisms and create a dispute resolution roadmap for their
Speakers will include leading
representatives from inter alia, ABB,
British American Tobacco, Bombardier, E.ON, Northrop Grumman, Orange and
Over 100 participants are expected to
attend the conference and early registration is recommended to take advantage
of an early bird fee and to avoid disappointment. Reduced rates are also
available for members of the following conference supporters: the American Bar
Association, Association of Corporate Counsel Europe, Corporate Counsel
International Arbitration Group and the Round Table Conflict Management and Mediation
of the German Economy.
As the conference is designed for in-house
counsel, participation in the conference for non-in-house counsel will be restricted.
"The annual ICC International
Mediation Conference is a must-attend event for in-house counsel. The topics
discussed are on the cutting edge of commercial dispute resolution and the
opportunity to exchange know-how with colleagues around the world is unique,”
said Christine Guerrier, VP Disputes Resolution and Litigation, Corporate Legal
and Contracts, Thales, France.
King & Spalding, KPMG, Taylor Wessing, Winston
& Strawn, Diales and the John Hardy Group are the event sponsors.
Comprising the ICC International Mediation Conference
and acclaimed Mediation Competition, ICC’s 2013 Mediation Week promises
inspiring discussions on new developments in alternative dispute resolution and
the opportunity to share experiences and meet with peers from more than 40
Further information and a full conference
programme are available now from ICC’s new look website. Visit Mediation Week for details.
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