Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Summit 2024 – Bengaluru


Date and Time:

February 8, 2024 9:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Location:

Hotel Radisson Blu Atria, Bengaluru, India

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Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Summit 2024 scheduled on 8th February 2024 in Bengaluru at Hotel Radisson Blu Atria brought to you by Achromic Point along with Ankura as Gold Partner, Deepak Sabharwal & Associates as Corporate Partner & Poovayya & Co. as Other Partner, where key issues like Update on Global Arbitration 2023 and Recent Developments in India Relating International Arbitration, Technology and Dispute Resolution, How can GCs add value to dispute management, Litigation Management will be discussed.


Who Should Attend:

  • Head-Disputes Administration & Management
  • Head of Legal
  • Corporate Legal Counsel
  • General Counsel
  • Chief Counsel
  • Regional Counsel
  • Legal Managers
  • Corporate Legal Advisors
  • Company Secretaries
  • Senior Legal Practitioners
  • Legal Consultants
  • Lawyers

Thought Leaders:

  • Promod Nair
    Senior Advocate, High Court of Karnataka
  • Deepak Sabharwal
    Managing Partner
    Deepak Sabharwal & Associates
  • Professor Aparna Uma Raman
    Expert counsel/IP & AI consultant/Researcher/Writer
    NUS, IISC, BMR Advisors
  • Manish K Tyagi
    MHA Legal
  • Deepalakshmi Vadivelan
    General Counsel
    Quess Corp Limited
  • Raghunath Rath
    Head of Legal and Company Secretary for the India operation of
    Alcon Inc.
  • Amol Pitale
    Managing Director
  • Gandhimadhy Varadarajan
    General Counsel
  • Aashish Verma
    Achromic Point
  • Nikhil Pilania
    General Manager Legal & Compliance
  • Manu Kulkarni
    Partner Disputes Resolution
    Poovayya & Co.
  • Sathish Kolar Ramamoorthy
    Associate Vice President (Legal) & Company Secretary
    Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt. Ltd
  • Sharan Kukreja
    Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Event Timelines

09.45 AM - 10.00 AM

Registration and Tea/Coffee

10.00 AM - 10.10 AM

Welcome Address and Introductions

10.10 AM – 11.30 AM

Session 1: (Panel Discussion)

Update on Global Arbitration 2023 and Recent Developments in India Relating International Arbitration

Developments affecting international commercial arbitration. International Arbitration continues to gain significance with the number of arbitral institutions on the rise globally. However, what are the challenges moving forward? This panel will discuss the future of International arbitration with reference to contemporary developments relating to the interplay between insolvency and international arbitration proceedings, the governing law of the arbitration agreement and the rise of international commercial courts as an alternative option for cross border dispute resolution.

1. Key issues and trends affecting international arbitration.

2. Changing trends in Commercial Arbitration

3. Choice of law and seat of arbitration under Indian law

4. How transcription makes arbitration more efficient

11.30 AM - 12.00 Noon

Tea/Coffee Break

12.00 Noon - 01.15 PM

Session 2: (Panel Discussion)

Technology and Dispute Resolution

The use of modern technology continues to have an impact on the mode and manner of dispute resolution. This panel would focus on various tools, techniques and best practices involving the use of technology which are relevant for modern day practitioners in order to stay ahead of the curve.

1. Virtual hearings- India and Global Experience.

2. Appointment of Arbitrator

3. Comparison of cross-examination in common law and civil law contexts

4. Technology that can support in efficiency in dispute resolution : assistance in drafting pleadings, e-discovery, and recording of evidence.

5. Use of artificial intelligence driven softwares and their assistance in adjudication of disputes: international and Indian perspective

I. Ethical issues in managing a dispute virtually –breach of confidentiality, cyber and data breach.

01.15 PM - 02.00 PM

Networking Lunch

02.00 PM - 02.45 PM

Session 3: (Panel Discussion)

Resolving Disputes, Debt Recovery and enforcement 

I. Sec 138 NI Act and Sec 25 of Settlement of Payments Act.

II. Arbitration 

III. Civil Suits 

02.45 PM – 04.00 PM

Session 4: (Panel Discussion)

Litigation Management—Getting the most out of your legal team when contentious issues arise

This panel will discuss what to do when good deals go bad. How would in-house counsel ensure the effective and efficient transfer of information and documents to their counsel, manage the stakeholders and legal spend. The panel will also  explore practical tips on what to expect when contentious issues arise and how to prepare for them, e.g. preserving legal professional privilege, conducting internal investigations, exploring alternative dispute resolution, key tips on litigation management including enforcement of judgments/awards.

Conversation with law firms and general counsels – what do they need and expect from dispute lawyers today? In evaluating this relationship and the current gaps, we will identify what dispute lawyers today need to do to improve their standing and relationship with law firms and general counsels.

04.00 PM

Closing Remarks

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