Date and Time:
February 8, 2024 9:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Hotel Radisson Blu Atria, Bengaluru, India
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
- Promod Nair
Senior Advocate, High Court of Karnataka
- Deepak Sabharwal
Deepak Sabharwal & Associates
- Professor Aparna Uma Raman
Expert counsel/IP & AI consultant/Researcher/Writer
NUS, IISC, BMR Advisors
- Manish K Tyagi
- Deepalakshmi Vadivelan
Quess Corp Limited
- Raghunath Rath
Head of Legal and Company Secretary for the India operation of
- Amol Pitale
- Gandhimadhy Varadarajan
- Aashish Verma
- 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
Registration and Tea/Coffee
Welcome Address and Introductions
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
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.
Session 3: (Panel Discussion)
Resolving Disputes, Debt Recovery and enforcement
I. Sec 138 NI Act and Sec 25 of Settlement of Payments Act.
III. Civil Suits
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.