Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Summit 2024 – New Delhi


Date and Time:

January 24, 2024 9:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Location:

Hotel Eros, New Delhi, India

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Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Summit 2024 scheduled on 24th January 2024 in New Delhi at Hotel Eros brought to you by Achromic Point along with Ankura as Gold Partner, Chambers of SS Ahluwalia as Supporting Partner, Deepak Sabharwal & Associates as Corporate Partner and Naks & Associates 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.

   Gold Partner            Supporting Partner       Corporate Partner             Other Partner


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:

  • Special Guest
    Justice Talwant Singh
    Sr. Advocate: Supreme Court
    Judge – Delhi High Court (Retired)
  • SS Ahluwalia

    Chambers of SS Ahluwalia
  • Zameer Nathani
    Group General Counsel
  • Deepak Sabharwal
    Managing Partner
    Deepak Sabharwal & Associates
  • George Pothan Poothicote
    Advocate, Supreme Court of India
  • Sameet Gambhir
    Vice President
    DCM Shriram LTD
  • Ritu Goyal
    Managing Partner
    Naks & Associates
  • Sanjiv Dagar
    Business Attorney & IP
    LegaJoist – Advocates & Solicitors
  • Ravi Rajiv Upadhyay
    Senior Director – Head Legal
    Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
  • Sachin S. Pujari
    Advocate on Record
    Supreme Court of India
  • Amol Pitale
    Managing Director
  • Sanjeev Ailawadi
    Head Legal
    Max Estates Ltd.
  • Keshav Lahoti
    Associate Director – Legal, Secretarial & Compliance
  • Saurabh Priyadarshi
    In-house Counsel
    CSL Finance Limited
  • Aashish Verma
    Achromic Point

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.

i. Key issues and trends affecting international arbitration.

ii. Changing trends in Commercial Arbitration

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

iv. 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.

I. Virtual hearings- India and Global Experience.

II. Appointment of Arbitrator

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

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

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

VI. 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 – 03.15 PM

Session 3: (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.

03.15 PM - 04.00 PM

Session 4: (Panel Discussion)

Resolving Disputes, Debt Recovery and enforcement 

Sec 138 NI Act and Sec 25 of Settlement of Payments Act.
Civil Suits 
04.00 PM

Closing Remarks

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