Five Day International Commercial Contracts School, Dubai - Dubai, United Arab Emirates - March 12th-16th, 2017 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "International Commercial Contracts School, Dubai" conference to their offering.

The Dubai Commercial Contracts School offers a wide-ranging and detailed understanding of contract law, drafting techniques, negotiation tactics and the law of damages under common law with comparisons to Civil Law jurisdictions. Presented by an international specialist in the field, the week shall enable participants to effectively draft and negotiate contracts with knowledge and confidence.

Unique format:

The International Commercial Contracts School offers a wide-ranging and detailed understanding of drafting techniques, negotiation tactics, contract law and the law of damages under English common law with comparisons to civil law jurisdictions. Presented by an international specialist in the field, this intense programme will enable participants to effectively negotiate and draft unambiguous contracts with knowledge and confidence.

Agenda

Part 1: Business and Contract Law for International Commercial Contracts

Day One

  • Tools, techniques and terminology when creating a formal contract
  • Practical Drafting Workshop
  • Pre-contract documents and enforceability
  • Offer and acceptance
  • Getting to grips with how the law changes what you thought you had agreed to
  • Understanding and effective drafting payment obligations
  • Including constructive performance obligations
  • Key clauses and how they are interpreted in different countries
  • Limit contractual risk for your organisation
  • Practical Drafting Exercise
  • In this session participants will practice drafting contract terms and receive practical advice and guidance on how they can develop in this area.

Day Two

  • Making defences to breach of contract
  • Termination – Understanding how and when contracts end
  • Successfully resolving contractual disputes
  • Practical Drafting Exercise
  • In this session participants will draft standard contract terms based on the skills and knowledge developed during the day under the guidance of the expert presenter.
  • Some typical agreements
  • This session will review the terms and conditions of some typical agreements to illustrate how to avoid the legal pitfalls and challenges faced.
  • Practical Workshop
  • Drafting and understanding boilerplate clauses

Part 2: International Contract Negotiation

Day Three

  • Essentials of negotiations
  • Preparing for negotiations – setting objectives and selecting strategy
  • Negotiating across national and organisational cultures
  • Negotiating styles
  • Practical Workshop – Negotiation of legal and commercial clauses
  • Communication skills
  • Situation tactics or ploys and counter-ploys
  • Negotiation Clinic
  • Get your queries answered on recent challenges you have faced in negotiation and how to overcome them.
  • Personal Action Plans

Part 3: Liabilities and Damages in International Commercial Agreements

Day Four

  • Identifying the areas of risk
  • Exclusions and limitations of liabilities
  • Liquidated damages and penalties defined
  • Workshop on exclusion and liquidated and ascertained damages clauses
  • Force Majeure

Workshop session (Part 1)

  • During this session, delegates will be given drafting exercises to put what they have learnt into practice.

Day Five

  • Direct and indirect damages
  • Time limits
  • Choice of law governing the contract
  • Litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution

Workshop session (Part 2)

  • During this session, delegates will be given drafting exercises to put what they have learnt into practice.

For more information about this conference visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zfxc3x/international

Related Topics: Commercial Law

Contacts

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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716