Annual T.R.A.D.E. Conference

Amsterdam, Netherlands

12 April 2018 - 14 April 2018

Annual T.R.A.D.E. Conference

Thursday 12 April 2018

17:30 Registration at the EYE Museum
18:00 » 20:00 Welcome cocktail at the EYE Museum
20:30 Optional dinner in local restaurants

Friday 13 April 2018

08:00 » 09:15 Registration at the EYE Museum
09:15 » 09:30 Introduction to the seminar by the AIJA President
Wiebe de Vries, AIJA President, BloomTax B.V., the Netherlands

Welcome address by the President of the T.R.A.D.E. Commission
Babak Tabeshian, LFR Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft, Germany
09:30 » 10:30 The dawn of the business: "Oups, I did not realise this was a contract" - negotiations and precontractual liabilities
Benedikt Rohrßen, Taylor Wessing, Germany
Boris Ostroukhov, Alrud Law Firm, Russia
Lidong Pan, Reizlaw, China
Michel Segers, FLINN, Belgium
10:30 » 11:30 Part 4 - Brexit - how to prepare for the great exit
Manish Bahl, Fieldfisher, the Netherlands
Kevin Paterson, Legal Counsel EMEA at Insight Enterprises, the Netherlands
11:30 » 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 » 13:00 Contract management and compliance - how to efficiently manage your contracts
Maks Prokop, Iskraemeco d.d, Slovenia
Phillip Schmidt, Legal Counsel EMEA at Zimmer Biomet, Switzerland
13:00 » 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 » 15:30 Intercultural differences - dos and don'ts of negotiations with Asian business partners
Minglei Wu, Minglei Legal, USA/China
Kazuma Higuchi, Higuchi & Partners, Japan
Marc van der Velden, Buren N.V., the Netherlands
15:30 » 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 » 16:20 Limitation of liability clauses: rescue or false hope? - strategies to manage liability risks
Babak Tabeshian, LFR Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft, Germany
16:20 » 16:45 Pitfalls of using common law principles in civil law contracts - different language, different legal concepts
Bernd Hauck, Kellerhals Carrard, Switzerland
16:45 » 17:00 Q&A
18:15 » 19:45 Canal Cruise with drinks and bites (Not included in the registration fees, payable locally)
20:00 Indonesian dinner at Kantjil & de Tijger

Saturday 14 April 2018

09:30 » 11:00 The sunset of the business: "How do I get rid of my contract" - ways to exit, terminate or set the scene to exit an agreement
Rebekka Stumpfrock, Avantcore, Germany
Jarl Koning, Legal Counsel at ServiceNow, the Netherlands
Maïte Ottes, Global Competition Counsel at ICL Europe, the Netherlands
Janine Demont, Pestalozzi, Switzerland
Charlotte Heilmann, Legal Counsel EMEA at Progress, the Netherlands
11:00 » 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 » 12:30 Boiler plates and midnight clauses - effects of miscellanea in different countries
Chiara Caliandro, De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani, Italy
Stefan Gurmann, Kerres | Partners, Austria
Marnix van den Bergh, Höcker Advocaten, the Netherlands
12:30 » 13:15 Closing remarks
13:15 » 14:15 Lunch break
14:45 » 18:00 Optional afternoon social programme
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally

City bike cycling tour through Amsterdam
20:30 Optional dinner
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally

More information will follow soon.