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CMS Disputes Talk

Webinar series

30 September 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
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In these uncertain times, global businesses in almost every sector are facing challenges brought about by an unprecedented operational climate. Actions and decisions taken during and immediately after the COVID-19 pandemic may be subject to even greater scrutiny than normal. With over 1,200 disputes resolution experts at CMS around the world, we are at the forefront of this change.

In order to help you navigate, we decided to launch an interactive online event series - covering international dispute resolution hot topics - the CMS Disputes Talks. Please see below the topics of our first four sessions.

Each session will include a Q&A section. Our webinars are free of charge and open to a wider public. 

Webinar series

CMS Disputes Talk #1

Cross-border insolvency litigation - How to plan ahead?

16 September 3pm - 4pm CET

A global overview on potential collection processes; practical advice on how to be prepared for cross-border insolvencies from the creditor´s perspective.

Speakers:

  • Daniel Rodriguez, Partner - CMS Colombia
  • Charlotte Schildt, Partner - CMS Germany
  • Nacho Fernandez Aguado, Partner - CMS Spain 
  • Michelle Barclay, Partner - CMS Peru

CMS Disputes Talk #2

Investment Arbitration and third-party funding

30 September 2pm - 3pm CET

  • Liability of States: boundaries of permissible measures and how to protect your business and investment from unlawful actions by governments
  • No money? No problem! Third party funding for claims in times of crisis

Speakers:

  • Nicolas Wiegand, Partner - CMS Hong Kong
  • Ruth Stackpool-Moore, Investment Manager - Omni Bridgeway
  • Lorenzo Villegas, Partner - CMS Colombia
  • Mariel Dimsey, Partner - CMS Hong Kong
  • Susanne Schwalb, Counsel - CMS Germany

CMS Disputes Talk #3

Potential exposure of D&O to liability claims following the COVID-19 emergency

14 October 3pm - 4pm CET

The pandemic will give raise to an increase of litigation involving both companies and directors’ liability: we can foresee, among others, cyber claims, securities class actions and shareholders’ derivatives claims; issues may also arise from employees working from home (data breaches, frauds, etc.). What should be done in order to prevent and minimize the risks and costs of potential disputes? 

Speakers:

  • Laura Opilio, Partner - CMS Italy 
  • Alessandro Voglino, Managing Director of Shared Underwriters
  • Zaakir Mohamed, Partner - CMS South Africa
  • Virginie Fremat, Partner - CMS Belgium

CMS Disputes Talk #4

Real property commercial lease and Covid-19

28 October 3pm - 4pm CET

An overview of the effect of mandatory lockdowns on commercial buildings and offices. A discussion on the liabilities of the lessor and the remedies available to the tenant.

Speakers:

  • Rodrigo Campero, Partner - CMS Chile
  • Ernesto Vargas, Professor for Private Law, University of Chile and Teaching Fellow, University College London
  • Jacques Simhon, Partner - CMS Colombia
  • Danielle Drummond-Brassington, Partner - CMS UK
  • Chantal Martens, Advocaat - CMS Netherlands

Should you have any question regarding this event, please contact us.

We look forward to seeing you at our CMS Disputes Talks.

Webinar series
  • 30 September
  • 14 September
  • 28 October

Speakers

Daniel Rodríguez
Daniel Rodríguez, LL.M.
Partner
Bogotá
Charlotte Louise Schildt
Dr. Charlotte Louise Schildt
Partner
Frankfurt
Picture of Nacho Fernandez Aguado
Juan Ignacio Fernández Aguado
Partner
Madrid
Picture of Michelle Barclay
Michelle Barclay
Partner
Lima
Nicholas Wiegand
Dr. Nicolas Wiegand
Managing Partner
Hong Kong (CMS HS)
Susanne Schwalb
Susanne Schwalb
Counsel
Munich
Mariel Dimsey
Dr. Mariel Dimsey
Partner
Hong Kong (CMS HS)
Picture of Laura Opilio
Laura Opilio
Partner
Rome
Zaakir Mohamed | Head of Corporate Investigations & Forensics | South Africa
Zaakir Mohamed
Partner
Johannesburg
Picture of Virginie Frémat
Virginie Frémat
Partner
Antwerp
Rodrigo Campero T.
Rodrigo Campero, LL.M.
Partner
Santiago
Jacques Simhon
Jacques Simhon, LL.M.
Partner
Bogotá
Danielle Drummond-Brasington
Danielle Drummond-Brassington
Partner
London
Ruth Stackpool-Moore
Investment Manager - Omni Bridgeway
Alessandro Voglino
Managing Director of Shared Underwriters
Ernesto Vargas
Professor for Private Law, University of Chile and Teaching Fellow, University College London
Chantal-Martens-CMS-NL
Chantal Martens
Advocaat
Amsterdam
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