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CMS Conference on Efficient Dispute Resolution

Zurich, Switzerland

Past event
05 March 2014, 14:30 - 18:15 UTC +00:00

Disputes are an unavoidable part of doing business. Due to the globalisation of business, companies are often faced with cross-border conflicts. Dealing with disputes efficiently is therefore of major importance for a successful business.

We invite you to join us for the upcoming CMS Conference on Efficient Dispute Resolution on 5 March 2014 in Zurich, at which we will discuss the following topics with in-house counsel, industry experts and invited guests from several European jurisdictions:

  • Structuring of dispute resolution proceedings
  • Conducting arbitration efficiently
    • Use of injunctive relief to improve efficiency, locate assets and ensure enforcement
  • Managing commercial risks of disputes – third party funding


14.30 Welcome and introduction, Overview of the Programme

Jodok Wicki (CMS Switzerland)

14.45 - 15.15 Keynote address by Dr. Angela Kölbl, Head of Energy Litigation, Siemens AG

15.15 - 16.00 Structuring of dispute resolution proceedings

Dorothee Ruckteschler (CMS Germany)

Joaquim Shearman de Macedo (CMS Portugal)

16.00 - 16.30 Break

16.30 - 17.15 Conducting arbitration efficiently

Torsten Lörcher (CMS Germany)

Jodok Wicki (CMS Switzerland)

17.15 - 17.45 Use of injunctive relief - Improve efficiency, locate assets and

ensure enforcement

Philipp Dickenmann (CMS Switzerland)

Leonard Böhmer (CMS Netherlands)

17.45 - 18.15 Managing commercial risks of disputes - third party funding

Mick Smith, Partner & Co-Founder of Calunius Capital LLP

Tim Hardy (CMS UK)

18.15 Coctail reception

Participation is free of charge. 

We look forward to seeing you.


Portrait of Jodok Wicki
Dr Jodok Wicki
Portrait of Philipp J. Dickenmann
Philipp J. Dickenmann, LL.M.