LEGALNET ASIA: Contract Law for Non-legal Professionals | Negotiating and Drafting International Contracts

LegalNet Asia azmie at legalnet-asia.com
Wed May 14 09:23:47 UTC 2014


Contract Law for Non-legal Professionals

Essential Skills for Successful Contract Negotiation and Management

 

Tuesday, 18th June 2014, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Rizqun International Hotel, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darulssalam

 

 

In today’s competitive business environment, commercial contracts are increasingly becoming the key drivers to successful deals and business continuity. Structuring and signing off on properly crafted contractual documents are critical when doing business within or across jurisdictions. Contracts that are not carefully drafted may increase risks and turn a potentially profitable deal into a loss-maker.  Therefore, developing essential knowledge of contract law; the contract drafting process, risks involved, and the issues surrounding drafting commercial agreements has never been more important.

 

This course will provide an overview on the critical issues that must be studied when entering into contracts within Malaysia or across the region, and will take a practical approach to discussing the key issues involved in drafting commercial contracts.

 

This full day workshop will equip non legal professionals with the essential knowledge and tools to effectively manage commercial contracts.

 

Benefits of Attending

 

·         Developing the skills of the delegates, and enable them to have a better understanding of how contracts are created, structured and drafted

·         Mastering contract negotiations skills and techniques to maximising its applications

·         Enhancing management skills that will improve the efficiency of contract administration and management.

·         Identifying drafting issues that arise on common clauses, and how to negotiate these terms

·         Benchmarking best practices and tools of contract drafting and management

·         Analysing alternative dispute resolution mechanisms

·         Establishing the framework for sound contractual relationships

·         Writing and drafting commercial and project related contracts successfully

·         Avoiding pitfalls of bad contract conception through effective pre-drafting techniques

 

 

Who Should Attend

 

CEOs, CFOs, COOs, In-house Counsels, Patent, IP, Trademarks or Licensing Counsels, Company Secretaries as well as Advisors, Vice Presidents, Directors, Heads, General Managers, Senior Managers and Engineers of:

·         Project Management

·         Commercial & Contract Sourcing

·         Business Development

·         Purchasing and procurement

·         Legal & Corporate services

·         Finance & Administration

·         Sales & Marketing Services

 

This seminar is for all persons who would like to gain deeper in-depth knowledge of contract law ethics.

 

 

Distinguished Speaker

Jeremiah R Gurusamy

Partner, Arianti Dipendra Jeremiah

 

Jeremiah has been involved in the corporate sector since 1997. Prior to being admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor, he was attached to the legal documentation unit of the corporate banking arm of one of the leading banking groups in Malaysia for 2 years. Thereafter Jeremiah started his legal career in one of the large Kuala Lumpur based legal firm and was part of the offshore banking, corporate and commercial practice group. Over the years, Jeremiah has acted for a wide range of clients from various industries and has extensive experience in corporate banking, project financing, mergers & acquisitions, employment disputes, corporate commercial and capital markets. He is a Partner with Messrs. Arianti Dipendra Jeremiah, a corporate boutique firm. He currently sits on a number of the Bar Council and KL Bar Committees. He holds a Masters of Law from the University of Malaya and is also a certified panel Mediator of the Malaysian Mediation Centre of the Bar Council.

 

 

Registration Fee Details

Normal Fee                BND 850

Early Bird Fee            BND 790

Early Bird ends on 20 May 2014

* Closing date of Registration: 13 June 2014

 

**Save when you register by 20 May 2014!! Click HERE to request for brochure.

 

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Negotiating and Drafting

INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTS

An Essential Guide to Clear and Concise Cross Border Agreements

 

Wednesday 19th June 2014, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Rizqun International Hotel, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darulssalam

 

The dynamic nature of international deal-making and agreements correlate to economic volatility and commercial changes, and negotiating these contracts is an intricate process that takes skill and experience. Due to the complexities of business, it is crucial to create a clear, concise and complete description of the deal defining the roles and responsibilities to prepare for and arresting risk to avoid conflicts that might lead to major disputes and litigation. 

Invaluable insights into negotiating strategies and tactics as well as mastering practical drafting techniques for writing clear, unambiguous and understandable international contracts in this practical seminar. It will highlight the key provisions and clauses to look out for in your agreements, the mechanics of successful contracts, preparing for and arresting risk and dispute resolution. Also you will be reviewing tax considerations when drafting international agreements and the antitrust issues to look out for. If you are involved in negotiating and drafting your organisation’s international contracts register early to ensure your seat at this event!

 

 

Key Benefits

·         Develop a strategic approach to contract negotiations

·         Identify and review key clauses and esstential drafting techniques and tips

·         Identify the various dispute resolution options available

·         Manage risk and liabilities exposure in international contracts

·         Address tax considerations when drafting international contracts

 

Programme Outline

·         Successfully Structuring International Contract Negotiations

·         Understanding the Mechanics of International Contracts

·         Reviewing Essential Clauses and Drafting Techniques

·         Managing Cross-Border Contractual Disputes

·         Legal Considerations and Risk Management in International Contracts

·         Reviewing Tax Considerations when Drafting International Agreements

Who Should Attend

·         General Counsel and Heads of Legal Departments

·         Corporate Counsel/ In-house Counsel

·         Commercial & Business Development Managers

·         Contracts Directors & Managers

·         Financial Controllers & CFOs

·         Chief Operating Officers

·         Corporate & Commercial Lawyers

·         Procurement Managers

 

 

Distinguished Speaker

Jeremiah R Gurusamy

Partner, Arianti Dipendra Jeremiah

 

Jeremiah has been involved in the corporate sector since 1997. Prior to being admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor, he was attached to the legal documentation unit of the corporate banking arm of one of the leading banking groups in Malaysia for 2 years. Thereafter Jeremiah started his legal career in one of the large Kuala Lumpur based legal firm and was part of the offshore banking, corporate and commercial practice group. Over the years, Jeremiah has acted for a wide range of clients from various industries and has extensive experience in corporate banking, project financing, mergers & acquisitions, employment disputes, corporate commercial and capital markets. He is a Partner with Messrs. Arianti Dipendra Jeremiah, a corporate boutique firm. He currently sits on a number of the Bar Council and KL Bar Committees. He holds a Masters of Law from the University of Malaya and is also a certified panel Mediator of the Malaysian Mediation Centre of the Bar Council.

 

 

Registration Fee Details

Normal Fee                BND 850

Early Bird Fee            BND 790

Early Bird ends on 21 May 2014

* Closing date of Registration: 16 June 2014

 

**Save when you register by 20 May 2014!! Click HERE to request for brochure.

 

 

Best Regards,

 

Azmie Ahmad

Account Manager, Conference Asia ? DID (+603) 6205 3188 ? HP  (+6016) 322 9953 ? FAX (+603) 6211 1833 ? LegalNet-Asia ? D1-3A-16, Solaris Dutamas 1, No. 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
http://www.legalnet-asia.com

 

 

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