Mediation skills for building and keeping franchise relations

28 Nov 2022 1300 - 1430 GMT

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A webinar jointly presented by the IBA International Franchising Committee and the IBA Mediation Committee

Joining mediation skills and experience in building and managing international franchise can provide important knowledge to all lawyers and inhouse counsels involved in international franchising and mediation in international commercial disputes. This webinar will bring together two panels to discuss the mediation skills needed to build and keep good franchise relations.

  • The first panel will focus on using mediation skills for negotiating international franchise agreements.
  • The second panel will focus on drafting good mediation and escalation clauses in franchise agreements.


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Certificate of Attendance

Certificates of attendance for each session will be provided, automatically, to all delegates who have registered in advance and attended the live broadcast for a minimum of 30 minutes based on verified sign-in and sign-out times. Certificates can only be issued to the name provided at the time of registration. If you have any queries relating to your Certificate of Attendance, please email webinars@int-bar.org

Mary Walker

Barrister, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Member, Mediation Committee Advisory Board

Silvia Bortolotti

Studio legale Bortolotti, Mathis & Associati, Turin, Italy; Conference Coordinator, International Franchising Committee

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Tomasz Cyrol

Tomasz Cyrol Kancelaria Adwokacka, Kraków, Poland; Officer, Mediation Committee

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Arthur Pressman

Arthur L Pressman Dispute Resolution Services LLC, Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Olivia Gast

Gast Avocats, Paris, France; Corporate Counsel Forum Liaison Officer, International Franchising Committee

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Julien Rivet

ALLIUM, Paris, France; Officer, Mediation Committee

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Martine De Koning

Kennedy Van der Laan, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Vice Chair, International Franchising Committee

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Bethany Appleby

DLA Piper, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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