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Disputes Events

ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes events engage all facets of the Disputes community. Come together to learn, network and grow your practice.

Members will benefit from free attendance at all Virtual Events and discounts to the Physical and On-Demand Events. Look through the upcoming events below

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Upcoming Events

Virtual
04 Jul 2022
M&A Disputes

In partnership with BRG, the first of a two-part series of discussions on the topic, our legal, accounting and market experts will discuss M&A deal volumes, deal structures, new investment vehicles, advances in technology and the rapidly changing economic conditions, which have contributed to the number of M&A disputes in recent years. 


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1 Day Conference • In-Person Event
15 Sep 2022
Financial Institutions Litigation

Regulatory changes and shifting business practices are causing novel legal challenges for Financial Institutions. Join the conference to hear specialist experts' take on topics ranging from macro legal trends to technical case law developments


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2 Day Summits • In-Person Event
19 Oct 2022
Group Litigation and Class Actions

Group litigation is increasingly viewed and promoted as an effective means for access to justice. Expanding on last year's success, join this two day conference covering major areas of group litigaiton in the UK, developments in major EU jurisdictions and practical considerations when handling a mass claim. 


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Past Events

2 Day Summits
06 Jun 2022
India Dispute Resolution Forum

An advanced Forum discussing complex, multijurisdictional arbitration and court cases involving Indian parties. 

As India becomes an increasingly important nation for commercial parties, join our experts and leading practitioners in exploring the pressing issues and current developments.


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23 Mar 2022
TL4 Disputes Community Annual Social: Psychological Impact of Remote Hearings (By Invitation Only)

The Disputes Community and BRG are bringing together lawyers, expert witnesses, arbitrators and legal psychologists for an insightful and lively social gathering. 

 


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Virtual
01 Dec 2021
“Yo, I’ll Tell You What I Want, What I Really, Really Want …”

  Join us for a practical and interactive session where our panel will provide their insights on what clients want (and what they don't want) from their legal service providers.  

 


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2 Day Summits
24 Nov 2021
SHAREHOLDER DISPUTES AND CLASS ACTIONS

Join TL4D's timely conference for ample networking opportunities and strategic direction delivered by the best-in-class practitioners acting globally for claimants and defendants.


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Virtual
26 Oct 2021
Taming the Dragon: Gaining Certainty over the Costs of Litigation in Asia

The panel will discuss the commercial and practical aspects of litigation funding in Asia, sharing knowledge and case experience from funder, dispute resolution practitioner and lawyer perspectives


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Virtual
06 Oct 2021
The Fault Lines in India’s Arbitration Landscape

Join us for the next episode of Tl4D's India related dispute resolution series. Featuring thought-provoking fireside chat with preeminent Indian legal figure, Justice G.S. Patel, Judge of the Bombay High Court and leading English silk, Khawar Qureshi QC. 


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Virtual
30 Sep 2021
Defusing the Court’s Nuclear Weapons: 13 Ways to Save Your World

The end of the world is nigh, or so it can feel for a defendant facing a trigger happy claimant armed with invasive ex parte relief. But is that the high point for the claimant? How best can the defendant return fire?

 


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Virtual
28 Sep 2021
Class Actions in Digital Markets

Following our highly popular launch event, make sure to book your seat early for the next episode in a series of VIRTUAL discussions on the latest developments in class action regimes. 


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1 Day Conference
29 Jun 2022
Crypto in Disputes

Crypto is increasingly prevalent in many areas of law and the resulting disputes involving Crypto are unique. Join this one day event talking all areas of disputes where Crypto is involved, where all 4 TL4 communities come together 


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TL4 Evening
09 Jun 2022
FIRE Middle East & TL4 Disputes: MENA Asset Recovery and Enforcement Challenges

Join us for a mid year Middle East focused gathering in London which brings together many of the leading firms and practitioners who may be thinking about attending the Thought Leaders 4 FIRE event in Dubai in November.


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TL4 Evening
05 May 2022
The Emerging Landscape: Class Action Lawsuits and Litigation Funding

Join us for a FIRE Eveing panel session hosted with The Female Fraud Forum and Howden followed by drinks & nibbles! 

Changes to litigation funding in recent years have transformed the viability of class actions in the UK. Regularly utilised in jurisdictions such as the US and Australia, class actions have in recent years been a more prominent tool for mass claimants in the UK. This event will examine the changes to litigation funding and consider recent high profile class action cases, such as the Supreme Court decision in Lloyd v Google, which addressed the question of whether representative action was a suitable vehicle for claims in the sphere of data protection. 


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Virtual
11 Feb 2022
What you need to know about mediation in family cases, trusts cases and where the two cross-over

This is aimed at those who are not qualified mediators but want to know how more about how mediation works, so they can advise and support clients in mediation but also to understand how they can be involved.


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Virtual
10 Feb 2022
Welcome to the Jungle: Civil Procedure Rules and Guerilla Duels

Approaches to settlement have become as creative as they are confidential, but many parties still find themselves reaching in the dark. How are litigators to know the new rules of the jungle?


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Virtual
13 Jul 2021
Defeating the Queen’s Gambit: How to Play Your Opening Moves

The second of the innovative ‘ACTING FOR THE DEFENDANT’ series on its tour through the lifecycle of a dispute from the principal vantage point of the defendant’s lawyer.


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Virtual
08 Jul 2021
YOU HAVE NO AUTHORITY HERE (JACKIE WEAVER) … Jurisdiction clauses and arbitration clauses in a post Brexit world | Where are we now and why does it matter?

Jurisdiction clauses and arbitration clauses in a post Brexit world | Where are we now and why does it matter?


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Virtual
08 Jun 2021
UK Class Actions – “Big Bang” or False Start?

Join this virtual event discussing the latest developments and the future of the UK class action regime.


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Virtual
19 May 2021
To Hear or Not to Hear, That is the Question – Challenging Jurisdiction and Service: The Defendant’s Toolkit

TL4 Disputes together with PCB Byrne are delighted to bring you the first of an innovative new series which will take you on a tour through the lifecycle of a dispute from the principal vantage point of the defendant’s lawyer.


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Virtual
14 May 2021
LIDW21 Member-Hosted Event: Sanctions and Disputes

A presentation and discussion on current issues in the world of economic sanctions with particular emphasis on the effect of sanctions on legal rights and proceedings to enforce them


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Virtual
13 May 2021
LIDW21 Member-Hosted Event: How to Find the Right Partner in a Foreign Jurisdiction

Cross-border litigation often requires cooperation from firms in multiple jurisdictions. How can you ensure that you choose a firm with the right expertise that can deliver a seamlessservice to your client?


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Virtual
07 May 2021
Risks Faced by Whistle Blowers & How to Counter Them

In 2012, Jonathan Taylor provided evidence about bribes being offered in return for lucrative contracts at Dutch oil firm SBM Offshore. Jonathan Taylor has been stuck in Croatia since July 2020. His wife and children returned home but he remains in legal limbo, unable to leave Zagreb, while the Croatian authorities decide whether he can be extradited. Tune in to hear his story and a unique insight into Whistleblowers. 


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Virtual
28 Apr 2021
I’m A Litigant … Get Me Out of Here!

Join us for a practical and interactive session where a panel of experts on litigation and settlement share their expertise on key issues including getting yourself in the best position before exploring settlement, approaching the other side without giving an impression of weakness, assessing the settlement value of a claim, is horse trading the only way to arrive at an agreed number, creative ways to find a settlement when the numbers don’t work and the key issues to consider before signing the settlement agreement. 

 


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Virtual
21 Apr 2021
Nizam: Nuclear powers face off in High Court over English trust law principles

India and Pakistan locked horns with each other and descendants of the 7th Nizam of Hyderabad in Pakistan v NatWest decided by Marcus Smith J in October 2019.  .  When Pakistan initiated new proceedings in 2013, the current Nizam instructed Eason Rajah QC, 10 Old Square, and Paul Hewitt, Withers LLP.  Eason and Paul will set out the historic and political context as well as the trust law principles debated.


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Virtual
15 Apr 2021
India | Worldwide Strategy for Asset Recovery: Time to Look Beyond Jurisdictional Boundaries

Dealing with the endemic of fraud and asset recovery requires a concerted and coordinated multi-jurisdictional approach. Hear from the key experts from the region and internationally. 


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Virtual
13 Apr 2021
Most Controversial Decisions under CIS Treaties*

Join a stellar line-up of local and international experts who will drill down into the key decisions under CIS treaties 


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