This In-house programme includes best practice tools, tips and techniques on all key elements that are essential when drafting and negotiating clear and concise contracts. These include: pre-contract issues; force majeure; contract clauses with financial implications; managing risk; and international law considerations. It is ideal for international legal and commercial teams.
A special feature of this course is the integrated workshop sessions where the legal and contracts team will have the opportunity to work through ‘hands-on’ contract drafting exercises.
Programme Director’s introduction
Mastering the skills of international negotiation
Essentials of international contracts
WORKSHOP Pre-contract issues with sample agreement and guide
Confidentiality and NDA’s
WORKSHOP Confidentiality and NDA’s with model agreement and checklist for future use
Contract clauses with financial implications
Drafting international collaboration and joint venture agreements with sample
Exclusions and limitations of liability
WORKSHOP – Damages – with sample clauses and tactics
Force Majeure, frustration and economic hardship – a common law/civil law comparison
Drafting warranties, guarantees and indemnities in international business agreements with sample clauses
WORKSHOP – Drafting, warranties and indemnities
Intellectual property rights – protection, exploitation and enforcement
WORKSHOP – Selected clauses with guidance and tips from the facilitator
Choice of law, jurisdiction and ADR and disputes
WORKSHOP – Drafting arbitration and ADR clauses
Arun Singh (Prof) OBE, FRSA is an international lawyer. He was formerly a partner and Head of Commercial Law at KPMGLegal. Arun advises a range of international organisations. He is a Visiting Professor in International Business, Leadership and Negotiations at Salford University Business School, Senior Associate at Oxford University’s Institute of Legal Practice and teaches international leadership and negotiations at the University of Cambridge. He has facilitated programmes in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the U.S.
He is a recognised corporate educator and a non executive director of 4 international investment companies one of which is listed on the London Stock Exchange chairing the Audit Committee and Investment Committee. Arun’s work for SME’s and clients such as BA, BP, CMSLegal, Orange, Diageo, KPMG, Motorola includes working with managers on business skills such as leadership, impact and influence, team dynamics, international management negotiations and conflict resolution.