The trainer is an international lawyer and corporate educator on commerce and finance law and professional business skills and management. He was formerly a partner and Head of International Commercial Law at KPMG Legal globally and Masons (now Pinsent Masons). He has been listed in the independent Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers as an expert in investment law and regulations, where he is described by peers and clients as “a strong commercial thinker.
He concentrates on UK and international investment, M&A, private equity, energy, corporate and commercial law in developed and emerging markets, and also facilitates training in international professional management and skills. He advises a range of international organisations.
In addition to being a corporate educator he sits as a non-executive director in the private and public sector.
Case Study of company going international
The course is specifically designed for those working on international business contracts. It highlights the key legal and commercial issues to identify, address and resolve to create successful and sustainable transactions with minimal risk.
Equally it will assist those already operating internationally to deal with the increasingly complex aspects of working internationally highlighted by Brexit and resultant uncertainty for international business.
It will address the unique nature of international negotiations, set out how different nationalities make decisions to enable participants to influence and persuade their counterparts more effectively.
It will look at the options that businesses have to enter or expand their current interests by setting out the different vehicles for to do business and the advantages and disadvantages of each with the effect of helping participants to select their strategy.
Drilling down into agreements it will cover the key areas that populate negotiations – agency, distribution, franchising, joint venture, intellectual property, contractual guarantees, penalties,, confidentiality, termination, duties and obligations of the parties, which law to chose to govern the agreement and the most cost effective way to resolve any disputes.
This course is designed for those working in international business and are involved in negotiating and drafting cross border business agreements to enable them to master the skills for successful transactions.
It will highlight key areas of international negotiations - differences and their options for resolution. Differences of laws and concepts between countries and their laws as well as practice drafting of contractual clauses.
It covers common clauses and key principles of international agreements, different types of agreements in international business and key clauses.
The agreements it covers are agency, distribution and franchising and joint ventures (including a checklist and sample agreement).
Specific areas highlighted include contractual guarantees, intellectual property, choice of law and dispute resolution. In addition international comparative law around best and reasonable endeavors, confidentiality, penalties and termination.
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