Purpose of the Practice Group
Experts from all over the world stay connected to discuss the broad field of litigation and arbitration, and exchange experiences and knowledge, develop tactics, strategies and proceedings and make use of synergies.
Litigation and Dispute Resolution group members will stay connected to international information and issues relevant to areas of their practice. The group allows each member expert to maintain a holistic view and channel their expertise into assisting their clients with their specific business needs. Being an expert of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group will result in faster case transactions in cross border disputes and a better understanding about the different regional litigation procedures.
Some subjects which will be dealt with in the new group are:
- Regional and international litigation / arbitration;
- (Regional and international) class actions and class action comparison (USA / ASIA / EU);
- (Regional and international) mass torts (class) actions and comparison (USA / ASIA / EU);
- EU litigation about procedural litigation (jurisdiction and forum shopping);
- EU litigation comparison (USA / ASIA / EU): banking / corporate governance, competition law, consumer law, climate law, privacy law, food and tobacco;
- (International and regional) intellectual property protection and legal procedures;
- (International and regional) trail tactics: case intake, evidence collection / recovery, pleadingstrategy, communication hardware / software during proceedings, (cross) examination tactics, seizing- and attachment proceedings, interim injunction proceedings and pre witness hearings;
- workgroups case approaching: small workshops where litigators approach a new case and present their defense tactics based on procedural rules from different regions;
- Pre-trial discovery;
- Enforcement of judgements;
- Pros and cons of arbitrrage versus public litigation;
- The tasks of the lawyer for the client referring a case to a lawyer abroad;
- Transparency of fee-structure in different jurisdictions;
- ECC regulations;
- The role of the European Court.