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2010 IDI Annual Conference

Torino (Italy) 11 to 12 Jun 2010

New issues in international distribution
The new EC regulation on vertical restraints - how to deal with insolvency of distributors/franchisees

IDI held the 2010 IDI Annual Conference in Torino (Italy) on 11-12 June 2010. 
You can find below the full program and the materials discussed


Materials

The rules applicable to agency agreements
Van Till
The application of the 30% threshold
Flochell
How to draft clauses which comply with regulation 330/2010
F. Bortolotti
Internet sales under the new block exemption regulation
Ferrier
Internet sales under the new block exemption regulation. The United States perspective
Zwisler
How to deal with a distributor facing a critical financing situation?
Saluzzo
How to deal with a distributor facing a critical financing situation?
Betto
Minimizing risks in advance. Possible contractual solutions
S.Bortolotti
Minimizing risks in advance. Possible contractual solutions
Kolb
Termination of master franchise Agreements and the consequences among the parties
Frignani
Panel on the impact of the distributor's bankruptcy in different jurisdictions
Panel
How to deal with insolvency of distributors/franchisees
Meeussen
Is arbitration always appropriate for resolving disputies? A Latin America point of view
Marzorati
Research on arbitral decisions in international distribution
Ferrier
The recourse to international arbitration: when should it be chosen and how should it be managed in order to be effective
Montanari
Fast Arbitration: the experience of the Piedmont Arbitration Chamber
Cena
The general principles: trademark protection, exhaustion and parallel imports
Galli
Parallel imports and trademark protections
Bouckaert
How to draft clauses which protect the supplier against parallel imports
Venturello
Article 274.1 of Spanish criminal code
Belda
Parallel import - Japan
Kozuka
The importance of securing the location in Franchising
Hero
The strongest option for the franchisor: direct control over the premises
S. Bortolotti
Direct control over the premises
Wiellowicz
Lease of the premises by a third party with option in favor of Franchisor
Zwisler
Controlling the franchisee's location: legal and business issues for international franchisor
Panel
Overview of the leasing process - Brazil
Bassani
Overview of the leasing process - Portugal
Cruz
PRC Contract Law
Jones
Overview of the leasing process - Finland
Lindgren
Overview of the leasing process - Sweden
Thylin
Overview of the leasing process - U.S.A.
Zwisler