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2014 IDI Annual Conference

Turin (Italy) 13 to 14 Jun 2014

Setting up a compliance program
Establishing a panel of arbitrators specialized in distribution law

IDI held the 2014 IDI Annual Conference in Turin (Italy) on 13-14 June 2014.
You can find below the full program and the materials discussed


Materials

Purpose and General Characteristics of a Compliance Program
Raimondo Rinaldi, President AIGI, General Counsel Esso italiana, Rome
Setting up a compliance program: the main steps to be taken
Annarita Sofia, Confindustria, Rome
Adapting a Compliance System to the Needs of Small and Medium Sized Distribution or Franchise Networks
Marco Hero, PF & P Rechtsanwaelte, Munich
Adapting a Compliance System to the Needs of Small or Medium Sized Distribution or Franchise Networks
Panel chaired by Didier Ferrier, professor of law, University of Montpellier
Areas of risk to be considered for the antitrust compliance within distribution
Panel chaired by Didier Ferrier, professor of law, University of Montpellier
Practical experience in expedited arbitration procedures - Swiss Rules
Frank Spoorenberg, Tavernier Tschanz, Geneve
Practical experience in expedited arbitration procedures
Marco Venturello, Venturello & Bottarini Avvocati, Turin
Alternative Dispute Resolution for Commodity Trading, Shipping and Trade Finance (ACT)
Jean Paul Vulliety, Lalive, Geneve
Is it really necessary to respect the 5 years' duration limitation contained in article 5(1)(a) of Regulation 330/2010?
WS1: Panel chaired by Rocìo Belda, Garrigues, Madrid
Choosing the applicable law in commercial agency agreements.
WS2: Silvia Bortolotti, Buffa Bortolotti & Mathis, Turin
The Unamar case: what is the actual meaning of the decision of the ECJ?
WS2: Pascal Hollander, Hanotiau & van den Berg, Brussels
The other side of coin: Applying the law of the principal without the provisions which protect the agent
WS2: Peter Gregersen, Horten Law Firm, Copenaghen
When does a purchaser/reseller become a distributor?
WS3: Didier Ferrier, Professor of Law, University of Montpellier
What is a distributor? When does the law (or jurisprudence) recognize its status as a provider of services?
WS3: Raimond Emde, Graf von Westphalen, Hamburg
The Corman Collins case: the likening of a distribution contract to a service contract and its impact on jurisdiction rules
WS3: Panel caired by Gustav Breiter, Viehbock Breiter Schenk & Nau, Vienna
Corman-Collins effects on applicable law: has the Pandora Box been opened?
WS3: Pedro da Costa Mendes, CNCM, Porto
What type of action should be taken by a supplier when his customer is gradually becoming a distributor?
WS3: Ignacio Alonso, Even Abogados, Madrid
What type of action should be taken by a supplier when his customer is gradually becoming a distributor?
WS3: Olga Sztejnert Roszak, Drzewiecki, Tomaszek & Partners, Warsaw
What type of action should be taken by a supplier when his customer is gradually becoming a distributor?
WS3: Leslie Thiele, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, Albany, NY