BDA events

18/10/2018 2:00 pm - 2018-10-18 18:00:00

Lecture: Overview of existing dispute settlement and how to make a conflict diagnosis for the incorporation of such mechanisms into an efficient conflict management policy

This lecture aims to give an overview of the numerous ways in which parties to a conflict can obtain a solution or a termination of their conflict. The lecture will explain dispute resolution mechanisms such as mediation, conciliation, arbitration, direct negotiation, expert determination, partnering, dispute review board, mini-trial, baseball arbitration, bounded arbitration, med-arb, arb-med,...

29/05/2018 9:00 pm - 2018-05-31 17:00:00

Executive Training: Sanctions and Export Control

Protect yourself and your company! Do you export products or software? Do you really know where they end up and who will use them? Are there any US nationals involved in your transactions? Can your valves be used in nuclear technology? Might your luxury goods end up in North Korea? These things all matter, they coul...

19/06/2018 12:00 am - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Roundtable on Merger Control Rules

The purpose of this Roundtable is to discuss the latest developments on merger control rules in the international legal landscape. In particular, a keynote speech will be given by Mr. Jacques Steenbergen, followed by presentations by members of the Dentons Brussels and Amsterdam office on merger control rules and recent developments in their jurisdiction. Mr. Christoph ...

09/05/2018 12:00 am - 2018-05-09 14:30:00

Lunch Causerie with the French Ambassador to Belgium, H.E. Claude-France Arnould

  After the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015, France was put under an extended state of emergency (until the 15th of July 2017). In 2016 the attacks also had effects on certain economic sectors and rates of consumption. Predictions currently suggest that France‚Äôs GDP will see greater growth from 2018. According to the Banque de France, economic prospects for 2017 are ...

29/03/2018 11:30 am - 2018-03-29 14:00:00

Lunch Causerie with the Bulgarian Ambassador to Belgium, H.E. Maya Dobreva

  The Bulgarian economy, which was hit hard by the crisis in 2009 (-5%), has begun to show slight signs of growth since 2011. According to prognoses from the IMF, growth in 2016 and 2017 will reach 3% and 2,8% respectively. Different international organisations, which recently included the World Bank, have adjusted the growth forecasts upwards. According to a survey by the Bulgarian Cha...