UIA - seminar Whistler (Canada) , 26 februarie - 2 martie 2012






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Subject: UIA - Whistler (Canada) February 26 - March 2, 2012



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UIA - Whistler (Canada) February 26 - March 2, 2012










Seminar language: English


Dear all,


We are very happy to announce the 7th Winter Seminar of the UIA on the topic of “Corporate Governance, Company Regulation and Related Litigation" being held in Whistler Mountain, Canada, from February 26 to March 02, 2012.


Please be aware that a preferential rate is granted to people who will register to this event before December 23, 2011. So, do not wait anymore. Register by returning the registration form, following this link.



Also bear in mind that February/March is high season in Whistler and availability of rooms at agreed rates is only guaranteed if the reservation is made by January 27, 2012


Please find in the following an excerpt of the final version of the programme. The complete brochure is available on the UIA seminar website.


We look forward to welcoming you to Whistler, Canada.


Randy Aliment, Louis Burke, Nicholas Hughes, Brad Richards, Winfried Schmitz, Franz Schubiger and Enrica Senini.









Corporate Governance, Company Regulation and Related Litigation



Speakers from Switzerland, Canada, Germany, India, the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and the USA (TN, NY, FL, OH, WA, MI) will be offering their expertise. The seminar will be a most interesting platform to exchange the peculiarities of the different legal systems and to exchange the rich expertise of the participating lawyers from all over the world.



Presentations and discussions will be made on the following nine topics:



Monday, February 27, 2012

1. Corporate Governance Policies and Procedures – An Introduction and Comparative Analysis

2. Shareholder Activism – Impact on Governance



Tuesday, February 28, 2012

3. Regulatory Environment Affecting Corporate Governance
USA: Continuing Impact of Sarbanex-Oxley – Dodd-Frank;
Europe: Accounting and Auditing Directives / Regulations;
Other Countries’ Legislation

4. Corporate Compliance and Good Governance



Wednesday, February 29, 2012

5. Jurisprudence – Impact Cases and Decisions Influencing Governance

6. Arbitration on Corporate Governance Related Cases



Thursday, March 01, 2012

7. Ethical and Other Dilemmas Faced by Corporate Management -
Contradictory Regulations, Reporting Governance Failures, etc.

8. Best Practices for Lawyers: Practical Tips for Avoiding Risk, Minimizing Malpractice and Developing a Compliance Culture within a Law Firm



Friday, March 02, 2012

9. How to Pitch a Client: Practical Tips for Obtaining Legal Work

10. Review of the Seminar, Concluding Remarks





In addition, the interaction among the participants will be enhanced by a get-together on Sunday, lunch appointments and dinner appointments during every seminar day.



By the way, do not forget the magnificent winter environment in Canada!



We would be very happy to see you in Whistler!



For detailed information see:



Full Programme; Registration Form