3rd Edition Conference

Commercial Contract and Dispute Resolution Masterclass - Bengaluru

Le Meridien Bangalore, Bengaluru, India

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"Commercial Contract Masterclass focuses on critical issues in commercial contract ."
The upcoming Commercial Contract Masterclass focuses on critical issues in commercial and legal areas pertaining to commercial agreements and will guide you to improve your negotiating and drafting skills. This training will also help the organization to reduce exposure, avoid litigation and implement dispute management by being fully conversant with the knowledge, skills and strategies in ensuring that the contracts are well negotiated, properly drafted and managed. The masterclass will also discuss on cross-border agreements and on identification and mitigation of contractual risks and dispute resolution clauses.


  • How to draft effective commercial contracts
  • Techniques for drafting international contracts
  • Strategic negotiation of commercial contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating alternative dispute resolution clauses
  • Minimize legal exposure and avoid disputes


9:00 AM - 5:30 PM General Hours

Entry Fees

Paid Ticket Starts from 12800 INR View Details



5 Exhibitors Estimated Count

Category & Type

Business Services
Banking & Finance


31 Jan 2020 3rd Edition

Frequency Bi-annual
Next edition likely in Jul 2020

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Bengaluru, India

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Gerald Manoharan

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Promod Nair

Partner- Arista Chambers
Shreyas Jayasimha

Shreyas Jayasimha

Founder, Aarna Law

Schedule & Agenda

Fri, 31 Jan 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Registration
Fri, 31 Jan 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM Session
Strategic Negotiation of Commercial Contracts

  • Contract negotiation: Tactics and strategies
  • Planning and conducting Negotiation
  • Determining the needs, rights and obligations of negotiating parties
  • Deal or no-deal situations – how to keep the options open
  • What is binding and non binding MoUs or Term Sheets
  • The boundaries of negotiating and re-negotiating contracts
  • Basics of Structuring Foreign Collaborations and Joint Ventures
  • Understand the elements effecting negotiation process – Culture, Language & Legal System

Fri, 31 Jan 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Networking
Networking Break -

Tea/Coffee & Snacks Break.

Fri, 31 Jan 11:15 AM - 01:00 PM Session
A Hands-on Guide to Drafting Commercial Contracts

  • What is a Commercial Contract- The contract law fundamentals & elements
  • Difference between an MoU, a letter of intent, an agreement and a contract
  • Formation of contract: The art of drafting an effective commercial contract
  • Drafting techniques: Indemnity and risk allocations, recitals, boilerplate provisions
  • Understanding varied types and interpretations of contract clauses – force majeure, liquidated damages, risk purchase, warranty, limitation of liability, etc
  • Analysing how letters of intent, heads of agreement and memoranda of understanding affect a contract
  • Sharing some cases on intricacies of:
    • Joint venture agreements / collaboration guarantees
    • Investment contracts (Share Subscription Agreement, Share Purchase Agreement and Shareholders’ Agreement)
    • Franchise Agreements
    • Distribution Agreements
    • Supply Agreements
    • Smart Contracts, IT [Computer and Technology] Contracts
    • Service contracts, underwriting contracts
    • Deed of amalgamation compromise, arrangement & settlement

Fri, 31 Jan 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch Break
Fri, 31 Jan 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM Session
Drafting of International Contracts

  • Analysing the key elements in cross border agreements
  • Terms unique to overseas contracts
  • Dispute resolution clauses for use in international disputes
  • Understanding various jurisdictions issues

Fri, 31 Jan 03:15 PM - 03:30 PM Networking
Networking Tea
Fri, 31 Jan 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Session
Dispute Resolution Clauses & Mechanism

  • Understanding & identifying dispute prone areas
  • Possible consequences and the medium of dispute resolution mechanisms
  • Remedies for disputes emerging from contracts
  • ADR provision in contract
  • Litigation Or Arbitration – A comparative Analysis
  • Role of corporate counsel in dispute management
  • Developments in Arbitration Law

Fri, 31 Jan 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Session
Modification, Breach & Termination of Contracts

  • Modification of a contract by novation, accord and satisfaction or by simple variation
  • Documentations involved in contract modification and variation, right time for “Lock-in-period”
  • Anticipating contractual obligations to breach of a contract
  • Filing a breach of contract complaint
  • Breach versus repudiation
  • Partial breach, material breach of contract, anticipatory breach of contract

Visitor Ticket Price

12800 INRDelegates
12.990781 77.586395

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