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The Biggest Mistakes and How to Avoid Making Them When Drafting Arbitration Provisions - Video Leadership Seminars.

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Video Leadership Seminars: Drafting Arbitration Clauses that Work for You With Jeffrey Sarles of Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP to their offering.

The goal of this Video Leadership Seminar is to provide lawyers and their clients with critical information on the complexities involved in drafting arbitration clauses. The DVD is viewable on any computer or iPod (that supports video) and features 60 minutes of live video with Jeffrey Sarles of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP sharing his best practices on drafting arbitration provisions, negotiation strategies, and getting the best possibility situation for the client. The Video Leadership Seminar provides essential information for drafting such clauses, including the steps to take and what to avoid, as well as an overall framework for how to proceed.

Topics covered in the Video Leadership Seminar include:

* Negotiation and settlement strategies

* Understanding the seven major provisions in an arbitration clauses

* The biggest mistakes and how to avoid making them when drafting arbitration provisions

* Step by step for structuring the agreement and determining the provisions

* Laws governing advertising claims

* Case Studies of specific situations and what you can learn from them

Questions answered in this Video Leadership Seminar include:

* How would you articulate your strategy when it comes to drafting arbitration clauses for clients?

* What strategies have you developed personally to help your clients with drafting arbitration materials?

* What would you say are the 5-7 most important aspects of the arbitration materials for clients?

* How would you articulate your personal negotiation strategy when it comes to structuring arbitration clauses?

* What are the 3-5 items most often negotiated when structuring the agreements?

* What is your favorite piece of advice with respect to structuring arbitration clauses on behalf of your clients?

* What are the three most important areas that have made you a successful negotiator on behalf of your clients?

* How do you explain the financial exposure to your client in a situation such as this - such as the impact it could have on their business if the arbitration materials are not structured properly?

* What are the various types of financial outcomes you have seen in different situations like this in the past - with respect to previously executed contracts and things that have come back to haunt one side later on?

About Jeffrey Sarles:

Jeffrey Sarles is a partner at the law firm of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP in Chicago. Throughout his career, he has briefed and argued cases involving a broad range of issues, including antitrust, arbitration, securities fraud, telecommunications, property rights, local government, and class certification. He has represented numerous arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association, Center for Public Resources, International Chamber of Commerce, and International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. Currently, Mr. Sarles serves as Co-Chair of Mayer Browns Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group.

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