Mastering Commercial Agencies & Distribution Agreements:
Legal Strategies and Risk Management in the MENA Region
Navigating the complexities of commercial agencies and distribution agreements within the MENA region requires not only a keen understanding of international business practices but also a deep grasp of the intricate legal landscape specific to the area.
From the application of unforeseen local dealer protection rules to compliance with ever-changing local practices, businesses face multiple challenges in a sector that is undergoing legal reforms across multiple Arab Countries including Lebanon, the UAE and the KSA.
The seminar on “Mastering Commercial Agencies & Distribution Agreements” is meticulously designed to equip professionals, legal experts, and business leaders with the knowledge and strategies necessary to excel in this challenging environment.
This seminar is a comprehensive exploration of the legal intricacies, risk mitigation tactics, and strategic insights vital for successful commercial operations in the Middle East.
Date: 04 October 2023
Time: 08:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Waldorf Astoria DIFC
This seminar is a unique opportunity for in-house counsel to gain insights from industry experts and engage in meaningful discussions on topics crucial to their organizations.
This event is an exceptional opportunity for the in-house counsel community to:
- Gain in-depth insights
- Networking opportunities
- Obtain practical strategies
- Stay updated
Explore vital legal topics, including:
- Legal Framework in MENA & Recent Reforms : Gain an in-depth understanding of the general legal framework governing commercial agencies and distribution agreements in the MENA region, including new legal reforms across the MENA Region.
- Contract Drafting and Negotiation: Learn effective strategies for drafting, negotiating, and structuring commercial agency and distribution agreements to protect your interests and minimize potential disputes.
- Risk Management: Explore risk assessment and management techniques to safeguard your business against unforeseen challenges, from market fluctuations to legal disputes.
- Dispute Resolution: Understand the various mechanisms available for resolving commercial disputes in MENA, including arbitration and litigation, and how to navigate these processes effectively.
- Case Studies and Best Practices: Analyze real-world case studies of successful and unsuccessful commercial ventures in MENA, uncovering valuable insights and best practices for your business.
- Cultural Sensitivity and Relationship Building: Discover the significance of cultural nuances in MENA business relationships and develop strategies to build trust and strong partnerships.
- Karim Mahmood – Partner at Hadef & Partners
- Nadine Kubab – Head of Legal at Chalhoub
- Hassan Al Kilany – Senior Legal Advisor at the Ministry of Economy
|08:30 am – 09:00 am||Breakfast & Networking|
|09:00 am – 10:15 am||Panel Discussion|
|10:15 am – 11:00 am||Cofee & Networking|
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM