9:00-10:30   ROUNDTABLE: WHO USES MEDIATION?

MODERATOR: Patricia Freitas Fuoco, Partner at Pacheco Neto, Sanden, Teisseire Advogados.

PRESENTERS:

  • Albert Hilber, Director at Swiss Reinsurance America

  • Deborah E. Greenspan, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP

  • Adolfo Jimenez, Head of International Arbitration and Practice Group Leader for South Florida Litigation, Holland & Knight

  • James Cowan, Managing Counsel, Global Litigation—Latin America & Caribbean, Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda.

  • Daniel E. González, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP

10:30-12:00    WHAT IS THE STATE OF THE ART?

MODERATOR: Gabriela Asmar, Executive Director, Parceiros Brasil - Centro de Processos Colaborativos and ProAcordo - Mediação de Conflitos Empresariais Mediação de Conflitos Empresariais

PRESENTERS:

  • Nathalia Mazzonetto, Lawyer and Mediator, Partner at Müller Mazzonetto

  • Claudia Frankel Grosman, Partner at Bayer, Grosman e Levy

  • Paul Eric Mason, International Legal Counsel at Veirano Advogados & Assessoria, Arbitrator and Mediator

  • Fabiane Verçosa, SJD and Master in International Law (University of the State of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ), Associate to Brandão Couto, Wigderowitz & Pessoa Advogados. and FGV Direito Rio

  • Adolfo Braga Neto, IMAB and CAM/CCBC

12:45-13:30    KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Judge Charles Renfrew, Former U.S. District Court Judge & Deputy Attorney General

13:30-15:00    MEDIATION WORKSHOPS

13:30-14:15     WHY MEDIATION WORKS WHEN NEGOTIATION FAILS

This workshop will use vignettes and role playing to showcase the foundational skills used in complex commercial mediation.

INSTRUCTOR: Gabriela Asmar, Parceiros Brasil and ProAcordo & Helena Tavares Erickson, CPR Institute    

14:15-15:00    MULTI-STEP ADR CLAUSES

This workshop will use real life anecdotes and hypotheticals to examine sample and real Multi-Step Clauses and discuss their implications when a dispute arises

INSTRUCTOR: Joaquim de Paiva Muniz, Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP

15:30-17:00    LEGAL, COMMERCIAL AND CULTURAL OBSTACLES TO MEDIATION AS PUBLIC POLICY WITHIN BRASIL

MODERATOR: Carlos Alberto Carmona, Professor doutor da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo. Sócio Diretor do escritório Marques Rosado, Toledo Cesar & Carmona Advogados.

PRESENTERS:

17:00-18:30    WHAT COMES NEXT?

MODERATOR: Leandro Rennó, Director at CAMARB and CONIMA.  Law Professor at PUC Minas

PRESENTERS: