Resolving Disputes with Government Bodies and Institutions: Is ADR an Option?

CPR European Advisory Board Mini-Conference

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

NautaDutilh N.V. Strawinskylaan 1999, 1077 XV Amsterdam

At this seminar organized by CPR’s European Advisory Board, a distinguished panel of practitioners and in-house counsel will discuss whether ADR is really an option when resolving disputes with government bodies and institutions. Are there typical obstacles? How can they be overcome? The panel discussion will be preceded by a keynote address by Arnaud Booij of De Bont Advocaten who will discuss recent developments relating to business mediation in the Netherlands and share his experience resolving tax disputes through ADR.

Welcome: Bart Gerretsen – Partner, NautaDutilh N.V.
  Olivier P. André – Vice President, International and Dispute Resolution Services, CPR
Jean-Claude Najar – International Counsel, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP & Chair of CPR’s
European Advisory Board
Keynote Presentation: Arnaud Booij – Partner, De Bont Advocaten & Lecturer at Leiden University
Moderator: Maurice Kuitems – Vice President & Managing General Counsel, FLUOR Corporation & Vice Chair of CPR’s
European Advisory Board

  • Peter Drucker – Director, Global Litigation, AkzoNobel N.V.
• Noah Hanft – President & CEO, CPR & Former General Counsel of MasterCard
• Birgit Sambeth-Glasner – Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution, Altenburger Ltd. Legal + Tax & CPR
Distinguished Neutral
• Felix Weinacht – Head of Industry Litigation, Siemens A.G.
• Krzysztof Wierzbowski – Managing Partner, Eversheds Poland

4:30 - 5:00 Registration | 5:00 - 7:00 Program & Discussion | 7:00 - 8:00 Reception


This event is co-sponsored by ZAM.