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Anti-suit Injunctions and Shipping Arbitration - Clare Ambrose, 20 Essex Street

Anti-suit Injunctions and Shipping Arbitration - Clare Ambrose, 20 Essex Street (Shipping Disputes, London, 02.02.16) What are the best available remedies in light of Gazprom and the Recast Brussels Regulation? Do tribunals have sufficient powers to support the arbitration agreement?

Anti-suit Injunctions and Shipping Arbitration (notes) - Clare Ambrose, 20 Essex Street

Anti-suit Injunctions and Shipping Arbitration (notes) - Clare Ambrose, 20 Essex Street (Shipping Disputes, London, 02.02.16) What are the best available remedies in light of Gazprom and the Recast Brussels Regulation? Do tribunals have sufficient powers to support the arbitration agreement?

Social Value - Bruno Herbots, Noble Solicitors

Social Value - Bruno Herbots, Noble Solicitors (Public Procurement, London, 14.06.16) How do you build social value into the procurement process and carry out a compliant evaluation of a bidder's response? How do you score the "Green Element", "living wage" or "aesthetics"?

SMEs - David Hansom, Veale Wasbrough Vizards

SMEs - David Hansom, Veale Wasbrough Vizards (Public Procurement, London, 14.06.16) How can you reduce the burden on SMEs and encourage SME involvement without breaking the rules, for instance specifying exact financial criteria thresholds within a PQQ or Capability Assessment?

Performance - Michael Mousdale, DWF

Performance - Michael Mousdale, DWF (Public Procurement, London, 14.06.16) How do you expose the culture of the bidder's organisation and the capability of its senior management? How do you evaluate pitches, references, interviews and the team members who will perform the contract? Where are the limits of what you can ask?

Lawful Negotiation - Helen Randall, Trowers & Hamlins

Lawful Negotiation - Helen Randall, Trowers & Hamlins (Public Procurement, London, 14.06.16) Using real-life examples, how do you create a golden opportunity for lawful negotiation following a final tender in the case of the new competitive procedure with negotiation?

FOI Requests - Fionnuala McCredie QC, Keating Chambers

FOI Requests - Fionnuala McCredie QC, Keating Chambers (Public Procurement, London, 14.06.16) What is and is not disclosable in FOI requests at all stages of a competition, from market engagement prior to tender to the outcome? Should you ever disclose the evaluator's comments?

Exclusion - Kate Rees, Hogan Lovells

Exclusion - Kate Rees, Hogan Lovells (Public Procurement, London, 14.06.16) What is a tangible methodology for excluding a bidder for significant or persistent deficiencies? What evidence, beyond criminal convictions, can you rely upon?

Contract Changes - David Gollancz, Keating Chambers

Contract Changes - David Gollancz, Keating Chambers (Public Procurement, London, 14.06.16) What are the "magic words" and review mechanisms which generalise and extend your options when it comes to making changes mid-contract? How do you achieve your aims without falling foul of PCR 2015?

Trust and Confidence - Naomi Ellenbogen QC, Littleton Chambers

Trust and Confidence - Naomi Ellenbogen QC, Littleton Chambers (Employment Law, London, 29.06.16) If an employee makes repeated allegations or grievances which are considered to be unfounded, when can an employer lawfully dismiss the employee on the grounds of a breakdown in trust and confidence?

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