The Opportunities, Pitfalls and Limits of Agreements to Arbitrate: from Drafting to Dispute

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To coincide with Johannesburg Arbitration Week, we are pleased to invite you to a panel session where we will explore issues relevant for both the transactional and the disputes lawyer when considering the Agreement to Arbitrate.  White & Case Partners Darryl Bernstein, Zelda Hunter and Preeti Nana will lead the discussion on topics such as the ultimate decision to arbitrate rather than litigate, the practical implications of the doctrine of separability in arbitration, and the choices of the seat of arbitration, ad hoc or institutional arbitration and escalation or multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses.


  • Darryl Bernstein, Partner, Johannesburg
  • Zelda Hunter, Partner, Geneva
  • Preeti Nana, Local Partner, Johannesburg

Monday, 8 April 2024

  • 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration
  • 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Panel session
  • 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Reception (refreshments will be served)

Venue: White & Case Johannesburg

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