We are pleased to invite you to register for our two-day Masterclass on Negotiation Skills for Executives.

Date: Thursday, 30 – Friday 31 May, 2019
Venue: Commerce House, No 1, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm each day

The training will focus on the use of negotiation, conflict management and conflict resolution skills set as tools for optimizing business performance. The modules include:

Module 1
–    Introduction to Conflict Management
–    Dispute Resolution Process
–    Basics of Negotiation

Module 2
–    Interdependence
–    Value Creation/Value Claiming
–    The dual concerns model

Module 3
–    Strategy & Tactics of Negotiation
–    Distributive Bargaining
–    Integrative Negotiation
–    5 ps of Negotiation

Module 4
–   Perception Cognition & Emotions

Module 5
–   Communication & Culture in Negotiation

Module 6
–   Leadership & Ethics in Negotiation

Module 7
Managing Impasse
– Power Asymmetry
– Difficult Conversations: 9 Common Mistakes
– Six Foundations of Effective Negotiation
– Six Habits of Merely effective Negotiators

This Masterclass (30 & 31 May 2019) will be delivered by a faculty of experts in the fields of negotiation, conflict management and conflict resolution. The training is a collaborative effort of LACIAC and the College of Negotiation, University of Lagos. The fee for the training is N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand naira). To register, please make your payment to the bank account details below:

Account Name: LACIAC Project Account
Bank Name: Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
Account Number: 0229928180

Please include your payment/transaction number while filling the registration form.

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC) is pleased to announce its first Mediation Week, held in conjunction with the law firms of Banwo & Ighodalo and The New Practice.

Please see details below:

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC) and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)’s African Chapter held a two-part dispute resolution workshop on Monday, 2nd of July, at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) House, Victoria Island. The speakers included Mr Tim Martin, the Managing Director of Northumberland Chambers, Alberta, AIPN past president and Co-chair of AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Contract Committee; Mrs Funmi Roberts, Principal Partner at Funmi Roberts and Co; Dr. Tunde Ajibade SAN, Managing Partner of SPA Ajibade & Co and Mr Uwa Etigwe SAN, Partner at Streamsowers & Köhn.

The discussion evolved around the management of international business disputes in the oil and gas sector with an overview of the development of the updated and revised AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement and its accompanying Guidance Notes. Emphasis was also laid on the challenges experienced by arbitration practitioners in the Nigerian context.

Here are pictures from the event:

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC) and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)’s African Chapter will host a two-part dispute resolution workshop on Monday, 2 July, at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry House, Victoria Island, Lagos from 4pm – 7pm. 

This workshop will provide a detailed review of what counsel and executives need to know to anticipate and manage international business disputes with a focus on the international oil and gas business. Please see details of the workshop below:

Part 1: “The New AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement”
– Mr Tim Martin
Managing Director, Northumberland Chambers, Alberta, AIPN past president, Co-chair of AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Contract Committee http://timmartin.ca

This presentation will provide an overview of the development of the updated and revised AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement and its accompanying Guidance Notes. Tim Martin will discuss the key components of what parties need to draft into their dispute resolution clauses and how the new AIPN Model DR Agreement can be used to easily, effectively and quickly meet those needs.

Part 2: “Issues and Challenges in Enforcing Arbitral Awards in General”
– Mrs Funmi Roberts
Funmi Roberts and Co., Moderator http://www.funmirobertsandco.com/funmi-robert-profile/
– Dr. Tunde Ajibade SAN
SPA Ajibade & Co http://www.spaajibade.com/team-dr-ajibade.html
– Mr Uwa Etigwe SAN
Streamsowers & Kohn http://www.sskohn.com/our-team/etigwe-uwa-san/
– Mr Tim Martin
Managing Director, Northumberland Chambers, Alberta, AIPN past president, Co-chair of AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Contract Committee http://timmartin.ca

This roundtable discussion will focus on some of the challenges experienced by arbitration practitioners in the Nigerian context. The conversation is intended to highlight such issues that hinder enforcement of awards such as public policy, lack of familiarity with knowledge of international arbitration, the attitude of local courts, exploiting the gaps in local arbitration statutes, jurisdictional challenges, social-political intervention, etc.

To RSVP and for other enquiries, please contact Toyosi Oguntuase on 08086648945 or by email toyosi.oguntuase@laciac.org

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