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Strategy Considerations for Global Litigation


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 58 minutes
Recorded Date: September 16, 2020
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Agenda

        • Introduction
        • Why Cross-Border Litigation is Challenging
        • Best Practices
                - Prevention
                - Response
        • Q & A

Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: September 16, 2020

Description

Companies are increasingly initiating or defending concurrent lawsuits in foreign jurisdictions – each with its own opportunities and risks. Companies competing in the global economy should not ignore the global litigation landscape. Speakers will address opportunities and risks presented by various jurisdictions, and important strategic considerations in managing concurrent disputes throughout the world.

This program was recorded as part of ALM & Corporate Counsel's Annual General Counsel East Virtual Conference East on September 16th, 2020.

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Panelists

Shaun Palmer

Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel
Matchroom Boxing

SHAUN PALMER IS GENERAL COUNSEL OF MATCHROOM BOXING GLOBALLY, AND ALSO SERVES AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF MATCHROOM’S U.S. OPERATIONS. MATCHROOM OWNS, PRODUCES AND PROMOTES SPORTING EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD, SUPPLYING VIRTUALLY EVERY MAJOR BROADCASTER OF SPORTS.

IN HIS ROLE AS GENERAL COUNSEL HE DEALS WITH LEGAL ISSUES ACROSS A WIDE RANGE OF JURISDICTIONS INCLUDING THE UNITED KINGDOM, ACROSS THE UNITED STATES, SOUTH AMERICA, THE MIDDLE EAST AND ASIA. PRIOR TO JOINING MATCHROOM, SHAUN WORKED AT THE INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRMS OF JONES DAY IN LONDON AND DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON IN NEW YORK. IN EACH CASE, HIS PRACTICE FOCUSED ON MANAGING GLOBAL DISPUTES AND INTERNATIONAL LAW ISSUES FOR CLIENTS IN A WIDE RANGE OF INDUSTRIES.

HE IS QUALIFIED TO PRACTICE IN BOTH THE UK AND NEW YORK.

Katherine Knight

VP, General Counsel
Mitsubishi Motors, N.A.

KATHERINE KNIGHT IS VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL AND CORPORATE SECRETARY FOR MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC., THE NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION OF GLOBAL AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURER MITSUBISHI.

IN THAT CAPACITY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, KATHERINE MANAGES LITIGATION, COMPLIANCE AND RISK MATTERS IMPACTING REGIONAL AND GLOBAL OPERATIONS.

PRIOR TO JOINING MITSUBISHI, KATHERINE WAS GENERAL COUNSEL FOR USA TRUCK, A TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS COMPANY, AND SENIOR COUNSEL FOR NISSAN NORTH AMERICA AND DOLLAR GENERAL CORPORATION.

SHE BEGAN HER CAREER AS A LAW CLERK FOR A FEDERAL DISTRICT JUDGE AND SPENT SEVERAL YEARS AS A TRIAL LAWYER.

Doug Kaminski

Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)
Cobra Legal Solutions

DOUG JOINED COBRA WITH OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE LEGAL INDUSTRY SPANNING FOUR CONTINENTS. MR. KAMINSKI SPECIALIZES IN HELPING ORGANIZATIONS OF ALL TYPES AND SIZES UNDERSTAND AND IMPLEMENT PROCESSES ALONG WITH TECHNOLOGIES TO ENABLE COMPLEX LEGAL WORKFLOWS RESULTING IN THE GENERATION OF MAXIMUM QUALITY, PREDICTABILITY, SCALE, COST REDUCTION, AND ROI.

A FREQUENT SPEAKER AND PUBLISHED AUTHOR, MR. KAMINSKI BRINGS TO THE COBRA TEAM DEEP EXPERIENCE IN THE LEGAL TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES INDUSTRY, HAVING HELD LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AT RELATIVITY, SYMANTEC, CLEARWELL SYSTEMS, WOLTERS KLUWER, LEXISNEXIS, AND HURON CONSULTING GROUP (NOW CONSILIO).

DOUG IS A MEMBER OF THE CHICAGO BAR ASSOCIATION, THE DETROIT BAR ASSOCIATION, PART OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR THE ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY REFERENCE MODEL, TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR TO THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT EDISCOVERY PILOT PROGRAM, A FELLOW OF THE CLAIMS & LITIGATION MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE, AND A DIRECTOR AT LARGE FOR THE SOCIETY FOR CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN CHICAGO. DOUG MAINLY LIVES ON AIRPLANES (THOUGH NOT AS OFTEN THESE DAYS).


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