Training

In response to client requests, SMITH D’ORIA offers training in three different areas:

(i) legal risk management

(ii) legal developments relevant to business managers

(iii) specialization.

SMITH D'ORIA is a training organisation registered under the number 11 75 49950 75 with the Prefecture of Ile-de-France, which allows our clients to include our training in their annual plans.

Training offered in 2014

Title

Description

Date(s)

Instructor

ICC  Model International Sale Contract

How to use the new 2013 ICC Model International Sale Contract. Presentation of legal and economic issues related to international sale and the need for secure and effective contracts. Detailed study of the ICC model contract and its different uses. Workshop and case studies.

02/2014

07/2014

09/2014

Julien Maire du Poset

International Contracts - ICC

Drafting techniques, preparation and negotiation of particular clauses in international contracts using case studies and working groups.

06/2014

Isabelle Smith Monnerville

Data Protection

Compliance with French data protection regulations, with a particular focus on personal data. Training with interactive workshops.

04/2014

Isabelle Smith Monnerville

Mediation

All-day workshop on mediation – When to use it, the mediation process, and maximizing success. Combination of lectures followed by workshops to ensure maximum learning opportunities and participation.

07/2014

Jean-Claude Beaujour

Social and Employment Law – A France-Japan Comparison

Social pact between France and Japan and it’s legal implications

04/2014

Jean-Claude Beaujour

Leadership in Corporate Counsel and Career Development

With a guest speaker Scott Westfahl, director of Leadership in Corporate Counsel at Harvard Law School

02/2013

Jean-Claude Beaujour

 

Training offered in 2013

Title

Description

Date

Trainer

Compliance program training

Improve employee and manager awareness of the legal environment with emphasis on the required application of the anti-corruption and anti-trust rules. A detailed study of a concrete corruption case allowed to understand this subject in the most practical way.

10/2013

Isabelle Smith Monnerville

Legal tool box for distressed businesses

Education of managers on available legal processes in a context of cyclical and/or systemic difficulties. Emphasis on HR management with short-time working, flexibility, training, employment competitiveness tax credit and other methods; R&D tax credit; how to liaise with public stakeholders; pre-insolvency remedies.

04/2013

Isabelle Smith Monnerville

Commercial Contracts Law, issues, trainings and disputes

Educate operations managers on the main features of contract law and how to avoid pitfalls. Participants acquire good practices and habits with case studies.

01/2013

Isabelle Smith Monnerville

Mediation

When and how to use mediation in a commercial relation?

12/2013

Jean Claude Beaujour

Mediation

Preparation of the parties in the case of a mediation operation

10/2013

Jean Claude Beaujour

Negotiation, contract drafting and dispute management in the energy sector

Contracts negotiation in the energy sector (in particular preliminary studies, corruption risks, transcultural communication, obligations in connection with contractual negotiations, specific case of negotiations with a State).

Drafting of the contracts (in particular the diversity of contracts, essential elements of the contract, force majeure clauses, hardship clauses, joint-ventures).

Disputes management in this area (in particular different types of litigation, arbitration, mediation, focus on DeepWater Horizon litigation, choice of law rule and competent judge).

04/2013

Jean Claude Beaujour

Ethics in business

Ethics, sustainable development and responsibility in business situations.

2013

Jean Claude Beaujour

Business Law

Essential rules in business law: helping implementers to draft their business proposals, and in general, to draft their trade agreements in order to anticipate legal risks and to build a short, medium and long-term relationship with the subcontractors; development of standards for the company, a single policy and  to have least questioning by judicial or administrative authorities.

2013

Jean Claude Beaujour

ICC  model contract of international sale

How to use the 2013 new ICC model international sale agreement. Presentation of legal and economic issues of international sale and the need for secured and effective contracts. Detailed study of the ICC model contract and its different uses. Workshop and case studies.

09/2013- 06/2013

Julien Maire du Poset