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In this Networking Event participants will learn about and apply:

  • Range of tools to avoid conflict situations
  • Acquire knowledge of various negotiation tools and techniques
  • Applying relevant principles to prepare for and manage negotiation situations

The main aim of the course is for participants to be confident that they have a solid understanding of the dispute resolution process including:

  • Alternative dispute resolution methods and litigation
  • Practical legal basics to evaluate chances and risks associated with dispute resolution and litigation
meet the speakers


Prof. Dr. Manfred Wandt

Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Institute for Insurance Law
Institute for International Private Law and Comparative Law Institute for Law and Finance

Manfred Wandt studied Law at the universities of Mannheim, Paris and Strasbourg. He wrote his doctoral thesis in conflict of laws and his post-doctoral thesis on international product liability. He taught as a professor at the University of Hannover, and holds the Chair of Civil Law, Commercial and Insurance Law, Private International Law and Comparative Law at Goethe University, Frankfurt, since 1995. He is director of the “Institut für Versicherungsrecht” (Institute for Insurance Law) and member of the executive board of the International Center for Insurance Regulation and of the Institute for Law and Finance, at which he is responsible for the insurance section of the postgraduate program (LL.M. Finance). He is editor-in-chief of the journal “Zeitschrift für Versicherungsrecht, Haftungs- und Schadensrecht VersR” (Journal of Insurance and Liability Law) and co-editor of the “Zeitschrift für die Gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft” (Journal of Insurance Sciences). He is a member of the PEICL Group (Principles of European Insurance Contract Law) and PRICL Group (Principles of Reinsurance Contract Law) and other professional associations, including the Committee of the “Deutsche Verein für Versicherungswissenschaft” (German Association of Insurance Sciences), at which he serves as vice-president, and the International Association of Insurance Law/Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA), at which he is member of the Presidential Council and chairman of the German Chapter. 


Prof. Dr. Hanns-Christian Salger, LL.M.

Lawyer admitted in Frankfurt and New York
Arbitrator (FCIArb)/ Certified Mediator

Goethe University Frankfurt
Specialist lawyer in International Business law

Honorary Professor at the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

  • University education in Law, Philosophy and Political Science in Freiburg im Breisgau, Doctorate (Dr. iur.)

  • Lawyer since 1982

  • Admission to the Bar in the State of New York, USA (1986)

  • Partner in law firm Droste in Hamburg (1987 – 1991) and in Frankfurt/Main, later under heading Boesebeck Droste, then Lovells Boesebeck Droste and thereafter Lovells (until 2004)

  • Founding Partner of SALGER Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt/Main (2004 – 2017)

  • 2007 Admitted as visiting European attorney in the Czech Republic

  • 2010 Admission as registered foreign lawyer in Hong Kong

  • Member of the State of Hessen Bar Examination Board

  • Member of the Advisory Board of International Dispute Resolution, University Heidelberg

  • Member of the Specialized Board for Commercial and Company law and Industrial Property law of the Bar of Frankfurt/Main

5:30 - 6:00 PM Registration & Networking
6:00 - 8:00 PM Negotiation and Dispute Resolution class
8:00 - 9:00 PM Networking & Refreshments
why you should attend


  • The ability to recognise and respond to different negotiation styles and techniques
  • A comprehensive understanding of negotiation tools and techniques to avoid conflict situations
  • Applicable and proven negotiations skills
  • Valuable insights from industry experts
  • Networking opportunities with fellow professionals
  • A certificate from MODUL University Dubai



Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

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