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Join the International Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and ADR experts from Nigeria and Zimbabwe for an informative discussion about alternative dispute resolution in Africa. The presentation will be tailored to international-trade attorneys with the goal of imparting a working knowledge of the ADR systems of Nigeria and Zimbabwe as well as an understanding of how these two systems compare with other dispute-resolution options in Africa and beyond. The discussion will cover:

• applicable law

• scope of arbitrable subject matter

• contractual conventions and prerequisites

• appointment of arbitrators and counsel

• practical matters such as venue, procedure rules, and time frames

• enforcement

• role of the courts

• binding effect, right of appeal, and power to set aside

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