Dispute Resolution in Germany
Part 1: State Court Proceedings vs. Arbitration

The Orrick Library Seminar Series

Seminar | October.06.2020 | 4:00pm - 5:15pm (Tokyo Standard Time)

Webinar - Connection details will be presented upon registration.


Orrick's Global Japan Practice is hosting a series of "Orrick Library" Webinars to explore legal issues in various fields in Japan as well as the United States, Asia and Europe. The webinar will be held on Tuesday, October 6 from 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm.

During our virtual session, we would like to start with a two-part webinar series presented by Sebastian Meul, Counsel in Orrick’s Munich office, focusing on dispute resolution in Germany, including M&A related dispute resolution. 

The first part of the series will provide an introduction to dispute resolution in Germany, covering the following topics:

  • Pro’s and con’s for state court proceedings & arbitration proceedings
  • Course of proceedings before German state courts
  • German Arbitration Association (DIS)
  • Possibility of litigation funding

The session will also touch upon the needs and expectations of Japanese companies on effective dispute resolution as well as the impact COVID-19 on disputes.

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Speaker: Sebastian Meul, Counsel, Munich Office
Language: English
Fee: No charge
Registration deadline: October 2 (Friday)

* Tokyo Litigation Partner Shinsuke Yakura (Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association) and Of Counsel Kazuo Isshiki (Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association) will also join and offer additional comments and perspectives in Japanese.

* * Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is an accredited MCLE provider in the States of New York and California.  This continuing legal education course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board.



  • Contentieux complexes & Résolution des litiges
  • Brevets
  • Trademark, Copyright & Media
  • Propriété intellectuelle
  • Cybersécurité et confidentialité des données
  • Antitrust & Concurrence
  • Arbitrage International & Résolution des litiges
  • Sinistre collectif et responsabilité du fabricant
  • Droit du travail & Contentieux
  • Japon