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Future focus for litigation - webcast

Join us for an informative discussion with the Dispute Resolution experts from MinterEllisonRuddWatts.

This is a member only event. Please join IoD to register for this event.
Jane Standage, Andrew Horne
6:00pm — 7:00pm, 26 March 2020
$0.00 incl GST

This event was originally a face to face event at MinterEllisonRuddWatts on 26 March.

We are pleased to advise that the speakers are happy to proceed with the event as a webcast on 26 March from 6pm. This event is complimentary to IoD members.

Once you have registered for this event your email confirmation will contain the link you need to view the webinar.


This session will be relevant for emerging directors who are in the beginning stages of their career as a director.

Guest speakers Jane Standage and Andrew Horne will highlight the key trends in litigation risk for directors for 2020 and how to reduce risk.

They will provide insights on:

  • Continued squeeze on directors – increased litigation risk and reduced protections
  • Climate change risks for companies and directors
  • Class action litigation – why class action litigation is on the rise
  • Board minutes – the perils of too much detail or not enough

Don't miss this opportunity to gain market insights at this session.

Jane Standage

Partner and Co-Division Leader, Dispute Resolution, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Jane is an experienced litigator and co-leader of the firm’s dispute resolution division. She has particular expertise in banking and financial services litigation, regulatory investigations, class action disputes, consumer law issues, complex contractual disputes, and corporate disputes.

Jane has acted on large scale commercial disputes in New Zealand and internationally. Jane began her career working as a barrister for David Goddard QC (now Justice Goddard), then completed her Masters in Law at New York University. She spent several years in the commercial litigation team at Allen & Overy, London before returning to New Zealand.

Andrew Horne

Partner and Co-Division Leader, Dispute Resolution, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Andrew specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution and is co-leader of the firm’s dispute resolution division. He also leads our insurance practice. Andrew has particular expertise in commercial and contract disputes, corporate and regulatory issues, financial services, technology and telecoms.

Andrew began his career as an associate lawyer in MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ dispute resolution team before spending nine years with Clifford Chance in London, the last three as a Partner, where he specialised in commercial disputes with a particular focus on corporate, financial services and technology litigation.

Since his return to MinterEllisonRuddWatts in 2009, Andrew has been recognised as a leading individual in Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific.

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