University of Haifa
Faculty of Law
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE RESOLUTION OF MASS DISPUTES
Collective Redress, Class Actions and ADR
Conveners: Dr Ariel Flavian, Dr Rabeea Assy
DAY ONE: (Thursday 26 November 2015) - Edmond Safdie Auditorium, Multipurpose Building
Opening Session: 09:30 – 11:00
Chair: Adv. Rachel Ben Ari, Founder Partner, Ben-Ari, Fish, Saban, & Co. Law Offices and Notary
Prof. Gad Barzilai, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of HaifaChief Justice (ret.) Asher Grunis, former President of the Supreme Court, Israeli Supreme Court
PANEL ONE: 11:00 – 13:00
Title: "International Developments in Class Actions and Collective Redress"
Chair: Dr. Gil Orion, Senior Partner, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co.
Break 13:00 – 14:00
PANEL TWO: 14:00 – 16:00
Title: "Specific Jurisdictions"
Chair: Adv. Itamar Anaby, Senior Partner, S. Friedman & Co.
PANEL THREE: 16:30–18:00
Title: "Transnational Class Action and the Global Impact of US Class Actions"
Chair: Adv. Kobi Sharvit, Herzog Fox and Neeman Law Firm
PANEL FOUR: 18:00–19:30
Title: "The Quality of Legal Representative"
Chair: Dr. Rabeea Assy, University of Haifa
DAY TWO: (Friday 27 November 2015) - Aviva & Sammy Ofer Observatory, Eshkol Tower, 30th floor.
PANEL ONE: 09:00–10:30
Title: "ADR/ODR and Collective Settlements"
Chair: Prof. Christopher Hodges, Oxford University
PANEL TWO: 10:30–12:00
Title: “Social Impact of Collective Actions”
Chair: Menachem Perlman, Perlman & Co. Economic Consulting