23 May

Dbriefs Legal | New Roads To Dispute Resolution

Tuesday, 02:00 p.m.  CET
Event language: English

Tuesday, 23 May 2023 | 14.00 CET



A recent survey conducted by Euromoney CS for Deloitte Legal revealed that, since 2020, litigation activity has intensified across every metric, with almost two-thirds of companies (64%) noting a heavier caseload since before the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, most of the respondents agreed that cases are now more complex and expensive, and are taking longer to resolve. Our panellists, legal professionals from Spain, UK and Germany will discuss the results, along with a guest speaker – Alejandro Rubio, State Lawyer and Head of Legal at Navantia. What were the burning issues?

We’ll discuss:

  • The findings from the survey that gathered responses from 568 tax, finance, and legal professionals working for companies in the Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEA
  • How greater financial risk has increased willingness to litigate, despite extra challenges
  • The escalated use of digitalisation and AI in the field

Learn more about the latest views in litigation activity.

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Arne Wittig

Arne Wittig

Of Counsel

Arne Wittig joined Deloitte Legal in August 2021. With his experience and eminent expertise, he supports senior management in the finance industry in doing the right thing in significant decisions and transactions. An experienced lawyer, he has held senior roles in the legal department of Deutsche Bank and was most recently Group General Counsel at thyssenkrupp for many years. He has extensive knowledge and many years of experience in the fields of banking law and corporate governance, and has helped shape the profession of in-house counsel in Germany. With his numerous publications, his lectures, his participation in committees and associations, and as a lecturer at the University of Mainz, he actively and prominently contributes to the further development of business law and in particular banking law in Germany. Arne Wittig is a member of, i.a., the Commercial Law Committee of the German Bar Association, the Board of Trustees of the Banking Law Association and the editorial board of Wertpapier-Mitteilungen. He has international experience, also from working in New York for several years, and speaks German and English fluently.

Andreas Jentgens

Andreas Jentgens


Andreas is Partner and joined Deloitte Legal in 2000. Andreas specializes in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions and advises internationally operating mid-size companies and multinational groups of companies. His main fields of advice include cross-border sales and acquisitions of companies, restructuring and reorganization of groups of companies. Andreas has worked closely with many multinational groups in structuring their German and European operations. He advised on a huge number of cross-border corporate structuring projects and has a profound experience in legal project management and in IP migration projects. Andreas is heading the Japan Desk of Deloitte Legal in Germany. He is member of Deutsch-Japanische Juristenvereinigung, Deutsch-Japanischer Wirtschaftskreis as well as Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung. Andreas is admitted to the bar in Germany. He studied at the University of Cologne and rendered his legal clerkship in Aachen. He speaks German and English. Office: Frankfurt 

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Tuesday, 23 May 2023 02:00 p.m. CET
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