International English-language business contractsnegotiating and drafting contracts professionally

12. June 2024
09:30 - 17:00

Moritz-von-Rohr-Straße 1A

07745 Jena

Conference Room 1 (4th floor)

Today, international contracts are mostly negotiated and drafted in English. This involves several legal systems are involved, whose legal terms do not always have the same legal terms do not always have the same meaning, such as “force majeure” or the German “warranty”.
Incorrect technical terms and unclear or missing contractual clauses can lead to misunderstandings or even costly consequences. or even costly consequences. Achieving the best possible negotiation result for sustainable cooperation is therefore a challenging task. Aspects of preparation aspects of preparation, targeted negotiation and sound documentation as well as the legally legally compliant formulation of English-language contracts, including

  • Special features of international contracts (language, applicable law, intercultural aspects)
  • Contract preparation (powers of representation, preliminary contracts, contract forms, contract structure,
    contract annexes, general terms and conditions, arbitration proceedings, UN sales law)
  • Selected contractual clauses (remuneration, due date, retention of title, warranty, liability, damages, intellectual property) liability, damages, intellectual property, place of jurisdiction, etc.)

The lecture will be held in German, no previous legal knowledge is required.

Afterwards, the speaker and the experts from EEN Thuringia will be available to answer individual questions in the areas of internationalisation, funding, partner search, innovation and foreign assignments.


9:00 Admission

9:30 Welcome
Eva-Maria Nowak, Project Manager Enterprise Europe Network Thuringia, IHK Erfurt

9:40 International contracts – basics and contract preparation
RA Dr Florian Wäßle, AC Tischendorf Rechtsanwälte

12:30 Lunch break (snacks will be served)

13:00 Legally compliant formulation of English-language contracts
Dr Florian Wäßle, lawyer, AC Tischendorf Rechtsanwälte

16:15 How EEN supports Thuringia regionally and worldwide
Marina Henniger, Eva-Maria Nowak, Enterprise Europe Network Thuringia

16:30 Individual dialogue with our experts on the following topics:

  1. international business contracts
  2. national and international R&D funding programmes
  3. finding business and research partners abroad
  4. foreign assignments and market information

approx. 17:00 End of the event


please register here (latest until June 7th 2024):


In case of any questions, please contact: Miss Eva-Maria Nowak, tel.: 0361-3484-01; e-mail: eva-maria.nowak@erfurt.ihk.de

Dr. Florian Wäßle, LL.M.

Attorney at law
Phone: +49 69 24 70 97 46

For any questions, please contact