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34TH Global Legal Confex

20 April 2017, New Delhi, India

Habitat World, India Habitat Centre, Convention Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003


The Legal ConfEx covers a range of topics related to Litigation, e-Discovery, Compliance, Security and Risk Management. They would attract the best of the legal professionals and thought leaders from the industry as well as enlighten the delegates about the latest in this industry.

20 April 2017

Legal ConfEx Agenda (From 07:30 AM to 06:30 PM Indian Standard Time)
Panel Discussions to be held in Halls A and B


07:30 AM – 08:30 AM

Registration and Informal Networking with Exhibitors


08:30 AM – 08:40 AM

Breaking The Ice - Know The Participants in Advance. Introductions : One By One. Networking Opportunity


08:40 AM – 09:50 AM

Opening Keynote Address

“Managing a Successful Legal Department in Challenging Jurisdictions: United States, China, Brazil and India”

Keynote Speakers

Michael Harrington
Mintz Group,
Hong Kong

Rajeev Kumar
VP Sales, APAC,

Shreesh Chandra
Senior Director, Content
Creation & Acquisition,
LexisNexis India-South Asia,

Aanand Naidu Pola
Addl Director General,
All India Radio,
New Delhi Area, India

Ranjeeth Bellary
Director - Forensic Technology
& Discovery Services,
Ernst & Young LLP,

09:50 AM – 10:20 AM

Coffee and Tea Break - Informal Networking with Exhibitors


Hall A: Litigation & e-Discovery

Hall B: Risk, Security and Compliance

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM | Keynote Leadership Session**

In-House Counsel’s Perspective on Arbitration

  • What are the best alternatives in Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
  • Trends in alternative fee arrangements for arbitration proceedings
  • How mediation can be effectively used in connection with arbitration
  • Enforcement of awards


Raza Mithani
Berwin Leighton Paisner,


Sanjeev Gemawat
Executive Director,
Dalmia Bharat Group, India


Lokesh Bhola Partner,
New Delhi Law Offices,


Zameer Nathani
Director- Legal, Raymond,


Debolina Partap
Vice President Legal &
General Counsel,


10:20 AM – 11:10 AM | Keynote Leadership Session**

Hidden Dangers in the Early Stages of an Internal Investigation

  • Why the early stages of an internal investigation are often a critical time for organizations
  • How to develop and maintain a good rapport with federal regulators
  • When to call outside counsel
  • How to sort the types of allegations
  • Whether to self-report
  • Hidden dangers and the ethical and legal implications of management decisions


Sudip Gupta
Vice President - Legal,
American Towers Corporation,


Gaurav Ajmani
Principal Legal Counsel,


Sumant Nayak
Desai & Diwanji,



Jagvinder Singh Brar
Partner - Forensic Services,
KPMG in India


Sampada Narang
Head of Group -Legal,
IL & FS Energy Development
Company Limited,

Hall A

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Cyber Law & International Crime

  • Jurisdictional issues involving the transactional cybercrimes
  • Discussion on legal and procedural challenges being faced by the law enforcement authorities in India, basis the real life cases of international crimes
  • Exploring solutions to prevent, detect and investigate the international crimes by means of improved legal frameworks, technological preparedness and a greater multilateral cooperation


 Ravindranath Patil
 Forensic Services,
   KPMG in India

Sponsored by    

11:50 AM – 12:30 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

Big Data and the Digitized Legal Practice

  • Choosing cases and predicting outcomes in litigation
  • Monitoring the competition and adjusting fee structures
  • Expanding legal research sources to solve legal problems
  • Using big data as a business development tool



Jyothi Prasad Bislehalli
Manager- Legal Services,
Clutch Group,

Srinivas Kotni
Founder & Managing Partner,


Dr. Debabrata Nayak
Chief Security officer,
Huawei Telecommunication India pvt Ltd,

11:50 AM – 12:30 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

The Dangers of Dark Data and How to Minimize Your Exposure

  • What is “dark data”
  • Risks associated with not identifying and governing dark data
  • Ongoing inventory and assessment
  • Strategies for identifying, managing and defensibly disposing dark data
  • How to implement and enforce a comprehensive information governance strategy


Gaurav Dhingra
Legal Counsel & Company Secretary,
Shell Oil Company,

Richard Milchior
Granrut LLP, France


Michael Harrington
Mintz Group,
Hong Kong


12:35 PM – 01:15 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

Competition Law Challenges in a Digital Economy

  • Competition law challenges around the globe
  • Competition law and big data
  • How are sector regulators using their powers?
  • Review of recent enforcement actions



Richard Milchior
Granrut LLP, France



Pawan Kumar
Senior Vice President (Legal) and Head,
SBI Cards and Payment Services Pvt. Ltd., India

Aditya Pyasi Head of Regulatory Affairs,
Vedanta Group,


Tanmay Bhargav Director, Forensic services,
KPMG in india



12:35 PM – 01:15 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

Global Developments in Cybersecurity

  • Updates on the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (“CISA”)
  • Developments in the Safe Harbor Negotiations
  • Information sharing and disclosure
  • Crafting privacy standards for your company
  • Balancing privacy interests and the government’s need to investigate criminal activity


Gaurav Arora
General Counsel & Company Secretary, Huawei Telecommunications Co. Pvt Ltd,


Nitin Suri
Senior Legal counsel, Tata Communications, India



Neera Sharma Chief Legal Officer, Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited, India

Damandeep Kaur
Head legal, Intelenet, India



01:15 PM – 02:15 PM

Lunch and Informal Networking with Exhibitors

Hall B

02:15 PM – 02:45 PM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Improve Compliance & Reduce Risks across your Contract Management Portfolio – Icertis Contract Management and Genpact

How does Genpact make its Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) system work harder and smarter at identifying the hidden risks in its contracts? How does it ensure that all the contracts that it signs are in compliance with its internal guidelines as well as external regulatory bodies? This session will provide attendees information about how to identify, mitigate and manage risks & compliance using Icertis Contract Management Platform.


Rajeev Kumar
VP Sales, APAC,

Jyoti Ruparel
Chief Risk Officer,
Genpact LLC,

Sponsored by    

02:50 PM – 03:40 PM | Keynote Leadership Session**

In-House Information Governance Under an Enforcement Microscope

  • Potential benefits of transitioning e-discovery into an internal function
  • Making the case to invest in an in-house e-discovery system
  • Partnering with IT and security
  • Flexibility to accommodate document requests
  • Identifying and resolving issues



Aditi Chopra
Senior Attorney, Microsoft, India




Sachin Kalra
Head Legal
Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company Limited,



Zameer Nathani
Director- Legal, Raymond, India




Debolina Partap
Vice President Legal & General Counsel, Wockhardt,




02:50 PM – 03:40 PM | Keynote Leadership Session**

Lonely at the Top: Small Team and Lean Budget

  • Common challenges facing GCs managing small legal teams and lean budgets
  • Transforming the legal function to gain clarity on purpose and goals
  • What to outsource and to whom
  • Collaboration among executives, board directors, outside law firms and other vendors
  • The use of technology to drive value with limited budget


Sheetal Sawhney Kapur
Regional Counsel, West Asia, Google, India



Gopalakrishnan Ramachandran
General Counsel & Company Secretary,
DSM India Private Limited,



Yogesh Goel
Director South Asia, Legal Compliance & integrity Office, SAP,



03:40 PM – 04:00 PM

Coffee and Tea Break - Informal Networking with Exhibitors

04:00 PM – 05:00 PM

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION: Fostering A Global Legal Ecosystem**

Join us for this special leadership discussion aimed at connecting important communities from the global legal ecosystem: in-house legal departments, law firms, associations and solution providers. This interactive session is a forum for all the legal stakeholders to discuss and deliberate the myriad and diverse issues they face today, and to find common ground and potential collaborative solutions to overcome challenges and leverage opportunities.

Key Topics of Discussion

  • General Counsel as Risk Manager
  • Ripper from the Headlines: When Business Becomes a Crime
  • Preparing for a Social Media Crisis
  • Insights to Better Manage or Avoid Cross-Border Disputes
  • Keeping Pace with a Changing Regulatory Landscape


Anubhav Kapoor
General Counsel and Company Secretary,
Tata Technologies,

Suraj Singh
Vice President and head legal,
Wells Fargo,

Gaurav Jabulee
South Asia Legal Director,
Texas Instruments,

Shobhana Nikam
Vice President and Head Legal,
Fidelity Investments,

Apurv Sardeshmukh
Partner, Legasis Partners,

05:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Closing Remarks Followed by a Cocktail Reception


Following the closing remarks, the Networking Cocktail Recepation will celebrate the presence of our speakers and sponsors who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.


  • * Program is subject to change without notice
  • ** Panel Discussion Format
  • *** Successfully proven format in our recently held events in: Singapore | San Francisco | London | New Delhi | New York | Dubai


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