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Middle East - 20 Oct 2021

Gathering of 200+ In-house Counsel, Law Firm Partners, Law Tech Professionals and Service Providers.

Online

Legal. AI. Technology. Risk. Security. Data Privacy. Compliance.

Presenting Sponsor

In Association With

 
Azrieli Towers

ABOUT THE EVENT

The Global Legal ConfEx, Middle East – Online Event aims to bring together 200+ In-house Counsel, Law Firm Partners, Law Tech Professionals, Tech Vendors and Selected Service Providers. Get insights on Litigation. Contracts. Technology. Software. E-discovery. Risk. Security. Compliance. GDPR etc. They will come together to educate, learn, network and inspire.

 

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Key Speakers

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Colleen M. Kenney
Partner, Co-Chair - ediscovery, Sidley Austin LLP

 

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Mary Jo Schrade
Assistant General Counsel, Regional Lead, Microsoft Corporation


 

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David Cohen
Partner,
Reed Smith LLP

 

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Pamela Vidal
Managing Counsel,
Wood

 

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Errol Bong
Head Of Compliance & Legal Counsel, Noble Group

 

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Ronni D. Solomon
e-Discovery Partner,
King & Spalding LLP

 

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Paul Lanois
Director - Technology and Privacy, Fieldfisher

 

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Ezra Tay
General Counsel & Head of Compliance,
Cake DeFi

 

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Agenda

* Program is subject to change without notice

08:55 AM – 09:00 AM (Dubai Time)

Opening Remarks

09:00 AM – 09:30 AM (Dubai Time)

Keynote Address 1

Global Disputes – Managing Fraud, Corruption, and White-Collar Crime Disputes in the Middle East Region

  • View of general attitudes toward fraud in Dubai & Middle East region

  • Developing a strategy for prevention, detection, and response

  • Mitigating fraud risk with a fraud risk assessment

  • Commonly seen fraud issues in M&A and investment situations

  • How effective due diligence can help mitigate risks or even uncover deal breakers?

  • Enhancing the anti-fraud policies and procedures

  • How to ensure a harmonious litigation strategy

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09:30 AM – 10:00 AM (Dubai Time)

Keynote Address 2

Effects Of COVID-19 On Arbitral Proceedings: Is the Virus Reshaping the Future of Arbitration?

  • Impact of Covid-19 on arbitration proceedings in Middle East

  • The challenge to arbitral proceedings in the present scenario

  • Middle East set-up and online ADR

  • Modernized procedures in international commercial arbitration to lead the way

  • Continuity of arbitration proceedings in the time of Corona

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10:00 AM – 10:30 AM (Dubai Time)

Keynote Address 3

Future of the Compliance Function, Trends in Conduct and Culture

  • What keeps global heads of compliance awake at night?

  • Do compliance heads get enough support from your senior management / your regulator?

  • How will the skillset of your successor differ from yours?

  • Will compliance officers ever be replaced by robots?

  • How do you change the culture of an organisation?

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10:30 AM – 10:50 AM (Dubai Time)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

(Service Provider makes Exclusive Case Study Presentation)

10:50 AM – 11:05 AM (Dubai Time)

Virtual Break and Q&A Session

11:05 AM – 11:20 AM (Dubai Time)

Meetings: Networking Lounge & Exhibition Area

  • Networking with speakers & delegates

  • Meeting & live tech demo with key sponsors & exhibitors

11:20 AM – 12:00 PM (Dubai Time)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

How to Scale Your Third-Party Risk Management Program?

 

  • Overcome the most common vendor risk challenges

  • Prioritize your third parties by criticality

  • Streamline your due diligence and vendor assessment process

  • Encourage effective communication between internal stakeholders

  • Establish a continuous improvement cycle to encourage better results year over year

  • Achieve efficiencies out of TPRM tools

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12:00 PM – 12:20 PM (Dubai Time)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

(Service Provider makes Exclusive Case Study Presentation)

12:20 PM – 01:00 PM (Dubai Time)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

Enterprise Litigation & Contract Management in the Cloud

  • How automation impacting litigation & contract management?

  • How is technology creating opportunities in the legal community?

  • Effective Case Management: How to Control Litigation Outcomes and Costs?

  • Is litigation management software hitting a tipping point?

  • Why GC’s need CLM (Contract Lifecycle Management Solution)?

  • What challenges are driving corporate legal towards matter management

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01:00 PM – 01:20 PM (Dubai Time)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

(Service Provider makes Exclusive Case Study Presentation)

01:20 PM – 02:00 PM (Dubai Time)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

Insider Threat – Detecting Malicious Attacks and Defending the Organization from the Human Error

  • An overview of the threat

  • The changing commercial reality

  • Why the traditional approach is failing?

  • Introducing an intelligence-led approach

  • Work out what matters and protect it

  • Creating new normal models to track patterns of life

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Ezra Tay 

General Counsel & Head of Compliance, Cake DeFi

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02:00 PM – 02:20 PM (Dubai Time

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

(Service Provider makes Exclusive Case Study Presentation)

02:20 PM – 02:35 PM (Dubai Time)

Virtual Q&A Session

02:35 PM – 02:50 PM (Dubai Time)

Meetings: Networking Lounge & Exhibition Area

  • Networking with speakers & delegates

  • Meeting & live tech demo with key sponsors & exhibitors

02:50 PM – 03:30 PM (Dubai Time)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

Cyber Security - Breach Prevention, Response & GDPR

  • Why you won’t be fined 4% of your annual turnover for a cyber security breach – despite the hype about GDPR?

  • What GDPR really says about cyber security requirements?

  • What the realistic threats are to your organization?

  • Why you don’t need to be increasing the liability levels with your critical third-party service providers because of GDPR?

  • Cyber Security, E-Contracts and its Validity in APAC

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Errol Bong

Head Of Compliance & Legal Counsel, Noble Group

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Mary Jo Schrade

Assistant General Counsel, Regional Lead,

Microsoft Corporation

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Paul Lanois

Director - Technology and Privacy, Fieldfisher

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03:30 PM – 04:10 PM (Dubai Time)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

Sanctions for E-discovery Violations: Practice Tips for Protecting Your Clients and Your Reputation

  • Common issues related to E-discovery sanctions in recent case law

  • Strategies and procedures for securing and managing ESI from the point duty to preserve is triggered through production

  • Tips for preparing a defensible collection and ensuring preservation protocols are communicated to the proper people

  • Recommended processes to avoid E-discovery sanctions

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Colleen M. Kenney

Partner, Co-Chair - eDiscovery, Sidley Austin LLP

Ronni D. Solomon

e-Discovery Partner,

King & Spalding LLP

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David Cohen

Partner,

Reed Smith LLP

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Pamela Vidal

Managing Counsel,

Wood

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04:10 PM – 04:30 PM (Dubai Time)

Virtual Q&A Session & Thank You Note

*There can be a slight change in the time provided in the agenda above

** Please be present for a session 10 minutes before the start time

 
 

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