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(Speed Networking Meetings Format)


20 FEBRUARY 2024

Four Points by Sheraton Singapore,

Riverview, 382 Havelock Road, Singapore 169629

Speed Networking Opportunities in:

Litigation. E-discovery. Contracts Management. Document Management. Data Privacy. Cyber Security. Risk. Compliance. Governance. Regulatory Affairs. Arbitration. Dispute Management. Forensics Investigations. Fraud & Corruption. White-Collar Crime. M&A. Legal Translation. Cloud Computing. Blockchain. AI. Legal Technology.
This event will gather a vast array of legal and technology professionals, such as In-house Counsel, General Counsel, Heads of Litigation and E-discovery, Contracts Managers, Data Privacy Heads, Heads of Risk and Compliance, Cyber Security Managers, Forensics and Investigation Managers, Head Legal and Company Secretaries, Chief Legal Officers, Law Firm Partners, Law Tech Professionals, and Service Providers.



The Global Legal ConfEx is a highly anticipated event that will be held on February 20, 2024, in Singapore. This event will bring together a diverse group of legal professionals, including in-house counsel, general counsel, heads of litigation and e-discovery, contracts managers, and data privacy heads from all over the country.

The Global Legal ConfEx provides a platform for legal professionals to connect, exchange ideas, and stay abreast of the latest trends and innovations in the legal industry. The event will feature keynote speeches, case study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, and exhibitions. The topics covered at the event will include digital transformation, data privacy, e-discovery, contract management, and litigation.

If you're a legal professional who wants to learn, expand your skills, and network with other professionals in the industry, the Global Legal ConfEx is a must-attend event.

  • Come be a part of an exciting legal and technology conference, featuring a diverse range of speakers and participants.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and innovations by attending talks by national and international speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors.

  • Expand your professional network by building valuable relationships with Bar Associations and Media Partners.

  • Learn from engaging keynote addresses, exclusive case study presentations, round table discussions, and business dialogues to gain valuable knowledge.

  • Connect with C-level executives and decision-makers to discover new business leads and opportunities.

  • Make the most of robust networking opportunities that allow you to connect with other professionals in your field and foster relationships that could lead to future collaborations.

  • Participate in collaborative round table discussions to exchange insights and perspectives, ensuring an inclusive and cooperative discussion.

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Esteemed speakers from diverse backgrounds in legal, technology, and business fields will headline this event. Attendees can expect to gain valuable insights from these experts as they share their experiences and knowledge on key topics outlined in the program agenda.


(Speed Networking Meetings Format)

(08:00 AM – 04:40 PM Local Time)

08:00 AM – Onwards

Conference Registration

  • Networking Tea with Speakers & Delegates.

  • Informal Networking with Exhibitors.

08:30 AM – 09:30 AM

Speed Networking Meetings: Facilitating Connections among General Counsel, Law Firm Partners, and Service Providers

  • Individual Introductions: Start with a concise self-introduction, sharing your name, company, position, and the purpose behind your attendance at this event.

  •  Engage in our dynamic "Speed Networking Sessions," designed to bring together General Counsel, Law Firm Partners, and Service Providers. Participants can delve into stimulating discussions centered around their subject matter expertise and practice areas.

  • ​This presents an unparalleled opportunity to cultivate new relationships. General Counsel and Law Firm Partners can explore solutions provided by Service Providers, addressing operational challenges within the legal industry.

09:30 AM – 10:20 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Good Corporate Governance: Merely a Checkbox Activity or a Vital Necessity?

  • The Importance of Good Corporate Governance.

  • Corporate Governance Practices for Overseas Entities.

  • The Impact of Corporate Governance on the Financial Crisis.

  • Examining the "Governance Premium": Myth or Reality?

  • Understanding the Significance of Good Corporate Governance.

  • Strategies for Effective Corporate Governance Through Strong Board Leadership.

  • Assessing the Relationship Between Boardroom Culture, Leadership, and Corporate Governance Effectiveness in Detecting Fraud.

  • Addressing ‘Place of Effective Management’ and ‘Base Erosion and Profit Shifting’ Concerns in Overseas Group Entities.

Doris Chen, Head of Legal, Firmenich
Varun Kalsi, Global Head of Legal & Business Solutions, Lighthouse Canton
Paul Tan, Partner, Gibson Dunn
Ramesh Kumar, Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP
Prerna Gandhi, Head of Legal, Amazon
Siew Kam Boon, Partner, Dechert LLP
Tanveen Singh, Head of Legal, IRD Global
Snigdha Nahar, Associate General Counsel, Aquila Clean Energy APAC

Jasmine Karimi, General Counsel, APAC, FMC Corporation

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 

Breach Notification: A Deep Dive Into What, When and Who to Notify

  • Assessing the Risk of a Personal Data Breach

  • Identifying When Notification is Required and to Whom?

  • The Form and Approach to Notification.

  • Common Challenges and How to Overcome Them?

Suressh S., Partner, Harry Elias Partnership LLP

Scott Warren, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Esther Franks, Counsel, Latham & Watkins

Rishi Ganiswaran, Head of Legal (Technology) & Chief Privacy Officer, Yinson

Pranav Rai, Legal Counsel, Enterprise Software APAC, Hitachi Energy

Tarun Samtani, DPO/Privacy Director, International SOS
Maw Jiun Foo, Senior Partner, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

11:10 AM – 11:40 AM

Informal Networking & Tea Break

  • Networking Tea with Speakers & Delegates.

  • Informal Networking with Exhibitors.

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM

Keynote Address

ESG policy: What it is, why it’s vital, & best practices

Jozsef C. Acabo, Regional Sales Director, Diligent

Sponsored By:


12:00 PM – 12:20 PM

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

Combatting White Collar Crime: Leveraging Cutting-edge Tools and Technologies

Sanjay Kaushik, Managing Director, Netrika Consulting India Pvt. Ltd.

Sponsored By:


12:20 PM – 01:10 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Strategies For Managing Risks and Ensuring Compliance With Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Measures

  • Assessing Compliance with Business Ethics, Anti-Bribery, and Anti-Corruption Policies and Procedures.

  • Safeguarding Businesses Against Bribery and Corruption.

  • Implementing Measures to Prevent Bribery, Corruption, and Money Laundering.

  • Designing Effective Incentive Systems for Whistleblowers Reporting Bribery.

  • The Importance of Whistleblower Protections in Preventing and Exposing Corruption.

  • Creating Effective Incentives for Whistleblowers to Report Incidents of Bribery.

  • Developing a Comprehensive Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Program to Address a Worldwide Issue.

Alma Yong, Partner, WongPartnership LLP
Iain MacDonald, General Counsel Asia, Middle East and Africa, Lloyd's Register
Redentor Romero, Head of Compliance – Corporate, Zuellig Pharma
Huai Yuan Chia, Partner, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
Scott Warren, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
Matteo Spadacini, Head of Risk & Compliance, Bolttech Group

01:10 PM – 02:10 PM

Informal Networking & Lunch Break

  • Networking Lunch with Speakers & Delegates.

  • Informal Networking with Exhibitors.

02:10 PM – 03:00 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

The Convergence of Data Security, Governance, and Privacy in the Context of Modern Data Protection and Privacy Regulations

  • Globally, Privacy Regulations are Evolving into Data Protection and Privacy Regulations.

  • Technology is Being Developed and Adopted to Assist Organizations in Managing These Regulations on a Large Scale and, When Feasible, Autonomously?

  • An Overlap of Roles and Responsibilities Across Policy, Classification, and Protection is Arising, and the Adoption of Cloud and Multi-Cloud is Accelerating this Trend.

  • Collaboration and Harmonization are Key to Achieving Business Objectives.

  • ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) is Driving Purpose-Driven Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC).

  • Cyber Risk Quantification Enables the Expression of Cyber Risk in Business Terms.

  • Managing Risk Across the Third-Party Ecosystem is Essential in the Extended Enterprise.

Sandra Tsao, General Counsel, Mandai Wildlife Group

Rakesh Kirpalani, Director, Dispute Resolution & Information Technology, Drew & Napier LLC

Wijaya Abori, Group Data Protection Officer, OCBC Bank

Lionel Tan, Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Rishi Ganiswaran, Head of Legal (Technology) & Chief Privacy Officer, Yinson

Eddy Wong, Legal and Compliance – VP, Resorts World Cruises

Ajay Chandru, Senior Corporate Counsel, Amazon

Kenneth Lim, Legal Counsel - IT/Tech & Cybersecurity, AIA Singapore Private Limited

Stanislav Rumyantsev, Ph.D., CIPP/E, Senior Lawyer Gorodissky & Partners, Russia

03:00 PM – 03:40 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Trends and Ideas for the Legal Industry and Cyber Security in Singapore for 2024

  • Exploring the Latest Trends in Singapore Legal Innovation for 2024 and Beyond.

  • Understanding the Role of Cyber Security in the Legal Industry: Emerging Threats and Best Practices.

  • Adopting New Legal Technologies: Tips for Evaluating Solutions and Identifying the Right Approach for your Organization.

  • Demonstrating the Value of Legal Technologies: Best Practices for Measuring ROI and Enhancing User Adoption.

Adrian Ooi, Director of Legal, Millennium & Copthorne