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46th Global Legal ConfEx & Law Tech Exhibition  

Legal. IP. GDPR. AI. Compliance.


Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
1, Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City, Singapore


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Day Program

The Global Legal ConfEx and Law Tech Exhibition aims to bring together 300+ In-house Counsel, Law Firm Partners, Law Tech Professionals, Tech Vendors and Selected Service Providers. Each lawyer participant attends the event because he/she has some operational challenges to resolve such as: Litigation. IP. Technology. Software. GDPR, AI, E-discovery. Risk. Security. Compliance. Outsourcing (This list of challenges is only indicative, not exhaustive). In order to find the solutions, they not only need the learning & education but also the meetings with right service providers.


What is in the Agenda:

  • Keynote Address
  • Panel Discussions
  • Case Study Presentations
  • Exhibitions
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Private Luncheon
  • Tea and Lunch Breaks
  • Evening Cocktail
  • Informal Networking with Exhibitors
  • One-on-One Meetings
  • Speakers Felicitation
  • Speakers Breakfast Meeting

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Agenda Detail (From 07:00 AM to 06:30 PM Singapore Standard Time) 


07:00 AM – Onwards
Conference Registration 

Informal Networking | 07:30 AM – 08:30 AM

  • Speakers Breakfast Meeting
  • Short Introductions of All Participants - One By One
  • Informal Networking with Exhibitors
Opening Keynote Address | 08:30 AM – 10:10 AM

 Opening Keynote Address 1 | 08:30 AM – 09:15 AM 

Tech Disruption & Relevancy for Lawyers

  • The Role of the Legal Community – why you are now the Chief Trust Officer.
  • Why does trust in tech matter and how should lawyers think about trust and innovation.
  • Disruptive Technology – how is technology impacting the legal industry. Will you be obsolete?
  • Navigating the New ePrivacy Regulation: Ad Tech Disruption and Relevancy for Lawyers.  


Antony Cook
Associate General Counsel,
Microsoft Corporation,
Rapheepong Ghai 
Privacy Consultant,
OneTrust Inc.,

Opening Keynote Address 2 | 09:15 AM – 10:10 AM 

Practical Legal/IP Risk, Security & Compliance Management Strategies for the Busy In-House Counsels & Law Firm Partners

  • The Impact of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Technology in the Asia & Singapore
  • Legal World and Cybersecurity: How Can Lawyers Keep Their Client Data Confidential?
  • ‘Persist & prevail': How to Confront Corruption?
  • Is Investigation Swift and Punishment Decisive and Fair? 
  • GDPR and relevancy of Cloud technology


Michael Lee
Vice President,
International Centre for
Dispute Resolution® (ICDR),
Jiri Cerny
Legal Affairs Director
Microsoft Corporation
Czech Republic

Informal Networking | 10:10 AM – 10:40 AM 

  • Networking Tea Break
  • Informal Networking with Exhibitors

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Hall A 

Hall B 

10:40 AM – 11:20 AM | Leadership Learning Lab

Blockchain's Role in the Future of Legal & IP Industry

Blockchain could have a significant role to play in the Legal & IP (Intellectual Property) industry – if the industry can find a means to adopt the technology in the short and medium term. Panelists will aim to cover:

  • How Blockchain is revolutionizing the Global Legal ecosystem?
  • Why will Blockchain transform the global economy?
  • Why Blockchain challenges conventional thinking about Legal & Intellectual Property (IP)?
  • Singapore Rise as an Epicenter for Blockchain Innovation
  • Could Blockchain Disrupt How We Protect Our Intellectual Property?
  • Blockchain and its application in the field of Legal & IP Industry

10:40 AM – 11:20 AM | Leadership Learning Lab

How GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Bring Obligations As Well As Opportunities?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018, yet businesses remain largely unprepared. Given that GDPR is designed to protect EU residents’ data, regardless of where that data is collected, stored or processed, many non-EU companies will be subject to GDPR and need to understand their risk of exposure, and how they can mitigate that risk through evolving best data protection practice. Panelists will aim to cover:

  • GDPR: What is It and How Does it Impact My Business?
  • Who is affected? Some definitions
  • How does the GDPR help reduce costs?
  • Main obligations
  • Consequences of non-compliance
  • How Ongoing Staff Awareness Can Support Compliance
  • How much will the change in GDPR affect IP law?

11:20 AM – 11:40 AM | Exclusive Case Study Presentation

A holistic and pragmatic approach to trade secrets and corporate data protection

From the pages of leading business and trade press all over the world, the threat of international trade secret theft and economic espionage has become a hot topic. Particularly in today’s highly-mobile, competitive marketplace in Asia, the issue for companies, no matter size or industry, is becoming when data theft will occur rather than if it will occur. The only way a company can protect its valuable data is to start taking pre-emptive steps immediately. The session will discuss strategies to protect trade secrets in a holistic, proactive and cost-effective approach, including key factors of risk assessment, preventative measures to minimize the risk of data loss and business disruption, potential pitfalls in trade secret investigations, and legal remedies available both locally and overseas in the event of data theft.


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11:20 AM – 11:40 AM | Exclusive Case Study Presentation

GDPR- Data Breach and Its Implications-

  • What is Data Breach?
  • How Data Breach Occurs?
  • What is Personal Data Breach?
  • What can I do if my data is breached?
  • Top Data Breaches
  • Cost of Data Breach

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11:40 AM – 12:00 PM | Exclusive Case Study Presentation

Leveraging Legal Technology to Transform IP into Business Success TM

With many Asian countries continuing to develop their home-grown innovations and more advanced technologies, the protection of IP has become a more critical issue region-wide. As regional patent filing increases, leading innovation markets such as Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan have become more attuned to deploying legal technology in the corporate space. Many large companies in these markets are now using the latest technology to help manage the evaluation and protection of their IP assets. They recognize that IP protection strategies need a strategic focus and must form the centerpiece of their global approach.

This session will highlight how our global Anaqua User Community leverage unique analytics and collaboration capabilities to develop IP assets that directly support their business objectives. The integration of public and private data analytics enables IP executives to easily track their organizations’ level of innovation, evaluate the strength of their portfolio, monitor the competitive landscape, and identify opportunities to leverage their IP to transform the business.


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11:40 AM – 12:00 PM | Exclusive Case Study Presentation

Successful digital transformation of a contract management process


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12:00 PM – 12:40 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

Mediation and Arbitration: Who Should be Doing What

Mediation is no longer a child and is now more like a teenager in the dispute resolution world. As with any teenager, relationships matter. Mediation’s relationship with other form of dispute resolution is now increasingly important.

  • Can mediation be effectively used in connection with arbitration? If so, at what stage?
  • How effective is mediation generally? In what circumstances or jurisdictions is it most effective?
  • Should companies include mediation clauses in their standard commercial contracts?
  • Is there a particular format best used for incorporating mediation into a dispute resolution clause?
  • Mediation: What In-House Counsels expects
  • Advantages/disadvantages of arbitration over the courts

12:00 PM – 12:40 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

eDiscovery Is Not Just for Litigation Anymore

These days, eDiscovery also plays an important part in conducting investigations to meet compliance, due diligence or regulatory enforcement requirements. In this session, the panelists will share experiences and provide examples of the use of eDiscovery technology and best practices to meet investigative objectives.

  • Common Types of Investigations Involving eDiscovery
  • Similarities and Differences from eDiscovery in Litigations
  • Data Discovery, Data Privacy and Cross-Border Implications
  • Common Mistakes to Avoid
  • Best Practices for Managing eDiscovery in Investigations  

Informal Networking | 12:45 PM – 01:35 PM

  • Networking Luncheon Break
  • Private Luncheon with Key Participants
  • Informal Networking with Exhibitors

Sponsored by:-              

Hall A 

01:35 PM – 02:15 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

How GRC (Governance, Risk Management & Compliance) Helps Prepare Your Journey to GDPR - Asia Prospective?

  • What is GRC (Governance, Risk Management & Compliance) and why do you need it in GDPR?
  • What is key to a successful GRC implementation?
  • Why GDPR Must Be an Integral Part of Your GRC Framework?
  • How GRC Works & why you need to review your third-party service providers under GDPR?
  • Data Protection & Privacy from an Indian Perspective

02:15 PM – 02:55 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

Improve Compliance & Reduce Risks across your Contract Management Portfolio

  • How does 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?
  • How to identify, mitigate and manage risks & compliance using Contract Management Platform.

02:55 PM – 03:35 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

Intellectual Property (IP) Rights in Today’s Digital Economy- Challenges & Protection

Digital transformation has become one of the main forces of innovation in the current legal economic model, identified as the Creative Economy, creating new Legal & IP rights and new business challenges & opportunities. Panelists will aim to cover:

  • Competition Law Challenges in a Digital Economy
  • Maintenance and management of IP rights
  • Business IP advisory for consistent and global IP strategies
  • IP Legal Compliance
  • Cross-border transaction and intercompany transfers involving IP
  • Administrative & judicial litigation of IP
  • What impact could technology have on the Vendor/Law Firm-client relationship?

03:35 PM – 04:15 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

Rise of the Robolawyer - Discussions on the Future of the Lawyers

By 2020 it is estimated that over 100,000 legal roles have a high chance of being automated as a result of the quickening pace of technology, shifting workforce demographics, and the need to offer more value for money causing a tipping point for talent strategies among law firms and corporations. The panelists will explore-

  • Law Firms and Legal Technology: Shaping the Future of Lawyers?
  • Artificial Intelligence in Law Firms: Impact on Firm-Client Relationship?
  • Can I develop the Technology In-house – What do the lawyers say about it?
  • Engaging the New Technology: Does that Create Relevancy with My Clients? How? 


Informal Networking | 04:15 PM – 04:25 PM 

  • Networking Tea Break
  • Informal Networking with Exhibitors

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04:25 PM – 06:25 PM 

Evening Happy Hours & Informal Networking

This ceremony will celebrate the presence of our speakers, key delegates and sponsors who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation-

  • Awards Ceremony
  • Speakers Felicitation
  • Closing Remarks & Evening Cocktail Reception

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