Agenda

Theme: “Litigation Risks & Rewards in International Environment”

                                                                                                Day 1 (17.Jan.2018)  


8:00 AM to 9:00AM

Registration

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

 Welcome Note

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 1: Innovation in Litigation

Moderator:

Ibrahim Yeku, Associate Counsel at Solola & Akpana (Nigeria)

  • Payel Chatterjee, Nishith Desai Associates (India)
  • Amna Al Owais, DIFC Courts Dubai International Financial Centre (UAE)
  • Shanshan Xu , Shanghai Hiways Law Firm (China)



10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Morning Break

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 2: Ethical & Legislative Challenges While Dealing with Outside Service Providers

Moderator:

Niina Mickelsson, Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution at Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. (Finland)

  • Moutaz Abdullat, Ferrero (UAE)
  • Yasmine Afifi, Cisco Systems International B.V. (UAE)

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM


Session 3: Compliance & Risk in the Digital Age: Cyber Security, Privacy and Data Protection.

Moderator:

Tranquil Gervacio III Salvador ,  Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc and De los Angeles Law Offices ( Philippines)

  • Lady Hilda van der Tuin , Prudential Middle East (UAE)
  • Shujath Bin Ali,  PAREXEL International (India)
  • Ghassan Haddad , Choueiri Group (UAE)

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM


Lunch Break

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM


Session 4: How Corporations Manage Litigation Support Department?

Moderator:

Dr. Okan Gunduz, Partner at Ünsal Gündüz Attorneys at Law (Turkey)

  • Virginia Lombardo, ILCVL (Italy)
  • Deena Fayek Alhilli , Standard Chartered Bank (Bahrain)
  • Ibrahim Yeku, Solola & Akpana (Nigeria)
  • Tarek Nakkach, Hewlett-Packard Middle East, Dubai (UAE)

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 Afternoon Break

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Session 5: The Link between Contracts & Litigation

Moderator:

Sherif Hikal , Founder & Co-Managing Partner at OGH Legal (UAE)

  • Yaman Al Hawamdeh, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP (UAE)
  • Abdulmohsen Almutlaq, Saudi Fund for Development (Saudi Arabia)
  • Priyanka Khimani , Anand & Anand & Khimani (India)
  • Craig Shepherd, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (UAE)


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Networking Dinner

 Day 2 (18.Jan.2018)

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Session 6: ADR: Forced compromised or suggested resolution?

Moderator:

Virginia Lombardo, International Legal Counsel at ILCVL (Italy)

  • Buse Pınar Kaçar, Yörsan (Turkey)
  • Tim Williams, Wartsila (Finland)
  • Rami Ahmed, SAS Real Estate (UAE)
  • Dr. Fatma Salah, Riad & Riad (Egypt)

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Morning Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 7: Evolving third party funding models

Moderator:

Tonye Krukrubo, Partner at Aluko & Oyebode (Nigeria)

  • Nick Rowles-Davies, Chancery Capital (UK)
  • Zachary Krug, Woodsford Litigation Funding (US)
  • Mark King, Litigation Funding at Harbour Litigation Funding (UK)

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Session 8: The Role & Importance of International Commercial Arbitration

Moderator:

Igor Kravtsov, Head of Arbitration at Evris (Ukraine)

  • Mohamed Elghatit,OGH Legal (UAE)
  • Yuhui Liao, Luther Law Offices (China)
  • Andrew Kirk, Petrofac (UAE)
  • Nasser Al Osaiba, Global Advocates (UAE)

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM


Lunch Break

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM


Session 9: Ethical & Legislative Challenges While Dealing with Outside Service Providers.

Moderator:

Daniel Brawn, Senior Associate at Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants (UAE)

  • Mohammad Mufleh El-Qudah,Qudah Law Firm (Jordan)
  • Raza Mithani, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (UAE)
  • Tonye Krukrubo, Aluko & Oyebode (Nigeria)
  • Thomas F. Margiotti, Law Offices of Thomas F. Margiotti (USA)

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

 Afternoon Break

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 10: Litigation Cost Control and Gathering of Evidence.

Moderator:

Priyanka Khimani , Partner at Anand & Anand & Khimani (India)

  • Daniel Brawn, Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants (UAE)
  • Mariam Deen, DIFC Courts (UAE)
  • Dr. Okan Gunduz, Ünsal Gündüz Attorneys at Law (Turkey)
  • Giovanni Pisacane, GWA (China)

5:15 PM - 5:45 PM

Closing Note

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