Theme: Weaving Innovation & Technology into the Legal Ecosystem

08:00 AM – 09:00 AM : Registration & Morning Refreshment

09:00 AM – 09:15 AM : Welcome Note

Nick Rowles-Davies

Nick Rowles-Davies

Executive Vice Chairman at LCM

United Kingdom

09:15 AM – 10:15 AM : Plenary Session

GDPR – Compliance in process of Investigation & Litigation

Radwan Eskhita

Radwan Eskhita

LL.M, Researcher in IT-Law

Germany

Fouad El Mehdawy

Fouad El Mehdawy

General Counsel at ALFAHIM

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM : Networking Coffee Break

HALL A

HALL B

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM : Session 1A

Fostering a Culture of Innovation & Legal Technology

Muna Farid

Muna Farid

Director, Hatch Consulting FZE

UAE

Suzanna Kalendzhian

Suzanna Kalendzhian

Co-Founder & CEO at Legal Advice Middle East

UAE

Ivana Hrdličková

Ivana Hrdličková

Justice at CEELI Institute

Netherland

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM : Session 1B

Cross Border Disputes – A seamless transition or endless headache?

Rupert Croft

Rupert Croft

Managing Director, Croft Solicitors

UK

Benjamin Borsodi

Benjamin Borsodi

Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer

Switzerland

Sameer Shah

Sameer Shah

Director at Hong Kong Zhiqing Trading Co. Ltd.

India

Deena Alhilli

Deena Alhilli

Legal Counsel at Standard Chartered Bank

Bahrain

Matthew Sava

Matthew Sava

Partner and Head of Litigation at Reid & Wise LLC

United State

11:30 AM – 12:30 AM : Session 2A

Intellectual Property Litigation issues: In the era of AI and ML

Massimiliano De Santis

Massimiliano De Santis

Senior Legal Counsel at Heineken

Italy

Michela Velardo

Michela Velardo

Resident Counsel at Cintioli & Associati

Belgium

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM : Session 2B

Growth in Third Party Funding of Litigation

Manuel Gordillo

Manuel Gordillo

Partner at Abencys

Spain

Zachary Krug

Zachary Krug

Senior Investment Officer at Woodsford Litigation Funding

United Kingdom

Nick Rowles-Davies

Nick Rowles-Davies

Executive Vice Chairman at LCM

United Kingdom

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM : Session 3A

Approaches to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Hard hitter or Calm collaborator ?

Emilio Paolo Villano

Emilio Paolo Villano

Of Cousel, ELEXI

Italy - Belgium

Julian Ranetunge

Julian Ranetunge

International Arbitration Associate at King & Spalding

United State

Fabio Trevisan

Fabio Trevisan

Partner, Head of the Dispute Resolution department | Head of the Italian desk

Luxembourg

Adrian Cole

Adrian Cole

Partner at King & Spalding’s

UAE

Buse Pınar Kaçar

Buse Pınar Kaçar

Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer at Yörsan

Turkey

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM : Session 3B

Global Patent Litigation: Strategies to attain effective IP Protection

 

Mahua Roy Chowdhury

Mahua Roy Chowdhury

Principle Partner at Royzz & Co

India

01:30 PM – 01:45 PM : Group Photo Session

01:45 PM – 02:30 PM : Networking Luncheon

02:30 PM – 03:30 PM : Session 4A

Evolution of Blockchain technologies in the World of IP

Paul D Kennedy

Paul D Kennedy

Litigation Attorney at Appleby

Cayman Islands

Magdalena Jakubicz

Magdalena Jakubicz

Senior Corporate Counsel at Cisco

Spain

02:30 PM – 03:30 PM : Session 4B

Anti-corruption Law developments in Emerging Markets

Saibal Mukherjee

Saibal Mukherjee

Partner at First Law International

Switzerland

Jan Tadeusz Stappers

Jan Tadeusz Stappers

Legal Counsel at WhistleB

Sweden

Arthad Kurlekar

Arthad Kurlekar

Assistant Legal Counsel at Permanent Court of Arbitration

Luxembourg

John Lowe

John Lowe

International Arbitrator and Mediator at Lowe Arbitration

France

03:30 PM – 04:30 PM : Session 5A

Global Impact of European Data Privacy Laws

Beste Gul

Beste Gul

Legal Counsel at Ernst & Young

Turkey

Maitreyee Kulkarni

Maitreyee Kulkarni

In-House Counsel at Daimler AG

Germany

Merve Kececi

Merve Kececi

Senior Legal Counsel & Corporate Manager at CarrefourSA

Turkey

03:30 PM – 04:30 PM : Session 5B

Modernizing Law Firms : Improving Access to Litigation & Justice

Humayoon Khan

Humayoon Khan

Lawyer atHigh-Court Peshawar & Member at KP-Bar Council

Pakistan

04:30 PM – 04:45 PM : Coffee Networking Break

04:45 PM – 05:45 PM : Round Table Discussion

Litigation & Regulatory Compliance: Shifting focus from cure to prevention

Virginia Lombardo

Virginia Lombardo

International Legal Counsel at ILCVL

Italy

Frank Forster

Frank Forster

General Counsel at AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA

Germany

Jan Tadeusz Stappers

Jan Tadeusz Stappers

Legal Counsel at WhistleB

Sweden