52nd GLOBAL LEGAL & IP CONFEX,
DUBAI, UAE,
25 SEPTEMBER 2019

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

Venue: Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, 

Airport Road, Dubai, UAE

Show Interest

About The Event

The 52nd Global Legal & IP ConfEx, Dubai, UAE, Event aims to bring together 300+ 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.

Our Success Stories

Keynote Speakers

karim-el-helaly-1.jpg

Karim El Helaly

Legal Director, Oracle Systems Limited,

UAE

lori-baker(1).jpg

Lori Baker

Vice President - Legal & Director of Data Protection, DIFC,

UAE

ian-evans.jpg

Ian Evans

Managing Director - EMEA, OneTrust Inc.,

UK

Prominent Speakers

dummy-speaker-image.jpg

Ayesha Syed

Lead Auditor – Anti-Bribery Management System, ABAC Center of Excellence Limited,

UAE

Read More
robert flaws.jpg

Rob Flaws

Partner - Head of the Tech,

CMS,

UAE

Sean-Whith.jpg

Sean Whitham

Senior Associate,

Herbert Smith Freehills,

UAE

Francesco Falco.jpg

Francesco Falco

Counsel, Head of Compliance, DWF LLP, Italy

Richard Milchior.jpg

Richard Milchior

Partner,

Herald LLP,

France

Feras El Hajjar.jpg

Feras El Hajjar

CEO,

App4Legal,

UAE

brian-m-dunn.jpg

Brian M. Dunn

Vice President of Legal, Property Finder Group,

UAE

Dominik Engel.jpg

Dominik Engel

Senior Regional Legal Counsel and Integrity Officer, ABB,

UAE

Tripti-Dhar.jpg

Tripti Dhar

Partner,

Reina Legal,

India

Moutaz-Abdullat.jpg

Moutaz  Abdullat

Head of Legal,

Ferrero,

UAE

dummy-speaker-image.jpg

Elias Corona

Assistant Vice President | Global Data Protection Officer, UAE Exchange, UAE

Read More
Ahmad-Saleh.webp

Ahmad Saleh

Partner, Head of Patents & Designs,

Al Tamimi & Company, UAE

Carla-Tavares.jpg

Carla Tavares

Head of Legal, Compliance,

BRF,

UAE

Tanya-Gross.jpg

Tanya Gross

Senior Managing Director,

Ankura,

UK

Joseph-Campbell.jpg

Joseph Campbell

General Counsel,

ADNOC Group,

UAE

Rim Al Kassaby.jpg

Rim Al Kassaby

Associate Director Legal and Compliance Middle East, MSD, UAE

daniel-xu.jpg

Daniel Xu

Partner,

King & Wood Mallesons,

UAE

shahab-ahmed.jpg

Shahab Ahmed

Head/Director Legal & Privacy Counsel, Etihad Aviation,

UAE

Gregor-Pannike.jpg

Gregor Pannike

Group Head of Legal,

Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group,

UAE

Yasser-Abo-Ismail.jpg

Yasser Abo Ismail

General Counsel and Compliance Officer,

Schindler Group, UAE

AGENDA

(08:00 AM – 04:35 PM DUBAI TIME) 

* Program is subject to change without notice

08:00 AM – Onwards
Conference Registration

 

•    Networking Tea with Speakers & Delegates
•    Informal Networking with Exhibitors

Introduction & Peer Networking | 08:45 AM – 09:00 AM

 

•    Event Introduction: Get to know the daylong exciting networking & learning opportunities
•    One-on-One Introduction: Let the industry know you and your expertise

Morning Keynote Address 1 | 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM

GDPR Compliance: UAE & Middle East Risk Evaluation and Strategies for Mitigation

  

There’s a lot going on in the privacy and data protection world, including in the UAE and GCC.  What are local businesses with EU ties (or even without) expected to do to comply with international DP law, and what lies ahead on the legislation front in the UAE?

 

  • Why the EU GDPR is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 Years?

  • GDPR: how is it different from Dubai Privacy & Data Protection Law & why this matter?

  • Why is UAE & Middle East so far behind Europe on Digital Privacy?

  • Reforming the UAE approach to Data Protection and Privacy

  • Open Data in Dubai: A New UAE Data Protection Law?

  • How do you get started with your compliance program?

  • From Spreadsheets to Streamlined: Automating the Third-Party Vendor Risk Lifecycle

Exclusive Case Study Presentation | 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Anti-Bribery, Risk & Compliance Management Strategies

  

 

  • Evaluating Adequate Compliance, Business Ethics, Anti-Bribery and Anti- Corruption Framework

  • Protecting businesses from bribery and corruption

  • Anti-bribery, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering measures

  • Importance of ABAC certification

Ayesha Syed

Lead Auditor – Anti-Bribery Management System,

ABAC Center of Excellence Limited, UAE

dummy-speaker-image.jpg

Sponsored By:

cri.jpg

Informal Networking | 10:20 AM – 11:00 AM

●    Networking Tea with Speakers & Delegates
●    Informal Networking with Exhibitors

11:00 AM – 11:40 AM | Leadership Learning Lab

 

GDPR: Top Lessons Learned in the New Privacy Era

According to Forrester, “Every organization—regardless of its location—doing business with EU customers is need to make changes to its oversight, technology, processes, and people to comply with the new GDPR rules.” In this session, privacy experts will share their top lessons learned in the new privacy era and provide practical advice for an ongoing privacy programme.

  • Top 10 lessons learned in the GDPR era

  • Tips for maintaining an ongoing privacy program

  • Practical advice and best practices from real-life privacy initiatives

  • What impact has the new data protection directive had on businesses so far?

  • Impact after GDPR on IP Risk, Privacy, Fraud & Investigation Management

  • The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)- How differ from GDPR?

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

 

App4Legal - Practice with Innovation

 « Do more with less » is becoming more and more the ultimate challenge of legal teams! How to achieve and process a big amount of legal cases, corporate matters and legal transactions, with limited capacity! How to transform a legal department from a legacy “cost-center” to a business animator is becoming a priority zero to survive and excel.

 

  • What are the best tools that let you control your Matters and Legal Workflows?

  • How to enforce collaboration while increasing the quality of service?

  • How to invest on the ultimate dashboard and KPIs in a legal department?

  • How to innovate your practice on daily basis?

Feras El Hajjar.jpg

Feras El Hajjar

CEO,

App4Legal,

UAE

Sponsored By: 

300x200-app4.jpg

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

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Law Firms & Organizations – Changing Game in Middle East Legal/IP Industry

While the most forward-thinking law firms & organizations are ready to embrace artificial intelligence (AI), robots are not taking over the legal world any time soon. That said, its utilization is undoubtedly proving valuable for law firms & organizations who are investing in it.

  • How have you seen technology change the way your law firm & organizations works?

  • So how has technology changed the way Middle East lawyers work—and how will it continue to change?

  • How can AI assist the integration of a firm’s knowledge?

  • What are the costs implications of AI for law firms & organizations?

  • So is AI the way to go for law firms & organizations?

  • What does the future hold?

Informal Networking | 12:40 PM – 01:40 PM

  • Networking Lunch with Speakers & Delegates

  •  Informal Networking with Exhibitors

01:40 PM – 02:20 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

 

Blockchain Technology: The Rising Demand for Trust, Transparency and the Future of Business

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:

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

  • How to evaluate if blockchain is suitable for your legal business?

  • Blockchain innovations & regulations in the UAE & Middle East

  • What lawyers need to know? Will this affect their practice or firm?

  • How to implement a GDPR compliant Blockchain?

  • Blockchain and the GDPR: Addressing the Compliance Challenge

02:20 PM – 03:00 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

TCyber Security - Breach Prevention, Response & GDPR

With the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the UK and Europe, cyber security is a primary risk area for all executive boards and compliance is now an essential objective.

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

  1. Lot of hysteria around massive fines – is it founded?

  2. Strategies to minimize fines

  • 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, GDPR and Protecting Intellectual Property & Trademark Rights

Informal Networking | 03:00 PM – 03:10 PM

●    Networking Tea with Speakers & Delegates
●    Informal Networking with Exhibitors

03:10 PM – 03:50 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

Brand Protection: Looking Beyond IP & Trademarks

Brand protection and Intellectual Property protection are critical concerns for long-term corporate growth and survival in today’s competitive, global marketplace. Failure to develop a wide-ranging strategy to protect intellectual property and brands can cost a company millions of dollars, lost competitive advantages and, ultimately, its ability to compete.

  • Organizational awareness creation and implementation methods for optimal brand protection strategy

  • Key Advantages to IP & Trademark Brand Protection Solutions

  • Leveraging Intelligent Process Automation for Brand Protection

  • Protecting Your Brand Through Trademarks

  • Monitor against intellectual property infringement

  • Enforce IP rights- Detection and Enforcement Strategies

03:50 PM – 04:30 PM | Leadership Learning Lab

Legal Technology & Digitalization - Will That Replace Legal/IP Counsel Or Help Them To Partner with Business?

  • View on the state of digitization in the legal sector today?

  • Are there any new trends spotted recently?

  • Are there any typical challenges in-house legal teams face with digitizing?

  • Recommend tips to the legal counsel community

  • Impact of AI, Blockchain & technology innovations on legal industry

 

 

04:30 PM – 04:35 PM

Thank You Note & Closing Remarks

Thank you note in the presence of all speakers, sponsors & global delegates who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.

*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

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

Lanyard Sponsor

onetrust.jpg

Anti Bribery Management System Partner

anti-bribery.jpg

Corporate Research & Investigations Partner

cri.jpg

Powered By

icertice-1.jpg
ankura.jpg
300x200-app4.jpg

PROMINENT SPONSORS

lexis-nexis.jpg
dilitrust.jpg
dennemeyer.jpg
aladwani.jpg
lexport.jpg
neyox.jpg
Gravitas Law.jpg

SPONSORS GLOBAL EVENTS

OFFICIAL MEDIA AND SUPPORT PARTNERS

OFFICIAL MAGAZINE PARTNER

LEXWITNESS.png

VENUE PARTNER

lemeridian.jpg
Get In Touch

Events 4 Sure LLC,
1600 Duane Avenue,
Santa Clara CA 95054