Hong Kong - 28 July 2021

Gathering of 200+ In-house Counsel, Law Firm Partners, Law Tech Professionals and Service Providers.


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

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The Global Legal ConfEx, Hong Kong – Online Event aims to bring together 200+ 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. They will come together to educate, learn, network and inspire.




it was a pleasure to participate in this event. I hope you’ll invite me back again next year!

Laura Martino

Associate General Counsel, Compliance & Privacy, Global Jet Capital

Great Platform

It’s a great platform to bring people from diverse and different legal fields. The fact that you mix and infuse the different people with diverse perspectives gives us a very enriching experience.

Aditi Chopra
Senior Attorney Corporate, External & Legal Affairs, Microsoft Corporation


Glad to be a part of Singapore ConfEx and great to hear from so many knowledgeable people during the day both delegates and speakers alike!

Mark Langsbury
Director of Sales UK & Europe, ContractPodAi


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Past Speakers from our APAC 2020 Event

David Blanco Jimenez

Head Of Law Patents & Compliance ASEAN / APAC Regional Counsel,

Director-Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs, Asia Pacific



Rajiv Mohapatra

Mary Jo Schrade

Assistant General Counsel,

Regional Lead,
Microsoft, Singapore

Sanjay Shah

Managing Director Asia,

Errol Bong

Head Of Compliance &

Legal Counsel,

Noble Group,  Hong Kong

Presales Engineer,



Jeffrey Png

Principal Engineer

and Head of Asia Offices,
 Exponent,  Hong Kong

Ray Huang,

Ph.D., P.E., CFEI



* Program is subject to change without notice

Opening Remarks

08:55 AM – 09:00 AM (HKT)

Keynote Address 1

Legal Digitization to Boost Hong Kong Law Industry: 2021 & Beyond


Due to growing competition and other global crises, lawyers are under growing pressure from all sides. However, evolving innovations and advances in process automation are leading towards enhanced workflow benefits as well as opportunities to reduce the time spent and improvise the task processes and workflows. Learn:


  • Latest automation tools to enhance delivery of legal services

  • Identifying tasks and work processes apt for automation

  • Overcoming barriers and pain points to adapt to new technology efficiently

  • Most practical innovations for the less tech savvy legal professional

  • Benefits and risks of automation and digitization

09:00 AM – 09:30 AM (HKT)

Keynote Address 2

COVID-19: Now, Next and Beyond for Legal Industry – Governance, Risk & Compliance Considerations

  • Governance & Risk Management considerations

  • Strengthening resilience during a pandemic crisis

  • Regulatory compliance trends and considerations

  • Managing treasury and short-term finance risks

09:30 AM – 10:00 AM (HKT)

Keynote Address 3

Managing Fraud, Corruption, and White-Collar Crime Disputes in the Hong Kong & Asia Pacific Region

  • Fraud Radar: What are the latest fraud trends?

  • View of general attitudes toward fraud in Hong Kong & Asia Pacific Region

  • Mitigating fraud risk with a fraud risk assessment

  • Commonly seen fraud issues in M&A and investment situations

  • How effective due diligence can help mitigate risks or even uncover deal breakers?

  • Enhancing the anti-fraud policies and procedures

  • How to ensure a harmonious litigation strategy

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM (HKT)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM (HKT)

Virtual Q&A Session

10:50 AM – 11:05 AM (HKT)

Joint Case Study Presentation

Arbitration vs Mediation, the Various Alternative Dispute Resolutions in Hong Kong

  • 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 expect?

  • Advantages/disadvantages of arbitration over the courts

11:05 AM – 11:45 AM (HKT)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

11:45 AM – 12:05 PM (HKT)

Joint Case Study Presentation

Data Discovery, Data Privacy and Cross-Border Implications

  • Data privacy concerns and statutory response

  • What you need to know about CCPA and related data privacy and protection requirements?

  • Data management considerations for complying with CCPA

  • CCPA: how differs from GDPR and strategies for compliance?

  • Beyond eDiscovery: Tech Forward Solutions to Privacy Challenges

  • “Ensuring compliance with agreed upon obligations by leveraging technology

12:05 PM – 12:45 PM (HKT)

12:45 PM – 01:05 PM (HKT)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

Joint Case Study Presentation

The Convergence of Compliance: The Rising Tide of Global Anti-bribery and Corruption Enforcement

  • Identify compliance risk before it impacts your core business

  • Mitigating risk associated with anti-corruption & anti-bribery laws

  • Evaluating adequate compliance, business ethics, anti-bribery and anti- corruption framework

  • Protecting businesses from bribery and corruption

  • Anti-corruption risks in the context of M&A and joint ventures

01:05 PM – 01:45 PM (HKT)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

01:45 PM – 02:05 PM (HKT)

Virtual Q&A Session

02:05 PM – 02:20 PM (HKT)

Joint Case Study Presentation

Challenges in Contract Management and Adoption of Best Practices


With advent of smart technologies, many corporations have adopted unique contract models to plan and execute contracts. Thus, while the business is focusing on establishment and growth, future challenges await them.

  • Prepare, strategize and implement contract models to combat future technological challenges

  • Identify, collaborate and adapt the new normal

  • Embrace the right technology – smart contract management software solutions

  • Engage, involve and evolve with stakeholders

  • Adopt best practices to mitigate business and financial risks

  • Importance of record management

02:20 PM – 03:00 PM (HKT)

Joint Case Study Presentation

Hong Kong & Asia-Pacific e-Discovery Markets- What's Driving Change?

  • Handling the challenge of data in multiple languages during e-discovery projects

  • Are there are complexities in the local languages that make e-discovery more difficult?

  • What technologies are e-discovery practitioners in Hong Kong are relying on?

  • How does the market in Hong Kong can compete/differ from the US or other markets?

03:00 PM – 03:40 PM (HKT)

Virtual Q&A Session & Thank You Note

03:40 PM – 04:00 PM (HKT)

*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


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