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Date/Time
Date(s) - 15 Nov 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island

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Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island

Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Online Registration

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Please complete the registration form below and an acknowledgment will be sent to you by email. Each workshop will be hosted by a private practice law firm or a professional service provider. Places are strictly limited. If the event is full, your name will be placed on a waitlist.

Note: Registration for the In-House Congress is not open to private practice lawyers and non-co-hosting recruiters, due diligence companies and consultancies.

Event Agenda:

08.30 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 10.30 Welcome Remarks by Patrick Dransfield, Publishing Director Asian-mena Counsel and Co-Director, In-House Community

Keynote speech by Abu Dhabi Global Market

Followed by a panel discussion:

“The Path to Excellence”

• How to benchmark the In-House Team’s evolution

• What is the role of External Providers to assist the In-House Team along this path

With Dawn Sanderson, Senior Legal Counsel, Al Dahra Holding LLC; Karim Fawaz, Corporate Counsel – Middle East, Africa & Turkey Team Lead, Cisco Systems; Vanessa Abernethy, General Counsel, Emirates International Investment Company; Andrew Glendinning, Senior Legal Counsel, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Mohammed R. Alsuwaidi, Managing Partner, Al Suwaidi & Company; Richard Davies, Country Managing Partner – UAE, Abu Dhabi, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP; Nicholas Sharratt, Of Counsel, Winston & Strawn LLP and moderated by Patrick Dransfield, Publishing Director Asian-mena Counsel and Co-Director, In-House Community

10.30 – 10.50 Networking Coffee Break
10.50 – 12.00

 

Practice Area Workshop – Session A

  • Doing business in ADGM; Dispute Resolution in ADGM court; Financial services and regulations – Abu Dhabi Global Market
  • The UAE IPO regime and the enforcement of Arbitration awards –Hadef & Partners
12.00 – 13.10 Lunch
13.10 14.20

 

Practice Area Workshop – Session B

  • An Introduction to Real Estate Joint Ventures – Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • VAT; Dispute Resolution in the UAE: A menu of options; Cloud Computing – Legal Pitfalls for the Unwary – Trowers & Hamlins LLP
14.2014.40 Networking Coffee Break
14.40 – 15.50

 

Practice Area Workshop – Session C

Developments in the GCC Trademark Law protection and strategies to optimise companies’ IP portfolios regionally – Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants

15.50 – 16.00 Closing speech by Abu Dhabi Global Market and Prize Draw

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.