Date(s) - 10 Oct 2017
8:30 am - 5:15 pm

JW Marriott Hotel


JW Marriott Hong Kong

Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong

Online Registration

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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 – 10.40 Welcome Remarks

“An Insight on Key Legal Developments in the Philippines” by Emerico O. De Guzman, Managing Partner, Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW)

Opening address by Peter Connor, CEO and Founder of Alternatively Legal

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
A discussion with Stephanie Cheung, Chief Legal Officer, Melco Resorts & Entertainment; Crystal Lalime, Managing Director and Head of Global Markets Legal – Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse; Tom Glasgow, Investment Manager (Asia), IMF Bentham; Partner, Davis Polk; Chew Seng Kok, Managing Director, ZICO Holdings Inc. and moderated by Patrick Dransfield, Publishing Director Asian-mena Counsel and Co-Director, In-House Community

10.40 – 11.10 Networking Coffee Break
11.10 – 12.40 Practice Area Workshop – Session A

  • International Arbitration with a Belt and Road Focus – Clyde & Co and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Travelling Offshore on the Belt and Road – Conyers Dill & Pearman
  • Global Corporate Compliance: Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Corruption Enforcement – Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Recovering Assets after an Email Scam and How to Limit Liability as an Intermediary – Oldham, Li & Nie Lawyers
12.40 – 13.55 Lunch
13.55 – 15.25 Practice Area Workshop – Session B

  • Managing Sanctions Risk: Recent U.S. Enforcement Trends and Lessons Learned – Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • 28 Days – A Complex PRC Commercial Dispute in Action – Fangda Partners
  • How Not to Do Due Diligence: Common Pitfalls in Conducting Background Checks in Asia and How to Avoid Them – Mintz Group
  • Multidisciplinary Platform (MDP) for alternative legal solutions in ASEAN – Creating a strategic partnership with GCs – ZICO
    (Disaggregation of legal market, advances in technology and globalization requires a different collaborative model for the delivery of legal services for GCs which is more client centric, technology – enabled, process driven, knowledge management based and cost effective.)
15.25 – 15.45 Networking Coffee Break
15.45 – 17.15 Practice Area Workshop – Session C

  • Crisis management and reputation protection; maximising your legal leverage with the media – Addleshaw Goddard
  • Value Creation through Intellectual Property – a Discussion on Best Practices (Perspectives from China & Europe / IP Asset Management & IP Portfolio Management) – Awapatent, Awa Asia & Awa Strategy
  • Driving Efficiencies in an in-house legal department – Axiom
17.15 Day Close


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