May 13, 2020
Raise money for Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute (cc-tdi.org) “Childhood cancer is a global health issue touching the lives of at least 300,000 children each year according to WHO estimates, but likely as many as 400,000 children with a quarter of these children going undiagnosed in developing countries. Even for children in nations with state of the art care, 1 in 5 children will not survive. Pharmaceutical companies and their internal champions now more than ever are reaching past the new regulatory requires to test adult cancer drugs for effectiveness in children; however, while US FDA approvals for adult cancer number on average 12 or more each year – for children, effective drugs for pediatric cancer have only been approved 8 times in the last 42 years. See auction and giveaways below. The 2019 fundraising support of In-House Community and their clients super-charged childhood cancer research at the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute (cc-tdi.org), and this year promises to make an even bigger impact. Highlights of supported work at cc-TDI this past year includes a machine learning project to help improve the diagnosis of children with cancer in developing countries, and developed ones. This project was piloted with the Intel spinout OmicsAutomation.com, and complemented by design of a pocket microscope slide scanner by a capstone engineering team at the University of Idaho. The project is hoped to move to the IBM World Community Grid Smash Childhood Cancer Project, led by Dr. Godfrey Chan (Hong Kong University), and for which cc-TDI is a major participant. This project is a key example of how it takes a community to address a...
April 29, 2020
As a Commended External Counsel, I’m excited to invite you to the In-House Community, Counsel of the Year Awards e-Ceremony, live and online’ on Thursday May 28th, at 4.00pm HK, China time. During the award e-ceremony, we will be announcing you as the winner, with your photograph included. Cost is US$395 and includes your Winner’s Package*. 15% of the cost will be donated to our charity CC-TDI (Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute). Please register below. ‘Winner’s Package’ includes the following: Your personal Award Trophy delivered to you. Pass for the Live e-Ceremony. A Winner’s Rosette/Logo to use in your signature, website and social media Winner’s Feature in Asian-mena Counsel magazine, with your photograph, testimonial, and a quote from you. The magazine will be directly distributed to over 20,000 in-house counsel and 12,000 private practice lawyers – as usual. A customised graphic for you to announce your win on LinkedIn. As an In-House Community Commended External Counsel of the Year, I hope you will be able join us online for this night of celebration and recognition of counsel that have pursued excellence in their roles. Registration: In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards e-Ceremony, 2020 Title*Mr.Miss.Ms.Mrs.First Name*Last Name*Company/Organisation*Position*Email*Company Address*Country*Phone*FaxType of Registration* Winner's Package price: US$395 - 15% of the cost will be donated to our charity CC-TDI (Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute) Optional additional charity contribution I’d like to add this amount to my payment to go to CC-TDI, to further support it in its mission to make childhood cancer universally survivable. Additional charity contribution: Amount in US DollarPayment Method*Bank TTChequeCredit Card (PayPal)I accept the Terms & Conditions.* POLICY ON CANCELLATION: If you cannot attend you...
March 6, 2020
Cohost/Sponsor Event Evaluation Form – In-House Congress Middle East, Dubai 2020 (Address Dubai Mall, 3 March) As a cohost/sponsor at a recent In-House Community event your feedback is important to us. To help us continue to improve our In-House Community forums, please spend just 5 minutes to complete the form. Full Name*Company/Firm*Email Address*General Evaluation: How would you rate the overall event?*ExcellentGoodFairPoorEvaluation from a Business Development Perspective:*ExcellentGoodFairPoorDid the event meet your needs/expectations?YesNoPlease explain:Please suggest any topic areas your firm would be interested in presenting on in future:How did this event compare with previous In-House Community events?It was betterAbout the sameIt was worseHow does this event compare to other legal seminars and conferences you've participated in?BetterOf the same qualityWorseAre there any other jurisdictions in which your firm would like to participate in our In-House Community? Hong Kong Singapore Shanghai Beijing Bangkok Mumbai Delhi Manila Kuala Lumpur Seoul Jakarta Tokyo Dubai Abu Dhabi Ho Chi Minh City Yangon Johannesburg London Hanoi How likely are you to recommend an In-House Community event to a friend or colleague? (10 = extremely likely; 1 = not at all likely)*10987654321Any other comments (about the event organization, staff, delegate response or venue etc):Would you be happy for us to use the above comments by way of...
March 6, 2020
Speaker’s Event Evaluation Form – In-House Congress Middle East, Dubai (Address Dubai Mall, 3 March) As a speaker at a recent In-House Community event your feedback is important to us. To help us continue to improve our In-House Community forums, please spend just 5 minutes to complete the form. Full Name*Company/Firm*Email Address*General Evaluation: How would you rate the overall event?*ExcellentGoodFairPoorEvaluation from a Business Development Perspective:*ExcellentGoodFairPoorDid the event meet your needs/expectations?YesNoPlease explain:Please suggest any topic areas you'd be interested in presenting on in future:Have you spoken at one of our In-House Congress or Symposium events before?YesNoHow did this event compare with previous In-House Community events?It was betterAbout the sameIt was worseHow does this event compare to other legal seminars and conferences you've spoken at?BetterOf the same qualityWorseAre there any other jurisdictions in which you'd like to present to our In-House Community? Hong Kong Singapore Shanghai Beijing Bangkok Mumbai Delhi Manila Kuala Lumpur Seoul Jakarta Tokyo Dubai Abu Dhabi Ho Chi Minh City Yangon Johannesburg London Hanoi Please recommend any other speakers or topic areas which we might consider for future events.Would you be willing to speak at an In-House Community event in the future?YesNoDo you receive and read ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL and the WEEKLY BRIEFING?YesNoI would like toAny other comments (about the event organization, staff, delegate response or venue etc):Would you be happy for us to use the above comments by way of...
March 2, 2020
A list of webcasts currently available from the In-House Community 25.02.2020 Proactive management of COVID 19 related risks and disputes>>> Co-presented by LC Lawyers LLP (EY Network)     25.02.2020 Novel Coronavirus Webcast: International trade and the employment concerns >>> Co-presented by Stephenson Harwood   To inquire about co-hosting webinars with the In-House Community, please contact our publisher, Rahul Prakash at...
February 28, 2020
Welcome to the Delegate Resources Hub for the fourteenth annual In-House Congress Middle East, Dubai Date: 3 March 2020 (Tuesday) Location: Address Dubai Mall Address: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, P.O. Box 31166, Dubai, United Arab Emirates GPS Location: 25.199777,55.27732 Venue: Diamond Ballroom (Level 1) Please find links to: Event Day Plan Speakers Location Map Co-hosts  Speakers View Website View Brochure • Charles Laubach, Partner View Website • Mohammed Alsuwaidi, Managing Partner View Website • Jimmy Haoula, Managing Partner • Asim Ahmed, Partner & Head of Litigation • Hadiel Hussien, Associate View Website  • Graham Lovett, Partner and Head of Disputes Practice Middle East • Fraser Dawson, Partner View Website View Brochure  • Sadiq Jafar, Managing Partner • James Dunne, Head of Trade Marks & Brand Protection • Omar Al Heloo, Partner, Dispute Resolution • Victoria Woods, Partner, Head of Commercial Practice Group • Walid Azzam, Partner, Disputes Resolution View Website  View Brochure  • Hemant Sahai, Founding Partner View Website View Brochure  • Oliver Simpson, Associate View Website Plenary Speakers Jamie Levy, General Counsel, Abu Dhabi Investment Office Helen Graham, General Counsel, Dubai Transport Company LLC Keith Oliver, Head of International, Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP Please note, we can only include here the materials made available to us by the co-hosting firms. If you would like to have a copy of any of the presentations, you must attend the event. Please ask the presenting firms or speakers directly at the Congress. Please note and respect that not all presenters wish to make their presentations available in hard-copy form. If you would like a personal introduction to any of the...
February 18, 2020
Supporting Excellence in the Corporate Legal Industry The In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards & Celebration 2020   The aim of the awards is to honour both individual in-house counsel and legal teams that have pursued excellence within their organisations during the past year, and to showcase their achievements and provide inspiration to our community of 21,000 in-house counsel across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The winning legal teams, and counsel within, will be able to demonstrate a range of achievements, including those in the areas of: Dedication | Innovation | Efficiency & Value | Integration | Encouragement & Improvement | CSR & Diversity The Awards will also recognise the region’s Visionary Legal Service Providers. Shortlisted nominees will be invited to our annual In-House Community Awards Ceremony & Celebration. Venue and date to be confirmed. Sponsors for Counsels of the Year Awards & Celebration 2020 (more to come): Sponsor the Awards, and BE THERE! There are a select number of opportunities available to sponsor the event and benefit from being at the awards celebration. To enquire about sponsorship benefits, and attending opportunities for 2020, see below and email Rahul at rahul.prakash@inhousecommunity.com ENQUIRE NOW Award Categories for 2020 In-House Legal Team of the Year Banking Conglomerate Energy & Natural Resources Financial Services – ex-banking Insurance Life Science & Pharma Manufacturing & Engineering Property, Infrastructure & Logistics Retail & Healthcare Technology, Media & Telecoms Travel & Leisure Others Best Practice Management Category Change Management Compliance Corporate Social Responsibility Diversity Innovation Integration Small Team Technology Transactional Client Service Category Commended External Counsels of the Year External Counsel of the Year...