Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2022 Qatar Business Law Forum Conference!

LexisNexis Middle East is pleased to have hosted, in partnership with the Qatar International Court & Dispute Resolution Centre (LexisNexis Strategic Alliance Partner), the State of Qatar Ministry of Commerce & Industry, the Qatar International Center for Conciliation & Arbitration, the Qatar Lawyers Association, and our exclusive Law Firm Partner, Al Sulaiti Law Firm, the 7th Qatar Business Law Forum Conference in Doha, Qatar.

The conference covered Qatar's latest legal developments and trends, and gathered leading professionals from the Qatari legal and business community. The following topics were covered over four sessions:

  • First Session – International Investments, M&A and Compliance
    • Corporate Venture Capital and Investing in Technology in Qatar
    • Navigating International Investment Agreements and M&A Transactions: International Standards for Anti-Bribery, Fraud & Anti-Corruption Laws
    • Recent Developments in AML Regulations
  • Second Session – Dispute Resolution
    • Managing Disputes During the Life Cycle of a Construction Project
    • Mediation in Qatar
    • Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Qatar
  • Third Session – Panel Discussion: What’s in the Pipeline for Business Law in Qatar
    • Recent Laws Promulgating by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry
    • Scope of Recent Business Laws in Qatar
  • Fourth Session – FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM
    • IP and Advertising Aspects of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM
    • Football, Fanzones & Festivities: Insights into Certain Aspects of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Enabling Law

Special thanks to our incredible speakers and moderators:

  • Benjamin Filaferro– Managing Director, LexisNexis Middle East & North Africa
  • Faisal Al-Sahouti– Chief Executive Officer, Qatar International Court & Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC)
  • Mubarak Al Sulaiti– President, Qatar Lawyers Association
  • David Ramm– Partner, Crowell & Moring
  • Dylan Moses– Partner, K&L Gates
  • Hamad Al Yafei– Managing Partner, Al Yafei Law Firm
  • Professor Hilary Bell– Assistant Professor of Law and Juris Doctor Program Coordinator, HBKU
  • James Cameron – Partner, Fenwick Elliott in alliance with Al Sulaiti Law Firm
  • Tarek Labban– Arbitrator, Thani Bin Ali Al-Thani Lawyers & Legal Consultants
  • Alexander Kelsall– Disputes Lawyer, DWF
  • Duha Al-Mulla– Case Progression Manager Associate, QICDRC
  • Hilal Al-Khulaifi– Legal Director, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • Khaled Algarle– Chief Legal Counsel, QICCA
  • Amr Hossam– Head of Arbitration, Al Sulaiti Law Firm
  • Elias Matni– Special Counsel, K&L Gates
  • Zain Al Abdin Sharar– Senior Legal Counsel, QICDRC
  • Ricardo Cid– Senior Legal Consultant, Essa Al Sulaiti Law Firm
  • Ribal Fattal – Senior Associate, Sultan Al Abdulla & Partners

Thank you to our partners and sponsors for your support:

  • Qatar International Court & Dispute Resolution Centre – LexisNexis Strategic Alliance Partner
  • State of Qatar Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • Qatar International Center for Conciliation & Arbitration
  • Qatar Lawyers Association
  • Al Sulaiti Law Firm – Platinum Sponsor & LexisNexis Exclusive Law Firm Partner in Qatar
  • K&L Gates – Platinum Sponsor
  • Hamad Al Yafei Law Firm – Platinum Sponsor
  • DWF – Gold Sponsor
  • Crowell & Moring – Gold Sponsor
  • Essa Al Sulaiti Firm – Gold Sponsor
  • Thani Bin Ali Al Thani Lawyers & Legal Consultants – Gold Sponsors
  • PWC - Silver Sponsor
  • Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners – Silver Sponsor
  • DLA Piper – Bronze Sponsor
  • Masin Projects – Corporate Sponsor
  • DiliTrust – Corporate Sponsor
  • Pinsent Masons – Gala Dinner Sponsor

Lastly, thank you to all attendees for making the conference a success. We look forward to welcoming you in 2023 for the 8th Qatar Business Law Forum!