Programme

The Qatar Business Law Forum is the only conference dedicated to Qatar business law.
The conference will be provided in English and Arabic (simultaneous translation).

The conference is free, but places are limited so book now!

The venue is the Intercontinental, The City.


For more information, please contact: qatarbusinesslawforum@lexisnexis.fr or julie.boisard-petrissans@lexisnexis.fr 

Topic*SpeakerDurationTime
Registration8.00-8.45
Introductory SpeechHilal M. Al Khulaifi (MoEC Legal Affairs Department)

Dr Mohammed A. Al Khulaifi (College of Law, Qatar University)
15 minutes
8.45-9.00
White Collar Crime

Deterring White-Collar Crime: the QFMA’s New Corporate Governance

Dylan Moses (K&L Gates)

Dr Zain Al Abdin Sharar (QICDRC)

60 minutes
9.00-10.00
Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and GDPR: What You Need to KnowScott Warren (Squire Patton Boggs)45 minutes
10.00-10.45
Coffee break10.45-11.00



Overview of Foreign Investment Laws and Regulations in Qatar



Qatar Business Climate and the Role of the QFC Platform

Reform of Investment Climate in Qatar: What’s in the Pipeline?


Decree Law No. 16 of 2010 on the Electronic Commerce and Transactions Law
Mubarak Al-Sulaiti (Al Sulaiti Law Firm) - Moderator

Sheikh Thani Bin Ali Al-Thani (Thani Bin Ali Al-Thani Law Firm)

Yousuf Al-Jaida (Qatar Financial Centre)

Dr Yassin El Shazly (MoEC Legal Affairs Department)

Hussam Tantawy (Al Sulaiti Law Firm)
60 minutes
11.00-12.00
Smart CitiesDiane Mullenex & Jonathan Collier (Pinsent Masons)30 minutes
12.00-12.30
Challenges Encountered by Athletes in Negotiating Sport ContractsDr Nasser Al-Adba (Omani & Partners Law Firm) 30 minutes 12.30-13.00

*Provisional Programme, subject to changes