2017 Programme

The Qatar Business Law Forum is the only conference dedicated to Qatar business law for internal counsel. All speakers are specialists in the Qatar legal system.
The conference is free, but places are limited so book now!

For more information, please contact: qatarbusinesslawforum@lexisnexis.fr

 

Registration & Coffee: 8.00-8.45

Topic*SpeakerDurationVenue & Time
Registration
Introductory SpeechHilal M. Al Khulaifi
(Legal Affairs Director, MoEC)
Dr Mohammed A. Al Khulaifi
(Dean of The College of Law, Qatar University)
Jason Taylor
(Director, ACC Middle East Qatar)
15 minutes
Plenary Session
Room 1
9.00-9.15
Plenary Sessions
ADR in Qatar - A New EraMatthew Walker
(K&L Gates)
60 minutes
Plenary Session
Room 1
9.15-10.15
Tax Law in QatarSultan Al-Abdulla
(Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners)
Salman Mahmoud
(Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners)
Michael Patchett-Joyce
(CAPPLEX)
45 minutes
Plenary Session
Room 1
10.15-11.00
Coffee break
Workshop Session 1: Please select one of the following two workshops to attend
Data Governance, Cyber Security & Connected InfrastructureDiane Mullenex
(Pinsent Masons)
30 minutes
Workshop
Room 1
11.20-11.50
Economic Free Zones Ghada Darwish
(Ghada M. Darwish Law Firm)
Dr Yassin El Shazly
(Qatar University)
Judge Dr Ehab Maher Elsonbaty
(QIA)
Dr Zain Al Abdin Sharar
(QICRDC)
30 minutes
Workshop
Room 2
11.20-11.50
Workshop Session 2: Please select one of the following two workshops to attend
Combatting Bribery and CorruptionSafwan Moubaydeen
(Dentons & Co)
30 minutes
Workshop
Room 1
12.00-12.30
The New Qatar Data Privacy LawScott A. Warren
(Squire Patton Boggs)
30 minutes
Workshop
Room 2
12.00-12.30
Final Plenary Session
Mediation: Overview and GuidanceRouda Bahzad
(Qatar Foundation)
30 minutes
Plenary Session
Room 1
12.35-13.05

*Provisional Programme, subject to changes