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 conference and awards ceremony will take place online!
For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Opening Remarks||Faisal Al-Sahouti, CEO, Qatar International Court & Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC)||10 minutes||9:00AM - 9:10AM|
Recent Legislative Developments in Qatar
|Presentation 1: Easing Foreign Investment Restrictions in Qatar – Dr. Yassin El Shazly, Qatar University College of Law|
Presentation 2: Qatar’s New Public Private Partnerships Law – Pawel Piotrowski, K&L Gates
Presentation 3: Free Zones Update – Huw Davies, Qatar Free Zones Authority
Presentation 4: Law Reform & Soft Power – Mathieu Faupin, Al Sulaiti Law Firm
Panel Discussion and Q&A, Moderated by: Christopher Grout, Qatar International Court & Dispute Resolution Centre
|1 hour 30 minutes||9:10AM - 10:40AM|
|Break||15 minutes||10:40AM - 10:55AM|
|Presentation 1: Recent Amendments to Qatar’s Labour Law and Visa Regulations – Mohamed Ameen, Al Sulaiti Law Firm|
Presentation 2: The Unified Economic Registry – Lauren Djedid, Qatar Financial Centre Authority
Presentation 3: AML Compliance in Qatar and the QFC – Dr. Noura Al Sahlawi, Qatar University College of Law
Presentation 4: Data Protection and Cybersecurity – Oriane Ginies, beIN
Panel Discussion and Q&A, Moderated by: Dr. Ehab Elsonbaty, Qatar Investment Authority
|1 hour 30 minutes||10:55AM to 12:25PM|
|Break||15 minutes||12:25PM to 12:40PM|
Trends in Drafting International Contracts
|Presentation 1: COVID-19/Force Majeure Under the 1999 FIDIC Rainbow Suite and Qatar Law – Kirk Durrant, DWF|
Presentation 2: Drafting Multi-Tier Dispute Resolution Clauses – Matthew Walker, K&L Gates
Presentation 3: Drafting Termination Clauses Under Qatari Law – Paula Boast, Charles Russell Speechlys
Presentation 4: Issues in Drafting Mediation Clauses – Dr. Zain Sharar, Qatar International Court & Dispute Resolution Centre
Panel Discussion and Q&A, Moderated by: Dr. Minas Khatchadourian, QICCA
|1 hour 30 minutes||12:40PM to 2:10PM|
*Provisional Programme, subject to changes