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
Plenary Session
8.45-9.00
White Collar CrimeDylan Moses (K&L Gates) 60 minutes
Plenary Session
9.00-10.00
Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and GDPR: What You Need to KnowScott Warren (Squire Patton Boggs)45 minutes
Plenary Session
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?
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)
60 minutes
Plenary Session
11.00-12.00
Smart CitiesDiane Mullenex & Jonathan Collier (Pinsent Masons)30 minutes
Plenary Session
12.00-12.30
Challenges Encountered by Athletes in Negotiating Sport ContractsDr Nasser Al-Adba (Omani & Partners Law Firm) 30 minutes
Plenary Session
12.30-13.00

*Provisional Programme, subject to changes