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36th Global LITIGATION Confex

20 June 2017, New York City, New York, USA

Executive Conference Center, 7th Floor, 1601 Broadway, New York, New York 10019

Program

This ConfEx covers a range of topics related to Litigation, e-Discovery, Compliance, Security, Risk Management, Technology & Outsourcing. They would attract the best of legal professionals and thought leaders from the industry as well as enlighten the delegates about the latest in this industry.

20 June 2017

ConfEx Agenda (From 07:30 AM to 06:00 PM Eastern Standard Time)
Panel Discussions to be held in Halls A and B

 

07:30 AM – 08:30 AM

Registration and Informal Networking with Exhibitors

 

08:30 AM – 08:50 AM

Breaking The Ice - Know The Participants in Advance. Introductions : One By One. Networking Opportunity

  • Opening Welcome Address
  • Short Introductions of All Participants - One By One
  • Identification of "Who Is Who"
  • Prioritizing Your Networking with Audience
  • Assistance in Scheduling Meeting in Networking Breaks

 

08:50 AM – 09:40 AM

Opening Keynote Address

"The Rise of Social Connectivity and Global Litigation in the Age of Trump"

 

Keynote Speakers

Edward V. Sapone
Past President, New York Criminal Bar
Association (NYCBA), and
Founding Partner ,
Sapone & Petrillo, LLP,
New York City

Derrick Lee
Account Manager,
Discovery Business Unit Recommind,
an OpenText Company,

USA

Rebecca Sanhueza
Senior Vice President,
Associate General Counsel,
IMG,
USA

09:40 AM – 10:10 AM

Coffee and Tea Break - Informal Networking with Exhibitors

 

Hall A: Litigation & Dispute Resolution Trends

Hall B: Prevention & Management Tactics

10:10 AM – 10:50 AM | Keynote Leadership Session**

2017 Forecast on Discovery and High-Stakes Litigations

  • Large-scale and cross-border litigations and government investigations
  • What the US Department of Justice and SEC are enforcing
  • Pending legislation from the world’s most influential governments
  • How to monitor the conduct of third parties, vendors and partners
  • Role of e-discovery in bet-the-company matters
  • What’s ahead in 2017
  • Brazilian Anti-Corruption Law and what Latin American companies should know

 

10:10 AM – 10:50 AM | Keynote Leadership Session**

Corporate Compliance: Preventive Strategies and Responsive Measures

  • Corporate governance and risk policy, strategy, controls, and reporting
  • Working with corporate boards to manage compliance
  • Creating a company-wide compliance strategy and team
  • The role of Risk and Audit Committees
  • Creating key performance and key risk indicators
  • Communicating with the Board

 


10:55 AM – 11:25 AM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Risk & Reward in eDiscovery Collections

  • The growing Sensitive Data problem
  • Legal and professional obligations
  • Better understand your data
  • Target and remediate in eDiscovery
  • Address these opportunities before litigation
 

Sponsored by:-

 

 


11:30 AM – 12:10 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

Regulatory Regimes: Regulators as Interventionists

  • New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies
  • European Union General Data Protection Rule

 

 

 

 


12:15 PM – 12:55 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

At All Costs: Managing Contract Disputes

  • Why contract litigation is so prevalent and expensive
  • Dispute resolution clauses in contracts
  • Negotiating the deal, and negotiating to avoid a formal dispute
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and arbitration
  • When is mediation the best approach?
  • When all else fails: the path to litigation

 

 


 

 


10:55 AM – 11:25 AM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Employee Theft of Trade Secrets

  • Economic Importance of Trade Secrets Theft
  • Defining Trade Secrets
  • Risk Mitigation: Reasonable Steps to Protect Trade Secrets
  • Criminal Enforcement Options
  • Private Litigation

 

Sponsored by:-


11:30 AM – 12:10 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

How to Effectively and Ethically Deal with Cyber-Attacks

  • Overview of data security and security breach laws
  • What is the best way to respond to a cyber-attack?
  • What are the ethics traps to avoid?
  • How to implement CISO reporting structures and cyber-incident response plans
  • How to navigate the patchwork of data breach notification laws
  • How to mitigate litigation risk after a data breach
  • Cybersecurity insurance
 

12:15 PM – 12:55 PM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

From Toot to Loot - The Anatomy of a successful Whistleblower claim (with some whimsical observations along the way)

  • Whistleblower eligibility and anonymity
  • Analyzing a potential whistleblower claim
  • Filing a whistleblower claim
  • The whistleblower awards process and its ambiguities
     

Sponsored by:- 



12:55 PM – 01:45 PM

Lunch and Informal Networking with Exhibitors

 

01:45 PM – 02:25 PM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Where is the equivalent of Uber or Airbnb for the legal profession?

  • Despite the hype, why haven’t new technologies transformed legal services
  • What is delaying the transformation, and what might the future look like?
  • Case study - how a bank used a new application, Dazychain, to collaborate with its lawyers, manage the legal service process and gain great efficiencies.

 

 

 

Sponsored by:-


02:30 PM – 03:10 PM | Keynote Leadership Session**

Advances in Litigation Cost Management

  • Budgeting and cost tracking techniques
  • Resource allocation between inside and outside counsel
  • Legal outsourcing for litigation support
  • New thinking about alternative fee arrangements
  • Continued move towards value and impact-based arrangements
  • Assessing the right fee arrangement for the right matter

01:45 PM – 02:25 PM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Managed Services and Business Intelligence

  • Cost
  • Security
  • Convenience/Transparency
  • Single Source Solution
  • Metrics/Business Intelligence
  • Risk Assessment/IG
  • Workflow
  • Data re-use
  • Integration
  • Control/Access
  • Flexibility/Scalability


Sponsored by:-




02:30 PM – 03:10 PM | Keynote Leadership Session**

Preparing for Litigation Before Litigation Hits

  • What are “Pre-eDiscovery” services
  • Developing a pre-litigation plan
  • What companies are taking preventative measures to prepare in advance
  • Benefits and associated costs

 


03:10 PM – 03:40 PM

One-on-One Business Meetings

 

03:45 PM – 04:45 PM

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION: Fostering A Global Legal Ecosystem***

Join us for this special leadership discussion aimed at connecting important communities from the global legal ecosystem: in-house legal departments, law firms, associations and solution providers. This interactive session is a forum for all the legal stakeholders to discuss and deliberate the myriad and diverse issues they face today, and to find common ground and potential collaborative solutions to overcome challenges and leverage opportunities.
 

In-House Counsel:- How to make in-house legal departments more effective and efficient

Law Firms and Outside Counsel:- Creating a successful in-house/outside counsel partnership

Service Providers:- Helping to create a technologically empowered global legal industry

 

04:45 PM – 05:45 PM

Closing Remarks Followed by a Cocktail Reception

 

Following the closing remarks, the Networking Cocktail Recepation will celebrate the presence of our speakers and sponsors who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.

 


 

Program

This ConfEx covers a range of topics related to Litigation, e-Discovery, Compliance, Security, Risk Management, Technology & Outsourcing. They would attract the best of legal professionals and thought leaders from the industry as well as enlighten the delegates about the latest in this industry.

20 June 2017

ConfEx Agenda (From 07:30 AM to 06:00 PM Eastern Standard Time)
Panel Discussions to be held in Halls A and B

 

07:30 AM – 08:30 AM

Registration and Informal Networking with Exhibitors

 

08:30 AM – 08:50 AM

Breaking The Ice - Know The Participants in Advance. Introductions : One By One. Networking Opportunity

  • Opening Welcome Address
  • Short Introductions of All Participants - One By One
  • Identification of "Who Is Who"
  • Prioritizing Your Networking with Audience
  • Assistance in Scheduling Meeting in Networking Breaks

 

08:50 AM – 09:40 AM

Opening Keynote Address

"The Rise of Social Connectivity and Global Litigation in the Age of Trump"

 

Keynote Speakers

Edward V. Sapone
Past President, New York Criminal Bar
Association (NYCBA), and
Founding Partner ,
Sapone & Petrillo, LLP,
New York City

Derrick Lee
Account Manager,
Discovery Business Unit Recommind,
an OpenText Company,

USA

Rebecca Sanhueza
Senior Vice President,
Associate General Counsel,
IMG,
USA

09:40 AM – 10:10 AM

Coffee and Tea Break - Informal Networking with Exhibitors

 

Hall A: Litigation & Dispute Resolution Trends

Hall B: Prevention & Management Tactics

10:10 AM – 10:50 AM | Keynote Leadership Session**

2017 Forecast on Discovery and High-Stakes Litigations

  • Large-scale and cross-border litigations and government investigations
  • What the US Department of Justice and SEC are enforcing
  • Pending legislation from the world’s most influential governments
  • How to monitor the conduct of third parties, vendors and partners
  • Role of e-discovery in bet-the-company matters
  • What’s ahead in 2017
  • Brazilian Anti-Corruption Law and what Latin American companies should know

 

10:10 AM – 10:50 AM | Keynote Leadership Session**

Corporate Compliance: Preventive Strategies and Responsive Measures

  • Corporate governance and risk policy, strategy, controls, and reporting
  • Working with corporate boards to manage compliance
  • Creating a company-wide compliance strategy and team
  • The role of Risk and Audit Committees
  • Creating key performance and key risk indicators
  • Communicating with the Board

 


10:55 AM – 11:25 AM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Risk & Reward in eDiscovery Collections

  • The growing Sensitive Data problem
  • Legal and professional obligations
  • Better understand your data
  • Target and remediate in eDiscovery
  • Address these opportunities before litigation
 

Sponsored by:-

 

 


11:30 AM – 12:10 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

Regulatory Regimes: Regulators as Interventionists

  • New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies
  • European Union General Data Protection Rule

 

 

 

 


12:15 PM – 12:55 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

At All Costs: Managing Contract Disputes

  • Why contract litigation is so prevalent and expensive
  • Dispute resolution clauses in contracts
  • Negotiating the deal, and negotiating to avoid a formal dispute
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and arbitration
  • When is mediation the best approach?
  • When all else fails: the path to litigation

 

 


 

 


10:55 AM – 11:25 AM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Employee Theft of Trade Secrets

  • Economic Importance of Trade Secrets Theft
  • Defining Trade Secrets
  • Risk Mitigation: Reasonable Steps to Protect Trade Secrets
  • Criminal Enforcement Options
  • Private Litigation

 

Sponsored by:-


11:30 AM – 12:10 PM | Industry Dialogue & Q&A Session**

How to Effectively and Ethically Deal with Cyber-Attacks

  • Overview of data security and security breach laws
  • What is the best way to respond to a cyber-attack?
  • What are the ethics traps to avoid?
  • How to implement CISO reporting structures and cyber-incident response plans
  • How to navigate the patchwork of data breach notification laws
  • How to mitigate litigation risk after a data breach
  • Cybersecurity insurance
 

12:15 PM – 12:55 PM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

From Toot to Loot - The Anatomy of a successful Whistleblower claim (with some whimsical observations along the way)

  • Whistleblower eligibility and anonymity
  • Analyzing a potential whistleblower claim
  • Filing a whistleblower claim
  • The whistleblower awards process and its ambiguities
     

Sponsored by:- 



12:55 PM – 01:45 PM

Lunch and Informal Networking with Exhibitors

 

01:45 PM – 02:25 PM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Where is the equivalent of Uber or Airbnb for the legal profession?

  • Despite the hype, why haven’t new technologies transformed legal services
  • What is delaying the transformation, and what might the future look like?
  • Case study - how a bank used a new application, Dazychain, to collaborate with its lawyers, manage the legal service process and gain great efficiencies.

 

 

 

Sponsored by:-


02:30 PM – 03:10 PM | Keynote Leadership Session**

Advances in Litigation Cost Management

  • Budgeting and cost tracking techniques
  • Resource allocation between inside and outside counsel
  • Legal outsourcing for litigation support
  • New thinking about alternative fee arrangements
  • Continued move towards value and impact-based arrangements
  • Assessing the right fee arrangement for the right matter

01:45 PM – 02:25 PM | Exclusive Case Study - Presentation

Managed Services and Business Intelligence

  • Cost
  • Security
  • Convenience/Transparency
  • Single Source Solution
  • Metrics/Business Intelligence
  • Risk Assessment/IG
  • Workflow
  • Data re-use
  • Integration
  • Control/Access
  • Flexibility/Scalability


Sponsored by:-




02:30 PM – 03:10 PM | Keynote Leadership Session**

Preparing for Litigation Before Litigation Hits

  • What are “Pre-eDiscovery” services
  • Developing a pre-litigation plan
  • What companies are taking preventative measures to prepare in advance
  • Benefits and associated costs

 


03:10 PM – 03:40 PM

One-on-One Business Meetings

 

03:45 PM – 04:45 PM

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION: Fostering A Global Legal Ecosystem***

Join us for this special leadership discussion aimed at connecting important communities from the global legal ecosystem: in-house legal departments, law firms, associations and solution providers. This interactive session is a forum for all the legal stakeholders to discuss and deliberate the myriad and diverse issues they face today, and to find common ground and potential collaborative solutions to overcome challenges and leverage opportunities.
 

In-House Counsel:- How to make in-house legal departments more effective and efficient

Law Firms and Outside Counsel:- Creating a successful in-house/outside counsel partnership

Service Providers:- Helping to create a technologically empowered global legal industry

 

04:45 PM – 05:45 PM

Closing Remarks Followed by a Cocktail Reception

 

Following the closing remarks, the Networking Cocktail Recepation will celebrate the presence of our speakers and sponsors who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.



  • * Program is subject to change without notice
  • ** Panel Discussion Format
  • *** Successfully proven format in our recently held events in: Singapore | San Francisco | London | New Delhi | New York | Dubai

 

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