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LEGAL WEB

CONFERENCE IV

MIDDLE EAST BIGGEST LEGAL CONFERENCE

23rd of MARCH 2019

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RISC LEGAL ACADEMY, is pleased to invite you to the fourth Annual Legal Web Conference bridging the gaps and connecting the legal field all together under the slogan of ‘Law & Sustainable Development’ tackling ‘The Role of the Legal Society in Attracting FDIs’, Book your calendar for the Egypt’s Biggest Legal Conference ‘The Legal Web IV’ at ‘Dusit Thani Lake View Hotel – New Cairo’, 23rd of March 2019.

The Legal Web Conference is a network of threads constructed by RISC Legal Academy that connects all legal field together in order to manifest an environment that combines all generations in the legal field to develop and negotiate matters in law through exchanging discussion in a healthy platform.

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THE ROLE OF THE LEGAL SOCIETY

IN ATTRACTING FDIS

Stemming from the slogan of ‘LAW & BUSINESS LEADING THE WAY TOWARDS 2030’; RISC believes in the advancement of the legal field and that it will eventually stand out in the era of interdisciplinary. The Legal platform that you have been looking for is finally here…

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THE LEGAL SOCIETY

"BRIDGING GAPS CONNECTING GENERATIONS"

The Legal Web Conference is a network of threads constructed by RISC Legal Academy that connects all legal field together in order to manifest an environment that combines all generations in the legal field to develop and negotiate matters in law through exchanging discussion in a healthy platform.

This year’s conference will host five main activities:

LEGAL WEB WELCOME RECEPTION (OPENING PLENARY).
Legal Web Welcome Reception-Opening Plenary
PEER TO PEER NETWORKING - EXPERTS DISCUSSION PANELS
Peer to Peer Networking -Discussion Panels
PARALLEL SESSIONS (WORKSHOPS)
Parallel Sessions - Workshops
LAW VIBES ( LEGAL GALA)
Law Vibes - Legal Experts
LEGAL JOB FAIR
Legal Job Fair

ACTIVITY 1

LEGAL WEB WELCOME RECEPTION

(OPENING PLENARY)

As Usual; the kick off Legal Web annual Conference has always been designed to afford multiple networking and socializing opportunities for all the attendees. Update your business cards, prepare your mini-cocktail speeches & discussions, and get ready to enlarge your web and to connect with the market.

ACTIVITY 2

PEER TO PEER NETWORKING

EXPERTS DISCUSSION PANELS


The Ongoing investment plan adopted and approved by the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation and stemming from the Sustainable development strategy : Egypt Vision 2030 and it’s economic strategic dimension ‘the Egyptian economy is a balanced, knowledge-based, competitive, diversified, market economy, characterized by a stable macroeconomic environment, capable of achieving sustainable inclusive growth.’

For this strategic vision to be achieved; This year the conference tackling Four pillars in Four different discussion panels namely:

This year and under the Slogan of ‘The Role of  FDIs’ we will shed lights on investment-related topics and corporate governance topics.

Those panels aim at facilitating the investment framework by providing consultations and recommendations from Legal experts and professionals in the field.


 

EXPERTS DISCUSSION PANELS

THE ROLE OF THE LEGAL SOCIETY IN ATTRACTING FDIS

Chair: Dr. Ahmed Samir – Chairman of the Parliamentary Economic Affairs Committee (TBC)

Panelists:

  • Ms. Sajidah Abu Zeit – PwC Dubai | Government and Regulatory Leader
  • Dr. Ahmed Yehia – Head of The Technical Office For Minister Advisor & Head of Technical Office for Intellectual Property Unit, Ministry of Trade and Industry.
  • Dr. Omar Bassiouny –Partner, Head of Corporate and M&As, Matouk Bassiouny& Hennawy Law Firm.
  • Dr. Mohamed Gabr – Partner and Head Corporate Commercial department, El Tamimi, Egypt.
  • Mr. Abdel Aziz Zaki – General Legal Counsel Samsung Egypt
  • Mr. Yasseen Abd El Ghaffr – Founder and CEO at Solariz

ARBITRATION IN THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE INVESTMENT CLIMATE

This Panel is Powered by CRCICA

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Chair: Dr. Ismail Selim – Director of CRCICA

Panelists:

  • Mr. Amr Abbas – Head Arbitration Department at Matouk Bassiouny
  • Mr. Muhammad Ussama –Senior Associate at Shalakany Law Firm
  • Mr. Girgis Abdel Shahid – Managing Partner at Shahid Law Firm
  • Mr. Hazem Rizkana – Managing Partner Rizkana & Partners

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE Moderated By DCarbon Egypt

This Panel Powered By DCarbon

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Chair: Dr. Mohammed El Khayat – The Executive Chairman of New and Renewable Energy Authority, NREA in Egypt.

Panelists:

  • Dr. Howaida Barakat – Undersecretary & Head of Sustainable Development Unit at the Ministry of Planning.
  • Mr. Mohamed Nabil Hazzaa – Partner at Sharkawy & Sarhan
  • Dr. Ahmed Zidan -Legal Counsel at El Sweidy Electric
  • Mr. Mahmoud Bassiouny – Managing Partner and head of Projects and finance – Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy Law Firm
  • Dr. Hesham Eissa – Green Finance & Carbon Market Expert, EX-UN Focal point in Climate Change.
  • Mr. Ahmed Zahran – Co- founder & CEO at KarmSolar
  • Mr. Nabil Abo Kalam – Director of Engineering and associates at the JW Marriott Cairo.

FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY Moderated By DCarbon Egypt

This Panel Powered By DCarbon

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Chair: Mr. Mostafa Moharram – Founder & CEO, Moharram & Partners for Public Affairs and Strategic Communications (M&P)

Panelists 

  • Ms. Sajidah Abu Zeit – PwC Dubai | Government and Regulatory Leader
  • Mr. Mohamed Hegazy – Head of Legislative Committee, MCIT at Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Egypt
  • Ms. Basma Seif – Senior Associate – Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm Mr. Mohamed Okasha – Managing Director at Fawry
  • Mr. Walid Hassouna – CEO EFG Finance & Managing Director Valu
  • Mr. Rami El-Dokany – Co-Founder and CEO at Pride Capital, Top 50 Fintech influencers in the Middle East.

Bridging Gaps Connecting Generations

Chair: RISC Representative

Panelists:

  • Dr. Farida Mortada – Legal Director, Desert Technologies Industries
  • Ms. Emmy Konsowah – Senior Legal Counsel at Siemens
  • Ms. Youssra Gamgom – Senior Associate at Matouk Bassiouny& Hennawy Law Firm.
  • Mr. Mostafa Shaat – Senior Outreach Officer at The AUC Law & Society Research Unit
  • Haytham Nabil – Head of Contracts Department at Ghabbour Auto
  • Ms. Passant Abaza – Senior Associate at El Dib & Co- Attorneys at Law
  • Mr. Taher Benany – Senior Associate at Shalakany Law Firm

ACTIVITY 3

PARALLEL SESSIONS


RISC Legal Academy believes that the legal field reform and development starts by enhancing the legal education. We also believe that all legal professionals are to be hold accountable for empowering the new generation by providing opportunities to enhance their skills, competencies and knowledge needed to access and master in the legal markets. In this context RISC Legal Academy will host ten workshops, addressing the following areas;

Workshops are powered and hosted by top tire sponsors and partners.
Each participant will attend two workshops of his own choice and gets to be aware of the most trending and viral topics in the legal field as per their preferences.


TECHNICAL WORKSHOPS

Arbitration Powered By | CRCICA

Arbitration Workshop

Powered By  | CRCICA

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About CRCICA

The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (is an independent non-profit international organization. Pursuant to the Headquarters Agreement, the Cairo Centre and its branches enjoy all the privileges and immunities of independent international organizations in Egypt.
The leading principle of the Cairo Centre aims at contributing to, and enriching the progress of the economic development scheme in both Asian and African Countries. In this regard, specialized services are being constantly and consistently provided to prevent or help settle trade and investment disputes, through fair operations of expeditious and economical procedures. This constitutes a wholly integral dispute-resolution mechanism which employs various effective processes of arbitration. It includes also Alternative Dispute Resolution techniques (ADR) such as conciliation, mediation and technical expertise.

Corporate Governance Powered By | Levari

Corporate Governance Workshop

Powered By  | Levari 

 

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About Levari in Association with Pitmans 

Levari in association with Pitmans is a full service international law firm based in Cairo, Egypt. Levari has the expert knowledge to help drive local and international businesses as well as the experience and the know-how to manage significant foreign investments and cross-border transactions.

 

In addition, Pitmans, our associate firm, is the largest commercial law firm headquartered in the South East of England. We have 32 partners and over 120 lawyers in our team based in Reading and the City of London. Levari is also a member of MI InterAct Limited and thus we are a part of a powerful international network of lawyers with offices in 17 European cities which enables us to offer an integrated service across Europe.

Associated Offices: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Belfast, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Egypt, Glasgow, Leipzig, Lisbon, Ljubljana, Madrid, Munich, Nicosia, Paris, Porto, Rome, and Zurich.

IP and Trademarks Powered By | El Dib & Co

IP and Trademarks  Workshop

Powered By  |  El Dib & Co 

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About  El Dib & Co 

With offices across North Africa in Cairo, Alexandria and Tripoli, Eldib & Co is a global law firm with Egyptian roots. The firm’s century old success is evident and today it still operates with the dynamism of a start-up, pioneering innovation in all of its practices and maintaining its leadership both locally and internationally. From our headquarters in Cairo we work with clients who have interests across the globe and see through their needs wherever they are. We leverage on our strong network of high profile affiliations to ensure our clients’ receive the highest quality of legal support.

Sports Law Powered By | Sport Makers

Sports Law Workshop

Powered By | Sport Makers 

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About Sport Makers

Sport Makers is an international Sports Law & Management Firm based in Egypt. With a team of senior level and professional executive experts who combine strong academic backgrounds and hands-on professional experience in the Sports industry, Sport Makers builds on this experience, and our strategic business network and partnerships, to provide our clients with an unparalleled depth of service for supreme excellence and sustainable solutions for their business.

Legal Translation Powered By RISC Legal Academy

Powered By RISC Legal Academy

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Instructor:

Dr.Ahmed Shabaan :

Head of Legal Translation Department @ El-Shlakany Law Office 

M&As and Career Coaching Powered By | Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm

The M&As and Career Coaching Workshop is Powered By

Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm

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About Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm

In 2006, Jim Wright, Ahmed El Sharkawy and Karim Sarhan established Sharkawy & Sarhan. Their extensive experience and different backgrounds combined to create a firm set up to provide high quality business law services. The Firm extended rapidly to become one of the leading firms in Egypt.

Sharkawy & Sarhan have acted on some of the largest and most complex transactions in the Egyptian market. As an independent law firm, we work together with the leading international law firms, which do not have presence in Egypt, to represent clients in trans-border transactions and matters. We are the best friend firm for most of the Magic Circle and Silver Circle firms. Through our excellent working relationships with leading international law firms, we provide seamlessly an integrated legal service to international clients. This is facilitated by the fact that many of our lawyers have worked at international law firms and had foreign legal training and education.

We act as Egyptian legal counsel to major companies including Accenture, Air Liquide, Amazon, Amgen, Barclays, BG, DuPont, EFG-Hermes, Galileo, GE, Google, Huntsman, KUFPEC, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, Nestle, Nomac, Norgine, Orange, Rapiscan, RWE, Tesco, and WPP.

Oil & Gas Workshop Powered By | Matouk Bassiouny and Hennawy

Oil & Gas Workshop Powered By Matouk Bassiouny and Hennawy

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About Matouk Bassiouny and Hennawy

Matouk Bassiouny is a leading, full-service MENA law firm headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. Our firm has offices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Khartoum, Sudan as well as country desks covering Libya and Algeria.

Our attorneys specialize in advising multinationals, corporations, financial institutions and governmental entities on all legal aspects of investing and doing business in Egypt and the region.

Contracts Drafting Powered By | Eldib Advocates

Contracts Drafting  Workshop

Powered By  | Eldib Advocates

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About  Eldib Advocates

Eldib Advocates is a full-service international law firm based in Egypt. Established in 1875, we are recognized as one of the oldest and most reliable law firms in Egypt and the Middle East. Our attorneys and professionals adhere to the highest standards of service and legal practice.

Contracts Drafting Workshop Powered By | Matouk Bassiouny and Hennawy

Contracts Drafting  Workshop

Powered By Matouk Bassiouny and Hennawy

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About Matouk Bassiouny and Hennawy

Matouk Bassiouny is a leading, full-service MENA law firm headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. Our firm has offices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Khartoum, Sudan as well as country desks covering Libya and Algeria.

Our attorneys specialize in advising multinationals, corporations, financial institutions and governmental entities on all legal aspects of investing and doing business in Egypt and the region.

Labor Law Workshop Powered By | El Laithy & Associates

Labor Law  Workshop

Powered By El Laithy & Associates 

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About El Laithy & Associates

El Laithy & Associates – Lawyers provide a full range of integrated corporate legal services to satisfy all our clients’ legal needs.

Our corporate legal practice serves a diverse clientele ranging from private individuals and local corporate entities to multinational organizations and investment funds in a variety of sectors. We also offer consultancy services to foreign firms, individuals and legal entities.

Our attorneys specialize in advising multinationals, corporations, financial institutions and governmental entities on all legal aspects of investing and doing business in Egypt and the region.

ACTIVITY 4

THE LAW VIBES

(LEGAL GALA)

In the Legal Web III, RISC Legal Academy recognized rising legal role models affecting the Legal community in both direct and indirect ways. Thus, the web honored a Leading law firm, inspiring Lady Lawyer, a governmental figure who always contributes to youth’s development, Corporate lawyer and a Legal Egyptian championship

Stay tuned for this year’s nominations.(to be updated).

ACTIVITY 5

LEGAL JOB FAIR

The conference will also host a legal job fair where participant get to meet the experts. Law firms and recruitment agencies will accept CVs and meet candidates who are looking for vacancies or willing to expose themselves and socialize with them.

Highlights From 

The Legal Web 2018

 Venue

DUSIT THANI - LAKEVIEW HOTEL

Cairo, Egypt

CONTACT DETAILS:

78, Road 282, Laselky Street
New Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
Coordinator:academics@risceg.com

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  • 01022999784
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