LexisNexis Hosts the 6th Qatar Business Law Forum in Doha, Qatar!

LexisNexis Hosts the 6th Qatar Business Law Forum in Doha, Qatar! News developments

LexisNexis Hosts the 6th Qatar Business Law Forum in Doha, Qatar!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Qatar Business Law Forum Conference!

LexisNexis Middle East is pleased to have hosted, in partnership with the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre – QICRDC (LexisNexis Strategic Alliance Partner), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Qatar University (College of Law), and our exclusive Law Firm Partner, Al Sulaiti Law Firm, the 6th Qatar Business Law Forum Conference in Doha, Qatar.

The conference covered the latest legal developments and trends in Qatar and gathered leading professionals from the Qatari legal and business community. The following topics were covered over three sessions:

  • First Session – Recent and Future Developments Qatar Law
    • A New Trade & Investment Court for Qatar
    • PPPs – The Story So Far
    • Global Hydrogen Policy Developments: An Update for Qatar
    • Roundtable: Recent and Future Developments in Qatar Law
  • Second Session – Hot Topics in Compliance
    • Key Compliance Issues for Today’s In-House Counsel
    • Issues in Labour and Recruitment Law Compliance
    • Transitioning from LIBOR: Managing Compliance Risks
    • Corporate Registration: Practical Considerations for Engineering and Construction Companies
    • Roundtable: Compliance Issues and Trends for Today’s In-House Lawyers
  • Third Session – Issues and Trends in Dispute Resolution in Qatar
    • Qatar Law and the Singapore Convention on Mediation
    • International Arbitration in a Virtual World
    • Expert Evidence and the Independence of the Expert in International Arbitration
    • Mediation Skills for Lawyers
    • Roundtable: Current Issues and Trends in ADR

Special thanks to our incredible speakers and moderators:

  • Mubarak Al Sulaiti – Chairman, Al Sulaiti Law Firm
  • Abdullatef Al-Mohannadi – Deputy Registrar, QICDRC
  • Sultan Al Abdulla – Qatar Lawyers Association
  • Benjamin Filaferro – Managing Director, LexisNexis Middle East & North Africa
  • Amr Hossam – Legal Consultant, Al Sulaiti Law Firm
  • Sean Khalid – Senior Legal Counsel, Barwa Real Estate Company
  • James Douglass – Partner, K&L Gates
  • Pawel Piotrowski – Partner, K&L Gates
  • Huw Davies – Senior Legal Counsel, Qatar Free Zones Authority
  • Susan Karamanian – Dean, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, College of Law and Public Policy
  • Lauren Djedid – Senior Legal Counsel, Qatar Financial Centre Authority
  • Raquel Ferreira – Senior Associate, Hamad Al Yafei Law Firm
  • Muhammad Ameen Hashim – Head of Corporate & Contracts Department, Al Sulaiti Law Firm
  • Simon Chan – Counsel, K&L Gates
  • Paula Boast – Partner, Charles Russell Speechlys
  • Hilary Bell – Assistant Professor, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, College of Law
  • Sarrah ElJaili – Associate, Hamad Al Yafei Law Firm
  • Kirk Durrant – Partner, DWF
  • Rohit Singhal – Chief Executive Officer, Masin
  • Dr. Zain Sharar – Senior Legal Counsel, QICDRC

Thank you to our partners and sponsors for your support:

  • Qatar International Court & Dispute Resolution Centre – LexisNexis Strategic Alliance Partner
  • Al Sulaiti Law Firm – LexisNexis Exclusive Law Firm Partner
  • Ministry of Commerce & Industry – Partner
  • Qatar University – Partner
  • Aurifer Middle East Tax – Tax Partner
  • K&L Gates – Platinum Sponsor
  • Hamad AlYafei Law Firm – Platinum Sponsor
  • DWF – Gold Sponsor
  • Charles Russell Speechlys – Silver Sponsor
  • Masin – Silver Sponsor
  • Barwa Real Estate Company – Corporate Sponsor
  • Qatar Free Zones Authority – Corporate Sponsor
  • SADER Group – Bronze Sponsor
  • Pinsent Masons – Gala Dinner Sponsor

Lastly, thank you to all attendees for making the conference a success. We look forward to welcoming you in 2022 for the 7th Qatar Business Law Forum!

Benjamin Filaferro