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#The Smarter GC – Are You in The Race?
#India Inc. 2.0 – The Great Indian Regulatory Drive
#The Intellectual You – All About IPR & You
#The New India Dispute Resolution Wave – What’s Your Pick?

Organizational Participation

3M India, 9X Media, ABB India, Accel Partners, Accenture, ACCOR, Accuracy Adani Group, Adani Parts And SEZ, Adidas Group, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail ADP India, Advaya Legal, AGS Health, Ahuja Group, Air Infotech, Airtel, AkzoNobel India, ALMT Legal, Alpha Partners, Alstom

Hierarchical Participation

Add. Chief Manager – Legal, Additional Manager – Legal, IP Attorney, AGM – Legal AGM Legal & Asst. Co. Sec., APAC Legal Counsel, Assistant Director, Assistant General Counsel Associate, Associate Director – Legal & Compliance, Associate Director Human Resources, Associate Manager – Legal Services, Associate Principal – Quality Programs, Associate V P & Head – IP Cell, Associate Vice President & Head Lega, Asst. Company Secretary, Asst. General Manager – Legal, Asst. Manager Legal, Asst. Manager Legal, Ast Director Legal, Attorney Legal

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Summit Chairs & Association of Corporate Counsel

Meet The Grand Masters!

Invited & Confirmed Speakers

Abhishek Thanvi

Head of Legal, India Corporate Centers, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Amber Gupta

Head Legal (SVP), National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.

Ameet Datta

Partner, Saikrishna and Associates

Ami Parikh

General Counsel, Asian Paints

Amit Bhasin

Chief Legal Officer and Group General Counsel, Marico Ltd.

Amitabh Lal Das

General Counsel, Bajaj Auto Ltd.

Anand Vardhan

Group General Counsel, Piramal Group

Ananya Sharma

Group General Counsel, JSW Group

Aparna Rawat

Head Legal - Wholesale, Digitisation, PE, Treasury & Grp. Functions, L&T Finance

Aravind Balajee

Group Head - Legal & Compliance, Lodha Ventures

Ashok Kumar P.

General Counsel, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India Ltd.

Avantika Bajaj

Group General Counsel, Swiggy

Bharat Vansh Bahadur

Sr. Vice President & General Counsel, Akasa Air

Bishwarup Chakrabarti

General Counsel, Eros

Debolina Partap

Group General Counsel, Wockhardt Group

Deepak Jacob

Group General Counsel, Dream 11

Dev Bajpai

Whole Time Director & Chief Legal Officer, HUL

Dipalok Dutta Choudhary

General Counsel, Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd.

Dr. Vivek Mittal

Global General Counsel, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Gautam Bakshi

Head & Patent Counsel - IP & Portfolio Management (IPM), Unichem Laboratories Ltd.

Jagriti Bhattacharyya

General Counsel, Pine Labs

Jyoti Kapadia Maheshwari

General Counsel - Sr. VP, Hitachi Payment Services Pvt. Ltd.

Kaushik Mukherjee

President, Legal, Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd.

Madhav Rao Uppuluri

General Counsel, Tata Motors

Narendra Gangan

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Company Secretary, HDFC Life

Naveen Raju

General Counsel & EVP - Group Legal Services, Mahindra & Mahindra

Naveli Reshamwalla

Associate Partner, Dhir & Dhir Associates

Neeraj Panchal

Senior IP Counsel, John Deere

Nilesh Tribhuvann

Managing Partner, White & Brief - Advocates & Solicitors

Panduranga Acharya

General Counsel, Zepto

Pankaj Thape

Head of Intellectual Property, Thermax Ltd.

Pooja Bedi

Chief Counsel - BU India, Mondelēz International

Poornima Sampath

SVP & Chief Legal Officer, Tata Digital

Rabindra Purohit

Head Legal, Compliance & CS, NIVEA INDIA

Rajat Srivastav

General Counsel, Vistra India & Mauritius

Rajiv Mohapatra

Global Lead Legal Compliance, Mastercard

Rashna Mistry

General Counsel, Tata Projects

S. Chandrasekhar

MD & CEO, K&S Digiprotect Services

S. Ravi Shankar

Senior Partner,
Law Senate

Sameer Bhatnagar

Chief Compliance & Risk Officer, General Counsel & Head - Secretarial, ManipalCigna Health Insurance Company Ltd.

Shukadev Khuraijam

Partner, Remfry & Sagar

Sonal Verma

Partner & Global Leader, Dhir & Dhir Associates

Sujeet Jain

Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer, Nykaa

Suvarna Mandal

Partner, Saikrishna & Associates

Vijayalakshmy Malkani

Sr. IP, Brand Protection and Foods Counsel, Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Vinayak K. Katkalmbekar

Lead - Intellectual Property Attorney & Head IPR, Bajaj Electricals Ltd.

Aditi Jha

Board Member-Director & Country Head: Legal & Public Policy, LinkedIn

Akhilesh Nand

General Counsel, Chief of Legal, Corporate Governance, Compliance, Risk & Internal Audit, Biocon Biologics

Ameet Datta

Partner, Saikrishna and Associates

Ananya Sanyal

Director & Associate General Counsel, Adobe

Anish Syril

General Counsel and Head of Legal and Compliance (SSIR), Samsung Semiconductor

Anupriya Garg

Head Legal & Company Secretary, GE Renewable Energy

Arun Mattamana

Head of Legal, India, Ofi

Ashita Virmani

General Counsel & VP - Legal, Innoviti Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Balwant Rawat

Head of IP, Mercedes-Benz R&D India

Baminee Viswanat

Group General Counsel, TVS Supply Chain Solutions Limited India

Bhavesh Saxena

Regional Compliance & Commercial Counsel- S Asia Pacific & ANZ, Agilent Technologies India

Chitra Iyer

Director, Licensing Program Leader - India, Philips

Deepalakshmi Vadivelan

General Counsel & VP Legal, Global DPO, Quess Corp

Dinesh Vijayakumar

General Counsel, IBM India Pvt. Ltd.

Divya Veerabhadra

Senior Associate Director - Ethics and Compliance, Eli Lilly and Company

Dnyanesh Sabnis

General Counsel, Wipro Enterprises Ltd.

Donnie Dominic George

General Counsel, Embassy Office Parks REIT

Hena Datta

Global General Counsel, LeadSquared

Hina Doon

General Counsel, Navi

Hiranmai Rallabandi

General Counsel, WeWork

Ichika Grover

Vice President & Head of Legal, Asia Healthcare Holding

Jagannath P. V.

Global Data Privacy Officer, LTIMindtree

Jayakanth Govindarajan

Chief Expert - Intellectual Property Rights, Bosch Global Software Technologies

Joginder Yadav

Associate General Counsel, India & SAARC, Cisco

Jyothi V. K.

General Counsel and Sr. Vice President, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited

Keshav Dhakad

Senior Vice-President & General Counsel, Flipkart Group

Lakshmi Menon Nair

Head-Legal India, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Lopamudra Rao

General Counsel, Meesho

Manjiri Inamdar

Legal Head, Embassy Group

Mohit Abraham

Chief Legal Officer, Peak XV Partners

Muralidhar G. N.

Head of Legal, Tata Elxsi Limited

Navita Chaubal

General Counsel & Sr. Director, Target

Neha Sachdev Munjral

General Counsel- India & South Asia, Head-CSR Initiatives, GE Healthcare

Parag Mathur

VP-General Counsel, PhonePe

Prabal Mahapatra

Vice President & General Counsel - India, Tata Consumer Products

Priya Menon

Executive Director & General Counsel, 3M India Limited

Puneet Parihar

General Counsel, KreditBee

Rajeev Goswami

General Counsel, Ather Energy

Ramya Rao

Partner, K&S Partners

Ridima Bhargava

General Counsel, Groww

S. Chandrasekhar

MD & CEO, K&S Digiprotect Services

S. Ravi Shankar

Senior Partner,
Law Senate

Shelly Kohli

Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, United Breweries Ltd.

Shreekanth Katti

Head- Legal, Compliance and Data Privacy, Merck Group

Shruti Patwardhan Apte

Head of IP, Siemens India

Shujath Bin Ali

Global General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Re Sustainability Ltd.

Shyaam Nagarajan

Vice President Legal, Glance

Siddharth Karkhanis

Head Of Corporate Intellectual Property, Bosch India

Sonal Verma

Partner & Global Leader, Dhir & Dhir Associates

Sunita Jagtiani

General Counsel, Comviva Technologies Ltd.

Suruchi Rungta

Director - Legal, India & APAC, Zensar Technologies

Thaj Mathew

Vice President and General Counsel, Honeywell

Vandana Prabhu

Senior Director, Intellectual Property, Rakuten Symphony

Vijayalakshmi Natarajan

VP, Associate General Counsel, HARMAN India

Akriti Gandotra

General Counsel, Azure Power

Amardeep Jaiswal

Group General Counsel & Director Legal, Lanco Group of Companies

Ameet Datta

Partner, Saikrishna and Associates

Amit Maheshwari

Executive Vice President & General Counsel, ACME

Amrita Mukherjee

Director Legal - India, Meta

Anamika Gupta

General Counsel - India and Alliances (ASEAN & Africa), Eli Lilly and Company

Anjana Bali

Head Legal, DLF Home Developers

Ankur Sharma

Director - Legal & Associate General Counsel, Amazon India

Anubhav Kapoor

General Counsel & Senior Vice President (COSA), Samvardhana Motherson Group

Anurag Misra

Head-Legal & Compliance, Daikin Airconditioning

Bijoya Roy

General Counsel, South Asia, Pernod Ricard

Deepak Manglani

Head of Legal and Corporate Secretarial, Spinny

Deepti Rustagi

Group Legal Head and Chief Compliance Officer, PolicyBazaar.com

Dhwani Rao

Head Legal Counsel- South Asia Region, Nestlé

Dr. Sanjeev Gemawat

Group General Counsel, Vedanta Resources Ltd.

Gautam Dubey

Head Legal Counsel, Network18 Media & Investments Ltd.

Harvinder Singh

General Counsel & CS, OPPO

Himanshu Bhatia

Group General Counsel, Dabur

Joyjyoti Misra

Group General Counsel, Gameskraft

Kartik Dawar

Head Legal, Air India Express

Kunal Seth

Legal Head, EaseMyTrip.com

Lakshika Joshi

Senior Director, Global Legal Team & Group IP, Group Legal Lead - Software Frameworks & Solution, Capgemini Engineering

Lokesh Pandey

General Counsel, Compliance & Tax - India, Sony Electronics

Manish Gupta

Group General Counsel, CK Birla Group

Manjaree Chowdhary

Sr, Executive Director (Legal and Realty & Infrastructure Development) & General Counsel,
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Manoj Bhargava

Group General Counsel, CS & Compliance Officer, IndiaMART InterMESH Ltd.

Manoj Gujaran

Chief Compliance Officer and Head - Legal, Poonawalla Fincorp

Medhanshu Mishra

Head Legal, Noida International Airport (By Zurich Airport International)

Meenakshi Gupta

Head Legal & CS, Nissan Motors, Gurgaon

Meeru Gupta

General Counsel, Bata India Limited

Menath Pradeep

Head-Legal, HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd.

Monika Dhingra

General Counsel, Fortum India

Mrigank Sharma

Director, Legal - Compliance, Uber Technologies

Neelesh Sinha

Head Lead- Legal, Adani Digital Labs

Niti Mittal

Global General Counsel, Coforge

Pavit Singh Katoch

Group General Counsel, Inshorts

Pooja Sehgal Mehtani

General Counsel, CS, Sun Life Global Solutions

Pooja Yadava

Senior VP Legal and General Counsel, Nayara Energy

Pratibha Jain

Head of Strategy & Group General Counsel, Everstone Group

Rakesh Chatterjee

Group General Counsel, IL&FS Limited

Rakesh Prusti

General Counsel, OYO

Rakhi Shanker Tewari

Head of Legal - APAC, Vialto Partners

Rohan Dheman

Head of Legal, India, Centrient Pharmaceuticals

Rrahul Upadhyay

Head legal, MGF Developments Ltd

S. Chandrasekhar

MD & CEO, K&S Digiprotect Services

S. Ravi Shankar

Senior Partner,
Law Senate

Sameer Chugh

Chief Legal Officer, Games24x7

Sanjay Singh Somwanshi

Head of Legal and Compliance, Tim Hortons India

Sanya Parmar

Head of Legal, Clove Dental

Shalinee Kulshreshtha

General Counsel - South Asia, Dentsu International India

Shashank Jain

VP & Head Legal, Vistara - TATA SIA Airlines Ltd

Shraddha Patil Bhatte

Group Head Legal, Mirchi

Siddhartha Pandit

Head of Legal Department, Havells India Ltd

Smiti Saha

Head of Legal, InterGlobe Hotels

Sonali Khanna

General Counsel - India & South West Asia, Coca-Cola India

Srijit Mukherjee

General Counsel, Node4 Group

Suhani Singh

General Counsel, Delhivery Limited

Sunei Kapur

General Counsel, O2 Power

Suvarna Mandal

Partner, Saikrishna & Associates

Vaibhav Khanna

Head of Intellectual Property, Sterlite Technologies Ltd.

Vani Mehta

Regional General Counsel South Asia, GE Aerospace

Varsha Chaudhary Jain

Head - Legal & Compliance, Goodyear India

Vidyut Malhotra Gulati

General Counsel & Director - Legal, Bharti Airtel Group

Vivek Singh

Head Legal, Artemis Hospitals

Yogesh Wadhwa

General Counsel, Hyundai Motor India Ltd

Zameer Nathani

Group General Counsel and Board Member, CarDekho Group

Zubin Masani

General Counsel, Air India

Meet The Grand Masters!

Invited & Confirmed Speakers

Alok Dhir

Managing Partner, Dhir & Dhir Associates

    Anupam Sharan

    VP and Head Legal, LendingKart

      Bhawna Ranganadhan

      Senior VP and Associate GC - Legal Compliance, Genpact India

        Dr. Ruchi Agarwal

        Senior Counsel, Legal Compliance, Genpact India

          Dr. Sanjeev Gemavat

          Group General Counsel, Vedanta Group

            Guranpreet Singh Sarna

            Partner, Dhir & Dhir Associates

              Himanshu Bagai

              Partner, Saikrishna & Associates

                Hiranmai Rallabandi

                General Counsel, WeWork India

                  Ipsita Mazumdar

                  In-House Counsel, MG Motors - India

                    Jyoti Chauhan

                    Chief Manager – IPR and Patents, Gujarat Fluorochemicals

                      Kumar Ankit

                      General Counsel and VP Legal, Shree Cement Limited

                        Manish Lamba

                        General Counsel, DLF Cyber City Developers

                          Rajiv Choubey

                          Group General Counsel, Dalmia Bharat

                            Richa Singh

                            General Counsel, Medanta Group of Hospitals

                              Saikat Mukherjee

                              Head - Legal, Dabur International

                                Sidharth Chopra

                                Partner, Saikrishna & Associates

                                  Sneha Jain

                                  Partner, Saikrishna & Associates

                                    Tarun Bhatia

                                    MD - Forensic Investigations and Intelligence, KROLL

                                      Tarun Khurana

                                      Partner & Patent Attorney, Khurana & Khurana

                                        Vani Mehta

                                        General Counsel South Asia, GE

                                          Vibhuti Kagdiyal

                                          Chief Manager & Lead Lawyer, Sterlite Technologies

                                            Zameer Nathani

                                            Group General Counsel, CarDekho Group

                                              Ashish Chandra

                                              General Counsel, CoinSwitch

                                                Gaurav Dugar

                                                General Counsel, CredAble

                                                  Guranpreet Singh Sarna

                                                  Partner, Dhir & Dhir Associates

                                                    Harish Chandran Avaronnan

                                                    Head - Intellectual Property India, Novozymes

                                                      Himanshu Bagai

                                                      Partner, Saikrishna & Associates

                                                        Jagadeesh Kumar S.

                                                        General Manager Legal, Ultratech Cement

                                                          Kanaiya Thakker

                                                          SVP - Head Legal, Adani Enterprises

                                                            Kanan Rele

                                                            Director, Head - Legal India, Media.Monks

                                                              Namrata Chadha

                                                              Partner, K&S Partners

                                                                Nikhil Rodrigues

                                                                Head - Litigation, Aditya Birla Finance

                                                                  Nitin Potdar

                                                                  Partner,
                                                                  J Sagar & Associates

                                                                    Sachin Mishra

                                                                    General Counsel and CS, Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd.

                                                                      Sandeep Chowdhury

                                                                      Senior VP & General Counsel, Hindustan Construction Company

                                                                        Shweta Girotra

                                                                        Company Secretary & Compliance Officer, Kalpataru Projects International Limited

                                                                          Tarun Bhatia

                                                                          MD - Forensic Investigations and Intelligence, KROLL

                                                                            Tarun Khurana

                                                                            Partner & Patent Attorney, Khurana & Khurana

                                                                              Taruna Gupta

                                                                              Head IP Governance - Training & Assessment, TCS

                                                                                Zameer Nathani

                                                                                Group General Counsel, CarDekho Group

                                                                                  Al Rafeeq Moideen

                                                                                  Chief General Manager (Legal), MRPL - ONGC Group Company

                                                                                    Alpa Sood

                                                                                    Principal Counsel - India, Marvell Semiconductor

                                                                                      Anand Shetty

                                                                                      AVP & Head - Intellectual Property, Reliance Consumer Products Ltd

                                                                                        Chinmoy Roy

                                                                                        Senior Legal Officer, Antrix Corporation

                                                                                          Deergha Aggarwal

                                                                                          Senior Associate, Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys

                                                                                            Denise Gardner

                                                                                            Head - Legal, Secretarial and Compliance, Licious

                                                                                              Dibyojyoti Mainak

                                                                                              Policy, Communications, Law, People  Mobile Premier League (MPL)

                                                                                                Dr. Kavita Arora

                                                                                                Partner, K&S Partners

                                                                                                  Himanshu Bagai

                                                                                                  Partner, Saikrishna & Associates

                                                                                                    Hiranmai Rallabandi

                                                                                                    General Counsel, WeWork India

                                                                                                      Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.I Arun

                                                                                                      Judge, Karnataka High Court

                                                                                                        Savni Endlaw

                                                                                                        Partner, Saikrishna & Associates

                                                                                                          Shridhaar Parundekar

                                                                                                          Head - Legal Affairs Compliance Intellectual Property & Brand Protection, Ashirvad Pipes

                                                                                                            Siddhartha George

                                                                                                            Partner,
                                                                                                            Poovayya & Co.

                                                                                                              Tarun Khurana

                                                                                                              Partner & Patent Attorney, Khurana & Khurana

                                                                                                                Tejas Adiga

                                                                                                                Partner, Trilegal

                                                                                                                  Trivikram Guda

                                                                                                                  Regional General Counsel (India) & Company Secretary, ABB India

                                                                                                                    Vasan MS

                                                                                                                    Senior Vice President, Hinduja Global Solutions

                                                                                                                      Vasanthika (Radhika) Srinath

                                                                                                                      Vice President, Concentrix

                                                                                                                        Vicky Gala

                                                                                                                        Associate Managing Director, Kroll

                                                                                                                          Zameer Nathani

                                                                                                                          Group General Counsel, CarDekho Group

                                                                                                                            The Summit Agenda

                                                                                                                            08:30 AM
                                                                                                                            REGISTRATION & WELCOME REFRESHMENTS
                                                                                                                            09:15 AM
                                                                                                                            WELCOME REMARKS BY LEX WITNESS
                                                                                                                            09:30 AM
                                                                                                                            RESERVED FOR SPECIAL ADDRESS
                                                                                                                            09.45 AM
                                                                                                                            RESERVED FOR SPECIAL ADDRESS
                                                                                                                            • A General Counsel’s Way to the Boardroom – Success Secrets
                                                                                                                            • IPOs and General Counsel – An Inevitable Play in Action
                                                                                                                            • Boardroom Effectiveness – Key Challenges & Op
                                                                                                                            • Penalties by Registrar of Companies: Adjudication, Scope & Ambit
                                                                                                                            • Global In-house Centres (GICs) in India – Key Legal & Regulatory Aspects
                                                                                                                            • Significant Beneficial Owners & Compliances Myriad: Time Relook at Structuring?
                                                                                                                            • Keeping Criminal Liabilities out of the way from the Board – Secret Sauce & More
                                                                                                                            • Gen AI – The New GC Tech Tool for Efficiency?
                                                                                                                            • ESG Disclosures – Are they the New Boardroom Hassle?
                                                                                                                            • Handling Whistleblower Complaints – What’s A GC’s Take?
                                                                                                                            • Trending: Are CISOs and DPOs the New Favourites?
                                                                                                                            • Choosing an Ideal External Counsel – Tricks of the Trade & More
                                                                                                                            11:15 AM
                                                                                                                            NETWORKING BREAK
                                                                                                                            11:45 AM
                                                                                                                            THE GRAND MASTER'S TALK - A Focussed Presentation
                                                                                                                            • The New Criminal Laws – Key Takeaways for India Inc.
                                                                                                                            • India as an Investment Hub: Key Structuring Considerations
                                                                                                                            • M&A Fevers – Competition from Capital Markets – Impact on Deal Making
                                                                                                                            • M&A and Amendments to Competition Act 2002 – Regulatory Extremism?
                                                                                                                            • Downstream Investments by FOCCs: Practical Challenges and Dilemmas
                                                                                                                            • The Reverse Flip Strategy: Legal & Tax Secrets for Startups
                                                                                                                            • Key Structuring Considerations wrt India Investments
                                                                                                                            • Navigating the NFRA Circular on Fraud Reporting: Challenges and Strategies for India Inc.
                                                                                                                            • New Labour Codes – Impact Assessment for Corporates
                                                                                                                            • EPFO & Recent Updates – A Wakeup for Good?
                                                                                                                            • Amendment of the Competition Commission of India (General) Regulations, 2009
                                                                                                                            • DPDPA’s Future Rides – Rules, Exemptions, The Board etc.
                                                                                                                            • India’s Digital Competition Bill, 2024 – Legitimate Guardrails or Regulatory Overreach?
                                                                                                                            01:00 PM
                                                                                                                            NETWORKING LUNCH

                                                                                                                            A Fireside Chat on A Legal Blockbuster

                                                                                                                            • Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2024: Key Changes
                                                                                                                            • Draft Bill on Trade Secrets: Vision Ahead
                                                                                                                            • IP & Jurisdictions: Territorial Limitations & Business Losses
                                                                                                                            • Draft Patent Rules 2024: Key Takeaways
                                                                                                                            • Global IP Treaty: Could it be a Dampener for India?
                                                                                                                            • Protecting Trademarks in the Digital Age
                                                                                                                            • Sudden Splurge of Copyright & Trademark Disputes – Is India Getting More IP Conscious?
                                                                                                                            • TDM and Copyright: Can we Balance Innovation and Legal Compliance?
                                                                                                                            • IP Monetisation – India’s Potential to Become a Licensing Hub
                                                                                                                            • IPR & Competition Law in India’s Digital Age – Are we ready for the Clash?
                                                                                                                            • AI, ML, Metaverse & IPR: A Debate wrt Ownership?
                                                                                                                            • Templates & Art of Contracting – Can there be a Balance to a Perfect Contract?
                                                                                                                            • Tech as an Enabler in the DR Ecosystem
                                                                                                                            • Mediation Act 2023 – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back?
                                                                                                                            • Memorandum of Arbitration – Guidelines vis a vis India’s Race to be an Arbitration Hub
                                                                                                                            • Ad-hoc Arbitrations – Is India prepared intent and infrastructure-wise?
                                                                                                                            • Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards – Tackling Recognition and Enforcement Delays
                                                                                                                            • Arbitration Agreement Validity – How to achieve clarity over Interpretation & Ambiguities?
                                                                                                                            • Amendments to the A&C Act, 1996 – Implementation & Need for Training?
                                                                                                                            • Role of Gen AI in Enhancing DR Timelines
                                                                                                                            • Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Initiatives – Is Tech Still Not in the Play?
                                                                                                                            • Confidentiality in Arbitration – Transparent Enough to Ensure Compliance?
                                                                                                                            • Insolvency and Arbitration – Is Arbitrability Determinable to Assure Fair Outcomes?

                                                                                                                            A Fireside Chat on A Legal Blockbuster

                                                                                                                            05:00 PM
                                                                                                                            GALA LUCKY DRAW & 'CHAI PE CHARCHA'
                                                                                                                            08:30 AM
                                                                                                                            REGISTRATION & WELCOME REFRESHMENTS
                                                                                                                            09:15 AM
                                                                                                                            WELCOME REMARKS BY LEX WITNESS
                                                                                                                            09:30 AM
                                                                                                                            RESERVED FOR SPECIAL ADDRESS
                                                                                                                            09:45 AM
                                                                                                                            RESERVED FOR SPECIAL ADDRESS
                                                                                                                            • A General Counsel’s Way to the Boardroom – Success Secrets
                                                                                                                            • IPOs and General Counsel – An Inevitable Play in Action
                                                                                                                            • Boardroom Effectiveness – Key Challenges & Op
                                                                                                                            • Penalties by Registrar of Companies: Adjudication, Scope & Ambit
                                                                                                                            • Global In-house Centres (GICs) in India – Key Legal & Regulatory Aspects
                                                                                                                            • Significant Beneficial Owners & Compliances Myriad: Time Relook at Structuring?
                                                                                                                            • Keeping Criminal Liabilities out of the way from the Board – Secret Sauce & More
                                                                                                                            • Gen AI – The New GC Tech Tool for Efficiency?
                                                                                                                            • ESG Disclosures – Are they the New Boardroom Hassle?
                                                                                                                            • Handling Whistleblower Complaints – What’s A GC’s Take?
                                                                                                                            • Trending: Are CISOs and DPOs the New Favourites?
                                                                                                                            • Choosing an Ideal External Counsel – Tricks of the Trade & More
                                                                                                                            11:15 AM
                                                                                                                            NETWORKING BREAK
                                                                                                                            11.45 AM
                                                                                                                            THE GRAND MASTER'S TALK - A Focussed Presentation
                                                                                                                            • The New Criminal Laws – Key Takeaways for India Inc.
                                                                                                                            • India as an Investment Hub: Key Structuring Considerations
                                                                                                                            • M&A Fevers – Competition from Capital Markets – Impact on Deal Making
                                                                                                                            • M&A and Amendments to Competition Act 2002 – Regulatory Extremism?
                                                                                                                            • Downstream Investments by FOCCs: Practical Challenges and Dilemmas
                                                                                                                            • The Reverse Flip Strategy: Legal & Tax Secrets for Startups
                                                                                                                            • Key Structuring Considerations wrt India Investments
                                                                                                                            • Navigating the NFRA Circular on Fraud Reporting: Challenges and Strategies for India Inc.
                                                                                                                            • New Labour Codes – Impact Assessment for Corporates
                                                                                                                            • EPFO & Recent Updates – A Wakeup for Good?
                                                                                                                            • Amendment of the Competition Commission of India (General) Regulations, 2009
                                                                                                                            • DPDPA’s Future Rides – Rules, Exemptions, The Board etc.
                                                                                                                            • India’s Digital Competition Bill, 2024 – Legitimate Guardrails or Regulatory Overreach?
                                                                                                                            01:00 PM
                                                                                                                            NETWORKING LUNCH

                                                                                                                            A Fireside Chat on A Legal Blockbuster

                                                                                                                            • Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2024: Key Changes
                                                                                                                            • Draft Bill on Trade Secrets: Vision Ahead
                                                                                                                            • IP & Jurisdictions: Territorial Limitations & Business Losses
                                                                                                                            • Draft Patent Rules 2024: Key Takeaways
                                                                                                                            • Global IP Treaty: Could it be a Dampener for India?
                                                                                                                            • Protecting Trademarks in the Digital Age
                                                                                                                            • Sudden Splurge of Copyright & Trademark Disputes – Is India Getting More IP Conscious?
                                                                                                                            • TDM and Copyright: Can we Balance Innovation and Legal Compliance?
                                                                                                                            • IP Monetisation – India’s Potential to Become a Licensing Hub
                                                                                                                            • IPR & Competition Law in India’s Digital Age – Are we ready for the Clash?
                                                                                                                            • AI, ML, Metaverse & IPR: A Debate wrt Ownership?
                                                                                                                            • Templates & Art of Contracting – Can there be a Balance to a Perfect Contract?
                                                                                                                            • Tech as an Enabler in the DR Ecosystem
                                                                                                                            • Mediation Act 2023 – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back?
                                                                                                                            • Memorandum of Arbitration – Guidelines vis a vis India’s Race to be an Arbitration Hub
                                                                                                                            • Ad-hoc Arbitrations – Is India prepared intent and infrastructure-wise?
                                                                                                                            • Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards – Tackling Recognition and Enforcement Delays
                                                                                                                            • Arbitration Agreement Validity – How to achieve clarity over Interpretation & Ambiguities?
                                                                                                                            • Amendments to the A&C Act, 1996 – Implementation & Need for Training?
                                                                                                                            • Role of Gen AI in Enhancing DR Timelines
                                                                                                                            • Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Initiatives – Is Tech Still Not in the Play?
                                                                                                                            • Confidentiality in Arbitration – Transparent Enough to Ensure Compliance?
                                                                                                                            • Insolvency and Arbitration – Is Arbitrability Determinable to Assure Fair Outcomes?

                                                                                                                            A Fireside Chat on A Legal Blockbuster

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                                                                                                                            GALA LUCKY DRAW & 'CHAI PE CHARCHA'
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                                                                                                                            • A General Counsel’s Way to the Boardroom – Success Secrets
                                                                                                                            • IPOs and General Counsel – An Inevitable Play in Action
                                                                                                                            • Boardroom Effectiveness – Key Challenges & Op
                                                                                                                            • Penalties by Registrar of Companies: Adjudication, Scope & Ambit
                                                                                                                            • Global In-house Centres (GICs) in India – Key Legal & Regulatory Aspects
                                                                                                                            • Significant Beneficial Owners & Compliances Myriad: Time Relook at Structuring?
                                                                                                                            • Keeping Criminal Liabilities out of the way from the Board – Secret Sauce & More
                                                                                                                            • Gen AI – The New GC Tech Tool for Efficiency?
                                                                                                                            • ESG Disclosures – Are they the New Boardroom Hassle?
                                                                                                                            • Handling Whistleblower Complaints – What’s A GC’s Take?
                                                                                                                            • Trending: Are CISOs and DPOs the New Favourites?
                                                                                                                            • Choosing an Ideal External Counsel – Tricks of the Trade & More
                                                                                                                            11:15 AM
                                                                                                                            NETWORKING BREAK
                                                                                                                            11:45 AM
                                                                                                                            THE GRAND MASTER'S TALK - A Focussed Presentation
                                                                                                                            • The New Criminal Laws – Key Takeaways for India Inc.
                                                                                                                            • India as an Investment Hub: Key Structuring Considerations
                                                                                                                            • M&A Fevers – Competition from Capital Markets – Impact on Deal Making
                                                                                                                            • M&A and Amendments to Competition Act 2002 – Regulatory Extremism?
                                                                                                                            • Downstream Investments by FOCCs: Practical Challenges and Dilemmas
                                                                                                                            • The Reverse Flip Strategy: Legal & Tax Secrets for Startups
                                                                                                                            • Key Structuring Considerations wrt India Investments
                                                                                                                            • Navigating the NFRA Circular on Fraud Reporting: Challenges and Strategies for India Inc.
                                                                                                                            • New Labour Codes – Impact Assessment for Corporates
                                                                                                                            • EPFO & Recent Updates – A Wakeup for Good?
                                                                                                                            • Amendment of the Competition Commission of India (General) Regulations, 2009
                                                                                                                            • DPDPA’s Future Rides – Rules, Exemptions, The Board etc.
                                                                                                                            • India’s Digital Competition Bill, 2024 – Legitimate Guardrails or Regulatory Overreach?
                                                                                                                            01:00 PM
                                                                                                                            NETWORKING LUNCH

                                                                                                                            A Fireside Chat on A Legal Blockbuster

                                                                                                                            • Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2024: Key Changes
                                                                                                                            • Draft Bill on Trade Secrets: Vision Ahead
                                                                                                                            • IP & Jurisdictions: Territorial Limitations & Business Losses
                                                                                                                            • Draft Patent Rules 2024: Key Takeaways
                                                                                                                            • Global IP Treaty: Could it be a Dampener for India?
                                                                                                                            • Protecting Trademarks in the Digital Age
                                                                                                                            • Sudden Splurge of Copyright & Trademark Disputes – Is India Getting More IP Conscious?
                                                                                                                            • TDM and Copyright: Can we Balance Innovation and Legal Compliance?
                                                                                                                            • IP Monetisation – India’s Potential to Become a Licensing Hub
                                                                                                                            • IPR & Competition Law in India’s Digital Age – Are we ready for the Clash?
                                                                                                                            • AI, ML, Metaverse & IPR: A Debate wrt Ownership?
                                                                                                                            • Templates & Art of Contracting – Can there be a Balance to a Perfect Contract?
                                                                                                                            • Tech as an Enabler in the DR Ecosystem
                                                                                                                            • Mediation Act 2023 – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back?
                                                                                                                            • Memorandum of Arbitration – Guidelines vis a vis India’s Race to be an Arbitration Hub
                                                                                                                            • Ad-hoc Arbitrations – Is India prepared intent and infrastructure-wise?
                                                                                                                            • Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards – Tackling Recognition and Enforcement Delays
                                                                                                                            • Arbitration Agreement Validity – How to achieve clarity over Interpretation & Ambiguities?
                                                                                                                            • Amendments to the A&C Act, 1996 – Implementation & Need for Training?
                                                                                                                            • Role of Gen AI in Enhancing DR Timelines
                                                                                                                            • Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Initiatives – Is Tech Still Not in the Play?
                                                                                                                            • Confidentiality in Arbitration – Transparent Enough to Ensure Compliance?
                                                                                                                            • Insolvency and Arbitration – Is Arbitrability Determinable to Assure Fair Outcomes?

                                                                                                                            A Fireside Chat on A Legal Blockbuster

                                                                                                                            05:00 PM
                                                                                                                            GALA LUCKY DRAW & 'CHAI PE CHARCHA'

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