Interactive Breakout Sessions
Date & Time
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 11:40 AM - 12:35 PM
Kiran Scarr Andrew Cooke
The conference will now go into interactive break out sessions. Please chose from one of the following:
A) Developing and Honing your Negotiation Skills
In this interactive workshop style session, examine the key techniques needed to be an effective and skilled negotiator including compromising, listening and expecting commitment.

Andrew Cooke, General Counsel, Flash Entertainment
Kiran Scarr, General Counsel, DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre)

B) Cloud Integration and Regulatory Framework
As the regulatory framework around technology and various tools and software’s being brought into companies becomes more structured, companies are increasingly being encouraged to integrate all data and information onto the cloud. But what does this mean for your information and your company? What are the benefits and potential risks of the cloud?
Nasser Ali Khasawneh, Co-Head Global TMT, UAE Managing Partner & Chairman Middle East, Eversheds Sutherland 
Bapsy Dastur, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer at Stolt-Nielsen
Hazar Alzaki, Head of Governmental Affairs, Microsoft Gulf 

C) Understanding the Financial Aspects of your Business
In this informative session take away tangible and implementable content on understanding your company’s balance sheet, effective budgeting, how to form financial statements as well as reading accounts. All necessary skills need when managing not just legal, but the business as a whole. 
Nabil Azar, Director, Legal and Company Secretary, RAKBANK