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Events Programme

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Programme

Sunday 22nd February

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Registration12:00 pm - 6:00 pm The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

22feb

Welcome Reception, Royal Courts of Justice6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Royal Courts of Justice

Monday 23rd February

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Registration7:00 am - 9:00 am The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

23feb

Welcome and Keynote addresses9:00 am - 10:10 am Churchill Auditorium, Ground floor

23feb

Coffee & tea break & Business Services Exhibition10:10 am - 10:50 am 3rd floor

23feb

Plenary - Business and the Rule of Law10:50 am - 12:20 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: GC100

23feb

UK Trade & Investment Global Marketplace – Market Briefing: USA, Brazil, Mexico12:20 pm - 1:20 pm 3rd floorDelivered By: UK Trade & Investment

23feb

Lunch & Business Services Exhibition12:20 pm - 1:20 pm 3rd floor

23feb

Panel session: Delivering justice in a digital age1:20 pm - 2:20 pm Elizabeth Windsor room, 5th floorDelivered By: Law Society of Scotland and Thomson Reuters

23feb

Panel session: What is best practice for advocacy training around the Globe? Can advocacy teaching cross jurisdictional borders?1:20 pm - 2:20 pm St James's Suite, 4th floor

23feb

Allen & Overy Showcase Session - Capital investment in emerging markets1:20 pm - 2:50 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: Allen & Overy

23feb

Panel Session - Whose responsibility is it to maintain the Rule of Law?1:20 pm - 2:20 pm Mountbatten room, 6th floorDelivered By: The Bar Council

23feb

Coffee & tea break & Business Services Exhibition2:20 pm - 3:35 pm 3rd floor

23feb

PANEL SESSION - INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DISPUTES: RESOLUTION IN THE ROLLS BUILDING (SPECIALIST BUSINESS COURTS IN LONDON)3:00 pm - 8:30 pm The Rolls Building and Inns of CourtDelivered By: COMBAR, TECBAR and Chancery Bar Associations

23feb

Panel Session - The role of private equity globally: a force for good?3:35 pm - 4:35 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: Travers Smith

23feb

Panel Session: Women in Law: the pipeline is broken. Why this matters, and what can be done?3:35 pm - 4:35 pm St James's Suite, 4th floor

23feb

Panel session: Money Laundering: The legal services connection3:35 pm - 4:35 pm Elizabeth Windsor room, 5th floor

23feb

Panel Session - A digital Magna Carta and a state of exception3:35 pm - 4:35 pm Mountbatten room, 6th floorDelivered By: The Law Society of England and Wales

23feb

Keynote Address by The Rt Hon Justine Greening MP4:45 pm - 4:55 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floor

23feb

Plenary - Rule of Law, Access to Justice and Sustainable Development4:55 pm - 5:45 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: British Council in partnership with the Pro Bono Alliance

23feb

Keynote address - Rule of Law and the Individual (Video)5:45 pm - 6:00 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

23feb

Evening receptions6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Old Bailey, The Law Society

Tuesday 24th February

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Breakfast session: Magna Carta principles and the fight against terror8:00 am - 9:00 am Henry Moore, 4th floorDelivered By: Ministry of Justice

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Breakfast session: Law as a Driver for Integrity and Development in Government Procurement8:00 am - 9:00 am Abbey, 4th floorDelivered By: The three Bars of England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

24feb

UK Trade & Investment Global Marketplace – Market Briefing: Nordics and Baltics8:00 am - 9:00 am 3rd floorDelivered By: UK Trade & Investment

24feb

Panel Session: Building and protecting reputation and privacy in the 21st Century9:15 am - 10:15 am St James's Suite, 4th floor

24feb

Panel Session - Sports governing bodies: keeping to the rules of the game?9:15 am - 10:15 am Elizabeth Windsor room, 5th floorDelivered By: The Law Society of England and Wales

24feb

ALLEN & OVERY SHOWCASE SESSION - Part 2: The international litigators' view on where to fight your legal battles – and how you get there9:15 am - 10:45 am Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: Allen & Overy

24feb

Panel Session - Cutting edge innovation: the catalyst for change9:15 am - 10:15 am Mountbatten room, 6th floorDelivered By: Berwin Leighton Paisner

24feb

Coffee & tea break & Business Services Exhibition10:15 am - 11:15 am 3rd floor

24feb

Plenary - The Future of the legal profession11:15 am - 12:30 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: Richard Susskind

24feb

UK Trade & Investment Global Marketplace – Market Briefing: The Gulf and India12:30 pm - 1:45 pm 3rd floorDelivered By: UK Trade & Investment

24feb

LUNCHTIME PERFORMANCE: THE TRIAL OF PENN AND MEAD PRESENTED BY NIGEL PASCOE QC12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Westminster, 4th floorDelivered By: Nigel Pascoe QC

24feb

Lunch & Business Services Exhibition12:30 pm - 1:45 pm 3rd floor

24feb

Panel session: How ethics continues to elevate worldwide company success1:45 pm - 2:45 pm St James's Suite, 4th floorDelivered By: Ethisphere

24feb

Panel session: Energy in the 21st Century1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: Law Society of Scotland

24feb

Panel Session - The Globalisation of sport1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Elizabeth Windsor room, 5th floorDelivered By: The Law Society of England and Wales

24feb

Panel Session - The US and UK Extradition Treaty 2003: Balanced or Imbalanced?1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Mountbatten room, 6th floorDelivered By: American Bar Association Section of International Law

24feb

Lunchtime lecture presented by Lord Igor Judge3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: Lord Igor Judge

24feb

Plenary: Takeovers – in the public interest?3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: FTI Consulting

24feb

Coffee & tea break & Business Services Exhibition4:15 pm - 4:55 pm 3rd floor

24feb

Panel session: The role of patents in supporting an innovation economy4:55 pm - 5:55 pm Elizabeth Windsor room, 5th floor

24feb

Panel Session - Privacy: what we give away and how our private details are used - and abused4:55 pm - 5:55 pm St James's Suite, 4th floorDelivered By: Simmons & Simmons

24feb

Panel Session - Sanctions and the Rule of Law4:55 pm - 5:55 pm Mountbatten room, 6th floorDelivered By: The Bar Council

24feb

Panel Session - Modern day slavery and the Rule of Law: global perspectives4:55 pm - 5:55 pm Westminster, 4th floorDelivered By: Thomson Reuters Foundation

24feb

Evening Reception6:45 pm - 8:30 pm Guildhall Art Gallery

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Law Rocks!8:30 pm - 11:30 pm Guildhall Art Gallery

Wednesday 25th February

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Breakfast session: Magna Carta principles and the need for speed8:15 am - 9:15 am Abbey, 4th floorDelivered By: Ministry of Justice

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UK Trade & Investment Global Marketplace – Market Briefing: South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria8:15 am - 9:15 am 3rd floorDelivered By: UK Trade & Investment

25feb

Breakfast Session - Law as the foundation of a strong and prosperous society in Asia8:15 am - 9:15 am Abbey, 4th floorDelivered By: Law Council of Australia and LAWASIA

25feb

Panel Session - Business and human rights9:30 am - 10:45 am Mountbatten room, 6th floorDelivered By: International Bar Association

25feb

Panel Session - Global trends in international trade & the laws that underpin them9:30 am - 10:30 am Elizabeth Windsor room, 5th floorDelivered By: Holman Fenwick Willan

25feb

Panel Session - Judicial review: getting the balance right9:30 am - 10:30 am St James's Suite, 4th floorDelivered By: The Bar Council

25feb

Panel Session - Investment in 2015 and beyond9:30 am - 10:30 am Westminster, 4th floorDelivered By: Saunderson House

25feb

Coffee & tea break & Business Services Exhibition10:30 am - 11:15 am 3rd floor

25feb

Panel session: Interpreting Commercial Contracts – Harmonization or Mutual Respect?11:15 am - 12:15 pm Mountbatten room, 6th floorDelivered By: Faculty of Advocates

25feb

Panel Session: Bribery and Corruption11:15 am - 12:15 pm Elizabeth Windsor room, 5th floor

25feb

Panel Session - Anticipating Shareholder Activism11:15 am - 12:15 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floor

25feb

Panel Session - Beyond the Commonwealth: Magna Carta and the development of law around the world11:15 am - 12:15 pm St James's Suite, 4th floorDelivered By: The Law Society of England and Wales

25feb

Panel Session - Reputation: law, or more?11:15 am - 12:15 pm Westminster, 4th floorDelivered By: Cubitt Consulting

25feb

TheCityUK’s Legal Services 2015 Report11:30 am - 12:30 pm Henry Moore, 4th floorDelivered By: TheCityUK

25feb

Lunch & Business Services Exhibition12:15 pm - 1:15 pm 3rd floor

25feb

Keynote address: The Rt Hon Jeremy Wright QC MP1:15 pm - 1:30 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floor

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Keynote Address: Boris Johnson, Mayor of London1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floor

25feb

Plenary - Global Economy and the Rule of Law1:45 pm - 3:15 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floorDelivered By: The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

25feb

Keynote Address: Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General, United Nations (Video)3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floor

25feb

Closing address: The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Churchill Auditorium, Ground floor