When

25 September: Kick-off evening event
26 September: Conference day

Where

Mélia Paris La Défense
3 Boulevard de Neuilly
92400 Paris, France

Top themes

 

“Blockchain Applications for the In-House Profession”

“The Digital Future of the In-house Counsel”

“Artificial Intelligence for Corporate Lawyers”

“Data Privacy: GDPR and beyond”

25 – 26 September 2019
Paris, France

Welcome to the third stop of our Legal Disruption Roadshow 2019, bringing together industry-leading legal technology experts with companies offering innovative solutions and experienced corporate lawyers from businesses of all sizes. Tailored for company lawyers, with the discussion themes carefully selected to reflect what in-house counsel are most interested in, Legal Disruption is a must-attend event for corporate counsel wishing to learn more about modern-age solutions and approaches in the legal departments.

Event Agenda

Wednesday, 25 September 2019:

18:00 Arrival & Drinks Reception

19:00 Welcome Speech –

Marc Mossé, President of AFJE and ECLA Representative, Senior Director Government Affairs, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Europe 

19:15 Opening Keynote – AI and the future of business

Daniel Hulme, CEO, Satalia

Afterwards Discussions/Q&A

20:15 Get-together with Flying Dinner

Thursday, 26 September 2019:

09:00 Welcome –

ECLA President Jonathan Marsh, Vice President, International General Counsel, Total Marketing Services

 

09:00 – 10:45 Privacy and data protection

1. The Internet of Things and its data privacy implications in the era of GDPR Cristina GuttusoGeneral Counsel Business & Legal Affairs, Sigfox

2. From money pit to money maker: Privacy as the new competitive advantage  Victoria Gardin, Privacy Engineer, OneTrust

3. Easing up to worldwide data protection requirements 

 

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break

 

11:15 – 13:00 Innovation & AI

1. Innovation and Technology: the opportunities and challenges for the legal profession  –  Dr Kion Ahadi, Director of Futures and Insight, The Law Society 

2. AI In-House: How Natural Language Processing can help corporate legal departments – Mauro Mastropasqua, Legal Affairs & Strategic Projects Senior Counsel, Nexi

3. Trusting legal tasks to Artificial Intelligence – Massimo Scaravonati, Legal Managing Counsel, Oracle

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

 

14:00 – 15:45 Practical applications of blockchain for the modern legal department 

1.  Blockchain in the media sector: use cases and copyright issues – Gianluca Campus, Senior Legal Counsel Technology & IP, Sky Italia 

2. Balancing privacy concerns with opportunities offered by blockchain technology  Maria Teresa Zucchelli, Head of Legal Department, Consulcesi Group 

3. The rise of blockchain: path to the future or simple fad?  Atik Ahmed, Head of Legal, TradeIX  

 

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break

 

16:15 – 17:30 The legal departments of today and tomorrow

1. Company lawyers in the era of digital transformation: the skills you need to be future-ready – Christophe Roquilly, PhD, Dean for Faculty and Research, Professor of Law, EDHEC Business School 

2. Passing the torch: is your company ready for the Next Generation of workers? Elisa Dencheva, Senior Legal Counsel, Dell Technologies 

3. The disruptive technology in the legal industry Christian Fahey, Vice President of Legal Affairs, Inmarsat PLC 

 

17:30 Closing remarks

Speakers:

Marc MOSSE

Marc Mossé

Senior Director Government Affairs, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Europe

Cristina Guttuso

Cristina Guttuso

General Counsel Business & Legal Affairs, Sigfox

Christophe Roquilly

Christophe Roquilly

Dean for Faculty and Research, EDHEC Business School 

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Daniel Hulme

CEO, Satalia

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Jonathan Marsh

VP, International General Counsel, Total SA

Holly Roper

Holly Roper

Digital Legal Counsel, Bombardier 

Victoria Gardin

Victoria Gardin

Privacy Engineer, OneTrust

Dr Kion Ahadi

Dr Kion Ahadi

Director of Futures and Insight, The Law Society 

Gianluca Campus

Gianluca Campus

Senior Legal Counsel Technology & IP, Sky Italia

Elisa Dencheva

Elisa Dencheva

Senior Legal Counsel, Dell Technologies 

Atik Ahmed

Atik Ahmed

Head of Legal, TradeIX

Mauro Mastropasqua

Mauro Mastropasqua

Legal Affairs & Strategic Projects Senior Counsel, Nexi

Christian Fahey

Christian Fahey

VP of Legal Affairs, Inmarsat PLC

Massimo Scaravonati

Massimo Scaravonati

Legal Managing Counsel, Oracle

Maria T Zucchelli

Maria Teresa Zucchelli

Head of Legal Department, Consulcesi

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Arrival & Accommodation

Event Location:
Meliá Paris La Défense


Phone: +33 1 75 57 99 00

 

Reservation – limited room block on 25 Sept 2019
A room block has been optioned until 26 August 2019 (upon availability)
Room rate single occupancy: EUR 289,00 per night incl. breakfast

Please use this booking form for your reservation.

Registration



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Registration conditions:

After your online registration you will receive a booking confirmation and an invoice by ECLA Association Services SPRL to your given email address.
If you find out after registration that you are unable to attend, your registration can be transferred to another person (company lawyers only). This transfer needs to be announced to and proved by the event organizer ECLA Association Services SPRL. A possible cost difference depending on the membership status will be charged accordingly.
If you are unable to find a substitute participant, you can cancel your registration in written form with the organizer (event@ecla.eu). For written cancellation until 30 days prior to the event, a handling fee of EUR 150,00 + VAT will be charged. For cancellation less than 30 days prior to the event, the registration fee will be payable in the full amount. The date on which written notice of cancellation is received by the organizer shall be decisive.

Participants will be provided with a certificate of attendance for each session attended, which can be utilised for the purpose of professional training obligations.

Please make sure to have your personal name tag scanned at the beginning of each session in order to receive the certificate for the full day of training.

Impressions

Marc Mossé
Senior Director Government Affairs, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Europe

Cristina Guttuso
General Counsel Business & Legal Affairs, Sigfox

Cristina GUTTUSO is General Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs at Sigfox, a tech pioneer which has become the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things. Cristina is specialized in data protection, intellectual property, regulatory affairs and compliance in the field of technology (Cloud, Networks, IoT, AI, Devices). Cristina is German and Italian, speaks fluently French, Italian, English and German and is educated in Law (LL.M / Master of Laws) and Finance/Management (MBA).

In her current role, Cristina is heading the group legal department, which provides transactional and strategic advice to support the company’s worldwide expansion, including advice on IP, commercial agreements, data regulations and export controls.

Prior to Sigfox, Cristina spent over 20 years working as a senior lawyer in different European countries at some of the world's largest Telecom and IT businesses, i.e. Oracle, Nokia and Microsoft. In several roles, Cristina has been a member of the Leadership team and/or the Board of directors.

Christophe Roquilly
Dean for Faculty and Research, Professor of Law, EDHEC Business School

Christophe Roquilly is Professor and Dean of Faculty and Research at EDHEC Business School where he also heads the LegalEdhec research centre and co-directs the LLM in Law & Tax Management. Author of several books and numerous articles in academic and professional journals, he devotes his research to the relationship between law and strategy, legal management and legal risk management, as well as to the impact of digital technology in the legal professions. Christophe is a member of the Scientific Council of the Semaine Juridique Entreprise et Affaires (Lexis Nexis) and the Scientific Council of the Business & Legal Forum. He also directs the "Digit@l" column in Juriste d'Entreprise Magazine and the "Droit, Juriste et Pratique du Droit Augmentés" column at Les Affiches Parisiennes".

Daniel Hulme
CEO, Satalia 

 

Jonathan Marsh
ECLA President & Vice President, International General Counsel, Total Marketing Services

Jonathan Marsh has developed extensive experience over the past 29 years in international business transactions, with over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector, involving long term projects with long investment horizons.  He has deep knowledge of geopolitical and legal risk assessments.  Recognized within his profession, Mr. Marsh serves in leadership roles in French and European professional associations. Jonathan Marsh currently serves as Deputy General Counsel of the Marketing Services Division of the Total S.A. Group legal department.  In this role Mr. Marsh manages the legal activities performed by 170 in-house legal counsel in over 100 countries.  He serves on the Group Legal Committee consisting of 10 General Counsel supervising the global team of 550 lawyers in the Total Group. Previously Mr. Marsh was International General Counsel from 2015 to 2017.

From 2002 to 2015, Mr. Marsh led the Mergers, Acquisitions and Finance Division of the Total S.A. Holding Group Legal Department.Mr. Marsh also served as Group US Counsel, supervising in particular relations with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mr. Marsh also serves as President of the European Company Lawyers Association, as Vice President International Affairs and on the Board of Directors of the French In-house Counsel Association (Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprises – AFJE) as well as on the Management Committee of the French M&A Association (Association des Responsables de Fusions Acquisitions).

Mr. Marsh holds a Juris Doctor (Graduating cum laude and recipient of the Order of the Coif), and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (Economic Phases) and French from the University of Wisconsin ‐ Madison.  Nominated by the French Prime Minister, Mr. Marsh participated in the 65thNational Session (2012-13) of the French Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale, a military training program focusing on geopolitical risks and strategies for high ranking military officers and private sector leaders.

Holly Roper

Digital Legal Counsel, Bombardier   

 

Victoria Gardin

Privacy Engineer    

Victoria Gardin serves as a Privacy Engineer at OneTrust – the largest and most widely used dedicated privacy management technology platform for compliance with global privacy laws. In her role, Gardin advises many of the world's leading organizations on privacy solution implementations, focused on formulating efficient and effective responses to data protection requirements as well as building and scaling privacy programmes for businesses large and small.   

Dr Kion Ahadi
Director of Futures and Insight, The Law Society of England and Wales 

Dr Kion Ahadi joined The Law Society in May 2019 in the newly created role of Director of Futures and Insight. He is responsible for establishing and leading a future focused insights and knowledge management function. His main interest lies in understanding the future issues affecting the legal profession, to help inform The Law Society’s 160,000 plus members. Before joining The Law Society, Kion worked in senior positions leading data, insight, research and evaluation teams within The National Lottery Heritage Fund, as well as Creative Skillset, the industry-led skills charity for the creative industries. He has also worked for Nesta, an Innovation foundation, which brings bold ideas to life to change the world for the better. At Nesta, he led a £70m investment fund, which backed innovative projects across the National Health Service.

Kion has an exemplary academic record: PhD in Sociology, MSc International Business (Distinction), and a 1st class honours degree in Business Economics. He has also authored a bestselling science fiction novel “Exit Darkness, Enter Light”.

Gianluca Campus
Senior Legal Counsel Technology & IP, Sky Italia 

Gianluca Campus is a senior in-house counsel and qualified lawyer specialized in intellectual property, technology and telecommunications laws. He has a PhD in Law and is a Fellow of the University of Milan. During his academic course, he has been post-doc researcher and winner of a scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Programme. He is co-editor of the media blog Medialaws.eu and Editorial Board Member of the Media Law Review. He is contributor of the international IP blogs Kluwer Copyright Blog and IP Lens. He is editor of the volumes “The Digital Single Market Copyright” (Aracne Ed., 2016) and “The Digital Single Market and Cloud Services” (Aracne, Ed. 2018) and author of articles dedicated to IP & technology issues for the European Intellectual Property Review. He currently holds the position of Legal Manager Technology &IP in Sky Italia.

Elisa Dencheva
Senior Legal Counsel, Dell Technologies 

Atik Ahmed
Head of Legal, TradeIX

 

Mauro Mastropasqua
Legal Affairs & Strategic Projects Senior Counsel, Nexi

 

Christian Fahey

VP of Legal Affairs, Inmarsat  

Christian is the Vice President of Legal Affairs at the mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat Plc, where he leads the legal function supporting Inmarsat’s Chief Operations Office and Aviation Business Unit. Christian is also a Pension Trustee Director at Inmarsat Trustee Company Limited, a Company Secretary for the contemporary womenswear brand TOVE and an expert member of a Working Group developing a horizontal European Standard on service agreements on behalf of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN).

Prior to moving in-house Christian spent over 10 years in private practice specialising as a commercial and tech lawyer and has a keen interest in the space and tech industries.

Massimo Scaravonati
Legal Managing Counsel, Oracle

Maria Teresa Zucchelli
Head of Legal Department, Consulcesi

Maria Teresa Zucchelli is the General Counsel of Consulcesi Group, leader in the provision of legal and training services to healthcare professionals. Since 2017 Consulcesi Group is operating in the Blockchain applications field through its subsidiary Consulcesi Tech.

Her extensive experience in the IP, Data Protection, Company and Commercial law as Former GC at Entertainment and Fashion companies, merged with curiosity and enthusiasm on the disruptive Blockchain paradigma, has led to a constant focus on benefits that this new technology may bring not only to companies but to everyday life.