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The place to meet international lawyers and companies leaders
Best Legal Conference, organized by the Successful Business Magazine and the SBLC Business Club, partners from local and international legal firms, corporate lawyers, founders and managers of international companies based in Cyprus. The Conference will take place on 21-23 September at Four Seasons Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus.
Best Legal Conference is a well-established B2B event organized in Cyprus since 2014. The event is held under the auspices of the Cyprus Bar Association. The University of Nicosia has secured discounted tickets for its students or staff who will attend the conference.
22 SEPTEMBER – MORNING PLENARY SESSIONS
The conference will be officially opened by H.E. Mr. Nicos Nouris, Minister of Interior and Dr. Christos Clerides, President of Cyprus Bar Association. An overview of recent changes in Cyprus Laws and Regulations as well as forecast and analytics on 2022 challenges will be presented.
The first plenary session will review the Cyprus legal world developments and new opportunities to attract International business to Cyprus. The round table discussion will focus on the “Judicial Reform in Cyprus; can we now stop talking about the Cyprus Torpedo?”. The modernisation of the Judicial System in Cyprus and the new Civil Procedure Rules have been hailed as a revolution of the judicial dispute resolution process. The speaker will present a critical overview of the main aspects of the reform and invite the panelists and audience to discuss the significance and efficacy of the reforms made and how the modernised system will lead to swifter and more efficient resolution of civil disputes before the Cyprus Courts (Stavros Pavlou, Managing Partner, Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC)
The round table discussions in the second plenary session will focus on the following topics:
The European Union Sanctions Imposed on Russia and their Effect in Cyprus.
Georgia Constantinou-Panayiotou, EU Certified Risk Management Specialist on Russia Sanctions CRMS-RS
The Legality of the Sanctions under EU and Cyprus Domestic Law.
Konstantinos Kouroupis, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Frederick University
The Effect of Sanctions in Particular to Contractual Relationships Including Arbitration Clauses.
Nadia Hubbuck, Senior Associate, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP – London, UK)
22 SEPTEMBER – THEMATIC WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING
In the afternoon, the delegates can attend different thematic workshops and training sessions which will focus on the following topics:
To Submit or Not to Submit, that is a Question. Practical Training on how the rankings are determined by the various guides including the methodology for each one of the main guides, improving law firm’s rankings, insider tips that can be easily implemented.
Optimizing Digital Workflow and Customer Experience. Training will include recommendations for using off-the-shelf digital tools, methods of anticipating customer questions as well as standardizing their response, issues of digital and communications hygiene.
New office in Dubai: Myths and Reality. There are many misconceptions about the procedures and opportunities involved in opening a company in Dubai. This creates confusion among the investors and business owners as well as their lawyers. It is crucial to confirm the facts before you proceed, discussing details with conference delegates from Dubai.
Being Dominant in a Changing World. Discussion on how the legal industry was affected, the change that is taking place and recent legal marketing trends that are reshaping the legal sector. Attendees will learn what firms should do to embrace the change, and why being client focused is more important than ever
International sanctions and their impact on arbitration and contractual relations. The nature of sanctions and their impact on the parties’ rights and obligations under a contract, as a part of applicable law and overriding mandatory rules. Sanctions as a factual circumstance preventing a party from performing its obligations under a contract. Examples of English and Russian law approaches to the application of sanctions in contractual relationships (citing English and Russian cases on force majeure and English cases on frustration).
Content Marketing and SEO for Legal Firms in Cyprus. This training will explain the foundations of content marketing and review aspects of the Google algorithm for ranking content and recommend what kind of content should be created by legal firms in order to rank for certain keywords.
Unfolding the Current and Expected Cyprus Transfer Pricing Law Requirements with Real Life Case Studies. The workshop will be carried through real-life case studies of the most common business activities carried out in Cyprus, including financing activities, calculation of embedded intellectual property income included in the sale of goods and services, valuation of intangibles, and international distribution activities.
FEES AND REGISTRATION
The fee to participate in the full program of the conference is €290, which includes plenary sessions, thematic sessions, lunch, networking coffee breaks and two evening events.
Students and staff of the University of Nicosia can get a discounted fee of €150 which includes “content only” (no lunch or networking evening events included). Please mention in the “Notes” section “UNIC STUDENT” or “UNIC STAFF” while registering on the website: www.blcyprus.com.
For more information about the event, contact Mrs Irina Patsalidou at [email protected].