Schedule At A Glance 27th September 2019 | Hotel The Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru, India

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration & Refreshments

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

Welcome Address by Aakriti Raizada, Founder & CEO, Legal Era Magazine, ATLS Legal Media Group

10:10 AM - 10:15 AM

Opening Remarks by Conference Chair M.R. Prasanna, Former General Counsel, Aditya Birla Group

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Panel Discussion I: New India: Target 5 trillion economy where Wealth Creators are Respected, Innovation is boosted, Technology is Next Era; What should be the Needed reforms & Legal development

Speakers :

  • Neha Mahyavanshi, Director, Field Compliance Officer-South Asia, SAP
  • N. K. Dilip, Managing Partner, Tatva Legal
  • Shashank Bijapur, Co-Founder & CEO, SpotDraft
  • Abhinav Shukla, Legal Counsel, Kalaari Capital

Moderator :

  • Samuel Mani, Partner, Mani Chengappa & Mathur

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Networking Over Tea/Coffee

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Panel Discussion II: How To Become A ‘Next Generation’ Governance Organization Balancing Risks And Ethics In An Age Of Accountability And Transparency? Discussion covers Governance and Compliance related to Companies Act, SEBI Regulations, POSH and Whistleblower

Speakers :

  • Sunita Jagtiani, General Counsel, Comviva Technology
  • Madhu Sivaram Muttathil, Corporate Counsel, Avaya India Pvt. Ltd
  • John Thaliath, General Counsel, GE Global Research
  • Ananya Sanyal, Head of Legal & Compliance Officer (India Distribution Centre & ITC), Herbalife International India Pvt. Ltd.

Moderator :

  • Sonal Basu, General Counsel, Mindtree

12:15 PM - 13:00 PM

Panel Discussion III: Internet of Things (IOT), Artificial Intelligence & Connecting Devices: What are the Ethical, Legal & Regulatory Challenges & What are the Reforms needed?

Speakers :

  • Sivaram Krishna Prakash, Senior Corporate Counsel, Cisco Systems India
  • Saurabh Awasthi, Sr. Counsel, Services, Asia Pacific, IBM
  • Harshitha Thammaiah, General Counsel, Xiaomi Technology India Private Limited
  • Meenu Chandra, Vice President Legal, Commercial & Compliance, HCL Technologies

Moderator :

  • Jyoti Pawar, SVP & Deputy General Counsel Global, Infosys

13:00 PM - 14:00 PM


14:00 PM - 14:45 PM

Panel Discussion IV: Intellectual Property (IP) & Artificial Intelligence

Speakers :

  • Vinod Kumar Bhaskaran, Legal Head, Strides Pharma Science Limited
  • Navita Chaubal, General Counsel, Wipro GE Healthcare Pvt. Ltd
  • Faiz ur Rahman, General Manager-IP, Wipro Limited
  • Irfan Modi, Senior IP Attorney, IBM

Moderator :

  • Lakshminarayanan R, Director & Head – IP & Innovation Management, Samsung Electronics

14:45 PM - 15:00 PM

Networking Over Tea/Coffee

15:00 PM - 15:45 PM

Panel Discussion V: Fraud, Risk & Internal Investigation: How Corporate Governance Helps

Speakers :

  • K. R. Pradeep, Partner, Singh & Singh
  • Hiranmai Rallabandi, Partner - Legal and Regulatory, MHA Legal
  • Vishal Narula, Executive Director, Forensic Services, PwC India

Moderator :

  • Navita Chaubal, General Counsel, Wipro GE Healthcare Pvt. Ltd

15:45 PM - 16:30 PM

Panel Discussion VI: Top 3 Challenges Faced By Legal Teams? What CEOs Expect From A General Counsel Or Legal Head? How The Legal & Compliance Teams Handle Pressure Situations? The Evolving Role Lawyer As A Strategic Advisor & Business Enabler

Speakers :

  • Panduranga Acharya, Director - Legal, Swiggy
  • Pawan Singhal, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Ather Energy
  • Sudha Hooda, General Counsel, India and Board Member, Nvidia Graphics Pvt Ltd
  • Deepak Sabharwal, Managing Partner, Deepak Sabharwal & Associates
  • Shelly Kohli, General Manager, Legal Business Partner, Unilever

Moderator :

  • Vasanthika (Radhika) Srinath, Vice President, Concentrix

16:30 PM - 17:15 PM

Panel Discussion VII: Data Governance Law: Data Privacy Regime: Protecting Consumer Data Challenges, How Organisations Are Thriving To Protect Their Data At Various Levels? Cyber Crime & Ethical Issues

Speakers :

  • V Rajesh Kumar, Group Manager, Privacy and Data Protection Office, Infosys Ltd.
  • Pujarini Maulik, Vice President, InMobi
  • Bala Ramanan, Director - Risk & Compliance, Microland
  • Agnidipta Sarkar, Evangelist Emeritus & Director Cybersecurity, CMS IT SERVICES Pvt. Ltd.

Moderator :

  • Na.Vijayashankar, Managing Director, Ujvala Consultants Pvt.Ltd.

17:15 PM - 17:30 PM

Closing Remarks

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