Schedule at Glance on 04th October 2019 | Hotel Taj Land End, Mumbai, India

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration & Refreshments

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks by Dr. Lalit Bhasin, President, Bar Association of India & SILF

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Panel Discussion I: How To Become A ‘Next Generation’ Governance Organization Balancing Risks And Ethics In An Age Of Accountability And Transparency, How To Take Advantage Of Disruption & Know Your Risk

Speakers :

  • Poornima Sampath, Vice President, Tata Sons Limited
  • Sameer Chugh, Group General Counsel, Bharti Group
  • Dr. Akhil Prasad, Country Counsel India, Boeing International Corp India Pvt Ltd
  • Ashish Chandra, Associate General Counsel, WhatsApp

Moderated by :

  • Shukla Wassan, Executive Director-Legal & Corporate Affairs, South Asia, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Panel Discussion II: Pharma & Healthcare Industry Regulations, Challenges & Opportunities

Speakers :

  • Dr. Vivek Mittal, Regional Counsel - METAI Region Diagnostics Platform, Danaher Corporation
  • Meera Vanjari, Director Legal, Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd - India
  • Ghanashyam Hegde, Director & General Counsel-Indian Sub-Continent, Procter & Gamble
  • Amit Thukral, VP Legal APAC, Lupin Limited
  • Atulya Sharma, Director - Legal Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, Max Healthcare

Moderated by :

  • Anshuman Sharma, Advocate, Supreme Court of India

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Panel Discussion III: Combating Counterfeiting & Consumer Protection

Speakers :

  • Ashish Gupta, Head Legal, Ebay
  • Shreedhar Parundekar, Director, Brand Defence Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ashish Chandra, Associate General Counsel, WhatsApp

Moderated by :

  • Amit Bhasin, General Manager – Legal and Corporate Secretarial,Hindustan Unilever Limited

12:45 PM - 13:45 PM


13:45 PM - 14:45 PM

Panel Discussion IV: 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 :

  • Anand Vardhan, President – Legal, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance
  • Parveen Mahtani, Head Legal & Compliance, Tata Housing & Tata Reality
  • Arun Madhu, General Counsel, Nexus Venture Partners
  • Deepak Sabharwal, Managing Partner, Deepak Sabharwal & Associates

Moderated by :

  • Pathik Arora, Director - Legal & General Counsel India, Senvion Wind Technology Pvt Ltd

14:45 PM - 15:30 PM

Panel Discussion V: Infrastructure Sector: New Outlook Needed To Optimise Opportunities & Future

Speakers :

  • Sujeet Jain, Chief Legal Officer, UltraTech Cement
  • Gopal Menghani, Sr. Vice President (Legal), Lodha Group
  • Kanaiya Thakker, Jt. President & Head – Legal, Ambuja Cements Ltd. (Holcim Cement, Swiss MNC)
  • Ajay Shaw, Partner, DSK Legal, Advocates and Solicitors

Moderated by :

  • Srivals Kumar, General Counsel, Rustomjee

15:30 PM - 15:45 PM

Networking Over Tea/Coffee

15:45 PM - 16:30 PM

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

Speakers :

  • Darshan Patel, Partner, Forensic Services, PwC India
  • Sandhya Vishal, General Counsel, Nielsen
  • Shujath Bin Ali, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (India, Middle East & Africa, South East Asia), Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd
  • Shailendra Kothavale, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer, Birla Sun Life Insurance Co. Ltd.

Moderated by :

  • Neeraj Jain, Vice President Finance & CFO, Johnson & Johnson

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 :

  • Hanno Kunkel, Executive Vice President & General Counsel,Siemens Ltd.
  • Devansh Mohta, Advocate, Supreme Court of India
  • Ritesh Bhatia, Director, V4WEB Cybersecurity
  • Aannaaand Deshpande, Director - Data Privacy and Data Protection, Mastercard

Moderated by :

  • Kavitha Gupta, Senior Legal Counsel, Juniper Networks

17:15 PM - 17:30 PM

Closing Remarks

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