The Saudi Law Conference to launch on 3 November

The Saudi Law Conference to be held from 3 to 5 November.

The Saudi Law Conference prepares to launch through a strategic partnership between six parties. It will be held from 3 to 5 November.

The organizing company of the Saudi Law Conference, Burhan Almarifah and Lexis Nexis, announced the end of preparations for launching the conference in its second edition during the period from 3 to 5 November 2019, at King Faisal Conference Hall, Intercontinental Hotel, Riyadh.

The Saudi Law Conference comes in strategic partnership with the Ministry of Commerce and Investment, the Ministry of Justice, the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, the Saudi Bar Association, the Bankruptcy Commission and the General Investment Authority, in addition to the Fintech Saudi, one of the initiatives of the financial sector development program, under the patronage of the Minister of Trade and Investment, with the participation of local and international speakers and legal experts.

An archive photo of the Saudi Law Conference in 2018

Some of the main topics that will be discussed during the second edition are: Developing laws related to financial technology (Fintech) in Saudi Arabia and globally, and related challenges, and legal and practical developments in intellectual property in Saudi Arabia, related challenges, its importance to the local economy, and how to encourage legal specialists in its development in Saudi Arabia.

There will be a special day for future young Saudi legal leaders includes the basics of the legal profession and related legislations, especially business legislations.

The main topics of the conference to include the distribution of law policies in Saudi Arabia, challenges related to access to information in the modern legal system, the latest legal developments in Saudi Arabia, how to promote innovation in the information industry and legal services, and the integration of young Saudis in the business sector.

The Saudi Law Conference is considered the most significant event of its kind in the region and achieved great success in its first edition. It achieved its main objective to be a platform for legal experts by presenting their experience in finding solutions to the challenges faced by the legal sector, and exploring the latest developments through the scientific program of the conference.

The conference featured five main sessions and 15 parallel workshops. More than 16 countries attended the previous edition of the conference: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Germany, Pakistan, Turkey, South Africa, Sudan, Oman, France, Kuwait, Lebanon, UK, Egypt, India, United States, and Yemen, with speakers from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Germany, Pakistan, France and the United States.

The number of participants reached 756 participants with 45 exhibitors participated in the accompanying-exhibition, 26 speakers, and 15 media agencies involved in the event coverage.

60% of the participants were males and 40% of females, the participation was from Saudi Arabia by 94% and 6% of other nationalities.