What is Skolkovo LegalTech?

Skolkovo LegalTech. Black Edition is an elite business club for professionals

The event will feature lectures, discussions and presentations of international and Russian experts in the field of LegalTech, strategy and international management

Editorial Director Nikolay Uskov will host the plenary session organized by Forbes Russia.

The alley of start-ups already working in the field of LegalTech, including presentations of Skolkovo developments

LegalTech Moscow 2019 will be held in the heart of the Skolkovo center, one of the most innovative complexes in Moscow – the 60-m Matrex glass pyramid

A rich cultural program features Russian rock, blues and jazz stars, an exhibition of contemporary art and an evening cocktail

The obsolete role of a lawyer or an attorney, capable of slapping a ban, has become less of an issue. You would learn how to achieve a competitive advantage making use of a new role of modern lawyers in legal activities at the Skolkovo LegalTech.Black Edition – one of the major international conferences on business transformation in the age of LegalTech.

This year, for the first time, it will be held in partnership with the communication brand IPQuorum and Forbes Russia. The event will bring together business owners, technology companies, law firms and consulting companies, as well as representatives of government and research institutions.

A new format of consulting is being born at the intersection of law and technology: a new generation lawyer as a business partner. Technology in the sphere of law does not only change the structure of a law society, it introduces a change approach to the management of the entire business.

The goal of Skolkovo LegalTech.Black Edition is to form a progressive community of those who make strategic decisions and determine in advance the vector of business development, based on the operating and product benchmarks of their competitors.

Leading international and Russian experts in law services market and business guru will share real cases with conference participants. They will tell how law firms and in-house law departments should change their activities, focusing on studying related practices, industries, competitors' experience and formulate business development proposals. How technologies will enable you to organize business processes to reduce costs and increase productivity.

Skolkovo LegalTech.Black Edition gives a new look to the LegalTech segment and its nature within the context of business innovation and high-end technologies.

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«i can say how NOT to do»

Passive lawyer

«I KNOW how to do»

Active lawyer

«I KNOW how to do better for business!»

The lawyer as a business partner
and your strategic advantage

What is the audience of the Skolkovo LegalTech?

The event is organized for modern corporations and holdings who would like to turn their in-house legal departments into a strategic advantage

For law firms planning to scale up their business projects by using high-end technologies which want their partnership investments to pay off in the second month

For lawyers, attorneys and all those who see the need to transform their professional skills and approaches, including making changes through innovation

The event is organized for business owners who want to understand the strategic importance of a lawyer’s role in business development

For technological companies and integrators working in the sphere of LegalTech

Speakers of the Skolkovo LegalTech


Key speakers

Paul Neo

SAL's Chief Operating Officer and the Executive Director of SAL Ventures Ltd

Alexander Konovalov

Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation.

Mikhail Galperin

Representative of the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Ari Kaplan

Lawyer and attorney, analyst, laureate of the Fastcase 50 Legal Innovators honoree, research associate of The College of Law Practice Management and the finalist «The International Legal Technology Association’s Thought Leader of the Year award».

Igor Drozdov

Chairman of the Board of the Skolkovo Foundation

Nikolay Uskov

Editorial Director Forbes Russia

Tobias Heining

President of the European Legal Tech Association (ELTA)

Andrey Krichevsky

President of the IPChain Association

Thomas Northoff

Deloitte Legal Global Digital Leader and Leader of the Gobal Innovation Workstream

Anna Kostyra

Managing partner at Deloitte Legal CIS

Sergei Emelchenkov

Member of the Management Board, Deputy General Director for Information Technologies and Development of Digital Services at JSC Post of Russia

Elena Avakian

Executive director at Non-Commercial Partnership "Assistance to corporate legislation development"

Anastasia Shkarina

Director of Legal Services Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Member of the Management Board at Unilever

Alexander Gorlov

Director of the Moscow branch of the GAZ group, formerly Director of Legal Affairs at the Russian Machines Corporation

Olga Demidova

Publisher of The Paragraph Magazine, producer of legal events, headhunter-legalholic, legal career counselor

Yulia Popelyasheva

The Chief Legal Officer at Yandex

Polina Lebedeva

Director of Legal Affairs, PJSC ROSBANK

Alexey Nikiforov

Director, Legal Support, Intellectual Property, SIBUR Holding tender committee

Elena Borisenko

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, GPB Bank (JSC)

Pavel Klimov

Chair Technology and Law Committee, The Law Society of England and Wales

Victor Biryukov

Executive Vice President for Legal & Corporate Affairs, Beeline

Ruslan Ibragimov

Member of the Management Board, Vice President for Government and Public Relations at MTS

Valery Sidnev

Director of Legal Affairs and member of board of directors of MCC EuroChem (Russia), member of managing board of «AB Lifosa» (Lithuania)

Conference programme

9:00 - 10:00 Registration, morning coffee and snacks
10:00 - 10:10

Conference opening.

Opening remarks of the general partner and organizers

10:10 - 11:10

Legal&Business: how legal practices and technologies make a change in a business

Legal support is an integral part of any business on all operational stages from registration to liquidation. Today it is a well-known fact that improving efficiency of legal services helps business development and makes it more productive. There is a demand for high-quality legal practices and technological solutions in this area, while growing supply is already available on the market.

Business community and industry sector representatives, investors and state officials will gather at the Forbes panel discussion “Legal & Business: How Legal Practices and Technologies Develop Business” to discuss specific cases and general trends in Russia and the world.

Moderator: Nikolay Uskov, editorial Director of Forbes Russia

Speakers:
Alexander Konovalov, minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Mikhail Galperin, representative of the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Igor Drozdov, chairman of the Board of the Skolkovo Foundation

Elena Borisenko, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, GPB Bank (JSC)

Elena Avakian, executive director at Non-Commercial Partnership "Assistance to corporate legislation development"

Victor Biryukov, executive Vice President for Legal & Corporate Affairs, Beeline

Ruslan Ibragimov, member of the Management Board, Vice President for Government and Public Relations at MTS

Pavel Klimov, Chair Technology and Law Committee, The Law Society of England and Wales

11:20 - 12:00

“The Law Department as a Competitive Advantage and What In-House Counsel Want From their Law Firm Partners”

Speaker:

Ari Kaplan (USA), attorney and lawyer, analyst, and honoree of the Fastcase 50 award for Legal Innovators. A research associate of The College of Law Practice Management and a finalist of The International Legal Technology Association’s Thought Leader of the Year award.

Ari is the author of books on business management:

  • Reinventing Professional Services: Building Your Business in the Digital Marketplace (Wiley, 2011);
  • The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career Through Creative Networking and Business Development (West Academic, 2nd Ed. 2016).

12:10 - 13:00

Deloitte Expert session “How and why launch LegalTech?”

Speakers:

Thomas Northoff – Deloitte Legal Global Digital Leader and Leader of the Gobal Innovation Workstream

Anna Kostyra – Managing partner at Deloitte Legal CIS

Sergei Emelchenkov – Member of the Management Board, Deputy General Director for Information Technologies and Development of Digital Services at JSC Post of Russia

Launching Legal Tech: European best practices in analysing corporate functions

Are corporate lawyers ready to collaborate with their peers from other business functions? Can we develop a universal cooperation matrix?

We invite you to discuss how analysing the corporate legal function may help assess its efficiency and prepare it for optimisation across multiple planes – the organisational, procedural, and digital. The Legal should be keeping abreast of the business as a whole as it is transforming.

Deloitte Legal will present an overview of the Russian and global practices to all those who contemplate modernising their corporate legal functions to tackle the existing and future challenges.

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch, visiting the exhibition
13:10 – 13:30 Workshop "Legal Knowledge Database and Other LegalTech Solutions" Presented by "Garant" Company
13:40 - 14:20 Deloitte workshop: Experience the future of law, today

Save the date: join Deloitte Legal’s master class on 29 November 2019 at Skolkovo’s LegalTech. Black Edition conference. Our team will demonstrate the potential of high-capacity legal tech solutions.

Deloitte’s experts will show how routine operations can be automated, how robots can be used to monitor contractual deadlines and notify the stakeholders, how AI can support automation of vendor risk monitoring and generate batch reports for the authorities, and, last but not least, how to set up chat bots for quick legal queries.
14:30 - 15:10

“FLIP: New Law business model approach”

Speaker:

Paul Neo (Singapore), Chief Operating Officer of Singapore Academy of Law (SAL)

Singapore has always been distinguished by its development speed and innovation approach. The unique SAL-powered acceleration program for the development of LegalTech companies was launched in 2019. This accelerate enables law firms and consulting companies to open the research centers, integrate technical solution into their businesses and transform their services through innovations.

15:10 - 16:10

Legal Stories Session

Attendees:
LegalTech Laboratory ELS Tech, resident of the Skolkovo Innovation Center. LegalTech Laboratory ELS Tech will present the solutions in machine learning, tailored for legal and tax consulting practice.
Legium is a platform for making blockchain-powered online transactions. Winner of the the Legal Sentence competition at the Skolkovo LegalTech 2017 conference
Online Patent, resident of the Skolkovo Innovation Center, the largest IP Management system in Russia and a part of the IPCHAIN infrastructure.
PLATFORMA is the first litigation financing service in Russia. Winner of the Young Guard competition at the Skolkovo LegalTech 2017 conference

16:15 - 16:45

"Trend review in the European market"

Speaker:

Tobias Heining (Germany), president of The European Legal Tech Association (ELTA), director for business development of CMS Hasche Sigle

16:50 - 18:20

The Paragraph Magazine: "The skills of effective team leaders"
Moderators:
Anton Pronin, Director of Legal Technologies Development of the Skolkovo Foundation
Olga Demidova, Publisher of The Paragraph Magazine, Producer of legal events, Headhunter-Legalholic, Legal Career Advisor

16.50 – 17.05
"The skills of legal team leaders"
Presenting research results of The Paragraph and Skolkovo LegalTech to illustrate the skills required of today’s lawyers and legal team leaders
Speaker:
Olga Demidova, Publisher of The Paragraph Magazine, Legal Conference Producer, Headhunter Legalholic, Legal Career Advisor

17.05 – 17.30
"Organizational skills every legal department should have”

On the example of different organizational forms of legal function
Speakers:

Anastasia Shkarina, Director of Legal Services Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Member of the Management Board at Unilever

Yulia Popelyasheva, The Chief Legal Officer at Yandex

Valery Sidnev, Director of Legal Affairs and member of board of directors of MCC EuroChem (Russia), member of managing board of «AB Lifosa» (Lithuania)

17.30 – 17.55
“The habit of improving your work” On the example of LEAN/6 Sigma
Speakers:

Alexander Gorlov, Director of the Moscow branch of GAZ group managing company, former Director for Legal Affairs at the Russian Machines Corporation

Polina Lebedeva, Director of Legal Affairs, PJSC ROSBANK

Alexey Nikiforov, Director, Legal Support, Intellectual Property, SIBUR Holding tender committee

17:55 - 18:20 “The skill of Networking!” Networking workshop of Ari Kaplan (Ari Kaplan, USA)

18:30 - 19:00

Picture gallery, snacks and light_none alcoholic beverages.

Black Edition Party: the most iconic songs of all time.

19:00 - 19:40 “Imperialis Orchestra” concert
20:00 - 21:00 Uma2rman

Tips of getting on the Guest List Skolkovo LegalTech.Black Edition*


The conference audience is made up of top-level and middle-level managers, business owners, law firm partners, senior lawyers and directors of legal counsels * The participation fee is paid. Information about the participation cost will be forwarded, if a person is included in the guest list.
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Silver partner
Car partner
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With the support

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Ekaterina Lobacheva

Head of the Legal Department, X5 Retail Group

Ekaterina Tyagai

Partner, Pen&Paper

Zhanna Tomachevskaya

Managing Partner, Tomashevskaya& Partners Law Firm

Artem Podshibyakin

Head of the Legal Department, Inditex company

Oleg Teplov

General Director of LLC VEB Ventures

Oksana Balayan

Managing Partner of Hogan Lovells, CIS

General information partner

Information Partners

Venue

Skolkovo LegalTech. Black Edition 2019 will take place in Skolkovo Innovation Centre.

Address: Moscow, Blaise Pascal str. 2. Business center Matrex (Matryoshka)

Brand shuttles run from the parking lot to the Matrex business center ("Matryoshka")

Please note that there is no parking at the Matrex business center.

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