Cybersecurity: Legal Responses to Increasing Threat - A conference for lawyers and anyone interested in cybersecurity, with some prominent experts in the field.

Viral threats, ransomware takeovers, stolen data, and system shutdowns… cyberattacks against law firms, legal institutions, companies, and states are on the increase, leading to a new era of cybersecurity. Come and join us in this Webinar discussing the different challenges, including legal ones, linked to cybersecurity, the currently available remedies as well as future projects looking to guarantee cybersecurity during proceedings.

The webinar will be led by:

  • Jalal El Ahdab (Jil Ahdab), Partner, Head of the Arbitration department in France and a member of the Dispute Resolution practice in the UAE at Bird & Bird, Chair of the European Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and Member of the Board of the French Arbitration Association (AFA)
  • Marc Henry, Partner at FTMS Avocats and President of the French Arbitration Association (AFA)

The following topics will be covered:

  • What is cybersecurity?
    • Defining and delimitating the field of cybersecurity
    • Tracing the evolution of cybersecurity
  • What are the economic, geopolitical and legal issues at stake?
    • Determining the financial and geopolitical issues affecting cybersecurity
    • Establishing the legal issues affecting cybersecurity

  • What are the remedies to guarantee cybersecurity, especially during legal proceedings?
    • Discerning the currently existing remedies to contain the risks of cyberattacks
    • Discovering future projects looking to guarantee cybersecurity


Antoine Bour, Chief Security Officer – Huawei

Jamila Boutemeur, CTI Senior Analyst – NATO

Merav Griguer, Data Protection Partner – Bird & Bird

Karl Hennessee, General Counsel and Head of Litigation – Airbus

Jean Paul Laborde, Ambassador & Head of the Cyberdefense/Cybersecurity Department - Écoles Militaires de St-Cyr Coëtquidan

Brandon J Malone, FCIArb, Solicitor Advocate, Chairman, Scottish Arbitration Centre, Chair of the ICCA/NYC Bar/CPR Working Group and Report on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration

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