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Kinstellar organises the first exclusive business conference dedicated to heads of legal departments and senior in-house lawyers in Bulgaria

The growing role of company lawyers in a multi-challenging business environment

12 June 2018, Sofia, Hilton Hotel

Media partner of the event: CEE Legal Matters

Kinstellar, a leading international law firm operating in ten jurisdictions in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, has the pleasure of inviting you to the first exclusive business conference dedicated to heads of legal departments and senior in-house lawyers in Bulgaria.

Why attend?

The conference will provide a medium for discussing major current and upcoming legal and business developments that can be expected to shape executives’ and corporate counsels’ agendas over the next year.

9:05 – 9.20  Keynote: “Current challenges before the senior company lawyers and their role as trusted advisors to the company’s management”, Barbara Majcen, TEVA Pharmaceuticals

9.20 – 10:00 First panel discussion: Technology as an asset and liability – business and legal perspective

Chair: Dessislava Fessenko, Head of Sofia TMT Practice, Kinstellar

  • Technology as the single most important competitive advantage
  • Data and know-how as an asset‎ and risk exposure
  • What toll technology has on the dynamics of internal teams‎

Panellists include:

  • Atanas Raykov, Head of Global Telecom Partnerships & Director Business Development CIS & CEE, Viber
  • Elena Chaleva, Director Legal Directorate, UBB AD
  • Olga Shishkova, General Counsel, Fadata

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee break

10:15 – 10:40   Kinstellar presentation: Upcoming EU regulations – impact and implementation

  • New EU rules for companies: Cross border moving and online solutions
  • New EU Directive to protect whistleblowers: How it will affect BG companies

10:40 – 11:20  Second panel discussion: Navigate company transformations to success through effective communication with employees

Chair: Nina Tsifudina, Managing Associate, Kinstellar

  • Post-acquisition integration of teams
  • Employees’ notification and consultation procedures
  • Retention of employees

Panellists include:

  • Alexandra Goujgoulova, HR Manager, Visteon Bulgaria
  • Margret Barzachka-Nikolova, HR Director, Actavis Bulgaria

11.20 – 12.00 “Self-awareness and leadership development”, Vladimir Borachev, an ICF accredited coach

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking

The event is free of charge.

Simultaneous translation (English/Bulgarian) will be provided throughout the event.

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