FIRE Starters Global Summit: Dublin

The Next Gen of Asset Recovery are headed to Dublin 
22nd - 24th February 2023, Conrad Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

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Agenda

Registration
1.30pm

InteractiveWorkshop
2.00pm

Close of Workshop
5.30pm

Welcome Drinks Reception
7.00pm

Hosted by:

Registration
9.00am

FIRE Starters Committee Welcome
9.30am

Sam Ouriach, Associate Director
Grant Thornton

Joana Rego, Partner
Raedas

Keynote: Understanding the psychology and behaviours that fraudsters often take advantage of
9.45am

Alexis Conran , TV Presenter
The Real Hustle

Assessing the Impact of Russian sanctions on civil fraud and commercial litigation
10.30am

Tomislav Šunjka, Founder & Principal
ŠunjkaLaw (Serbia)

Dr. Elvan Sevi Bozoğlu, Partner
Bozoğlu Izgi (Turkey)

Andrea Gemma, Founding Partner
GPD (Italy)

David Chalcraft, Senior Associate
HFW (UK)

Refreshment Break
11.15am

Workshop Sessions
11.40am

Choose 1 of 5

How to Lose a Client / How to Win a Client in 10 Days: Business Development in the Asset Recovery World

Jonathan Tickner, Head of Commercial Litgation & Civil Fraud
Peters & Peters

Fiona Fitzgerald, Chief Executive
Radcliffe Chambers

Ian De Witt , Partner
Tanner De Witt (Hong Kong)

What do you want, really really want – Understanding the Ultimate Client’s Objectives

Mary Young, Partner
Kingsley Napley

Create, Develop, Progress: Personal Brand, Career Progression, Diversity & Inclusion

Kathryn Purkis, Chambers Director
Serle Court

Negotiation: tips, traps and tactics

Anthony Riem, Partner
PCB Byrne

Interviewing – Best practices

Lunch
12.40pm

Workshop Sessions
1.40pm

Choose 1 of 5

Injunctions – Hot topics

Antonia Argyrou, Partner
N. Pirilides & Associates (Cyprus)

Kenny Lau, Counsel
Providence Law (Singapore)

Interim remedies in exotic locations

Class actions in fraud claims

Samuel Bogetti, Associate
Cozen & Connor (Canada)

Denis Piskunov, Attorney-at-law
Magnusson (Estonia)

Whistle-blowers

Director liability & insolvency claims

Gemma Freeman, Counsel
Dentons Ireland LLP

James Saunders, Barrister
New Square Chambers

Refreshment Break
2.40pm

FIRE Starters Committee Welcome Back
3.05pm

Sam Goodman, Barrister
Twenty Essex

Elizabeth Seborg, Partner
PCB Byrne (UK)

Quincecare: Where are we where banks are concerned?
3.10pm

Keith Han, Partner
Oon & Bazul LLP (Singapore)

Kit Smith, Managing Associate
Keidan Harrison

Jennifer Craven , Legal Director
Pinsent Masons

Julie Nettleton, Director
Grant Thornton

Natalia Hidalgo, Senior Associate
Monfrini Bitton Klein

Trust Busting: How does it work in different jurisdictions
3.50pm

Simon Goldring, Partner
Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP

Rachael Cederwall, Senior Associate
Baker & McKenzie

Richard Manyon, Partner
Payne Hicks Beach

Christina Preiner, Senior Associate
Gasser Partners (Liechtenstein)

The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
4.30pm

Featuring 4 rounds from well known TV programmes, watch our teams in action with a drink in hand! 

Matt Peover, Comedy
Writer & Director

Close of Day 1 & Time to Change
5.15pm

Heroes and Villains - The Good the Bad and the Ugly Drinks Reception
6.30pm

Prize for the best fancy dress!

Conference Dinner
8.00pm

Hosted by:

Hair of the Dog Morning Refreshments
9.00am

FIRE Starters Committee Welcome Back
9.30am

Jon Felce, Partner
Cooke, Young & Keidan

Caroline Greenwell, Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys

Keynote: Insight into a Victim of the Tinder Swindler
9.35am

Cecilie Fjellhøy , Founder Action : Reaction Foundation
Victim Tinder Swindler

Interaction between Fraud & Insolvency when Injunctions are contemplated and implemented
10.15am

Rebecca Sim, Associate
Cozen O'Connor (Canada)

Chris Noel, Associate
Sequor Law (USA)

Juliet de Pencier, Senior Associate
Allen & Overy

Edouard Kaiflin, Senior Associate
Monfrini Bitton Klein

Refreshment Break
10.55am

FIRE Starter Chairs

Benoît Mauron, Partner
LALIVE (Switzerland)

Emma Ruane, Partner
Peters & Peters

Enforcing Arbitration Awards
11.10am

Robert Kovacs, Special Counsel
Withers

Bobby Banson Esq, Lead Consultant
Robert Smith Law Group (Ghana)

Elena Fedorova, Lawyer - Of Counsel
Bonifassi Avocats (France)

Crypto & Digital Assets
12.00pm

Jansen Chow, Partner
Rajah & Tann (Singapore)

Josie Welland, Associate
CMS

Carmel King, Director
Grant Thornton

Bushra Ahmed, Barrister, Head of Dispute Resolution & Partner
KBH Kaanuun (Dubai)

FIRE Starters Essay Competition Winner
12.40pm

Awarded by: 

Lunch & FIRE Starters Committee Summary
12.50pm

Meet for Networking Activity
2.45pm

Taste of Dublin Activity
3.30pm - 5.30pm

*Delegates must register their interest in the activity by completing our networking activity survey

 

 

1.30pm
Registration
2.00pm
InteractiveWorkshop
5.30pm
Close of Workshop
7.00pm
Welcome Drinks Reception
Hosted by:
9.00am
Registration
9.30am
FIRE Starters Committee Welcome
Sam Ouriach - Associate Director - Grant Thornton
Joana Rego - Partner - Raedas
9.45am
Keynote: Understanding the psychology and behaviours that fraudsters often take advantage of
Alexis Conran - TV Presenter - The Real Hustle
10.30am
Assessing the Impact of Russian sanctions on civil fraud and commercial litigation
Tomislav Šunjka - Founder & Principal - ŠunjkaLaw (Serbia)
Dr. Elvan Sevi Bozoğlu - Partner - Bozoğlu Izgi (Turkey)
Andrea Gemma - Founding Partner - GPD (Italy)
David Chalcraft - Senior Associate - HFW (UK)
11.15am
Refreshment Break
11.40am
Workshop Sessions

Choose 1 of 5

How to Lose a Client / How to Win a Client in 10 Days: Business Development in the Asset Recovery World
Jonathan Tickner - Head of Commercial Litgation & Civil Fraud - Peters & Peters
Fiona Fitzgerald - Chief Executive - Radcliffe Chambers
Ian De Witt - Partner - Tanner De Witt (Hong Kong)
What do you want, really really want – Understanding the Ultimate Client’s Objectives
Mary Young - Partner - Kingsley Napley
Create, Develop, Progress: Personal Brand, Career Progression, Diversity & Inclusion
Kathryn Purkis - Chambers Director - Serle Court
Negotiation: tips, traps and tactics
Anthony Riem - Partner - PCB Byrne
Interviewing – Best practices
12.40pm
Lunch
1.40pm
Workshop Sessions

Choose 1 of 5

Injunctions – Hot topics
Antonia Argyrou - Partner - N. Pirilides & Associates (Cyprus)
Kenny Lau - Counsel - Providence Law (Singapore)
Interim remedies in exotic locations
Class actions in fraud claims
Samuel Bogetti - Associate - Cozen & Connor (Canada)
Denis Piskunov - Attorney-at-law - Magnusson (Estonia)
Whistle-blowers
Director liability & insolvency claims
Gemma Freeman - Counsel - Dentons Ireland LLP
James Saunders - Barrister - New Square Chambers
2.40pm
Refreshment Break
3.05pm
FIRE Starters Committee Welcome Back
Sam Goodman - Barrister - Twenty Essex
Elizabeth Seborg - Partner - PCB Byrne (UK)
3.10pm
Quincecare: Where are we where banks are concerned?
Keith Han - Partner - Oon & Bazul LLP (Singapore)
Kit Smith - Managing Associate - Keidan Harrison
Jennifer Craven - Legal Director - Pinsent Masons
Julie Nettleton - Director - Grant Thornton
Natalia Hidalgo - Senior Associate - Monfrini Bitton Klein
3.50pm
Trust Busting: How does it work in different jurisdictions
Simon Goldring - Partner - Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP
Rachael Cederwall - Senior Associate - Baker & McKenzie
Richard Manyon - Partner - Payne Hicks Beach
Christina Preiner - Senior Associate - Gasser Partners (Liechtenstein)
4.30pm
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year

Featuring 4 rounds from well known TV programmes, watch our teams in action with a drink in hand! 

Matt Peover - Comedy - Writer & Director
5.15pm
Close of Day 1 & Time to Change
6.30pm
Heroes and Villains - The Good the Bad and the Ugly Drinks Reception

Prize for the best fancy dress!

8.00pm
Conference Dinner

Hosted by:

9.00am
Hair of the Dog Morning Refreshments
9.30am
FIRE Starters Committee Welcome Back
Jon Felce - Partner - Cooke, Young & Keidan
Caroline Greenwell - Partner - Charles Russell Speechlys
9.35am
Keynote: Insight into a Victim of the Tinder Swindler
Cecilie Fjellhøy - Founder Action : Reaction Foundation - Victim Tinder Swindler
10.15am
Interaction between Fraud & Insolvency when Injunctions are contemplated and implemented
Rebecca Sim - Associate - Cozen O'Connor (Canada)
Chris Noel - Associate - Sequor Law (USA)
Juliet de Pencier - Senior Associate - Allen & Overy
Edouard Kaiflin - Senior Associate - Monfrini Bitton Klein
10.55am
Refreshment Break
FIRE Starter Chairs
Benoît Mauron - Partner - LALIVE (Switzerland)
Emma Ruane - Partner - Peters & Peters
11.10am
Enforcing Arbitration Awards
Robert Kovacs - Special Counsel - Withers
Bobby Banson Esq - Lead Consultant - Robert Smith Law Group (Ghana)
Elena Fedorova - Lawyer - Of Counsel - Bonifassi Avocats (France)
12.00pm
Crypto & Digital Assets
Jansen Chow - Partner - Rajah & Tann (Singapore)
Josie Welland - Associate - CMS
Carmel King - Director - Grant Thornton
Bushra Ahmed - Barrister, Head of Dispute Resolution & Partner - KBH Kaanuun (Dubai)
12.40pm
FIRE Starters Essay Competition Winner

Awarded by: 

12.50pm
Lunch & FIRE Starters Committee Summary
2.45pm
Meet for Networking Activity
3.30pm - 5.30pm
Taste of Dublin Activity

*Delegates must register their interest in the activity by completing our networking activity survey

 

 

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