Al Tamimi & Company was a proud sponsor of the Legal Week Regulatory and Compliance Forum Middle East, held in Dubai on 19 November 2014, Andrea Tithecott, Head of Regulatory Law, participated as a panellist in Thomson Reuters’ session entitled “21st century regulation - the role of information and efficient communication in compliance.” and led a focus group on Strategic Business Planning. The session looked at the role of good governance and risk management in strategic business planning. In particular Andrea, along with panellists Dara Gill (Hewlett-Packard) and Howard Podolsky (Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Centre), examined the commercial implications for a business of:
• Governance and risk challenges when expanding into new markets;
• Balancing risk versus due diligence; and
• Legal risk mapping.