VQ Forum 2013

Welcome to Stockholm Legal Business Summit on 13 and 14 November 2013

This year VQ and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) combine their annual events into one joint grand legal strategy happening - the Stockholm Legal Business Summit on 13 and 14 November - at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm.

On 13 November the event will be hosted by VQ and the 4th annual VQ Knowledge and Strategy Forum, and on 14 November the event will be hosted by SCC and the conference Commercial Objectives in International Dispute Resolution, the Role of Mediation and the in-house Perspective.

Delegates can attend the events separately, or receive a substantial fee reduction to attend both days.

VQ Forum

This year the programme has a strong focus on innovation in practice and how to go from strategy to a practical reality in the changing legal landscape.

Learn about new business opportunities, changing conditions in practice for legal service providers and how to develop new legal services, products and tools to take the innovative market leading position.

VQ Forum Speakers

During the day you will gain insights from internationally renowned speakers on legal market trends, the changing legal landscape, how in-house counsel demands are changing the dynamics of legal service, how to leverage the internal knowledge and what strategies or technologies will improve service delivery and the specialized practice needs of in-house counsel.

Speakers include D. Casey Flaherty, Corporate Counsel, KIA Motors America, Irvine; Janet Day, Director, Technology and Infrastructure Services, Berwin Leighton Paisner, London, Stefan Erhag, Executive Partner, Delphi, Stockholm, Stuart Kay, Director, Global Business Systems, Baker & McKenzie, San Fransisco; Inger Brattne, Director of Legal Affairs, Pfizer Sweden, Stockholm; Inger Eliasson, Partner, DLA Nordic, Stockholm, Carl Östring, General Counsel of investment firm AB Traction and Treasurer on the Board of the Swedish Corporate Counsels' Association, Stockholm, Cecilia Sternius, Nordic Legal Counsel Director, Dell, and Chairman of the Board of the Swedish Company Lawyers' Association; and Lisa Göransson, Head of Nordic desk, Allen & Overy, London, with Patricia Shaughnessy, Head of the Master Programme in International Commercial Arbitration Law, Stockholm University, as moderator.

Please find further speaker and program information under “Speakers” and “Program” to the right.

Commercial Objectives in International Dispute Resolution

The second day of the Stockholm Legal Business Summit event will be entirely devoted to the commercial angle of dispute resolution, with a particular focus on mediation and its role in the changing landscape of legal services. For further details about the programme and speakers on 14 November, please see the SCC event page.