Legal League Consulting, in its continued efforts of converging business with law and facilitating thought leadership platforms for knowledge sharing between the two sides, organized ‘India Ahead: Leading The New Age Economic Laws Summit & Achiever’s Awards 2019, on 23rd August, 2019 at The Taj Mansingh, New Delhi. The theme of the Summit focussed on how are emerging laws catalysing the growth of different industry sectors of the economy and touched upon some extremely relevant issues like Data Protection, rise of Arbitration & Mediation as Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism and the recent changes to Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code.
Ms. Bithika Anand, Founder & CEO of Legal League Consulting in her welcome speech noted that, “The Healthcare Legal League Consulting Sector has been observing an environment of signiﬁcant development and transition. With high growth (projected at 16% per annum roughly), dynamic issues are also coming up. The role of legal sector in such rapidly developing sector assumes a critical role for catalysing growth through compliances with the legal framework.”
Ms. Bithika Anand, Founder & CEO of Legal League Consulting, began the Inaugural Session with emphasizing upon generating greater consciousness regarding convergence of law and business. With several industry sector being in a state of metamorphosis and constantly reinvigorating themselves, she emphasized that ‘knowledge sharing’ will play a pivotal role in integrating the legal sector with other sectors of the economy.
The Chief Guest of the Summit, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Dipak Misra, Former Chief Justice of India, concurred with Ms. Anand and also spoke about contemporary issues like ‘Artificial Intelligence’ not replacing ‘Intuitive Psychology’ and ‘Mediation becoming pre-litigation imperative’. Ms. Bina Modi, Board Director, Godfrey Phillips India Ltd., who graced the Summit as the Guest of Honour, spoke about the importance of compliance and how a good legal team can take business towards good governance. Dr. Lalit Bhasin, President of Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) and Bar Association of India, was the Summit Chair and spoke about rationalization of laws, encouraging self-regulation instead of bringing into force new regulations; and enactment of policies & laws with long-term vision to invoke the confidence of investors.
Various sessions through the day discussed the new sectors and the opportunities for India Inc., sectoral reforms being undertaken and critical deliberations as to what future entails for India. The riveting sessions covered issues of national importance like future of e-commerce in the light of recent economic scenario, general Data Protection Regulation in a data-driven economy like India, Bankruptcy & Insolvency Code, growing ambit of Competition & Anti-trust regulations, evolving Regulatory Jurisprudence and lack of certainty surrounding Dispute Resolution Mechanism.
Some of the eminent speakers at the Summit included Ajay Bahl, Pravin Anand, Rishi Anand, Sakya Singha Chaudhuri, Sameet Gambhir, Atul Juvle, Kaizad Adi Hazari, Kapil Chaudhary, Mamta Rani Jha, Ketan Mukhija, Ranjana Roy Gawai, Shashank Jain, Ashutosh Sharma, Karan Singh Chandhiok, Sanjit Kaur Batra, Vaibhav Gaggar, Montek Mayal, Percival Billimoria, Srivals Kumar and Mansha Shukla.
The Summit was followed by Achiever’s Awards 2019, which was a celebration of accomplishments of both young and veteran achievers – those who have shone bright by transforming a spark into light and those who’ve had the courage to disrupt the market with their leadership excellence and acumen in their area of operation. The iconic go-getters who were felicitated include Bina Modi, Safir Anand, Rohit Kochhar, Parag Tripathi, Hemant Singh, Manoj Kumar Singh, Ruby Singh Ahuja, Montek Mayal, Pulin Kumar, Srivals Kumar, Vaibhav Gaggar, Dr. Akhil Prasad, Ashutosh Sharma, Kaizad Adi Hazari, Aparajit Bhattacharya, Surendra Kumar Singhi, Steve Morris, Tushar Mehrishi, Nitin Banerjee, Juhi Sinha, Kunal Tandon, Alkanshree Dahar, Rajinder Singh, Arush Khanna, Radhika Gupta, team of DMD Advocates and team of RRG Associates.