Under the High Patronage of His Excellency the President of the Republic of Lebanon General Michel SLEIMAN, Beirut hosts the first Forum on Legal & Legislative Structure of eTransactions in the Arab countries on February 24-26, 2009.
ExiCon is organizing this forum with the collaboration of; League of Arab States, Arab Parliament, Council of Arab Ministers of Interior in addition to; ITU, WTO, ESCWA, UNESCO, Communications & information Technology Commission CITC, Association for Development of Informatics & Law ADIL, Arab Association for International Arbitration AAIA, Euro-Arab Association for International Arbitration EAAIA, The Arab ICT Organization IJMA3 and Professional Computer Association of Lebanon PCA.
The LETS forum will take place at Phoenicia-InterContinental, a three-day Forum that combines the legal and business aspects trying to bring forward the best adequate procedures facing the e-Implementation in the Arab world. Holding the participation and the support of leading Arab and International organizations and governmental decision makers; LETS 2009 brings together Ministers, Leading Members of Arab Parliaments, Regulators, Arbitrators, Lawyers, Chairmen, CEOs, Bankers, Financial & IT Consultants and Experts as well as High-Ranked Prominent Officials & Business Leaders.
This Forum will cover a number of topics focusing on; the eTransactions legal perspectives in different areas such; eGovernment, eManagement, eCommerce and eSignature, the technical aspects of eGovernment, the legal organization of the eGovernment, the Legislative and regulatory requirements for judgment and execution in eCrimes as well as Internet infrastructure and the available security systems and data protection.
High caliber regional and international experts are among the LETS prominent speakers including; Dr. Bader El-Dafaa, - Secretary General, ESCWA, Mr. Sami Al-Basheer, Director, BDT/ITU, HE Dr. Nasser Al Saidi, Executive Director, Hawkama, Judge Chucri Sader, President, the Lebanese Sate Council, Sami Al Sharaf, President, Legal & Advice Division, Kuwait Council of Ministers, Dr. Adnan Youssif, President, Union of Arab Banks, Prof Pierre Catala, eCommerce & Legalization French International Expert, Judge Fadi Oneissy, Beirut First Prosecutor, Mr. Ali Nahle, Director of Information and Technology, Central Bank of Lebanon, Judge Fawzi Khamis, President, ADIL Association for Development of Informatics & Law , Dr. Habib Al Mulla, Managing Partner, Mulla Advocates & Legal Advisor Firm, Me. Mohammed Alem, Managing Partner, Alem & Associates Law Firm, Prof. Niels Bjørn-Andersen, Enterprise Management Director, Copenhagen Centre for Applied Information and Communication Technologies – CAICT, Dr. Youssif Nusseir, Chief of Information & Communication Technology Division, ESCWA, Mr. Said Hachimi, Counsellor, External Relations Division, WTO, Me. Claudine Helou, Vice President, Euro-Arab Association for International Arbitration, MP Dr. Stephen Spiteri, Member of Maltese and Euromed Parliaments, Dr. Raafat El-Faouri, Head of ARADO, Prof. Rudwan Shobokshi, Advisor & Legal Expert, Dar Al Meezen for Legal Consultation and Advocacy, Dr.Vladimir Drozhzhinov, Chairman, Russian eGovernment Competence Center.
A specialized parallel exhibition "eTransactions Technology" will take place to highlight the latest technologies utilized for the eTransactions platform within the regional and international markets.