8:30am to 9:00am
Registration + Morning Coffee

9:00am to 9:10am
Opening of DecreeCon
Under the Patronage of
His Excellency Dr Yahya Al-Khusaibi
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs

9:10am to 9:15am
Welcome Remarks
Yousuf Al-Busaidi — Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Decree and Senior Legal Counsel at Asyad

9:15am to 09:40am
Overview of Key Legal Developments in Oman in 2023
Dr Riyadh Al-Balushi — Chief Executive Officer at Decree

9:40am to 10:00am
Recognitions of the Speakers of DecreeCon

10:00am to 11:00am
The Role of Legal Advisors in IPOs
Asad Qayyum (Moderator) — Managing Partner at MAQ Legal
Dr Abdul Raouf Al-Tobi — General Counsel at Abraj
Haitham Al-Lawati — Head of Legal and Compliance at OQGN

11:00am to 11:30am
Coffee Break

11:30am to 12:30pm
Data Protection Law: Coping with Uncertainty
Tom Wigley (Moderator) — Partner at Trowers and Hamlins
Ali Al-Saidi — Commercial Legal Lead at PDO
Dr Ahmed Al-Yaarubi — Legal Advisor at Omantel
Praveen Vackayil — Senior Manager at PwC

12:30pm to 1:30pm
Labour Law: Implementation Experiences
Tarek Al-Hassan (Moderator) — Special Counsel at SASLO
Amira Taqi — Legal Counsel at MDO
Mohamed Al-Tai — Legal Counsel at Decree
Mubarak Al-Hinai — Director of Legal Affairs at Oman Airports

Closing + Lunch