Legalcommunity Week kicks off, the first day

Legalcommunity Week 2021 has officially opened. This event, which will last from 5 to 9 July, has reached its fifth edition and, after the forced break of 2020, returns this year with a program full of conferences and conversations between the main operators in the Legal market

Legalcommunity Week 2021 opened at the Stelline Foundation in Milan with the opening conference on the theme “Innovation and Artificial Intelligence”. To open the day, greetings from Aldo Scaringella, managing director of LC Publishing, Roberto Tasca, counsellor for the budget and state property of the municipality of Milan, Vinicio Nardo, president of the Milan Bar, and Alessandra Bini, Lombardy-Liguria manager of AIGI. Greetings followed by a keynote speech by Carlo Gagliardi, managing partner of Deloitte Legal, and a demo on predictive intelligence technology by Andrea Ricotti, global channel sales manager of Expert AI.

After a quick coffee break, it was time for the first round table of the week, titled “Technology and Justice Reform”, introduced and moderated by Nicola di Molfetta, editor-in-chief of Legalcommunity and author of Lex Machine. The parterre of speakers involved was rich: Alessandra Bini, senior counsel and head of legal at IBM Italy; Marco Ditta, executive director and head of group Data Office department of Intesa Sanpaolo; Elmar Buth, general counsel healthcare business EMEA at 3M; Carlo Gagliardi, managing partner of Deloitte Legal; Maurizio Mencarini, vice president and EMEA channel sales director of Expert AI; and Ines Pisano, member of the Lazio TAR council and responsible for IT systems for Administrative Justice.

After the lunch break, the day’s program continued at 2 pm, again at the Stelline Foundation in Milan, with a second round table, titled “From Light Banking to Instant Insurance: Rules for New Products and Processes”. To offer their direct testimonies on the worlds of fintech and insurtech, under the moderation of Valerio Lemma and Giangiacomo Olivi, counsel banking & finance and IP & Technology partner of Dentons respectively, the following speakers: Serena Auletta, co-founder and CEO of 2meet2biz; Bianca Del Genio, head of legal and strategic projects at Nexi; Antonella Grassigli, CEO and co-founder of Doorway Società Benefit; Giovanni Lombardi, general counsel of Illimity Bank; Claudio Pacella, CEO / COO of the Financing Center and CEO of 65Plus; Simone Ranucci Brandimarte, president of the Italian Insurtech Association; Anna Raschi, manager business operation of; and Enrico Vanin, CEO of AOn and AON Advisory and Solutions.

The first day of the Week ended with a third round table, this time on “Influencer Marketing”, from 4 pm, under the moderation of Francesca Corradi, editor of Foodcommunity. Joining this round table, Gilberto Cavagna di Gualdana, partner of Andersen, discussed the topic; Nicola Lopez, general counsel of Procter & Gamble Italy; Francesco Marconi, partner of Andersen and Denisse Giselle Roman, influencer.

To close this first day, at 6.30 pm at the Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici office in Piazza Borromeo, the Corporate counsel Cocktail, an event in which the General Counsel Champions List 2021 was presented, curated by Inhousecommunity.


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