General Meeting of the International Jurists in Malta
Acumum – Legal & Advisory Hosts Annual General Meeting of the International Jurists in Malta
On 23rd September 2022, Acumum – Legal & Advisory hosted the 2022 Annual General Meeting of the legal network International Jurists. Held at the Intercontinental Hotel in St. George’s Bay, St. Julian’s in Malta.
The event was attended by various member law firms of the global legal network. With presentations from a number of industry experts, the 3 day-long event covered important subjects from cyber security to professional indemnity as well as challenges to the legal profession.
The aim of the AGM was for member law firms from across the world to meet, with attendees from the UK, Malta, Sweden, Germany, Spain and more gathering for the event. As well as taking care of general administration for the network, the event held presentations and discussions on crucial topics to help create a learning environment for members to talk openly, exchange ideas, experiences and best practices in today’s world of law and share updates with fellow members.
The presentations started with Dr Marthese Portelli, CEO of Malta Chamber of Commerce and Ms Maria Zammit Micallef of Malta Enterprise. Other presentations followed from Carlo Pianese of Tribonian Law Firm, Thu Nga Haškovcová of Haškovcová & Co, Federico Vasoli of dmTV Global.
The afternoon sessions included a member’s discussion, which allowed for crucial face-to-face exchanges of ideas, support and learnings from challenges in the legal profession and best practices to overcoming them. Topics covered in the sessions included referrals, designed to improve awareness on how members interact with one another. This was followed by discussions on professional indemnity, standard business models and cyber security, all designed to encourage open discussion where members could share and take learnings from their experience in an ever-changing environment.
The afternoon concluded with further discussions on AML regulations and compliance and cryptocurrency, legal changes in different jurisdictions and secondments schemes, where members shared experiences of how they have supported the next generation of young lawyers and encouraging participation in future schemes to nurture young talent.
The event offered the opportunity to invite attendees to experience Malta with a guided walking tour of Valetta including visits to St. John’s Co-Cathedral and a Small Boat Harbour Tour. Plus, various opportunities for attendees and their spouses and partners to continue discussions and experience Maltese cuisine in St. Julian’s.
The event was attended by members of Acumum – Legal & Advisory, as well as and director and barrister Geraldine Noel, who also presented to members at the event as to Acumum’s range of expertise in sectors such as Aviation, Corporate, Energy, Maritime & Yachts, Pharmaceuticals. The AGM provided valuable takeaways on important topics giving insight into the challenges and experiences of fellow members from across the international law community.
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