November 2014

NEWS | IND | Third Roxin Alliance Annual Meeting

The Third Annual Meeting of the Roxin Alliance was hosted by the Alliance’s India Member – MZM Legal in Mumbai, India from the 19th-21st of November 2014. The 3 day event was held at The Oberoi, Mumbai. Over 40 members, guests and delegates from 15 countries were in attendance

The first day of the Annual Meeting began with a networking session after which the Meeting was opened Dr. Karl Sidhu and Mr. Zulfiquar Memon, Directors of the Roxin Alliance. The keynote address of the Annual Meeting was delivered by Mr. Majeed Memon, Senior Advocate and Member of the Indian Parliament’s upper house – who spoke on corporate defence lessons from some of India’s most famous trials. Special guests of the Annual Meeting included Mr. Noor Naqschbandi from the GIZ’s Alliance For Integrity Initiative and Ms. Vidya Rajarao who is a Partner for Forensic Services with Grant Thornton LLP.

The theme of the Third Annual Meeting was ‘International Corporate Defence’ and ‘Enabling Business Through Compliance’, which saw dynamic presentations being made by leading experts from Germany, India, United States of America, Indonesia, Serbia, South Africa, Ukraine, Austria, Poland and Taiwan.

The second day of the Annual Meeting focussed on Management of the Alliance to pave the road ahead for strengthened collaboration and expansion prospects. Several initiatives were discussed amongst the members to work towards reinforcing the Roxin Alliance’s position as a full service white collar crime law network. Members also resolved to grow the membership of the Roxin Alliance in Asia, Africa and Central Europe besides discussing the rolling out of joint products and solutions. The annual meeting came to an end with the farewell lunch.