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Legal Tech: Adoption and Strategies in a Global Environment after COVID-19

May 21, 2020

Join us to discuss the challenges posed by legal tech initiatives in a global environment and the opportunities that will arise from the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will give participants the opportunity to share experiences and understand how to engage with different stakeholders in legal tech related projects. Discussion shall be focused in three main stages: decision-making, implementation and actual use of legal technology.


Diego Fernández, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Argentina, Moderator
Diego Fernández joined Marval O'Farrell Mairal in 2003 and is partner of the Information, Technology and Privacy practice group.  During 2014 he worked as visiting foreign counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP in their Chicago Office, and was a member of the firm’s IT & Privacy Law Group and the Latin American Practice Group.  Diego is currently Board Member and Chair of the Latin America Membership Committee of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), co-Chair of the Buenos Aires KnowledgeNet Chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), member of the Technology Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), member of the Internet Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA), and member of the Open Source Software Committee of the American Bar Association.  He is listed in Chambers Latin America for the Telecommunications, Media and Technology area; in Who’s Who Legal Data 2018 and 2019, and also recognized as Thought Leader; and has been included by Global Data Review as a member of their 40-under-40 global ranking.


Natalia Barrera Silva, Márquez,Barrera,Castañeda & Ramírez, Colombia
Natalia Barrera Silva (CIPP/EU) is a partner at Márquez Barrera Castañeda Ramírez law firm, where she advises national and international clients in privacy, e-commerce, technology law, intellectual property and consumer law. She counsels multinational companies and multilateral organization in regulatory and public policy matters and works with clients both in strategic technology issues and in their day to day compliance requirements. Natalia is admitted to practice in the State of New York and in Colombia.



Oscar Montezuma, Niubox, Peru
Oscar received his law degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) and a masters degree (LLM) from George Washington University. Oscar has more than 10 years of experience in the telecommunications, media and information technology sector. He served as Consultant to the Colombian Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications and as member of the Copyright Committee of INDECOPI. He holds a Diploma in Cybersecurity from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is a professor in courses related to Law and Technology at top local universities. Oscar is Director at Niubox, a boutique technology law firm.