Over 35 speakers have been confirmed for the IFLR European Capital Markets Forum at the Andaz hotel, Liverpool Street on April 13 and 14.
The latest addition is Frederique Dahan, lead counsel at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Alongside Lewis Cohen of Clifford Chance, Dahan will provide an overview of the EBRDs report into legal frameworks in emerging markets. Both will then join a panel session with Peter Castellon, deputy general counsel, of Citigroup, Ashar Qureshi of Renaissance and Serkan Ictem (chair) of Ictem Legal.
Another panel is a discussion on the sovereign debt crisis. It features: David Hiscock, senior director at Icma (International Capital Market Association); Bruce Duncan, managing director and counsel at Citigroup; Amol Prabhu, director at Barclays Capital; and Rob Baston, managing director at UBS.
Christopher Haynes of Herbert Smith is chairing a session on the future of European equity. This will discuss private equity exits, dual tracks and private placements. Joining him is: Stephen Whitbread, executive director at Morgan Stanley; Mark Bicknell, EMEA origination counsel at Bank of America Merrill Lynch; and Graham Kent, head of ECM, M&A and corporate broking legal at Deutsche Bank.
Other notable speakers include: Ruari Ewing, director at Icma; Sean Richardson, executive director, hybrid capital structuring at JP Morgan; Pansy Wong, senior counsel at Goldman Sachs; Peter Norris, managing director at Citigroup; Julia Hoggett, head of covered bonds at Bank of America Merril Lynch; Fabrice Nottin, principal at Lion Capital; and Thomas Vignon, director at Credit Suisse.
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