The IFLR European Capital Markets Forum, taking
place on April 28-29 in London, will now feature three panels
analysing trends in the equity markets.
Two more panels have been confirmed in the
past week. The first on equity advisers, will feature David
Jennison of STJ Advisors alongside speakers from Ondra Partners
and Moelis, and pitch them against the audience of banks and
their lawyers. The second, led by Peter Castellon at Citi, will
look at international selling restrictions in equity.
This is in addition to the existing keynote from Alasdair
Warren, head of equity, EMEA at Goldman Sachs, on the markets
in 2010. And a panel on The next generation of IPOs
featuring Mark Bicknell of Merrill Lynch, Stephen Whitbread of
Morgan Stanley and Graham Kent of Deutsche Bank.
That line-up of top in-house equity lawyers will be led by
Charles Howarth of Herbert Smith one of the Forums
Other highlights include a debate on the future
of banking, featuring general counsels Simon Dodds of Deutsche
and Brad Gans of Citi, alongside Goldmans general counsel
in investment banking, Laura Holleman, and Lorraine Charlton of
newly formed AFME.
Look out for lively panels on Basel III, hybrid structures and
restructuring high-yield, as well as discussions of Prospectus
Directive and Mifid reforms.
The early bird for registration ends next Friday, so have a
look at the agenda now at www.iflr.com/ecm2010.