Over 20 speakers have been confirmed for
the second annual IFLR Africa
Forum at the Waldorf Hotel in London later this month.
The latest addition to the one-day legal
conference on Tuesday, May 14 is David Turley, managing
director and senior counsel at Bank of New York Mellon. He is
speaking on the South Africa focus panel with Edmond Leedham,
chief counsel at US Bank Global Corporate Trust Services, and
Mark Bergman of Paul Weiss.
Another panel is tackling sovereign and
international debt issues. It is chaired by Sylvain Dhennin of
Dentons and features Amol Prabhu, director – legal at
Barclays, and Tim Odell, director and deputy general counsel at
Ken Etim, managing partner of Banwo &
Ighodalo, is chairing a focus session on Nigeria. It will
discuss the regulatory framework of the country’s
power sector and will cover financing considerations. Joining
him is Oliver Andrews, director and chief coverage officer at
Africa Finance Corporation, Lolu Adubifa, CEO of Lavaya Energy,
and Kirsti Massie, partner at White & Case.
Other notable speakers include: Brian
Marcus, director, project and export finance at Standard
Chartered; Daniel Whitehead, deputy general counsel and
director at Citibank; Tom Eldridge, partner at Dentons; Ade
Adeola, managing director, project and export finance; Pedro
Couto, managing partner of Couta Graça & Associados;
Tim Field, partner at Addelshaw Goddard; and Iqbal Rajahbalee,
managing partner at BLC Chambers.
For the full agenda, speaker bios, the
delegate list and registration information, please visit the
event website at: www.iflr.com/africaforum2013
Please note that the event is
FREE to attend for in-house counsel and professionals at