Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Speaker information

Valentina Cassata


As the Lead Counsel of M&A and Corporate at Standard Industries and the General Counsel at Standard Investments, Valentina Cassata is responsible for legal advice in all stages of corporate and financial transactions in both the domestic and international markets, including through traditional M&A, public and private investments and strategic alliances across Standard, its global operating company, and Standard Investments. Ms. Cassata joined Standard Industries in 2019 after serving as Senior M&A and Ventures Counsel at American Express. Prior to this, Ms. Cassata spent over a decade progressing through top-tier corporate law firms, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. Ms. Cassata earned dual legal degrees with a Master of Laws from Stanford Law School and a Doctor of Law from the University of Milan, Italy, and is admitted to the bar both in Italy and in New York.


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Friday 13 October (0930 - 1230)

Room C4.1, Convention Centre, Level 4