Session details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Parkside Ballroom 1, Convention Centre, Level 2

Session information

From Trump to Brexit and beyond: investing around the world in uncertain times
Parkside Ballroom 1, Convention Centre, Level 2

Committee(s)

Regional Fora (Lead)
African Regional Forum
Arab Regional Forum
Asia Pacific Regional Forum
European Regional Forum
Latin American Regional Forum
North American Regional Forum

Description

This session examines the recent and prospective politically driven regulatory changes in the US, UK and Europe and their impact on trade and foreign investment worldwide. Each regional forum will consider the following issues from the perspective of their own jurisdiction: • How much will political uncertainty impact investment opportunities in each region? • Which jurisdictions will attract increased investment in this new climate? • How best can lawyers advise their clients when investing in uncertain times?

Speakers

France Tenaille Gowling WLG, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Wayne N Bradley Squire Patton Boggs, Other City, Georgia, USA
Professor Gerhard Wegen Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart, Germany
John Doherty Penningtons Manches Cooper, London, England; Senior Vice Chair, Product Law and Advertising Committee
Patricia Menendez Cambo SoftBank, Miami, Florida, USA; Senior Vice Chair, Women Lawyers' Interest Group
Nasser Ali Khasawneh Eversheds Sutherland, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Co-Chair, Arab Regional Forum
Tshepo Monica Shabangu Law Society of South Africa / Spoor & Fisher, Pretoria, South Africa; BIC Officer
Hongli Ma Jun He Law Offices, Beijing, China
Sarah Rizk Mena Associates in association with Amereller Rechtsanwaelte mbB, Cairo, Egypt; Officer, Arab Regional Forum
Professor Doyin Salami Lagos Business School, Lagos, Nigeria