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

Thursday 12 October (0930 - 1230)

Parkside Ballroom 1, Convention Centre, Level 2


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


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?


Wayne Bradley Squire Patton Boggs, Other City, Georgia, USA
John Doherty Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP, London, England; Senior Vice Chair, Product Law and Advertising Committee
Nasser Khasawneh Eversheds Sutherland, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Co-Chair, Arab Regional Forum
Hongli Ma JunHe LLP, Beijing, China
Patricia Menendez Cambo PMC Capital Partners, Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Senior Vice Chair, Women Lawyers' Committee
Sarah Rizk Mena Associates in association with Amereller Rechtsanwaelte mbB, Cairo, Egypt; Officer, Arab Regional Forum
Professor Doyin Salami Lagos Business School, Lagos, Nigeria
Tshepo Shabangu Law Society of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; IBA Council Member, Member Organisations
France Tenaille Gowling WLG LLP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Professor Gerhard Wegen Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart, Germany