Participants
  • Johan Aalto, Senior Partner, Hannes Snellman, (Helsinki)
  • Dimitry Afanasiev, Chairman, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners (Moscow)
  • Karim S. Anjarwalla, Managing Partner, Anjarwalla & Khanna (Nairobi)
  • Yaniv Aronowich, Partner, Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co. (Tel Aviv)
  • Timothy Bednall, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (Sydney and London)
  • Bi Ming Qiang, Chairman, ICBC Standard Bank Plc (London)
  • Lord Karan Bilimoria, Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership (London)
  • Sir Winfried Bischoff, Chairman, The Financial Reporting Council (London)
  • Nigel P. G. Boardman, Partner, Slaughter and May (London)
  • Benjamin S.J. Burman, Partner, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier (Paris)
  • Cai Hongbin, Dean, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management (Beijing)
  • Peter Callens, Partner, Loyens & Loeff N.V. (Brussels)
  • Bertrand Cardi, Partner, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier (Paris)
  • Santiago Carregal, Partner, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal (Buenos Aires)
  • Juan Luis Cebrián Echárri, Executive Chairman, Grupo Prisa (Madrid)
  • Cong Lin, Chief Executive Officer, ICBC International (Hong Kong)
  • Peter Cook, Partner, Gilbert & Tobin (Sydney)
  • Carlos G. Cordero, Partner, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (Panama)
  • Paul Cronheim, Partner, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V. (Amsterdam)
  • Catherine Day, special advisor to Jean-Claude Juncker; former Secretary General, European Commission (Brussels)
  • Alban de la Sablière, Head of M&A, Sanofi (Paris)
  • Baron David de Rothschild, Executive Chairman, Rothschild (London and Paris)
  • Adam O. Emmerich, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (New York)
  • Manuel Galicia Romero, Partner, Galicia Abogados (Mexico City)
  • Graham Gibb, Partner, Macfarlanes LLP (London)
  • Vladimíra Glatzová, Partner, Glatzová & Co. (Prague)
  • Juan Miguel Goenechea, Partner, Uría & Menéndez (Madrid)
  • Andrey Goltsblat, Managing Partner, Goltsblat BLP (Moscow)
  • Adam Green, Partner, Mannheimer Swartling (Stockholm)
  • Leo Groothuis, Partner, NautaDutilh (Amsterdam)
  • Jean-François Guillemin, Corporate Secretary, Bouygues S.A. (Paris)
  • He Fang, Partner, Jun He (Beijing)
  • Anne-Gabrielle Heilbronner, Secretary General, Publicis Groupe (Paris)
  • Christian Herbst, Partner, Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH (Vienna)
  • Scott D. Hoffman, General Counsel, Lazard (New York)
  • R. Hein Hooghoudt, Partner, NautaDutilh (Amsterdam)
  • Min Huang, Deputy General Manager, Guotai Junan Securities (Shanghai)
  • Sameer Huda, Partner, Hadef & Partners (Dubai)
  • Javier Illescas, Head of Business Legal Department, Banco Santander, S.A. (Madrid)
  • Klaus Ilmonen, Partner, Hannes Snellman (Helsinki)
  • Fulvio Italiani, Partner, D’Empaire Reyna Abogados (Caracas)
  • Masakazu Iwakura, Partner, Nishimura & Asahi (Tokyo)
  • Christof Jäckle, Partner, Hengeler Mueller (Frankfurt)
  • Christopher Jillings, Deputy Director General, The Takeover Panel (London)
  • Abhijit Joshi, Managing Partner, Veritas Legal (Mumbai)
  • Michael Mervyn Katz, Chairman, ENSafrica (Johannesburg)
  • Lord Jonathan Kestenbaum, Chief Operating Officer, RIT Capital Partners plc (London)
  • Joon B. Kim, Partner, Kim & Chang (Seoul)
  • Cary A. Kochman, Managing Director and Head of North American Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Citigroup (Chicago)
  • Jonathan Kotler, Managing Director, Guotai Junan Securities (Shanghai)
  • Roman Kudryashov, Head of Private Equity, Verno Capital (Moscow)
  • Handel Lee, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (Beijing)
  • Cindy Leggett-Flynn, Managing Partner, Greater China, Hong Kong, Brunswick Group LLP (Hong Kong)
  • Gregg R. Lemkau, Co-head of Global Mergers & Acquisitions, Goldman Sachs (London and New York)
  • Li (Adam) Qi, Partner, Jun He (Shanghai)
  • Martin Lipton, Founding Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (New York)
  • Alain Maillot, Partner, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier (Paris)
  • Patrik Marcelius, Partner, Mannheimer Swartling (Stockholm)
  • Oene J. Marseille, Foreign Counsel, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro (Jakarta)
  • Charles Martin, Senior Partner, Macfarlanes LLP (London)
  • Pavlos Masouros, Managing Partner, Masouros Law Firm (Athens) ; Assistant Professor of Corporate Law, Leiden University (Leiden)
  • Eugene McCague, Partner, Arthur Cox (Dublin)
  • Gregory McGowan, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Templeton International, Inc. (Ft. Lauderdale)
  • Avinash Mehrotra, Co-Head of M&A Shareholder Advisory, Goldman Sachs (New York)
  • Antonio Corrêa Meyer, Partner, Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice (São Paulo)
  • Stephen F. Mitchell, General Counsel, Genel Energy plc (London)
  • Zia Mody, Partner, AZB & Partners (Mumbai)
  • Siobhán Moriarty, General Counsel, DIAGEO plc (London)
  • Christopher Murray, Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (Toronto)
  • Francisco Antunes Maciel Müssnich, Senior Partner, Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão (Rio de Janeiro)
  • I. Berl Nadler, Partner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP (Toronto)
  • Ophir Nave, Partner, Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co. (Tel Aviv)
  • Libor Nemec, Partner, Glatzová & Co. (Prague)
  • Albert Ng, Chairman, China and Managing Partner, Greater China, Ernst & Young (Shanghai)
  • Ng Wai King, Joint Managing Partner, WongPartnership LLP (Singapore)
  • Umberto Carlo Maria Nicodano, Partner, BonelliErede (Milan)
  • Edward Nottingham, Partner, Head of UK, Hakluyt & Company (London)
  • Brian O’Gorman, Managing Partner, Arthur Cox (Dublin)
  • David Oser, Partner, Homburger (Zürich)
  • Sir Geoffrey Owen, Senior Fellow, Department of Management, The London School of Economics & Political Science (London)
  • Robin Panovka, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (New York)
  • Nayan Gregory Parekh, Partner, New Rhein Healthcare Investors (Brussels)
  • Leon Pasternak, Managing Director, BCC Partners (Sydney)
  • José Antonio Payet Puccio, Partner, Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Perez Abogados (Lima)
  • Tim Payne, Senior Partner, Brunswick Group LLC (Hong Kong)
  • Juan Martín Perrotto, Partner, Uría & Menéndez (Madrid)
  • David Redfern, Chief Strategy Officer, GlaxoSmithKline (London)
  • Chris Roberts, General Counsel, Europe/Asia, CRH plc (Amsterdam)
  • Franziska Ruf, Partner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP (Montréal)
  • Alberto Saravalle, Partner, BonelliErede (Milan)
  • Maximilian Schiessl, Partner, Hengeler Mueller (Dusseldorf)
  • Martin Schwedler, Senior Advisor, Lazard (Vienna)
  • Cyril S. Shroff, Managing Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (Mumbai)
  • Shardul S. Shroff, Executive Chairman, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. (New Delhi)
  • Vandana C. Shroff, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (Mumbai)
  • Svein Gerhard Simonnæs, Partner, Bugge, Arentz-Hansen & Rasmussen (Oslo)
  • Anton Sitnikov, Partner, Goltsblat BLP LLP (Moscow)
  • Richard Smith, Partner, Slaughter and May (London)
  • Klaus Søgaard, Partner, Gorrissen Federspiel (Copenhagen)
  • Ezekiel Solomon, Senior Adviser, Allens (Sydney)
  • Emanuel P. Strehle, Partner, Hengeler Mueller (Munich)
  • David E. Tadmor, Co-Chairman and Co-Managing Partner, Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co. (Tel Aviv)
  • Bharat Vasani, Chief, Legal & Group General Counsel, Tata Sons Limited (Mumbai)
  • Tomasz Wardynski, Founding Partner, Wardynski & Partners (Warsaw)
  • Christian Wells, General Counsel and Company Secretary, hibu (London)
  • Peter Williamson, Professor of International Management, Cambridge Judge Business School (Cambridge)
  • Jason Wortendyke, Managing Director, Head EMEA Diversified Industrials, Citigroup (London)
  • Qinghua Xu, Partner, Ernst & Young (Paris)
  • Shuji Yanase, President, OK Corporation (Tokyo)
  • Franny Yao, Partner, Key Accounts & Government Relations, Ernst & Young (Beijing/New York)
  • Fei Yin, Managing Director, Guotai Junan Securities (New York)
  • Zhu Wei, Managing Director, Global Co-President, and Global Head of Private Equity, Standard Chartered Private Equity Limited (Singapore)
  • Izabela Zielinska-Barlozek, Partner, Wardynski & Partners (Poznań)