On Wednesday, 22 January The Forum for US Securities Lawyers in London (the “Forum”) teamed up with Thomson Reuters Practical Law to bring you an ECM-focused breakfast event to help jump start your practice for the new year!
THOMSON REUTERS PRACTICAL LAW CAPITAL MARKETS HAVE PREPARED A SUMMARY ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTING KEY THEMES FROM THIS SEMINAR, WHICH CAN BE VIEWED HERE.
Please see the event brochure HERE.
We kicked off with a business-focused panel of senior bankers and market experts to talk about ECM trends in 2019 and predictions for 2020, followed by an ECM legal update session, including an update on the IPO reform process and other legal and regulatory changes that impacted UK ECM in 2019 and those that will be implemented in 2020.
Nicholas Baumgartner, Director and Head of ECM Legal for EMEA, Citi
Mark Bicknell, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, ECM Legal, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Rosie Donachie, Group Head of Government Affairs and Regulatory Strategy, London Stock Exchange Group
Deborah Smith, Executive Director and Senior Counsel, Investment Banking Legal, Goldman Sachs
Edward Bibko, Managing Director and General Counsel for EMEA, Jefferies and Co-Chair, Forum For US Securities Lawyers in London
Daniel Winterfeldt, Partner, Global Capital Markets, Reed Smith and Co-Chair, Forum for US Securities Lawyers in London
This event was generously hosted by Reed Smith.