Annual Conference of the International Bar Association 2014

October 19, 2014
Tokyo, Japan

On October 19-24, S&C lawyers attended the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association 2014, which took place in Tokyo. Ms. Blackmore, Mr. Bray, Mr. Chua, Mr. Galvis, Mr. Mann, Mr. McGowan, Mr. Robertson, Mr. Rockwell and Mr. Torchiana all spoke on panels on a variety of topics, including the liability of intermediaries and rating agencies, challenges for Asia inbound & outbound M&A, strategy and ethics in negotiation, financing oil and gas projects through non-traditional means, insurance M&A, Asian investment in mining in Latin America and Africa, strategies for cross-border postings, corporate corruption and bribery, and the ethical and reputational risks of international tax planning.

In addition to the partners speaking on panels, the Firm hosted a breakfast reception for many of the participants of the conference with 14 S&C lawyers and more than 170 guests, representing over 45 countries, attending.