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European Capital Markets Forum 2021

May 25-26, virtual event | BST (British Standard Time)

ABOUT THIS EVENT

The 18th annual IFLR European Capital Markets Forum will be brought to you as a two-day virtual event with high-level video panel discussions on May 25 & 26. At the forum, you will hear from key experts who share their practical advice on navigating the key changes in the European market. Join the panellists in the conversation and together discover the challenges and opportunities that arise. Don't miss out and join us to develop your understanding of key products to realise your business's potential.

 

Through a range of online networking spaces, this virtual event allows capital markets professionals all over the region to participate and learn from each other. Our expert speakers will discuss the impacts of the pandemic on capital markets activity in the region and hear your fellow peers share their practical advice on how to deal with the changes due to Brexit. Join us today to debate the future of the capital markets space.
ATTENDEE PROFILE
350+ registrants
350+ REGISTRANTS EVERY YEAR
in-house
IN-HOUSE AUDIENCE
20+ industries
20+ INDUSTRIES REPRESENTED

VIRTUAL EVENT FEATURES

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Much like an in-person conference, a virtual event brings together top experts and industry peers for dynamic discussions and networking. Through the use of a specially designed events platform, you can access all content and participate in Q&A’s, live polling and networking groups from a desktop computer or mobile device. You can also view all sessions on demand at a time that suits you.
Virtual booth
Virtual Exhibition Hall
Meet sponsors at their virtual booths
Speaker interaction
Speaker interaction
Reach out to speakers taking part in their live Q&A after their session
Personal Programme
Personal Programme
Create your own schedule with meetings and interesting sessions
On-demand
On-demand Access
Watch at a more convenient time to suit your needs
Networking
Messaging and Video calls
Meeting someone new? Drop them a message or schedule a call
Matchmaking
AI powered matchmaking
Meet new people in the event with AI recommendations

AGENDA

May 25
May 26

Tuesday, May 25

Welcome remarks from IFLR
9:55 - 10.00 BST
Overview of the equity capital markets landscape
10.00 - 11.00
BST
  • How Brexit has impacted Capital Markets Union priorities
  • A look at 2021 IPO listings and what we can learn from them
  • Considerations with alternative capital raising structures
  • Looking at the increased SPAC activity in the EU/UK
  • Covid-19 impacts on the CMU agenda – the need for collaboration
David Cotton
David Cotton
managing director, associate general counsel, Bank of America
Yoana Yoshovska
Yoana Yoshovska
investment banking and capital markets M&A legal, Credit Suisse
Evi Matthaiou
Evi Mattheou
partner,, Sardelas Petsa Law Firm
Networking break
11:00 - 11:30 BST
2021: the Libor transition
11.30 - 12.30
BST
  • Transition risks of legacy debt
  • Assessing the levels of progress of different jurisdictions
  • Has the ISDA fallback protocol helped market participants?
  • Key outstanding steps to take between now and year-end to complete the transition
Veena Patel
Veena Patel
director, senior counsel, Rabobank
Networking break
12:30 - 13.30 BST
The Mifid II review
13.30 - 14.30
BST
  • What issues should the review address?
  • Existing challenges with regulatory compliance
  • How the restrictions will affect market participants
  • Reviewing the new reporting requirements and how they impact the increase of information shared
  • What are the unintended consequences of Mifid II?
Annie Carpenter
Annie Carpenter
director, head of DCM legal EMEA , Barclays
Ruari Ewing
Ruari Ewing
senior director, primary markets, ICMA
Day One networking opportunities
14:30 - 18:00 BST
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May 25
May 26

Wednesday, May 26

Welcome remarks from IFLR
9:55 - 10.00 BST
Sustainable growth and ESG in the capital markets landscape
10.00 - 11.00
BST
  • Key things to be aware of when adhering to a Green bond framework
  • Complying with the EU's green finance rules
  • Integrating ESG criteria into company's contracts
  • What are the impacts of SFDR?
  • What is the impact of Brexit for UK entities?
David Califano
David Califano
vice president, assistant general counsel, JPMorgan
Andrew Carey
Andrew Carey
senior counsel, Hogan Lovells
Steve Gandy
Steve Gandy
managing director, head of private debt mobilisation notes and structuring, Santander
Heikki Cantell
Heikki Cantell
general counsel, head of legal department and secretary general, Nordic Investment Bank
Networking break
11:00 - 11.30 BST
A look at debt capital markets
11.30 - 12.30
BST
  • Effects of Brexit on debt instruments
  • Risk factors for the prospectus regulation
  • Current trends for high yield bonds
  • Restructuring due to Covid-19
Laurent Massinon
Laurent Massinon
partner, DLA Piper
Carlo Oly
Carlo Oly
head of relationship management, Luxembourg Stock Exchange
End of conference, followed by networking opportunities
12:30 - 18.00 BST
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SPEAKERS

If you feel you have something to contribute or would like to position yourself as an expert in your field, please get in touch with Melody Mok for in-house speaking enquiries or Jamil Ahad for law firm or service provider opportunities.
David Cotton
David Cotton
Bank of America
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Veena Patel
Veena Patel
Rabobank
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Steve Gandy
Steve Gandy
Santander
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Laurent Massinon
Laurent Massinon
DLA Piper
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David Califano
David Califano
JPMorgan
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Ruari Ewing
Ruari Ewing
ICMA
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Yoana Yoshovska
Yoana Yoshovska
Credit Suisse
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Evi Matthaiou
Evi Mattheou
Sardelas Petsa Law Firm
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Annie Carpenter
Annie Carpenter
Barclays
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Andrew Carey
Andrew Carey
Hogan Lovells
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Heikki Cantell
Heikki Cantell
Nordic Investment Bank
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Carlo Oly
Carlo Oly
Luxembourg Stock Exchange
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REGISTRATION TYPE

IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

Access to both days is FREE
  • Legal counsel
  • General counsel
  • Heads of legal

LAW FIRMS

Access to both days is £495
  • Partners and of counsel
  • Consultants
  • Service providers
TESTIMONIALS
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SPONSORS

DLA Piper
Hogan Lovells
Sardelas Petsa

EVENT PARTNER

TheDeal

CONTACT US

Programme


Email Melody Mok
+852 2842 6992

Sponsorship


Email Jamil Ahad
+44 (0)20 7779 8767