2013 – 2014 Calendar of Events

sep-18-13 12:00-2:00pm Sovereign Wealth Funds: What does $5 trillion buy these days?: Sovereign investors have reportedly invested more than US$ 5 trillion around the world in a variety of asset classes. Sometimes seen as threats, sometimes seen as saviors, sovereign investors are becoming less passive and more visible, changing the investment landscape. What is behind the creation and growth of these funds? What is the impact of these players on markets…on national security? Do popular conceptions comport with reality? Paul Downs Duane Morris
oct-23-13 12:00-2:00pm New Battles for Foreign Investment in Southeast Asia: Myanmar v. Vietnam Oliver Massmann, Duane Morris Jones Day
nov-8-13 12:00-2:00pm Law in War? Transitional Justice as Colombia’s Exit Strategy Elvira Maria Restrepo, Professor, University of Miami Hunton&Williams LLP
dec-18-13 12:00-2:00pm Why Should Businesses Respect Human Rights? – putting the UN guiding principles on businesses and human rights into practice. Rachel Davis, Shift Project Debevoise
jan-15-14 12:00-2:00pm BG Group v. Argentina in the Supreme Court: Implications for Investor-State Arbitration George A. Bermann Thacher & Bartlett LLP
feb-19-14 12:00-2:00pm The Good and the Bad of Big Data Ieuan Jolly, Loeb & Loeb O’Melveny & Myers LLP
mar-19-14 12:00-2:00pm Powering Africa: Prospects and Pitfalls in the Obama Administration’s ‘Power Africa Initiative’ Kenneth Hansen, Chadbourne & Park Jones Day
apr-16 12:00- 2:00pm Recent Trends in the EU and US Regarding the Enforcement of Securities Laws and the Encouragement of Securities Whistleblowers Jonathan New, Baker Hostetler Alston & Bird LLP
may-14-14 12:00-2:00pm Annual Meeting including Election of Directors & Officers and luncheon presentation “Investing in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges” Elchi Nowrojee, Credit Suisse Chadbourne & Parke LLP
jun-18-14 12:00-2:00pm Constructing an International Borrowing Base – Speaking the Same Language Marshall C. Stoddard, Jr.

Morgan Lewis