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P.R.I.M.E. Finance announces PRIMEtime Virtual Events, its virtual conference programme

PRIMEtime Series 4

Carbon Trading - 27 September 2021

This event has now taken place. As companies commit to reducing emissions, and investors demand clear transition plans, a well-functioning voluntary carbon market will be critical to reaching net zero. How can this be achieved? Join Annette Nazareth, Senior Counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell and former SEC Commissioner, Mike Azlen, Founder and CEO of Carbon Cap Management LLP, and Ian Cuillerier, Partner at White & Case LLP, to discuss the issues. ISDA Senior Counsel Peter Werner will moderate this session. Click here for a recording.

Legends of the Law: In Conversation with Sandie Okoro - 21 July 2021

This event has now taken place. Join Hon Elizabeth Stong, US Bankruptcy Judge, in conversation with World Bank General Counsel, Sandie Okoro. Click here for a recording.

English Law as an Asset – Reflections on Choice of Law after Brexit - 13 July 2021

This event has now taken place. Changes in EU and UK regulation are putting a renewed focus on the choice of law in financial contracts. Join Philip Wood CBE QC Hon, former President of the EFTA Court Carl Baudenbacher, and former Chair of UK Export Finance Guy Beringer CBE, QC (Hon) to discuss the implications of choice of contractual governing law, including for key parts of the financial market infrastructure. 

To read Philip Wood's note on the governing law of contracts, listing 25 points comparing English law and those of EU civil law member states, click here.

Getting beyond LIBOR - 28 June 2021 

Thsi event has now taken place. Join Joanna Perkins, consultant and former Chief Executive of the Financial Markets Law Committee, Tom Baxter, former Sullivan & Cromwell Of Counsel, Darrell Duffie, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management and Professor of Finance at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and Franck Risler, Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting (New York), to discuss the challenges of replacing LIBOR: the sheer volume and diversity of contracts referencing LIBOR; the relative value of new benchmarks vs LIBOR; contractual integrity and continuity; and the role of legislation affecting contracts. Click here for a recording.

Previous Events

Click here for information about previous events, and here for recordings of all PRIMEtime events.


Thank you to all of our sponsors for supporting PRIMEtime! To find out more about our Series 4 sponsors, contact the following: 

McCann FitzGerald (series sponsor)Judith Lawless, Partner, Josh Hogan, Partner, and Michael Coonan, Partner.

Travers Smith (series sponsor): Jonathan Gilmour, Head of Derivatives & Structured Products, jonathan.gilmour@traverssmith.com, +44 20 7295 3425

FTI Consulting (series sponsor): Franck Risler, Senior Managing Director & Leader, Securities, Commodities and Derivatives Practice, +1 212 841 9348, franck.risler@fticonsulting.com

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