WSG Banking & Finance Group Europe Meeting

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    When: 23 - 24 June 2022
    Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The WSG Banking & Finance Group invited members to its annual meeting hosted by Van Doorne in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This event was a great opportunity for members to once again meet in-person, and enjoy networking and strengthening relationships. It was the first in-person Banking & Finance group meeting in Europe since 2020.

Program

Thursday, 23 June
17:30 - 19:00
Welcome Reception
Van Doorne Office
Jachthavenweg 121, 1081 KM Amsterdam, Netherlands

19:00 - 22:00
Dinner
Het Bosch Restaurant
Het Bosch Waterfront Kitchen, Jollenpad 10, 1081 KC Amsterdam, Netherlands
9 minutes walking distance from Van Doorne Offices

Friday, 24 June
09:30 - 11:00
Implementation of the Restructuring Directive and its Implications on Secured Lending
The session will cover the implementation of the restructuring directive and its impact on secured lending, including specific updates on the Netherlands and France as well as a presentation of survey results in respect of certain other EU jurisdictions.

Guest Speaker

Jean-Francois Adelle

Partner
Jeantet
Speaker

Stefan Rossum

Partner
Van Doorne N.V.
Speaker

Anneloes Uhm

Lawyer
Van Doorne N.V.

11:00 - 11:30
Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:30
Direct Lending: Post-Pandemic-Era Risks and Opportunities
Despite Covid-19 related turbulence, the direct lending market has rebounded to pre-pandemic levels. Speakers will discuss trends, risks, and opportunities of direct lending.

Panelist

Niamh McMahon

Partner
A&L Goodbody LLP
Speaker

Giuseppe De Simone

Partner
Gianni & Origoni
Speaker

Lukasz Szegda

Partner
Wardynski & Partners

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch
Van Doorne Offices

14:0 - 15:0
Green and Sustainable Finance
A discussion on regulations, market trends, and products within ESG-related financial products across Europe.

Speaker

Jean-Francois Adelle

Partner
Jeantet
Speaker

Neil Cowan

Director
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Speaker

Maja Jovancevic Setka

Partner
Karanovic & Partners
Speaker

Matthieu Taillandier

Partner
Arendt & Medernach

15:00 - 16:00
Roundtable Group Discussion and Closing Remarks
Roundtable group discussion and closing remarks: planning for next meetings and webinars

Hosted By:

Van Doorne N.V.
WSG Group
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