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World Recognition of Distinguished General Counsel:
Diane de Saint Victor
General Counsel of ABB Ltd.

Friday, March 20, 2015

8:30 – 10:45 A.M. (8:00 Registration)
Mayer Brown Conference Center, 1221 Ave. of the Americas/W. 49th, New York

There is no fee to attend and continental breakfast will be served.
Two hours of New York CLE credits are pending.

Agenda

General Counsel are more important than ever in history. Boards of Directors look increasingly to them to enhance financial and business strategy, compliance, and integrity of corporate operations. In recognition of our distinguished Guest of Honor’s personal accomplishments in her career and her leadership in the profession, we are honoring Diane de Saint Victor, General Counsel of ABB Ltd. with the leading global honor for General Counsel. ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies, based in Zurich, Switzerland. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 145,000 people. Her address will focus on key issues facing the General Counsel of an international innovation technology corporation. The panelists’ additional topics include mergers & acquisitions; international trade; FCPA; and litigation. The transcript of this event will be made available worldwide in electronic copy.

Distinguished Speakers

  • GUEST OF HONOR,
    • Diane de Saint Victor, General Counsel, Company Secretary, and Member of the Executive Committee, ABB Ltd.
  • DISTINGUISHED PANELISTS,
    • Neil Whoriskey, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
    • Robert Profusek, Partner, Jones Day
    • Kathleen Cannon, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
    • Laurence Urgenson, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
    • Christopher Wall, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
    • Jack Friedman (Moderator), Chairman, Directors Roundtable