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World Recognition of Distinguished General Counsel:
Philippe Legrez
General Counsel of Michelin

Thursday, June 05, 2014
9:00 – 11:15 A.M. (8:30 Registration)
Gide Conference Center, 22, cours Albert 1er, 75008 Paris

There is no fee to attend and breakfast will be served.

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 his career and his leadership in the profession, we are honoring Philippe Legrez, General Counsel of Michelin with the leading global honor for General Counsel. Michelin is the world’s leading tire manufacturer and a provider of travel related services.

His address will focus on the issue of value creation by business lawyers. The panelists’ additional topics include mergers & acquisitions; raising capital in world markets; intellectual property & technology; and the relationship between corporate law departments and outside law firms. The transcript of this event will be made available worldwide in electronic copy.

Distinguished Speakers

  • Guest of Honor:
    • Philippe Legrez, General Counsel, Michelin
  • Distinguished Panelists:
    • Stephane Lemarchand, Partner, DLA Piper LLP
    • Guillaume Rougier-Brierre, Partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel
    • Sami Toutounji, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP
    • Jack Friedman (Moderator), Chairman, Directors Roundtable