Third Party Event

27 Sep 2010

Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. is pleased to participate in and co-sponsor (with its independent network firm in the Middle East, El-Khoury & Partners) The Lebanon Business & Investment Summit 2010. The event will feature a series of panel and individual presentations on the investment climate in Lebanon, as well as opportunities for networking with senior decision-makers from the public and private sectors.

On Monday 27 September, Ziad G. El-Khoury, of counsel with Squire Sanders and managing partner of El-Khoury & Partners, will take part in “Foreign Direct Investments and Doing Business in Lebanon.” The discussion will address:

The current investment climate and legal framework

Tax and government investment incentives

Law 360 on investment development

The role of export-credit guarantees agencies

The ratings prospect in Lebanon

On Tuesday 28 September, Kevin T. Connor, coordinating partner for Squire Sanders’ Middle East and North Africa (MENA) practice, will take part in “Infrastructure, PPP, Privatizations and Concessions,” with topics including:

Structured and project financing – banking on Lebanon’s infrastructure boom

Attracting foreign capital flow through public-private partnership (PPP) operating projects

Power production/distribution

Filling the power gap and role of renewable energy

Investing in quality infrastructure – privatizations and concessions

Opportunities in roads, bridges, tunnels and urban transport

PPP development and legislation

Water management and conservation

Investing in health care – infrastructure and technology