Doron Loewinger

Partner
White & Case

Doron Loewinger is a US qualified partner in the Firm's Capital Markets group in London. He has extensive experience advising on debt and equity capital markets transactions, and on liability management transactions, with a primary focus on developing and emerging markets. He is also the Chairman of the firm's London US Securities Policy Committee, and as such is responsible for the implementations of policies and procedures aimed to ensure the quality and consistency of US securities law related advice. Doron joined White & Case in September 2007 from a leading US law firm, having practiced seven years in their New York office and one year in their Singapore office. Prior to that, he practiced in one of Israel's leading law firms for four years.

Doron has more that 15 years of experience representing both issuers and underwriters in a wide range of US and cross-border private and public capital markets transactions, including registered and unregistered offerings of equity, senior and high-yield debt and hybrid securities.

He also has extensive experience representing both issuers and managers in a wide range of liability management transaction, including complex cross-border tender offers, exchange offers, consent solicitations and other debt and equity restructurings.


Nicolas Bertrand

Head of Equities and Derivatives Markets
London Stock Exchange Group

Nicolas Bertrand is Head of Equity and Derivatives Markets for London Stock Exchange Group. Appointed in 2010, Nicolas is responsible for UK and Italian equity markets and the Group’s derivatives markets.
Nicolas joined Borsa Italiana in November 1999 and has been responsible for IDEM, the Italian Derivatives Market of Borsa Italiana, since January 2004. In July 2009, Nicolas was appointed head of the newly created “Equity Markets and IDEM” division within the London Stock Exchange Group, which combined the equity cash and derivatives markets, overseeing the Italian and UK equity cash markets and IDEM. He is also a board member of FTSE,Turquoise and Borsa Italiana.

Prior to joining the Exchange, Nicolas worked for Citibank and developed his expertise trading on various markets and asset classes. Nicolas graduated in econometrics and holds a postgraduate degree in finance (DESS 203) from Université Paris IX-Dauphine in Paris.


Ayuna Nechaeva

Senior Manager – Emerging Markets, Equity Primary Markets
London Stock Exchange Group

Ayuna Nechaeva is responsible for London Stock Exchange’s business development activities in CIS and Asia-Pacific. Ayuna advises corporates in these regions on the process of listing on the London Stock Exchange, equity capital raising, IPO preparation and corporate governance. Ayuna also manages and develops the 100+ network of existing listed clients.

Prior to joining LSEG, Ayuna worked at BBC Monitoring in Moscow and the UK.

Ayuna Nechaeva holds a Master’s in International Business from Grenoble Graduate School of Business as well as MA in Linguistics & Intercultural Communications from the Lomonosov Moscow State University.


Gavin Sullivan

Senior Advisor, Primary Markets
London Stock Exchange Group

Gavin Sullivan is a Senior Advisor, Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange Group.
In this role, Ms. Sullivan is involved in a broad range of business issues, ensuring that the Group is investing its resources appropriately, capturing new opportunities, and building and marketing its brand effectively as LSEG grows its global footprint. Prior to this role, Ms. Sullivan spent a year as Acting Group Communications Director at LSEG, managing Executive, Corporate & Financial Communications, as well Group Marketing, Branding, and Events.

Prior to joining LSEG in 2013, Ms. Sullivan held a variety of senior roles at Credit Suisse over fourteen years from 1998-2012. Most recently, she was a Managing Director and Acting Global Co-Head of Branding & Communications, responsible for the global investment banking and asset management divisions, as well as the Americas and EMEA regions. She also served as Head of Communications for the EMEA region for eight years. She began her professional career in Russia, where she was seconded as an Advisor to the Russian Ministry of Privatization to manage USAID-funded public education programs in support of the mass privatization program.
Ms. Sullivan holds an M.A. in Russian Regional Studies from Harvard University and a B.A in Political Science and Soviet Studies with honors from Barnard College, Columbia University.


Brian Schwieger

Head of Equity Trading
London Stock Exchange Group

Brian Schwieger joined the London Stock Exchange Group in August 2013 as the Head of Equity markets for the London Stock Exchange. Reporting into the Capital Markets group, he is responsible for all aspects of the secondary markets business for equities, including Business and Product development and Marketing. As a member of the Equities and Derivatives Management Committee, Brian is also involved with the Exchange’s strategy across Turquoise and Derivatives markets.

Brian joined the LSE from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was a Managing Director and Head of European Electronic Sales and Consulting at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He joined Merrill Lynch in 2005 as Head of Electronic Salestrading, before moving on to Head of Algorithmic Trading products, which included the introduction of Smart Order Routing in late 2007. In his last assignment, Brian was also responsible for the Research Sales and Salestrading for BAML's smaller and mid sized accounts, making good use of electronic communication, distribution and trading.

Immediately before joining Merrill Lynch, Brian was at Morgan Stanley where he started as a UK trader and market maker, progressing to European portfolio trading and finally sales and marketing for their Algorithmic Trading platform.

Brian's prior experience was in trading in Propane, Butane and oil and gas futures, including the introduction of the first Propane and Butane CFD
contracts in Europe. He has a BSc (Econ) from London School of Economics and a Masters in Finance from London Business School.


Darina Lozovsky

Partner
White & Case
Darina is the head of the White & Case capital markets practice in Russia and shares her time between Moscow and London offices. She focuses on international capital markets and securities transactions and regularly represents issuers, underwriters and placement agents in a variety of Rule 144A/Regulation S equity and debt offerings. In its latest editions The Legal 500 notes: "Practice head Darina Lozovsky is ‘very proactive, supportive and client-focused’, ‘easy to work with and very responsive’". Chambers Global in its 2014 and 2015 editions reports: "US-qualified Darina Lozovsky is labelled as ‘very proactive and enthusiastic’". "Not only is she a strong lawyer who is very good at detail, she is also a great relationship manager," clients say. Prior to joining the Firm, Darina worked in the capital markets group at one of the UK’s Magic Circle law firms in Moscow. In addition, Darina was a member of the capital markets group at a leading law firm in New York, where she represented underwriters and issuers in transactions involving commercial mortgage backed securities. Darina received her JD degree at New York University School of Law.

Dmitry Lapshin

Partner
White & Case
Dmitry is a partner in the White & Case capital markets practice in Moscow. He has a broad experience of advising clients on various issues relating to equity and debt capital markets transactions. Dmitry is ranked as a top lawyer in Russia for capital markets by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Dmitry was also recently recognized as one of Russia’s Best Lawyers in 2015 for capital markets by Vedomosti. In addition, his principal practice areas are corporate law, banking and securities regulations. Dmitry is a member of the Primary Markets (IPO) Committee of the Moscow Exchange and participates in regulatory developments of the Russian financial market. Before joining White & Case, he worked for a prominent international law firm in Moscow. Dmitry graduated from the Moscow State University, Law Faculty (with honors).

Yury Mandzhiev

Moscow Representative
BNY Mellon
Yury Mandzhiev, Moscow Representative, BNY Mellon Depositary Receipts. Yury holds a law degree from New York University School of Law, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He is a New York-qualified attorney. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, he practiced as tax lawyer at KPMG and Ernst & Young in London, New York and Moscow. As of November 2014, Yury has re-located from London to the Moscow office.

Mike Macfarlane

Partner
Instinctif Partners
Mike Macfarlane is the Partner responsible for the production of investor films for companies preparing for an IPO or seeking to raise the profile of an investment story amongst global investors. Mike has conceived and produced investor films for listed and unlisted international companies including Detsky Mir (Russia), Kcell (Kazakhstan) and Virgin Active (South Africa) and was responsible for the series of innovative investor films that accompanied the award-winning IPO of Russian hypermarket operator Lenta on the London Stock Exchange in 2014.