Corporate and M&A Summit 2024 – 14 Mar 2024

Date: Thu 14 Mar 2024
Time: 8.15am-6.00pm
Venue: QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London, SW1P 3EE


8.15am – 9.00am Registration

9.00am – 9.10am Opening remarks

9.10am – 10.00am Session 1

10.00am – 10.50am Session 2

10.50am – 11.10am Coffee Break

11.10am – 12.00pm Session 3

12.00pm – 12.50pm Session 4

12.50pm – 1.50pm Lunch

1.50pm – 2.40pm Session 5

2.40pm – 3.30pm Closing the deal: Managing complex payment mechanics and funds flows

This panel session focuses on the closure of a deal, looking at how to navigate complex deal terms and the fund flow for transactions. The conversation will touch on areas such as how to manage terms such as earn outs and escrows, as well as payment complications like regulatory compliance and due diligence, managing large numbers of shareholders, and cross-border, international deals.

  • Nick Atkins, partner, Hogan Lovells

    3.30pm – 3.50pm Coffee Break

    3.50pm – 4.20pm Fireside Chat

4.20pm – 4.55pm The recruitment challenge: How to develop a culture that attracts and retains talent

Covering topics such as:

  • How we define our culture and what we aim to achieve
  • Challenges that come with different working arrangements
  • How we attract and retain new talent
  • Our employee value proposition
  • Fiona Armstrong, chief people officer, MoneyPenny
  • Nisha Morjaria, director & head of business innovation, Talbots Law

4.55pm – 5.00pm Closing remarks

5.00pm – 6.00pm Drinks and canapes


Fiona Armstrong, chief people officer, MoneyPenny

With a wealth of experience from a career in large-scale people leadership roles, with the likes of LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) and The LCap Group, Fiona is the perfect person to lead the people agenda here at Moneypenny.

Her primary focus lies in attracting, developing and retaining the amazing people who make Moneypenny what it is today. Through utilising her extensive knowledge, Fiona works to enhance all aspects of the Moneypenny experience, creating clear and simple people strategies to commercially support the company in its upwards trajectory, both in the UK and US.

Recognising that its people are at the heart of what Moneypenny do, Fiona actively listens to and prioritises the needs of employees.

This people-first approach allows her to continue to build on a workplace culture that is fair, inclusive, fun, supportive and rewarding for everyone

Nisha Morjaria, director & head of business innovation, Talbots Law

With 23 years’ experience in Legal Service, Nisha has an ambition of delivering digital transformative change to enhance process and drive exceptional client services. Working with the Board of Director of a multi service law firm to develop innovation strategy roadmap to enable growth throughout the business. Dedicated to transforming the legal industry through innovative solutions and driving organisation success in a rapid evolving landscape. Nisha also heads up and oversees merges & acquisitions programme for the business.

Nick Atkins, partner, Hogan Lovells

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