Inaugural Seminar of the Australian Chapter of the New York State Bar Association's International Section

 Tim Castle greets Gene Phillips, with fellow co-chair & JWS Partner Richard Gelski

Tim Castle greets Gene Phillips, with fellow co-chair & JWS Partner Richard Gelski

6 St James International's Tim Castle, in his role as co-chair of the Australian Chapter of the New York State Bar Association's International Section last night welcomed Gene Phillips, Director of PF2 Securities, New York, as guest speaker at the inaugural seminar held at Johnson Winter & Slattery in Sydney.

Mr Phillips provided a fascinating insight into current developments in Financial Securities and Markets Litigation in New York from his perspective as an expert witness and consultant. Gene has written extensive research on items ranging from corporate and trust preferred CDOs to leveraged loan covenants, litigation and cultural concerns at financial institutions, and the topic of rating agency reform. Gene holds a BSc degree in mathematics and applied mathematics, and a BSc Hons degree in the Advanced Mathematics of Financial Derivatives, from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC
20 October 2016