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Diana Billik

Diana Billik

Allen & Overy LLP

75008 Paris, , FRA


Diana Billik is a U.S. qualified partner at Allen & Overy LLP, resident in the Paris office.  Diana  regularly advises on US-targeted cross-border capital markets transactions, including debt offerings, IPOs, rights offerings,  recapitalizations and liability management by foreign private and sovereign issuers.  She has represented issuers and underwriters across EMEA, most recently relating to transactions originating in France, Greece, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Sweden and Norway.  She also advises foreign private issuers and shareholders on compliance with U.S. federal securities regulation, including SEC reporting obligations.  

Selected recent experience:

  • Representing Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, DNB Bank, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Dexia Credit Local in connection with their Rule 144A/Regulation S and other SEC-exempt U.S. debt offerings.
  • Representing dealers and arrangers in connection with Rule 144A/Regulation S debt offerings by Swedbank AB, Türkiye Is Bankasi, and Garanti Bank.
  • Representing Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement on its inaugural Rule 144A/Regulation S debt offering.
  • Representing National Bank of Greece in connection with its debt and equity capital offerings in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
  • Representing underwriters in connection with the IPOs of SPIE and Amundi.
  • Advising the French State as "Amicus Curiae" before the Supreme Court of the United States of America in two amicus curiae briefs in support of the Republic of Argentina in relation to its litigation with NML Capital, Ltd.

Professional history:

  • Partner, 2007-present
  • Associate, Paris office, 2001-2007
  • Associate, London office, 1998-2001

Education:

-     J.D., Harvard Law School, 1998

-     A.B., Vassar College, 1994

Bar admissions:

-     State of New York

-     Paris bar (Avocat à la Cour)

Diana Billik is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Regulatory Developments Affecting the Capital Markets in Europe - Sixteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Monday, January 23, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Market Abuse Regulation: Key Implications for Issues of Debt Securities (November 2016) - Sixteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Monday, January 23, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Regulatory Developments Affecting the Capital Markets in Europe - Regulatory Developments Affecting the Capital Markets in Europe, Monday, January 23, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Regulatory Developments Affecting the Capital Markets in Europe - Regulatory Developments Affecting the Capital Markets in Europe, Monday, January 23, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Regulatory Developments Affecting the Capital Markets in Europe - Regulatory Developments Affecting the Capital Markets in Europe, Monday, January 23, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Sixteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Friday, January 27, 2017, London
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, London
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, London
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