Patrick Kenadjian

Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell London LLP, London

Patrick Kenadjian is currently an adjunct professor at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, where he teaches courses on the financial crisis and financial reform and mergers and acquisitions at the Institute for Law and Finance. Since 2012, Patrick has co-chaired a series of conferences at the University on financial reform, including the missing elements of the European banking union, the need for and design of resolution regimes for banks, insurance companies and CCPs and other potential solutions for "too big to fail", the proposed European Capital Market Union, the importance of culture and ethics in financial institutions, the final agreement on Basel III and collective action clauses in sovereign debt issues. Since 2015, he has served on the Advisory Council to the Salzburg Global Seminar Forum on Finance in a Changing World where he served as program director in 2013 and 2014. Patrick is also senior counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell London LLP. He was a partner of the firm from 1984 to 2010, during which time he opened the firm's Tokyo and Frankfurt offices in 1987 and 1991, respectively and spent over 25 years in its European and Asian offices. He speaks French and German. He is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar.


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