Orrick Paris Hosts Africa CEO Forum for Roundtable on Nigeria


On September 17, our Paris office hosted the Africa CEO Forum for a roundtable discussion on “Nigeria, an Eldorado to be conquered at all costs” followed by a cocktail reception.

The panel included Ronald Chagoury Jr., Vice Chairman of Eko Atlantic; Charles Kié, Co-Founder & CEO of New African Capital Partners; Nicolas Martin, EVP Marketplace & Logistics at Jumia; Yves Barraquant, CEO of CMR Group; and Dr. Modupe. E. Irele, Ambassador of République fédérale du Nigéria in France.

Orrick Paris office leader Frederic Lalance welcomed the participants and gave introductory remarks for attendees that included representatives from African Development Bank, Agence Française de développement, Airbus, Bureau Veritas, Eranove, Vivendi, KPMG, PROPARCO, Safran, Saint-Gobain, Total, Veolia and Vinci.

Jeune Afrique event Sept 2019