D’Arcy Nordick

D’Arcy Nordick is a partner in Stikeman Elliott’s Corporate Group. His practice includes advising both foreign and domestic clients in a variety of industries on business law matters including mergers and acquisitions (both public and private), corporate finance, securities, corporate governance, structured financial products, licensing and joint ventures, project development, restructuring and general corporate and commercial law.

Mr. Nordick’s diverse clientele includes banks, governmental and quasi-governmental entities, securities dealers, mining and resource companies, investment funds, technology companies, real estate investment trusts, industrial companies, retailers, infrastructure/P3 participants, food services companies, transportation companies, media and telecom companies and private equity firms. This breadth of experience and expertise contributes to and is the result of Mr. Nordick’s practical, creative and business-focused approach to the needs of his clients.

Mr. Nordick is a member of the firm’s M&A/Negotiated Transactions Group, Securities Practice Group, Infrastucture/P3 Group, Mining Group, Investment Funds Group and the Structured Financial Products and Derivatives Group.

Mr. Nordick was recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014 as a leading lawyer in the Corporate Mid-Market, Corporate Finance & Securities and Mining sectors, the 2014 Lexpert Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, the International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers 2013 and the 2010 Lexpert’s Rising Stars as one of the “Leading Lawyers Under 40” in Canada.

Stikeman Elliott LLP:

Stikeman Elliott is one of Canada’s leading business law firms, recognized for top tier services in each of our core practice areas – corporate finance, M&A, real estate, corporate-commercial law, banking, structured finance, tax, insolvency, competition and foreign investment, employment and business litigation. We are regularly retained by domestic and international companies in a wide range of industries including financial services, insurance, technology, telecommunication, transportation, manufacturing, mining, energy, infrastructure and retail.

The firm’s National Litigation Group, whose specializations include class actions, securities litigation, antitrust and restructurings, has been ranked among the top business litigation practices in Canada by Chambers Global, Lexpert and Benchmark. The firm is also well known for its extensive regulatory and government relations expertise; the latter anchored by its office in Ottawa.

We have prominent cross-border expertise, as the first Canadian firm to open offices in London and New York, and extensive experience in the U.S., Europe, China, South and Southeast Asia as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa. Our 500 lawyers include many of Canada’s most prominent business practitioners and litigators, and our depth across practice areas enables clients to benefit from efficient, expert teams of lawyers at all levels. The firm has also invested heavily in cutting-edge knowledge management and project management systems in order to assure our clients of advice of the highest quality.


Agis Agapiou

Agis deals with commercial, company, taxation, banking and the acquisition of immovable property. He has participated and spoken in Business Seminars in Cyprus and abroad.

Agis was a Member of the House of Representatives (2001 to 2006), deputy chairman of the Standing Parliamentary Committee on Institutions, Merit and the Commissioner of Administration (Ombudsman), a member of the committees on European Affairs and on Legal Affairs and he represented the House in COSAC


Acquisition Finance Law Practice:

We advise major banks and other debt providers, as well as corporate borrowers and private equity investors in the structuring and documentation of leveraged buyouts, public-to-privates, bid financing, investment grade financing and other acquisition-related financing transactions.


Chrysses Demetriades & Co:

Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC is a Cyprus law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services to local and international clients.We have been instrumental to the development of Cyprus as an offshore and international financial centre and are widely acknowledged as one of the leading law firms in Cyprus in the key areas of corporate activity.

We have long established relationships with many of the world’s leading international financial institutions, professional advisers and regulatory bodies, are consistently highly rated in independent research studies and regularly lead offshore league tables.

Our success is founded on our ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an uncompromising service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice.


Richard Stock

Richard Stock is a partner in the Hong Kong office of Mayer Brown JSM’s finance practice. He focuses his practice on the aviation industry, with nearly twenty years experience assisting airlines, lessors and financial institutions to negotiate and document leasing and financing arrangements for commercial aircraft. He also has a busy corporate jet practice, representing owners, lessors and financial institutions in the purchase, leasing and financing of corporate jets.

Richard has represented airlines, lessors and owners who intend to purchase new aircraft from OEMs; the total value of these transactions exceeds USD 20 billion. He has also represented airlines, lessors and owners in equipment procurement programmes and out-fitting agreements for new and used aircraft.

Richard has a particular interest in used aircraft and in aircraft and engine maintenance. Richard has assisted airlines to negotiate service agreements for airframe and engine maintenance. Many of these service agreements involve sizeable revenue streams; the engine service agreements alone involve revenues in excess of USD 7 billion.

Richard also advises investors seeking to establish joint ventures in the aviation industry, including the establishment of new airlines, the re-purposing of existing airlines and other aviation-related matters.

Mayer Brown JSM:

Mayer Brown JSM (formerly known as Johnson Stokes & Master) is one of the leading law firms in the world’s fastest-growing legal market. Mayer Brown JSM was established in 1863 in Hong Kong and has offices in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Mayer Brown JSM has a multinational, multilingual team of 800 staff, including 300 lawyers who are qualified in local and international jurisdictions.

Our proven record of experience, culture and networks in Asia means we are closely tuned in to regional issues and policy development – a factor that we will leverage to our clients’ advantage. Our long-term, on-the-ground experience and knowledge of Asian markets and networks have been the key to building our reputation. We are known as the law firm that “opens doors and closes deals in Asia”.