American Law Institute

Controlling shareholders and corporate governance
Better monitors or more self-dealing?

27th June 2006
Charlemagne Building, Brussels

European Corporate Governance Institute

A free all-day conference co-sponsored by the American Law Institute and the European Corporate Governance Institute
Stephen Fraidin
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Stephen Fraidin joined Kirkland & Ellis as a corporate partner in April 2003. Previously, Mr. Fraidin was a partner with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, where his practice focused on the representation of major companies and investment groups, acquisitions, proxy contests and the representation of special committees and boards of directors regarding corporate governance and other matters.

Recognized as "one of the best" and a "classic M&A lawyer," Mr. Fraidin has been selected by Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business and by Chambers Global, The World's Leading Lawyers for Business in Private Equity/Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment in 2004, 2005, and 2006, and in Corporate/M&A in 2005 and 2006. Chambers notes that "He's never lost for the right word or phrase," and "he's nimble on his feet." He was profiled in the article, After Forty Years at Fried, Frank Stephen Fraidin Moves to Kirkland & Ellis, which appeared in The M&A Journal; moderated the roundtable discussion, The M&A Market Today and Tomorrow, which appeared in The Deal; and was interviewed for the article One-on-One with Kirkland & Ellis Partner Stephen Fraidin on the Legal Side of Mid-Market Dealmaking. He was mentioned in the San Francisco Chronicle article When Hostile Takeovers Backfire.

The ECGI is grateful for support for the 2006 Conference from
Telecom Italia
The European Commission
Goldman Sachs International