Michael S. Carl, an international legal adviser at SSEK Legal Consultants, and Bezaliel B. Erlan, a senior associate at the firm, were featured speakers at the recent AIMA Asia Navigating Private Placement Conferences in Hong Kong and Singapore.
The Alternative Investment Management Association held the conference on October 17 in Hong Kong and October 19 in Singapore. The full-day event focused on marketing and private placement requirements in key fundraising jurisdictions globally.
Michael and Bezaliel updated conference attendees on the requirements applicable to private placements and other types of fundraising in Indonesia.
Michael joined SSEK in 2004 and has nearly 20 years of experience practicing law in Southeast Asia. Before joining SSEK, he was associated with the international law firm Baker & McKenzie in its Singapore and Bangkok offices, where he represented Indonesian and Thai concerns in US debt and equity offerings and debt restructurings.
Michael is recognized by Chambers & Partners and IFLR1000 as a leading practitioner in the fields of banking and finance, corporate law and M&A, projects and energy, real estate, restructuring and insolvency and telecommunications. He has been included in the Who's Who Legal guides to the world's leading capital markets and mining lawyers.
Bezaliel joined SSEK in 2008. Prior to that he was a legal officer at a multinational bank headquartered in Australia and was the assistant legal manager for a multinational insurance company with its head office in France.
Bezaliel specializes in foreign investment, banking and finance, and insurance law, as well as practicing general corporate law. Bezaliel has been named an Associate to Watch for banking and finance in the Chambers Asia-Pacific directory of the region's leading business lawyers. He earned his Master of Laws from Duke University in 2015.
AIMA is the global representative of the alternative investment industry and has more than 1,800 corporate members in over 50 countries. AIMA's fund manager members collectively manage more than $1.8 trillion in assets.