JOHN J. MAALOUF CHOSEN TO SPEAK AT THE OIL COUNCIL’S 2010 ASSEMBLY
10/29/2010

New York, New York – August 8, 2010 – Maalouf Ashford & Talbot, LLP, one of the world’s leading international trade and finance law firms, today announced that John J. Maalouf, nationally recognized leader in the areas of international oil & gas law, has been chosen to speak at the Oil Council’s 2010 Assembly alongside Bank of America-Merrill Lynch Vice Chairman Tom Petrie and Global Head of Oil and Gas for the IFC/Word Bank, Lance Crist, and others, on the topic of ‘The Future of Energy Banking’.

Online PR News – 29-October-2010 – – New York, New York – August 8, 2010 – Maalouf Ashford & Talbot, LLP, one of the world’s leading international trade and finance law firms, today announced that John J. Maalouf, nationally recognized leader in the areas of international oil & gas law, has been chosen to speak at the Oil Council’s 2010 Assembly alongside Bank of America-Merrill Lynch Vice Chairman Tom Petrie and Global Head of Oil and Gas for the IFC/Word Bank, Lance Crist, and others, on the topic of ‘The Future of Energy Banking’.

The Oil Council Assembly is recognized as one of the major energy and finance events of the year and will be attended by industry leaders from around the globe. The Assembly will be held this year in New York City from October 26th to the 28th.

ABOUT THE OIL COUNCIL

The Oil Council is a world-leading business network for oil and gas executives. The Council promotes knowledge and thought leadership across the energy industry by providing informed commentary, cutting-edge analysis and market intelligence. Through annual Assemblies and e-media the Council brings together influential executives to tackle key business challenges, champion best practice, develop strategic partnerships and encourage new business development while showcasing new investment opportunities. For more information, please visit: http://www.oilcouncil.com

ABOUT JOHN J. MAALOUF

John J. Maalouf, Senior Partner of the Firm, is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of international trade and finance, oil & gas law, business, corporate and banking law. Mr. Maalouf has represented clients throughout the world, including the U.S., China, Middle East, EU, Japan, India, Australia, Russia and South America in complex matters involving international trade & finance, mergers & acquisitions, public offerings, international banking, private equity and international oil, gas, coal and energy transactions. John was ranked among the Nation’s Top 10 International Trade & Finance Lawyers for the past five years in a row due to his commitment to excellence and outstanding client service in the areas of international business law. Mr. Maalouf is also a Member of the Oil Council

ABOUT MAALOUF ASHFORD & TALBOT

Maalouf Ashford & Talbot, LLP is an international financial services law firm based in New York City with offices in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Riyadh and Boston.
The Firm’s attorneys provide representation across the following key areas of the law: International Trade & Finance, Business, Corporate, Banking, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Investment Funds, Energy, Oil & Gas and Complex Business Arbitrations. Combining a dedication to excellence with a commitment to superior client service, Maalouf Ashford & Talbot provides clients with a breadth and depth of expertise uniquely suited to their legal needs. For more information, please visit: www.maaloufashford.com