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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Dara A. Panahy

Dara A. Panahy
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Dara A. Panahy is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, and a member of the firm's Transportation and Space Group.  His practice focuses on representing clients involved in the aerospace and communications industries.  Panahy's experience includes representing satellite operators, aerospace manufacturers, launch services providers, communications companies, banks, private equity firms and hedge funds in numerous financings involving public offerings, high yield debt, investment grade bonds, project and vendor financings, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring and reorganizations and in negotiating project contracts.  He also counsels clients on domestic and international regulatory and trade matters, including licensing of satellite, wireless and wireline communications systems, economic sanctions, regulation of foreign direct investment, anti-bribery and corrupt practices, national security and export control laws and regulations and risk management.  Panahy holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of Virginia and a Juris Doctor degree from American University.

Participating Events

Monday, April 13, 2015
3:00 p.m. to
4:30 p.m.:
New Generation Leadership Exchange: Speed Mentoring
New Generation Space Leaders
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Broadmoor Main Ballroom
Senior Mentors:

Amir R. Blachman

Managing Director
Space Angels Network

Rick Byrens

Alliance Spacesystems

Brig. Gen. Cary Chun, USAF (Ret.)

Senior Vice President Client Relations
ASRC Federal

BG Timothy R. Coffin

Commanding General
White Sands Missile Range

Dan Collins

Chief Operating Officer
United Launch Alliance

Laetitia Garriott de Cayeux

President and COO
Escape Dynamics Inc.

Michael C. Gass

Former President and Chief Executive Officer
United Launch Alliance (ULA)

Philippe Hazane

Space attaché & CNES Representative
Embassy of France

Sandy Johnson

President and CEO
Barrios Technology

Gregory Johnson

President & Executive Director
Center for the Advancement of Science in Space

Janet Nickloy

Vice President, National Strategy & Business Development
Harris Corporation

Dara A. Panahy

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Chirag Parikh

Director of Space Policy
National Security Council, The White House

The Honorable Patricia Grace Smith

Former FAA Associate Administrator, Commercial Space Transportation
Principal, Patti Grace Smith Consulting, L.L.C.

John Williams

President & CEO
Universal Space Network
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
10:45 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.:
Prospects and Issues in Space Finance
Symposium Program
Concurrent Session
Location: International Center South - Main Stage

Dara A. Panahy

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Chad Anderson

Managing Director
Space Angels Network

Scott Nolan

Founders Fund

Akshay Patel

Vice President in Investment Banking - Media and Telecommunications
Morgan Stanley and Advisor, Accion Systems, Inc.

Dylan Taylor

Global Chief Operating Officer
Colliers International


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