Please join John Knight '83, the General Counsel of Olayan America, the American division of The Olayan Group, a privately owned investment firm, for a conversation about debt capital markets, corporate governance, and legal issues arising in emerging markets economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Prior to joining Olayan, Mr. Knight spent four years at the COO of the Bahrain Sovereign Wealth Fund. He has held senior positions at J.P. Morgan Chase, and the Rohatyn Group, an emerging market investment firm. Mr. Knight will speak about his career path and day-to-day work, while offering suggestions for students interested in pursuing legal careers in the region. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duke Environmental Law Newsletter
Read about faculty research and teaching, highlights from the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and alumni in the field.
The Duke way
» Public service is a core value of the legal profession and central to the Duke Law experience.
Emerging tools for more equitable policy
» Professor Matthew Adler co-edited the new Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy.
Prof. Sam Buell discusses his new book on the rise of criminal behavior in corporations and why it’s so difficult to prosecute.
Private Equity & M&A Careers in the Middle East: A Conversation with John Knight '83, General Counsel for Olayan America
- Start-Up Ventures Clinic hosts Sept. 29 legal tech showcase during Duke's Entrepreneurship Week
- Aronie '93: Combat professional atrophy by doing something "new, different, and even scary" The Federal Lawyer
- Jonathan Wiener addresses climate, catastrophes, retrospective review, TTIP, and China’s environmental risk regulation