DEAN MENEGASEMTA Vice ChairSpinnaker Capital Limited
Dean Menegas is a founding member of the Spinnaker Capital Group
management team, and the Group’s General Counsel since its inception in
1999. He is responsible for the legal and regulatory affairs of the
group's investment management companies and its Emerging Markets funds.
Mr. Menegas was Legal Counsel to the Credit Agricole Indosuez Emerging Markets
division; seconded from Dewey Ballantine, he was responsible for the in-house
legal affairs and documentation of the division throughout its existence from
1991 to 1999. He has been a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences
on sovereign debt, Emerging Markets and derivatives documentation. He was
previously a corporate associate at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.
Mr. Menegas holds a B.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and
International Affairs at Princeton University; a J.D. from the University of
Michigan Law School, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the international law
journal; and an M.A. in Political Science from the University of
Michigan. He serves on the External Advisory Council of Princeton’s
Center for Public Policy and Finance.
Mr. Menegas currently serves as
EMTA Vice Chair. He was elected to EMTA's Board in October 2002. He
served previously as EMTA's European coordinator, and has led numerous EMTA
working groups in creating market practices and form documentation.