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2011 TalkingPoints


Private equity in Africa

December 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion covering private equity in Africa between Graham Stokoe at Ernst & Young, Hugh Naylor at Trinity International LLP and Roddy McKean at Webber Wentzel.


Fraud investigations in reverse mergers

December 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on fraud investigations in reverse mergers between Jean Roux at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Frances Kao at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.


Personal risks facing board members of European companies

December 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at the personal risks facing board members of European companies between Richard Highley at DAC Beachcroft LLP, Chris Hewitt at Lockton Companies LLP and Marc van der Veer at Torus Insurance.


Personal risks facing board members in the Middle East

November 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at the risks facing board members in the Middle East between Alexander Blom at Chartis, Imtiaz Shah at Hogan Lovells and Richard Wynn at Howden Insurance Brokers LLC.


Canada’s FCPA – detection, enforcement and prosecution

November 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at anti-corruption and bribery efforts in Canada between Peter Dent at Deloitte, John W. Boscariol at McCarthy Tétrault LLP and David B. Debenham at McMillan LLP.


Personal risks facing board members in Latin America

November 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at personal risks facing board members in Latin America between Pascal Alvarez at Chartis, Alex Guillamont at Kennedys and Alejandro Guerrero at Marsh S.A.


Investor-state disputes

November 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion focusing on investor-state disputes between John Whittaker at Clyde & Co. LLP, David Herlihy at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Marco Tulio Venegas at Von Wobeser y Sierra.


Investment funds in the Middle East

November 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion covering investment funds in the Middle East between Pervez Akhtar at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Zeeshan Ahmedani at White & Case LLP.


Competitive strategies in life sciences: biobetters versus biosimilars

November 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on competitive strategies in the life sciences sector between Gregory Bell at Charles River Associates, Rajeshwari Hariharan at Rajeshwari & Associates and Paul A. Calvo at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.


Accounting standards in the US – convergence with IFRS

November 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion covering accounting standards in the US between Charles Lundelius at FTI Consulting, Scott A. Ehrlich at Mind the GAAP and Barry Jay Epstein at Russell Novak & Company.


Arbitration in France

October 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on France as a seat of arbitration between Tim Portwood at Bredin Prat, Jérôme Richardot at Fasken Martineau and Patricia Peterson at Linklaters LLP.


Private equity in India

October 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates an online discussion covering private equity in India between Sanjay Asher at Crawford Bayley & Co., Satvik Varma at Independent Law Chambers and Srinivas Kilambi at KSB Partners.


Personal risks facing board members in India

October 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at the personal risks facing board members in India betweenRanji Dua at Dua Associates, Mahesh Chainani at Howden Insurance Brokers and Sushant Sarin at Tata AIG General Insurance Company.


Acquiring closely held family businesses

September 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates an online discussion examining the issues surrounding acquiring closely held family businesses between Daniel Domberger at Livingstone Partners LLP, Mike Hinchliffe at Merrill DataSite and Steven J. Daniels at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.


M&A in Latin America

September 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion focusing on M&A in Latin America between Francisco J. Cerezo at Foley & Lardner LLP, Ricardo Walter Beller at Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal and Sergio J. Galvis at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.


Successful carve outs and spin offs

September 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on successful carve outs and spin offs between Jim Loss at Bingham McCutchen, Rick van Dommelen at PwC and Benjamin Roth at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.


Anti-corruption legislation in the Ukraine

September 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion covering anti-corruption legislation in the Ukraine between Jared Grubb at Clifford Chance LLC, Andrei Stepanov at Deloitte and Svitlana Kheda at Sayenko Kharenko.


Personal risks facing board members in Asia Pacific

September 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at the personal risks faced by board members in the Asia Pacific region between Murray Wood at Aon Risk Solutions, Cameron McLisky at Chartis Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and Chris Sharrock at Kennedys.


Arbitration in Hong Kong

August 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on arbitration in Hong Kong between John Choong at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, David Bateson at Mallesons Stephen Jaques and Eric A. Szweda at Troutman Sanders.


Anti-money laundering challenges

August 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on the challenges of anti-money laundering between Eric L. Lewis at Baach Robinson & Lewis, Ed Shorrock at Baker and Partners and Atif Yusuf at Deloitte.


Insurance and reinsurance disputes

August 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at insurance and reinsurance disputes between Thomas Heitzer at Noerr LLP, who takes a direct insurance perspective, and Barry Leigh Weissman at SNR Denton US LLP, who offers a reinsurance perspective.


Asset tracing and recovery processes

July 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion focusing on asset tracing and recovery between Jerry Oldham at 1stWEST Financial Corp., Christian Hay at Collas Crill and Simon Charlton at Deloitte.


Restructurings and administrations in Australia

June 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on restructuring and administration in Australia between Clint Hinchen at Allens Arthur Robinson and Damien Hodgkinson at KPMG.


Municipal bankruptcies in the United States

June 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at municipal bankruptcies in the US between Doug Mintz at Cadwalader, Mark N. Berman at Nixon Peabody LLP and John Wm. Butler, Jr. at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.


Commercial disputes in the mining and natural resources sector

June 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion which covers commercial disputes in the mining and natural resources sector between Fábio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa at Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo, Allan J. Guty at Parlee McLaws LLP and Edmond Grieger at Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C.


Personal risks facing board members of US companies

June 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

Carolyn Snow at the Risk Management Society (RIMS) moderates a discussion looking at the risks facing board members of US companies between Michael W. Smith at Chartis, Tom Hanley at SNR Denton and Priya Cherian Huskins at Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.


South Africa transfer pricing update

June 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on transfer pricing in South Africa between Jens Brodbeck and Okkie Kellerman at ENS.


Arbitration in Singapore

June 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion covering arbitration in Singapore between Nish Shetty at Clifford Chance, Randolph Khoo at Drew & Napier and Richard Chalk at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.


Enterprise risk management (ERM) in the current business environment

May 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion between Craig Wright at BDO LLP, Martin Studer at Ernst & Young and Jeffrey Colburn at Marsh Risk Consulting, on ERM in the current business environment.


Rights offerings to exit bankruptcy

May 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on the use of rights offerings to exit bankruptcy between David M. Sharp at Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC, Jonathan N. Helfat at Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C. and Gregory Milmoe at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.


Cross-border M&A in 2011

May 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on current trends in cross-border M&A between Jeremy Cohen at SNR Denton, Kevin T. Connor at Squire Sanders and Andrew R. Brownstein at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.


Outlook for the APO market in 2011

May 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on recent trends and future predictions for the alternative public offerings (APOs) market between Amir Heshmatpour at AFH Holding and Advisory, LLC, Joseph Meuse at Belmont Partners, LLC and Adam S. Gottbetter at Gottbetter & Partners, LLP.


Supply chain risk management

May 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at Supply chain risk management between Gary S. Lynch at Marsh Risk Consulting and Nigel Issa at Opera Solutions LLC.


Addressing FCPA issues in emerging market deals

April 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion looking at FCPA issues in emerging market deals between Glenn Pomerantz at BDO, James Walker at Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP and Gary DiBianco at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP.


Attracting foreign private equity to Brazil

April 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion which covers attracting foreign private equity to Brazil between Bruno Robert at Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados, Simon Firth at Maples and Calder and Sergio Galvis at Sullivan & Cromwell.


D&O liability and insurance advice for board members

April 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

Carolyn Snow of the Risk Management Society (RIMS) moderates a discussion about D&O liability and insurance between Julian Elms at Catlin Insurance Company (UK) Limited, Chris Hewitt at Lockton Companies LLP and David Siesko at Siesko Partners.


Securities class actions in the United States

April 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion about securities class actions in the United States between Elaine S. Kusel at Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC, Douglas Henkin at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP and Peter B. Morrison at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.


US foreign tax credits: recent legislative developments

March 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion about US foreign tax credits between Jim Alajbegu at EisnerAmper, Peter J. Connors at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Raymond Montero at True Partners Consulting LLC.


Role of expert witnesses in litigation and arbitration

March 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion about the role of expert witnesses in litigation and arbitration between John Reynard at BTG Global Risk Partners, Derek Malcolm at Grant Thornton and Chris Hine at RSM Tenon.


Dealing with intellectual property disputes

February 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion concerning intellectual property disputes between J. Michael Jakes at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Pierre-Andre Dubois at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and Daniel Ryan at LECG.


Resolving commercial disputes in Canada

February 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion between Geoff Shaw at Cassels Brock LLP, Frank M. Vettese at Deloitte and Allan J. Guty at Parlee McLaws LLP, on resolving Canadian commercial disputes.


Outlook for offshore-registered hedge funds in 2011

February 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion between Tanis McDonald at KPMG, Nick Rogers at Ogier and Paul Govier at Maples and Calder, on the outlook for offshore-registered hedge funds.


Dealing with distressed real estate

February 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion about distressed real estate between Jacqueline A. Weiss at Arent Fox, Keith M. Brandofino at Phillips Lytle LLP and John S. Mairo at Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C.


Resolving M&A disputes

February 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on M&A dispute resolution between Tim Portwood at Bredin Prat, Robert L. Schnell, Jr at Faegre & Benson LLP and Dale E. Stephenson at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP.


Addressing the problem of non-performing loans

February 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion on the issue of non-performing loans between Paul Severs at Berwin Leighton Paisner, Feng Gao at King & Wood PRC and Yulia S. Kyrpa at Vasil Kisil & Partners.


Arbitration processes in Asia

February 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion between Matthew Gearing at Allen & Overy LLP, Paul Starr at Mallesons Stephen Jaques and James Kwan at Simmons & Simmons about arbitration processes and facilities in Asia.


SEC reveals proposed Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules

January 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion between Philip Robben at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, Lucinda McConathy at Richards, Kibbe & Orbe LLP and Holly J. Gregory at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, about the proposed Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules, as set out by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).


Resolving commercial disputes in India

January 2011  |  TALKINGPOINT

FW moderates a discussion between M. P. Bharucha at Bharucha & Partners, Sanjeev Kapoor at Khaitan & Co LLP and Vikram Nankani at the Economic Laws Practice, on Indian commercial disputes.


 
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