August 2010 Issue

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Exit strategies for private equity portfolio companies



Restructuring in the European banking sector

Sharing the wealth: China’s pledge on inbound investment



Effective dispute resolution

THE PANELLISTS: Tania Siciliano, Bell Dewar; Christopher E. Thorsen, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP; Tim Portwood, Bredin Prat; Geoffrey B. Shaw, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; John S. Kiernan, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; Deborah E. Greenspan, Dickstein Shapiro LLP; Kamil Zawicki, Kubas Kos Gaertner - Adwokaci sp.p.; and Steven Schwartz, NERA Economic.



Private equity


Fortune favours the bold (and well structured)

Andrew Bullock, Deborah Johns and Peter Feros, Gilbert + Tobin


BVI legal and regulatory framework – insight for offshore private equity investors

Kerry Anderson and Christopher Simpson, O’Neal Webster


The recovery of private equity – a series of false dawns?

Richard Burton and Dr Joachim Englert, PricewaterhouseCoopers


Regulation of private equity in Germany

Dr Benedikt Weiser, Mayer Brown


Current status of Portuguese private equity

Francisco Xavier de Almeida and Vasco Rodrigues, Rui Pena, Arnaut & Associados


Carried interest taxation: on the edge of a sea change?

Matthew P. Larvick, Vedder Price


US private equity industry assesses impact of financial industry reform legislation

Cyane B. Crump, James S. Seevers, Jr. and Peter G. Weinstock, Hunton & Williams LLP



Asia Pacific tax

Debt funding your Australian subsidiaries – risks and guidance

Anthony Klein, PricewaterhouseCoopers


Chinese tax authorities getting more aggressive towards offshore share transfers

Charlie Sun, CMS


Navigating through the tax incentives in China

Eugene Lim and Edrick Guo, Baker & McKenzie


Overseas subsidiaries liable to tax under new Code?

Vipul Jhaveri and Manish Desai, Deloitte Haskins & Sells


The increased emphasis on beneficial ownership analysis in determining eligibility of offshore income recipients to claim tax treaty benefits

Mee-Hyon Lee, Lee & Ko



mergers & acquisitions

Global M&A to increase in H2

Asia financial services to see more M&A

Renewables M&A hints at recovery


private equity & venture capital

Impact of the Volcker rule on private fund investments

Banks divest and divide their PE assets


bankruptcy & corporate restructuring

Corporate concern remains over euro zone recovery

Blockbuster on the verge of bankruptcy

UK commission calls for bank overhaul



The role of ESOPs in private equity deals

Restructuring in the private equity market

Transfer pricing of intangible assets

Tax disputes

Managing governance, risk and compliance



Mergers & acquisitions

M&A 2010 – an overview

Alan M. Klein, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP


Public company M&A in 2010 – navigating today’s deal issues in a challenging market

James R. Griffin, Fulbright & Jaworski


Dealmaking in a time of uncertainty

Trevor Norwitz and Karessa Cain, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz


Recent legal developments in the German M&A market

Wolfgang Grobecker, Jens Hörmann and Otto Haberstock, P+P Pöllath + Partners


The role of the Zambia competition commission in controlling mergers and acquisitions pre and post the economic recession

Charles Siamutwa, Corpus Legal Practitioners


Arnaut & Associados

Baker & McKenzie

Bell Dewar

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Bredin Prat

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP


Corpus Legal Practitioners

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Deloitte Haskins & Sells

Dickstein Shapiro LLP

Fulbright & Jaworski

Gilbert + Tobin

Hunton & Williams LLP

Kubas Kos Gaertner - Adwokaci sp.p.

Lee & Ko

Mayer Brown

NERA Economic.

O’Neal Webster

P+P Pöllath + Partners


Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Vedder Price

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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