MAGAZINE

December 2011 Issue

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COVER STORY

Patent reform in the US

 

FEATURES

The Olympus controversy: a snapshot of fraud

Dexia bailout highlights woe across European banking sector

Research in Motion under pressure

 

ROUNDTABLE

Energy and utilities sector

THE PANELLISTS: Steve Wardlaw, Baker Botts LLP; Kenneth McKellar, Deloitte & Touche (M.E.); Alison Lyall, Harnser Group; Nicolás Eliaschev, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Clinton A. Vince, SNR Denton; and Adam Langridge, Squire Sanders & Dempsey.

 

SPECIAL REPORT

International dispute resolution

 

FORUM: Developing a comprehensive dispute resolution strategy

THE PANELLISTS: Rob Lambert, Clifford Chance LLP; Richard Chalk, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; David Saunders, Navigant; Dylan McKimmie, Norton Rose Australia; and Silvanne Helle at Oppenhoff & Partner.

 

Managing the complexities of cross-border disputes

Richard Chalk, Peter Yuen and Adam Silverman, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

 

Proactive management of dispute factors can help to minimise potential impacts

Christian Knutsonn, Marsh Risk Consulting

 

Planning for discovery in an international commercial arbitration

Cedric C. Chao, Morrison & Foerster

 

Worldwide enforcement of international arbitration awards: potential challenges for the winning party

Timothy G. Nelson and Gregory A. Litt, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

 

DEALfront

mergers & acquisitions

Kinder Morgan to buy El Paso in $38bn deal

Kirin wins Schincariol takeover court case, for now

 

private equity & venture capital 

Carlyle, Hellman & Friedman to buy PPD for $3.9bn

99 Cents Only Stores agrees to buyout

 

bankruptcy & corporate restructuring

MF Global files Chapter 11

Innkeepers ends 15-month bankruptcy

 

PROFESSIONALinsight

Managing risk & insurance

Beyond ERM: enterprise value and ‘black swans'

Christopher Dann and Matthew le Merle, Booz & Co.

 

Preparing for counterparty defaults: recent developments under US law

David Wolinsky, Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C.

 

Directors and officers liability insurance: perspectives for tomorrow’s global India

Anil Midha, J K Risk Managers & Insurance Brokers Limited

 

Bankruptcy & restructuring

Plus ça change

David Bryan, Bryan, Mansell & Tilley LLP

 

The dearth of DIP financing continues to impede successful reorganisation

Steven H. Silton and Hannah E. Gallegos, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

 

Corporate debt restructuring procedure in the Ukraine

Oleksandr Kurdydyk and Illya Muchnyk, DLA Piper Ukraine

 

Property in the Caribbean – the new reality begins

William Tacon, Zolfo Cooper

 

Sovereign CDS, determinations committees, and the restructuring credit event

Jonathan Ching and Joel Telpner, Jones Day

 

LEGAL&regulatory

Mergers & acquisitions

International mergers and acquisitions

Brett M. Cowell, Cowell Clarke

 

Takeovers in Denmark

Marianne Philip, Christian Lundgren and Christina Schmidt, Kromann Reumert

 

Corporate mergers the Cayman Islands way

Paul Scrivener and Kay Carter, Solomon Harris

 

Banking and finance

The Volcker Rule: troublesome implications for non-US banks

Frederick J. Knecht, Keith A. Noreika and Carey S. Roberts, Covington & Burling LLP

 

Positioning compliance programs to defend against increased enforcement when financial institution account holders are implicated in fraudulent schemes

Paul E. Pelletier, Steve Ganis and Helen Gerostathos Guyton, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.


CONTRIBUTORS

Baker Botts LLP

Booz & Co.

Bryan, Mansell & Tilley LLP

Clifford Chance LLP

Covington & Burling LLP

Cowell Clarke

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)

DLA Piper Ukraine

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Harnser Group

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

J K Risk Managers & Insurance Brokers Limited

Jones Day

Kromann Reumert

Marsh Risk Consulting

Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Morrison & Foerster

Navigant

Norton Rose Australia

Oppenhoff & Partner

Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

SNR Denton

Solomon Harris

Squire Sanders & Dempsey

Zolfo Cooper


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