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December 2012 Issue

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COVER STORY

Rebuilding the reputation of the finance industry

 

FEATURES

Politics ends BAE-EADS merger

Disney acquires Lucasfilm

Outlook for secondary buyouts   

 

ROUNDTABLE

Energy & utilities sector

THE PANELLISTS: Linda L. Bertoldi, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP; Catherine P. McCarthy, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP; Munish Sharma, Dua Associates; Todd Filsinger, FEP Advisors; Alison Lyall, Harnser Group; Matt Ash, Norton Rose South Africa; and Clinton A. Vince, SNR Denton.

 

SPECIAL REPORT

International dispute resolution

 

FORUM: Selecting an appropriate arbitration venue

THE PANELLISTS: Karen Denise Akinci, Akinci Law; Robert Karrar-Lewsley, Al Tamimi & Company; Fabiano Deffenti, Carvalho, Machado, Timm & Deffenti Advogados; Betsy A. Hellmann, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; and Paul Stothard, SNR Denton UK LLP

 

Cross-border disputes – planning for coordination, cost and recovery

Tam Chee Chong, Frank Ilett and Andrew Robinson, Deloitte LLP

 

Alternative dispute resolution: no longer an alternative

Helen Simpson and Gemma Jones, SNR Denton UK LLP

 

US steps up economic sanctions enforcement against non-US companies and financial institutions

Lucy Reed, Freshfields

 

SFO enforcement of the UK Bribery Act

Satnam Tumani, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

 

Too much of this damned deeming

Mark Deem, Edwards Wildman Palmer UK LLP

 

West Tankers: the English Courts’ response

Philippa Charles and Rani Mina, Mayer Brown International LLP

 

The role of arbitration in settling disputes relating to outer space activities

Dr Tare C. Brisibe, OnAir

 

Q&A: Managing cross-border disputes in Asia

THE PANELLISTS: Doug Jones, Clayton Utz; Frank Ilett, Deloitte LLP; John Choong, Freshfields; and Yu-Jin Tay, Shearman & Sterling LLP.

                                                                                               

DEALfront

mergers & acquisitions

Bayer purchases Schiff Nutrition International

Crescent Point in Ute Energy acquisition

 

private equity & venture capital  

Bain Capital picks up call centre business

GTCR completes Premium Credit purchase

 

bankruptcy & corporate restructuring

Retailer Comet enters administration

Suzuki pulls out of US car market

 

PROFESSIONALinsight

Mergers & acquisitions

Addressing the post-closing conundrum

Ted Hollifield, Alston & Bird LLP

 

Foreign investment in the US: beware of pension liability risk

Peter Flägel, Steven H. Sholk, and Michael J. Lubben, Gibbons P.C.

 

East, West, is China still best?

Henry Tan, Nexia TS

 

Bankruptcy & restructuring

The challenges of Stern v. Marshall in bankruptcy proceedings

David E. Leta, Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P.

 

Seventh Circuit improves protections for licensees of intellectual property

Faye B. Feinstein and Christopher Combest, Quarles & Brady LLP

 


CONTRIBUTORS

Akinci Law

Al Tamimi & Company

Alston & Bird LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

Carvalho, Machado, Timm & Deffenti Advogados

Clayton Utz

Deloitte LLP

Dua Associates

Edwards Wildman Palmer UK LLP

FEP Advisors

Freshfields

Gibbons P.C.

Harnser Group

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP

Nexia TS

Norton Rose South Africa

OnAir

Quarles & Brady LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P.

SNR Denton


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