MAGAZINE

January 2011 Issue

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COVER STORY

The impact of India’s Direct Tax Code

 

FEATURES

China coal cap to boost global M&A

Ireland receives $85bn bailout

 

ROUNDTABLE

Outlook for hedge funds

THE PANELLISTS: Johan Terblanche, Loyens & Loeff; Thomas Devaney, Morrison & Foerster LLP; Gerhard Niggli, Niggli Rechtsanwälte; Timothy W. Mungovan, Nixon Peabody LLP; and Josh Dambacher, Schulte Roth & Zabel International LLP.

 

WORLDWATCH

Restructuring & insolvency

 

Restructuring trends outside the US: a guide for US professionals

Alan Tilley, Bryan, Mansell & Tilley

 

Subjecting small and medium enterprises to consumer insolvency regimes: call for reform

Sumant Batra, INSOL International

 

Fiduciary assignment of credit rights in Brazil: the limits of ‘first-come, first served’

Luiz Felipe Pereira Gomes Lopes, Luís Gustavo Haddad and Felipe Marques Rodella, Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo

 

Court of Appeal in European Directories restructuring clarifies intercreditor release powers

Kon Asimacopoulos, Partha Kar and Frederick Powles, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

 

Duties of directors at financially troubled companies

Marek Petecki and Nicola Litt, Bristows

 

Financial restructurings across the GCC: recent lessons

Sumit Soni and Chris Langdon, Latham & Watkins

 

Back to the future – seeking redress for today’s losses by changing the past

Melissa Kibler Knoll, American Bankruptcy Institute

 

From the brink and back: the middle market in 2010 and beyond

Michael J. Gorman, Terry Kohler and Luis A. Pillich, SSG Capital Advisors

 

Negotiation strategies in complex debt restructuring: one part due diligence, one part psychology and two parts cooperation

Richard Gaudet, GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group

 

Your loss is someone else’s gain

Deborah Hicks Midanek, Solon Group, Inc.

 

DEALfront

mergers & acquisitions

Emerging market M&A activity up to November 2010

BHP’s bid for Potash falls through

 

private equity & venture capital

PE/VC fundraising during Q3 2010

Guy Hands vs. Citigroup saga comes to an end

 

bankruptcy & corporate restructuring

US retail legend files for bankruptcy

General Motors’ restructuring leads to profitability and IPO

 

PROFESSIONALinsight

Intellectual property

Preparing for uncertainties in biosimilars litigation

Ha Kung Wong and Dennis J. McMahon, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

 

IP considerations when entering the Middle East

Jon Parker, Rouse

 

Transition services agreements: an overview of core considerations

Hessam Kalantar, Vinson & Elkins LLP

 

MARKEToutlook

US antitrust enforcement agencies issue revised horizontal merger guidelines

Brian A. Hayles and Mark J. Horoschak, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

 

Banking and the risk outlook in the United States

Jerry Oldham, 1stWEST Financial Corp.

 

Current market impacts from the street

Barry A. Chatz, Arnstein & Lehr LLP

 

Microfinance update – a financial singularity

Sharon Kolb and Kelly L. Frey, Sr., Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

 

Asset-based lending trends in 2011

Andrew J. Knight, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

 

Aim 2011 – a continued tentative rebound

Dearbhla Quigley, Hunton & Williams

 

Shaping the US energy industry

Clint Vince, SNR Denton

 

M&A outlook for the petroleum energy sector

Allen C. Barron, Ralph E. Davis Associates, Inc.

 

2011: putting your global corporate structure to work for you

Kathleen Smith Ruhland, Faegre & Benson LLP

 

Expect a rise in US Government enforcement action and whistleblower claims

Deborah E. Greenspan, Dickstein Shapiro LLP

 

To mediate or to arbitrate... an interesting question?

Tim Portwood, Bredin Prat

 

Product liability in Asia: meeting the rising challenge

Terence Lee, Karrie Cheung and Bob Yan, Smith & Partners


CONTRIBUTORS

1stWEST Financial Corp.

American Bankruptcy Institute

Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Bredin Prat

Bristows

Bryan, Mansell & Tilley

Dickstein Shapiro LLP

Faegre & Benson LLP

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group

Hunton & Williams

INSOL International

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Latham & Watkins

Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo

Loyens & Loeff

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Niggli Rechtsanwälte

Nixon Peabody LLP

Ralph E. Davis Associates, Inc.

Rouse

Schulte Roth & Zabel International LLP

Smith & Partners

SNR Denton

Solon Group, Inc.

Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

SSG Capital Advisors

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC


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