MAGAZINE

July 2010 Issue

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COVER STORY

Life sciences: gasping for breath

 

FEATURES

The evolution of the CEO

Proposed revisions to horizontal merger guidelines

 

ROUNDTABLE

Bankruptcy litigation

MODERATOR: James H.M. Sprayregen, Kirkland & Ellis LLP. THE PANELLISTS: James M. Lawniczak, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP; Ian Ratner, GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC; John K. Sherwood, Lowenstein Sandler PC; Van Durrer, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates; David E. Lemke, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP; and Adam Strochak, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

 

WORLDWATCH

Energy and utilities

 

Remodelling underway

Todd Jirovec , Booz & Company

 

Trends in new energy deployment technologies in Japan

Minoru Ota, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

 

The energy imperative in South Africa

DeBuys Scott, Klaus Findt and Oliver Szocs, KPMG

 

Legal regime of hydrocarbons subsoil use in Ukraine

Oleg Y. Alyoshin, Vasil Kisil & Partners

 

Investigative skills in due diligence

Alison Lyall, Harnser Group

 

Better off bigger

Tom Flaherty, Booz & Company

 

DEALfront

mergers & acquisitions

M&A rife in the tech sector

Critical period for the pharma industry

M&A set for CG sector return

 

 

private equity & venture capital

PE backed IPO’s worst performers of 2010 IPO market

EU gets tougher on PE and hedge funds

 

bankruptcy & corporate restructuring

Washington Mutual near bankruptcy exit

Opel making headway with restructuring

New wave of distressed debt exchanges expected

 

INdepth

Private equity investment in emerging markets

Iberian M&A and private equity

M&A in the aerospace & defence sector

Supply chain risk management

Asset tracing and recovery

 

PROFESSIONALinsight

Intellectual property

Patent reexamination practice and strategy

Edgar R Cataxinos, TraskBritt

 

An often overlooked pitfall in the investing in or purchasing of United States patent rights

Barry G. Magidoff, Sutton Magidoff LLP

 

Genetic technology under fire in the US

Kevin E. Noonan, MBHB LLP

 

News – Is it hot or not?

Donald J. Curry and Meghan M. Van Horn, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

 

Amendments await the Indian Copyright Act

Manisha Singh Nair, Lex Orbis

 

2010: how the IP world is changing

Maggie Ramage, ITMA

 

Enforcing IP rights across Europe

Martyn Fish, HGF Law

 

The impacts of the new intellectual property court in Taiwan

Jennifer Lin and Jeanne Wang, APAA (Asian Patent Attorneys Association)

 

Licensing in China: drafting your agreement

Aaron D.Hurvitz, Kangxin Partners P.C.

 

Intellectual property law in Pakistan

Seema S. Mansoor and Mohammad Bashir Abbasi, Vellani & Vellani

 

Human capital & employment

Health care reform: what are the key dates for employers?

Steven J. Friedman, Ilyse W. Schuman and David M. Sawyer, Littler Mendelson P.C.

 

Industrial relations in Ireland

Geoffrey Dunne, Geoffrey Dunne & Co., Solicitors

 

Involvement of German works councils in share and asset deals – an introduction

Markulf Behrendt, Allen & Overy

 

LEGAL&regulatory

White-collar crime

A new weapon to fight bribery and corruption

Kevin Robinson, Irwin Mitchell LLP

 

Regulatory dividends for who?

Mark Ellison QC and Adrian Darbishire, QEB Hollis Whiteman

 

Economic downturn brings a return to ‘classic fraud’

David Gannaway, Marks Paneth & Shron LLP

 

Responding to US search and seizure warrants and EU dawn raids              

Dan Goldfine, Snell & Wilmer


CONTRIBUTORS

Allen & Overy

APAA (Asian Patent Attorneys Association)

Booz & Company

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

Geoffrey Dunne & Co., Solicitors

GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC

Harnser Group

HGF Law

Irwin Mitchell LLP

ITMA

Kangxin Partners P.C.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

KPMG

Lex Orbis

Littler Mendelson P.C.

Lowenstein Sandler PC

Marks Paneth & Shron LLP

MBHB LLP

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

QEB Hollis Whiteman

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

Snell & Wilmer

Sutton Magidoff LLP

TraskBritt

Vasil Kisil & Partners

Vellani & Vellani

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


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