July 2010 Issue

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Life sciences: gasping for breath



The evolution of the CEO

Proposed revisions to horizontal merger guidelines



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.



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



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



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



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



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


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


Irwin Mitchell LLP


Kangxin Partners P.C.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Lex Orbis

Littler Mendelson P.C.

Lowenstein Sandler PC

Marks Paneth & Shron LLP


Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

QEB Hollis Whiteman

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

Snell & Wilmer

Sutton Magidoff LLP


Vasil Kisil & Partners

Vellani & Vellani

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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