MAGAZINE

November 2012 Issue

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COVER STORY

Impact of the US election on the finance industry

 

FEATURES

Glencore and Xstrata agree $90bn tie-up

Heineken and Thai Beverage deal fuels beer sector consolidation

Japan Airlines returns to stock market

Embezzlement brings down Peregrine Financial Group

 

ROUNDTABLE

Executive compensation and regulatory compliance

THE MODERATOR: Alexandra R. Lajoux, NACD. THE PANELLISTS: Arne Peder Blix, Accurate Equity; Chuck Pautsch, Arnstein & Lehr LLP; Amanda Flint, Grant Thornton UK LLP; Carl Sjostrom, Hay Group; Tom Gosling, PwC; and Holly J. Gregory, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

 

SPECIAL REPORT

Investment funds

 

FORUM: Preparing for compliance with the AIFM Directive

THE PANELLISTS: Johan Terblanche, Loyens & Loeff; Marie-Elisa Roussel, PwC Luxembourg; and Neil Robson, Schulte Roth & Zabel International LLP.

 

Fund regulation: general solicitation and advertising

Gregg S. Buksbaum, Patton Boggs LLP

 

Private fund sponsor track record traps

Teri A. Lindquist, Perkins Coie LLP

 

Luxembourg to implement AIFMD and introduce Anglo-Saxon style limited partnership

Johan Terblanche, Loyens & Loeff

 

Cayman Islands’ funds - common structures and their uses

Marc Parrott, Campbells

 

A look at the post-financial crisis private equity market: spotlight on Asia

Jessica Sutro, Preqin

 

Social media: to like or unlike for advisers and funds

Erik Olsen, ACA Compliance Group

 

Q&A: Regulating investment funds under Dodd-Frank

THE PANELLISTS: Gregg S. Buksbaum, Patton Boggs LLP; Eva Marie Carney, Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP; and Heather Cruz, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

 

DEALfront

mergers & acquisitions

News Corp. offers $2bn for Consolidated Media   6

Dole Food sells businesses to Japan’s Itochu for $1.7bn

 

private equity & venture capital  

PE-backed buyouts and exits in Q3

Blackstone buys home security firm Vivint for $2bn

 

bankruptcy & corporate restructuring

Dynegy emerges from Chapter 11

Credit Agricole sells Greek unit for €1

 

PROFESSIONALinsight

Mergers & acquisitions

Profiting from uncertainty

Andrew Pearson and Fergus Gallagher, Hogan Lovells

 

Purchase price adjustments: buyers (and sellers) beware

Greg Brow, Ann-Marie McGaughey and Kristen Beystehner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

 

Transactional risk: protecting the deal

Lorraine Lloyd-Thomas, Marsh

 

Germany: first practical experience with the merger-related squeeze-out

Peter Wand, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

 

Data risk

Mitigating cyber-risk: addressing cyber threats is now a corporate priority

Ian Pollard, AIG

 

Developments in global data protection - business needs to be ready to react to new compliance requirements

Cameron Craig, DLA Piper

 

The crossroads of e-discovery and information security

Neal Lawson and Louis Martin, Intelligent Discovery Solutions, Inc (iDS)

 

US restrictions on commercial social networking

Jonathan Sablone and Alyssa Petroff, Nixon Peabody LLP


CONTRIBUTORS

ACA Compliance Group

Accurate Equity

AIG

Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Campbells

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

DLA Piper

Grant Thornton UK LLP

Hay Group

Hogan Lovells

Intelligent Discovery Solutions, Inc (iDS)

Loyens & Loeff

Marsh

McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

NACD

Nixon Peabody LLP

Patton Boggs LLP

Perkins Coie LLP

Preqin

PwC

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

Schulte Roth & Zabel International LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


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