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October 2010 Issue

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COVER STORY

M&A in the energy and power sector

 

FEATURES

The demand for data storage

 

ROUNDTABLE

US bankruptcy

THE PANELLISTS: James H.M. Sprayregen, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Barry A. Chatz, Arnstein & Lehr LLP; Neal L. Wolf, Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP; Aaron L. Hammer, Freeborn & Peters LLP; Jonathan A. Carson, Kurtzman Carson Consultants; William Q. Derrough, Moelis & Company; Ken Zimans, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Adam Strochak, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; and Richard H. Golubow, Winthrop Couchot Professional Corporation.

 

SPECIALreport

Analysing the Dodd-Frank Act

 

Overview of the intended aims of the Dodd-Frank Act

Michael D. Dorum, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

 

Select provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act affecting Banks

James J. Barresi and Aaron A. Seamon, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

 

Dodd-Frank and the capital markets

Anna T. Pinedo and James R. Tanenbaum, Morrison & Foerster

 

Provisions of Dodd-Frank affecting fund management

Donald V. Moorehead, Larry Makel and Courtney C. Nowell, Patton Boggs LLP

 

The Dodd-Frank Act: corporate governance and executive compensation

David B. Miller, Amy C. Seidel and Michael A. Stanchfield, Faegre & Benson

 

WORLDWATCH

Managing risk & compliance     

 

The little big world of risk management

Mary Roth, Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.

 

Analytics: the cognitive process of effective supply chain risk management

Gary S. Lynch, Marsh Risk Consulting

 

Corporate responsibility as legal risk management

Michael Torrance, Ogilvy Renault LLP

 

Update on the Bribery Act 2010

Andrew Webster, Navigant Consulting

 

Managing corporate risk appetite: directors must lead the way

Peter R. Gleason, National Association of Corporate Directors

 

The financial risk in a borrower’s capital structure

Juanita Schwartzkopf, Focus Management Group

 

DEALfront

mergers & acquisitions

Fertiliser giant welcomes interest as BHP towers

Oligarchs push for control as commodities rebound

 

private equity & venture capital

Blackstone to help power India

European buyout market set for a return of sorts

 

bankruptcy & corporate restructuring

Dubai World relies on asset sales to ease debt burden

Trouble for Irish banks

 

PROFESSIONALinsight

Intellectual property

US Supreme Court confirms patentability of business methods but sets stage for continued uncertainty

John D. Carlin and Lori A. Wolfe, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

 

Federal Circuit addresses inequitable conduct standard

Kevin E. Noonan, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

 

Resolving intellectual property disputes in the United States

Stuart C. Clark, Carr & Ferrell LLP

 

Banking & finance

Basel II, III and Capital Requirements Directives

Andreas Fillmann, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

 

Germany marches forward on financial regulation

Jan D. Bayer, Bingham McCutchen

 

Buyers ready to purchase loans from European banks

Gifford West, DebtX


CONTRIBUTORS

Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Bingham McCutchen

Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP

Carr & Ferrell LLP

DebtX

Faegre & Benson

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Focus Management Group

Freeborn & Peters LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Kurtzman Carson Consultants

Marsh Risk Consulting

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Moelis & Company

Morrison & Foerster

National Association of Corporate Directors

Navigant Consulting

Ogilvy Renault LLP

Patton Boggs LLP

Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.

Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Winthrop Couchot Professional Corporation


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