MAGAZINE

September 2010 Issue

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COVER STORY

America’s failed banks - and what lies ahead

 

FEATURES

Tested but not tried, Europe’s banks deemed to be safe

 

ROUNDTABLE

Risks facing directors and officers

THE PANELLISTS: Jan Bouwman, Bell Dewar; Géraud Verhille, Chartis Europe SA; Jay B. Kasner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Deborah Hicks Midanek, Solon Group, Inc.; and Holly J. Gregory, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP.

 

WORLDWATCH

Biotech & pharma sector

 

Drug regulations in Canada – an overview of some current changes and general trends

Mathieu Gagné, Fasken Martineau

 

Patenting genetic inventions in India

V. Lakshmikumaran, R. Parthasarathy and Malathi Lakshmikumaran, Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan

 

A patently commercially attractive jurisdiction – but ensure that your claims are all valid

Nico Vermaak and Muhammed Vally, DM Kisch Inc

 

Medical diagnostic claims in light of Bilski v. Kappos

Kevin E. Noonan, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

 

Bioscience has thrived, even in the midst of economic downturn

Jim Greenwood, Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

 

DEALfront

mergers & acquisitions

Loss of confidence delays M&A market recovery

Sanofi busy with purchases and alliances

 

private equity & venture capital

PE-backed buyouts strongest since credit crunch

‘Pay-to-play’ rule is welcome news for PE firms

 

bankruptcy & corporate restructuring

Recession lingers amid UK recovery

Third bankruptcy exit for  Trump casino

 

INdepth

Chapter 15 bankruptcies

Investment in nuclear energy

Effective board oversight of safety and risk management in the energy and utilities sector

Resolving disputes in the construction sector

 

PROFESSIONALinsight

Capital markets

The sovereign debt crisis in Europe

Paul Richards, International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

 

Impact of Dodd-Frank on derivatives

David Felsenthal, Clifford Chance US LLP

 

The cover story – a work in process

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

              

Telecommunications sector

The future is broadband

Dr Hamadoun Touré, International Telecommunication Union

 

Spectrum infusion drives US wireless market opportunities

Bryan Tramont and Mark Walker, Wilkinson Barker Knauer

 

Outsourcing

How cuts to public sector spending could open the door to outsourcers

Martyn Hart, National Outsourcing Association (NOA)

 

Request for Proposal 2.0

Paul C. Pinto, Sylvan VI, LLC

 

Exit management in outsourcing: how to manage the end of the relationship

Peter Brudenall and Purdey Castle, Hunton & Williams

 

SPOTlight

Enhancement of foreign investment opportunities in the Turkish media sector

Esra Tekil, Tekil Law

 

Mauritius: shariah compliant investment opportunities

Rizwana Ameer Meea, Consilex Ltd.

 

Snapshot of the private equity market in Guernsey

Barney Lee, Appleby Global

 

Funding asset financing – new approaches are needed

Alison Manzer, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP


CONTRIBUTORS

Appleby Global

Bell Dewar

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Chartis Europe SA

Clifford Chance US LLP

Consilex Ltd.

DM Kisch Inc

Fasken Martineau

Hunton & Williams

International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

International Telecommunication Union

Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Morrison & Foerster

National Outsourcing Association (NOA)

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Solon Group, Inc.

Sylvan VI, LLC

Tekil Law

Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP

Wilkinson Barker Knauer


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