February 2011 Issue
Financier Worldwide Magazine
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Prospects for M&A in the BRIC countries
M&A plans for European companies in 2011
Add as friend: Facebook and Goldman Sachs
International financial reporting standards
THE PANELLISTS: Joel Osnoss, Deloitte & Touche LLP; Sai Venkateshwaran, Grant Thornton; Keith C. Peterka, Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.; and Barry Jay Epstein, Russell Novak & Company LLP.
Fraud and regulatory enforcement
The impact of increased international cooperation and coordination to fight corruption on multinational companies
Andreas Frohner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Independent evaluation of transactions: the ultimate test of an anti-corruption program
Glenn Pomerantz, Martina Rozumberkova and Andrew Maclay, BDO
Financial statement fraud – the numbers game
Mark Chadwick and Catherine Williams, FTI Consulting, Inc.
The Bribery Act 2010: how will it affect your business?
Elizabeth Robertson, Elinor Lloyd and David Savell, Addleshaw Goddard
Fraud and the regulatory environment
Jerry Oldham, 1stWEST Financial Corporation
Credit for self-disclosure and cooperation in corporate criminal FCPA cases
John S. (Jay) Darden, Patton Boggs LLP
mergers & acquisitions
Icahn wins battle for Dynegy?
Sanofi-Aventis’s hostile bid for Genzyme continues
private equity & venture capital
UK private equity M&A almost quadruples in 2010
Lone Star in $4.2bn KEB exit
bankruptcy & corporate restructuring
US banks increasing distressed asset sales
AbitibiBowater emerges from bankruptcy
Bankruptcy & corporate restructuring
Chapter 15 – it’s time to define COMI
Joanne Collett, Appleby
Germany plans to strengthen creditor control and company restructurings in insolvency
Sacha Lürken and Dr Leo Plank, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
Legal risks for managers carrying out a corporate restructuring process
Wojciech Wandzel, Kubas Kos Gaertner
The National Infrastructure Plan – funding risks for the private sector
Michael Kenyon, Navigant Consulting, Inc.
2011 technology law update for the financial services sector
Brett Farrell, Barlow Robbins LLP
More than hydrocarbons: metals and mining in the Gulf
Chris Langdon and Sumit Soni, Latham & Watkins LLP
A larger idea of business continuity planning for acquisitions
Pascal Meyer, Golder Associates
Corporate governance in ESOP companies
Tim Jochim, Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter
Offshore legal issues surrounding the fund redemption process
Matthew Richardson, Zolfo Cooper BVI
New US regulation of non-US private fund managers: some good news and some bad news
Margaret R.A. Paradisa, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Private stock exchanges go under the microscope
Lance Jon Kimmel, SEC Law Firm
The changing litigation landscape for directors and officers in the United States
William Fahey, Zurich North America
Is VAT on its way to become a primary business driver?
Christian Deglas, Deloitte
Is investment in intellectual property worthwhile?
Chris Benson and Martyn Fish, Harrison Goddard Foote
Transparency vs. confidentiality in international arbitration
Hernando Diaz-Candia, Squire Sanders & Dempsey
1stWEST Financial Corporation
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Barlow Robbins LLP
FTI Consulting, Inc.
Harrison Goddard Foote
Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
Kubas Kos Gaertner
Latham & Watkins LLP
Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Patton Boggs LLP
Russell Novak & Company LLP
SEC Law Firm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Squire Sanders & Dempsey
Zolfo Cooper BVI
Zurich North America