July 2011 Issue
Financier Worldwide Magazine
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Intellectual property issues in M&A
Conducting M&A in China
Microsoft and Skype: a match made in mobile heaven?
UK top European destination for foreign direct investment in 2010
LinkedIn and the great bubble debate
Financial institutions enhance risk management practices
THE PANELLISTS: James H.M. Sprayregen, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Bruce Leonard, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Ian Ratner, GlassRatner Advisory and Capital Group LLC; Aristos Galatopoulos, Maples and Calder; David S. Cohen, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP; Van Durrer, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; and Adam Strochak, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
FORUM: Using arbitration to resolve international disputes
THE PANELLISTS: Tim Portwood, Bredin Prat; Ben Knowles, Clyde & Co; Ashley Bell, O'Melveny & Myers; and Timothy G. Nelson, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
Weighing up arbitration vs mediation and litigation
Ben Knowles, Clyde & Co.
What is consent?
Tim Portwood, Bredin Prat
Choosing the arbitration you want: possibilities and pitfalls in arbitration agreements
Lord (Peter) Goldsmith QC, PC, Mark W. Friedman and David W. Rivkin, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Has there ever been a better time to arbitrate disputes in Asia?
Ashley Bell, O’Melveny & Myers
Encouraging trend in arbitration laws in India
Sidhartha Srivastava, D. H. Law Associates
mergers & acquisitions
Wal-Mart cleared to buy Massmart
Pierre Cardin looks for buyers
private equity & venture capital
Takeda buys Nycomed for $13.7bn
PE backed exits break quarterly record
bankruptcy & corporate restructuring
Chrysler returns to profitability
AOL focused on turnaround
Startup America: a commercialisation wakeup call for potentially dormant patented technology
Alicia Russo and Leslie Kushner, Fitzpatrick, Cello, Harper & Scinto
European Patent Court: political momentum for a breakthrough?
Alexander Harguth, Fish & Richardson P.C.
New trends in judgments of the Polish Arbitrary Court for internet domain names
Maria Jurek and Anna Szajna, Patpol
Is intellectual property still front and centre?
Neil Wilkof, Herzog Fox and Neeman
Global mergers & acquisitions
M&A in Brazil: coping with changes in regulations
Frederico Buosi and Gisele Trindade, Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni – Advogados
M&A in India: genesis and journey of the regulations under the Competition Act
Rahul Goel and Anu Monga, Seth Dua & Associates
M&A in Ukraine: through adversity to the stars
Armen Khachaturyan, Asters
Banking & finance
The jungle bank
Peter Hughes, University of York
Large-scale bank asset sales can help European banks return to health
Gifford West, DebtX
Oman introduces Islamic financing
George Sandars, Shaikh Muddassir Siddiqui and Sadaf Buchanan, SNR Denton
The swings and roundabouts of the future for the private equity market
Richard Addlestone, Appleby
Private equity looks online for growth
Natalie Tydeman, GMT Communications Partners
Evolving regulations and changing dynamics of private equity deals in India
Niraj Kumar, DSK Legal
Capital Group LLC
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Clyde & Co.
D. H. Law Associates
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Fitzpatrick, Cello, Harper & Scinto
GMT Communications Partners
Herzog Fox and Neeman
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Maples and Calder
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
O’Melveny & Myers
Seth Dua & Associates
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
University of York
Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni – Advogados
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP