May 2010 Issue
Financier Worldwide Magazine
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LBO debt: bracing for widespread defaults
Climate change: balancing corporate responsibilities
THE PANELLISTS: Jennifer Bellah Maguire, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Dhaval Vussonji, Kanga & Company; Kate Downey, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP; Johan Terblanche, Loyens & Loeff; Timothy Hartnett, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; and Marta Viegas, TozziniFreire Advogados.
Are banks building up a deadly portfolio of underperforming loans?
Simon Ling-Locke, Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
The Lehman insolvency and client assets
Richard Spiller, Peter Fidler and Melissa Oxnam, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
Insolvency in 2010
Steven Law, Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3)
Asset valuation – standing behind the numbers
David Hampson and Andrew Dunbar, GoIndustry DoveBid
New Austrian legislation supporting struggling companies
Markus Fellner, Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners
Dual nature of insolvency in the UAE
Kaashif Basit and Sharon Lakhan, JSA
mergers & acquisitions
Global M&A shows signs of a sustained recovery
Emerging countries back on M&A trail
M&A in the global renewable power market
private equity & venture capital
Private equity’s outperformance in both the recession and recovery
Venture capital key to EU’s growth strategy
bankruptcy & corporate restructuring
The global banking recovery
US airlines braced for labour backlash
Tribune’s creditors battle as the company seeks to exit Chapter 11
Consolidation and expansion in the global oil and gas sector
Distressed M&A and restructuring in Latin America
Employment and labour concerns during bankruptcy and restructuring
Restructuring in Japan
Corporate restructuring in South-East Asia
Resolving problems in Dubai’s commercial property sector
Risk management in the financial services industry
Corporate liability under the UK Bribery Act
Tax developments in Australia
Healthcare litigation in the US
Insurance & risk management
From ERM to SRM
Bill Coffin, Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
Directors and officers insurance under the Companies Act of 2008
Wayne Venter, LindsayKeller
Stephen Surgeoner, Clifford Chance
Surety bonds in a tightening credit market
Matthew J. Rosenberg, Rosenberg & Partner
Takaful overcomes challenges to reach true potential
Sohail Jaffer, FWU Group
Corporate governance in America 2010 – report from the National Archives of Washington, DC
Alexandra R. Lajoux, National Association of Corporate Directors
Independent directors: dead, or alive?
Deborah Hicks Midanek, Solon Group, Inc.
US proxy advisers: paper tigers or 800 pound gorillas?
Teresa L. Johnson and Stacie S. Jeong, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin
Failure to follow US electronic discovery rules carefully may lead to heavy sanctions for parties and their lawyers
James Q. Walker and Shari A. Brandt, Richards, Kibbe & Orbe LLP
The necessity, selection and use of independent experts in litigation
Kenneth R. Lang chairs and Amy M. Decker, Hinkle Elkouri
Supreme Court’s ‘nerve centre’ test simplifies corporate citizenship for US federal court jurisdiction
Gilda R. Turitz, Sideman & Bancroft LLP
Ponzi schemes and the subsequent battle among victims
Peter Feldman, Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C.
Litigation funding: an international phenomenon
Hugh McLernon, IMF (Australia) Ltd.
Limitation in Polish commercial proceedings – the risks for foreign entities
Dr Arkadiusz Radwan, Kubas Kos Gaertner
Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3)
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin
IMF (Australia) Ltd.
Kanga & Company
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
Kubas Kos Gaertner
Loyens & Loeff
National Association of Corporate Directors
Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C.
Richards, Kibbe & Orbe LLP
Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
Rosenberg & Partner
Sideman & Bancroft LLP
Solon Group, Inc.
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)