October 2011 Issue
Financier Worldwide Magazine
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Private equity in Latin America
Beer deals abound but beware risks
Scrutiny rises on $29bn Express Scripts-Medco merger
IT strategy shift spurs software deals
End of the road for Saab?
MODERATOR: Geoffrey L. Berman, American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). THE PANELLISTS: Barry A. Chatz, Arnstein & Lehr LLP; Lawrence R. Perkins, Conway MacKenzie, Inc.; James H.M. Sprayregen, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Jonathan A. Carson, Kurtzman Carson Consultants; Christopher A. Ward, Polsinelli Shughart; and Jay Goffman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
FORUM: Enterprise risk management (ERM) in today’s challenging market
THE PANELLISTS: Peter Beardshaw, Accenture; Craig Wright, BDO; and Holly J. Gregory, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP.
Are you ready? – five steps to manage organisational risks
Scott B. Clark, Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.
Risk oversight: of ‘rogues’, reporting systems, and reasonable doubt
Alexandra R. Lajoux, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Managing anti-corruption risk in mergers and acquisitions
Richard N. Dean, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Fish cannot see water: why companies fail
Deborah Hicks Midanek, Solon Group, Inc.
Top 10 risks to global business
From reactive to proactive
The current state of enterprise risk oversight
Managing risk in a changing business and technology environment
Addressing the systemic part of liquidity risk
mergers & acquisitions
Tech M&A value nearly doubles in Q2 2011
UK outbound M&A falls by half in second quarter
private equity & venture capital
Apax moves closer to Kinetic Concepts deal
CVC takes controlling stake in Virgin Active
bankruptcy & corporate restructuring
Another wave of restructuring for the airline sector
Innkeepers sue Cerberus and Chatham over hotel deal
IP monetisation due diligence: the duration of exclusivity II
Lawrence S. Perry and Stephen K. Sullivan, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Freedom-to-operate: analysis and application
Barry Franks, Brann AB
Gwilym Roberts, Kilburn & Strode LLP
South Africa – Supreme Court of Appeal realigns the plough on questions of obviousness
Nico Vermaak and Muhammed Vally, DM Kisch Inc.
Investor-state arbitration: effective means to resolve disputes between foreign investors and sovereign states
Mark N. Bravin, Ricardo Ugarte and Tomás Leonard, Winston & Strawn LLP
Consumer class actions for deceptive food, beverage and nutrition claims: is a sea change upon us?
Joel B. Rothman and Erik L. Kantz, Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Arbitration of disputes in or involving China
Brenda Horrigan, Salans LLP
CFC reform – are we there yet?
Pat Dugdale and Batanayi Katongera, Olswang LLP
Amendments to the Mexican maquila decree
Iván Díaz Barreiro, OSY Ortiz, Sosa, Ysusi y Cía
Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Conway MacKenzie, Inc.
DM Kisch Inc.
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Kilburn & Strode LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kurtzman Carson Consultants
National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
OSY Ortiz, Sosa, Ysusi y Cía
Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Solon Group, Inc.
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP