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The Shanghai Free Trade Zone – A New China Paradigm for Western Investors?

December 31, 2013

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When it comes to foreign companies, funds and investors doing business in China and positioning themselves to do business in China, the question on the minds of everyone is the significance of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.  What does it mean for China, and to investment in China?  Answers to these questions are contained in a […]

Dubai Air Show

November 21, 2013

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Jebel Ali, Dubai – November 19, 2013.  One of the side effects of working across borders is that I variously find myself somewhere on relatively short notice.  So it was when I recently found myself in The Hague surrounded by the World’s largest round painting and transported back for a moment to a place that once was.  Then the Dubai […]

Feuerwehrfahrzeughersteller Ziegler von CIMC Erworben

November 15, 2013

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China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd. (“CIMC”), a Chinese commercial vehicles and logistics company, advised by DLA Piper, has acquired the well-known Swabian fire engine manufacturer Ziegler. German and English versions follow. News 11 Nov 2013 DLA Piper berät CIMC beim Erwerb des Feuerwehrfahrzeugherstellers Ziegler Pressemitteilungen DLA Piper hat China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd (“CIMC”), einen chinesischen Nutzfahrzeug- und Logistikkonzern, beim […]

Next Stop, Southeast Asia

October 14, 2013

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After writing recently that “Private Equity Investment in Vietnam sets a Record[1],” the question about how the rest of Southeast Asia is doing is a natural follow-on.  With the able assistance of Liming Xu, we took a look at the region as a whole to see if the trend evidenced in Vietnam is part of a […]

Developments: SEC Announces Plans in the event of a Shutdown

October 2, 2013

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Below is a reprint of what I consider a good overview of the contingency plans for the looming government shutdown announced by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) written by my colleague Edward Johnsen.   In a separate note entitled “Here comes the Shutdown: Key Points” which deals with the mechanics of the shutdown more generally (see link […]

Developments: The Scott Brass Decision

August 17, 2013

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The Scott Brass decision by the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals is unlikely to have the significant impact on private equity funds that many are foreseeing.  The decision does, however, create yet another level of uncertainty to the deployment of capital to companies where it is most needed. Five years after the US financial […]

Thomson Reuters Interview with Michael Macaluso

July 11, 2013

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Interview originally published here by Thomson Reuters Business Law Currents on October 4, 2011 An interview with Michael Macaluso DLA Piper’s Michael Macaluso has seen success as the rare lawyer able to bridge the gap between the U.S. and Europe. With markets in flux and regulations fluid, capital flows to and from private equity and venture […]