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Acceptance Speech delivered by Michael Macaluso on the occasion of his being honored for his Global Practice at the China on the World Stage Gala, New York

October 1, 2013


Mr. Michael Macaluso Acceptance Speech Gala, China on the World Stage New York, September 24, 2013 Distinguished Guests. Your Excellencies.  Friends.  Thank you.  I am honored to receive this award.  Since the theme of this conference is China on the World Stage, and I am being honored for my global practice, I would like to […]

Developments: The Scott Brass Decision

August 17, 2013


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 […]

Developments: Reaching U.S. Investors in New Ways

August 13, 2013


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently adopted final rules which will provide funds and other issuers greater flexibility in conducting private offerings of securities in the U.S.  These rules, which relax long-time restrictions on general solicitation and advertising, take effect on September 23, 2013. It is no exaggeration to say that these new rules change the game for issuers, […]


July 15, 2013


The recent severe flooding that is once again testing the resilience of the people of Sichuan province and other parts of China brought to mind a visit to Beichuan some months ago. Beichuan, as many of you will recall, in 2008 was near the epicenter of one of the most powerful earthquakes ever experienced in […]