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For a Few Dollars More – Exploring the Frontiers of Private Equity Fundraising

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Jason Glover and Tom Bell of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP explore the increasingly creative fund structures developed to deal with the decline in private equity fundraising in the past five years.

Roundtable: Private Funds 2013

The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers has brought together three of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss fund activity, proposed regulatory and legislative changes affecting fund markets and the the difficulties that funds lawyers face in the future.

The Mining Industry and the Challenges Ahead: Trends and Views in a Dynamic World

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Florencia Heredia of HOLT Abogados examines the increase in investment and prosperity in the sector, and the corresponding corporate social responsibility of mining companies to communities and local governments.

Changes in the ASX Disclosure Regime for Mineralogical Reporting - Moving Towards International Harmonisation

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Heath Lewis of Clayton Utz outlines the main changes being proposed by the Australian Securities Echange in relation to its mineralogical information disclosure regime following two years of consultation with industry. It also discusses how the new requirements compare with the Canadian and South African markets.

Roundtable: Mining 2013

The International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers has brought together three of the world’s leading practitioners to discuss the expropriation of natural resources by governments, the financial climate and its impact on junior companies, geographical expansion and the responsibility of mining companies to engage stakeholders.

Franchising in the Asia-Pacific Region

Stephen Giles

Stephen Giles of Norton Rose Australia traces the development of franchising culture in the Asia-Pacific region and the differing regulatory approaches adopted to cover trademarks, contracts, technology transfers, competition and investment restrictions.

Which EU Jurisdictions Most Heavily Regulate Franchising?

Mark Abell

Mark Abell of Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP evaluates those EU countries that are most heavily regulated in the franchise field under the Franchise Regulation Evaluation Data (FRED) methodology and draws comparisons between the ratings of EU and non-EU states.

Roundtable: Franchise 2012

The International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers has brought together three of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing lawyers today. They discuss the legislative developments in their jurisdictions, the evolution of the franchise bar, difficulties in market activity and the potential conflict of interest created by cross-representation.

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