The fully revised and updated edition of the Guide to Dispute Resolution will be published in May 2010. To reflect this increased exposure, the editorial coverage of the Guide will be broadened to encompass detailed discussion of the regulatory and legislative issues within the banking, capital markets and corporate sectors.
The 2010 Guide to Dispute Resolution will be an invaluable information resource for IFLR and asialaw.com’s influential regional and global readerships.
Chapters should be kept business focused and, wherever possible, assess strategic issues to highlight the opportunities and problems facing investors and corporates. Below are the suggested chapter topics:
- How has the Lehman minibond saga changed the landscape for regulatory disputes?
- Regional examination of Asian arbitration centres
- China – developments within China International Economic and Trade Commission (CIETAC)
- China – the difficulty enforcing awards
- How Hong Kong’s Civil Justice Reforms will affect litigation
- India’s move towards international commercial arbitration
- Indonesia’s updated mediation process
- Why is Japanese arbitration slow to develop?
- How to resolve domain name disputes in Vietnam
- What lessons does UBS v HSH Nordbank hold for jurisdiction cases?
- What lessons have restructurings so far shown for dealing with distressed investors?
- How would you advise clients to deal with them?
- How have misselling structured finance disputes been dealt with?
- Hedge funds and private equity, and investor disputes
- The growth of investor activism in Europe
- How have the plans of the European Commission for Alternative Dispute Resolution affected practice?
- What will restructurings look like through the Delaware court after the recession?
- How Delaware courts will deal with Material Adverse Effect clauses?
- What litigation could arise from the US bailouts of the last year?
- How will the Lehman bankruptcy cause either class-actions or bankruptcy litigation?
- What pending cases will New York courts look at over the next few months?
- How will white-collar cases change with the increased enforcement measures from the SEC?
- How will white-collar cases like the Bernie Madoff scandal work out on the civil side?
- Regulatory disputes – how to cope with the authorities
- Structuring arbitration clauses
- The importance of E-discovery
- As bank-on-bank litigation grows, how can formal litigation best be avoided?
Europe: Claudia Tan
Tel: +44 20 7779 8637
China, Hong Kong & India: Nick Shrimpton
Tel: +852 2842 6927
North America, North Asia & Australasia: Denny Squibb
Tel: +852 2842 6945
South East Asia, Middle East: Victoria Pawsey
Tel: +44 207 779 8788 / +852 2842 6966
Latin America: Roberto Miranda
Tel: +44 20 7779 8435