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Tag Archives: cross-border

Disputes in China: Watch Your Step

As cross-border business in China has exploded, so has the frequency of business disputes there. With both Western and Chinese firms wary of conducting litigation on the other’s home turf, parties can often agree on arbitration. Arbitration may even be preferable to bringing a Chinese company to an American court, says Craig Celniker, a Morrison… Continue Reading

The Global Prenup

Think two steps ahead to keep your international deals afloat You’re excited about that joint venture deal you signed with an overseas company. Together you’ll build a factory that will take orders from both sides, with the other company operating the factory. Excited, that is, until profits mysteriously vanish. You start to suspect the overseas… Continue Reading

Maximizing Mergers and Acquisitions: An in-depth look behind the headlines at some important emerging trends

Mergers and acquisitions are back in the headlines. Following two years of sharp decline, deal making increased 12 percent in 2010, according to Bloomberg. Cross-border deals shot up 41 percent. With companies sitting on record cash war chests, the trend looks likely to continue. A small sampling of recent activity: Sanofi-Aventis completed its $20.1 billion… Continue Reading