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Prepare for the October 2012 Customs House Broker License Exam Online!

EACC Member Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms specializing in Customs law, is offering a course in preparation for the October 2012 Custom House Broker License Exam. The Firm has held highly successful Broker’s License exam courses in Boston, Los Angeles, and New York.  This course also provides an excellent review and overview of customs law and compliance for importers not intending to take the broker's exam. Fee:                  $400.00 Time:               Ten 2-hour...

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Deloitte Celebrates Culture of Service; Increases Pro Bono Pledge to $110 Million

New York, NY - June 8, 2012 - Visitors to Deloitte’s website should have no doubt about where most of the organization’s personnel are spending their time today— they’re volunteering. A note has gone up on Deloitte’s home page — today’s equivalent of the office door — letting people know that its professionals are out contributing their time and talent at more than 800 volunteer events, planned by the organization’s 100-plus office locations across the US.. Today is Deloitte’s 13th annual...

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Nation’s GCs and Directors Recognize Fulbright as One of Top Corporate Law Firms

For the 11th consecutive year, Corporate Board Member magazine and global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, Inc. have recognized Fulbright as one of the America's Best Corporate Law Firms in the nation. Corporate Board Member surveys U.S. corporate directors and general counsel, asking them to select, from all of the corporate law firms in the country, the top ten law firms they are likely to retain. The results are issued in two lists: one, from corporate directors; the other, from general...

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Cian McCourt of A&L Goodbody advised Eaton Corporation (ETN) on its recommended $11.8bn offer for Cooper Industries plc (CBE)

A&L Goodbody acted for Eaton Corporation in its $11.8bn recommended offer for Cooper Industries plc. The acquisition which is subject to certain terms and conditions is to be effected by a scheme of arrangement under Irish law and is expected to close later this year. It is the largest public takeover in Irish history. MORE

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A&L Goodbody advises Bloomberg on acquisition of Irish company PolarLake

EACCNY Member A&L Goodbody advises Bloomberg on acquisition of Irish company PolarLake: NEW YORK, DUBLIN — Bloomberg LP announced today that it acquired Dublin-based software provider PolarLake and is launching a new enterprise data management (EDM) service to help companies acquire, manage and distribute data across their organizations. “Our customers are looking to find new ways to reduce the cost of managing data while adhering to increasing regulatory requirements for transparency,” said Dan Doctoroff, Bloomberg President and CEO. “The Bloomberg Enterprise...

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Is Poland – the best kept secret! Boasting a growing economy despite a world economic crisis?

Growth Opportunities in Emerging Markets: US-Polish IT Forum: On Thursday, May 17th the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York,partnering with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce organized and jointly hosted an international US-Polish IT Forum. The Forum objectives included identifying current global market trends, opportunities that stem from highly advanced Polish IT companies potentially partnering with similar American companies and specific changes worldwide,which occurred during past few years in the technology sector. Poland, recognized as one of...

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Quintessence: BNP Paribas thought leadership magazine, now on Ipad

The Spring edition of Quintessence is now available on iPad! Our thought-leadership magazine brings together the expertise of industry specialists and BNP Paribas’ experts to explore and analyse the latest regulatory developments and industry trends impacting your business and securities services across the investment cycle. The new "Quintessence magazine" app is the perfect digital partner to your print magazine: it includes extra content you'll only find on the iPad edition, including an exclusive video interview with Jacques de Larosière, former governor...

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Developing UCITS Strategies Beyond Europe: Opportunities for Fund Managers to Expand in Asia and Latin America

Following an insightful panel discussion about "Developing UCITS Strategies Beyond Europe: Opportunities arising in Asia and Latin America" that took place on April 26th BNP Paribas is pleased to distribute an Executive Report that summarizes the findings. EACC member Carine Feipel, of Arendt & Medernach was among the panelists.

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Pepper Hamilton Partner Gregory J. Nowak is Chair of iGlobal Forum’s 3rd Annual Alternative Investments Summit

Pepper partner Gregory J. Nowak is chair of iGlobal Forum's 3rd Annual Alternative Investments Summit being held in New York City on May 30. Mr. Nowak will also speak on the panel, "How Is Global Financial Reform Legislation Playing Out?" The panel will discuss: update on financial reform legislation including Dodd-Frank, Volcker Rule, AIFM and Basel III evolution of AI industry in the face of these reforms-registration, investment restrictions, and other requirements impact on banks, private equity firms and hedge funds-to what extent have they already...

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New Irish Corporate Structure for Funds

The Irish Minister of Finance has approved, in principle, legislative proposals for a new form of corporate structure for funds, (the “Irish SICAV”). A SICAV or “Societé d’Investissement á Capital Variable” is an open-ended collective investment scheme common in countries such as Luxembourg and Switzerland. It is an open-ended vehicle with variable capital equal to the net asset value of the Fund. Investment funds in Ireland which use a corporate structure are incorporated as public limited companies (“plc”) under the Companies...

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