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Rising Stars: The research and the methodology

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Legal Media Group’s Rising Stars 2015.

When published in 1994, the Expert Guides were the first-ever guides dedicated to leading individuals in the legal industry. Since then we have continued to focus on individuals considered by peers and clients to be the best...

01/07/2015

US Tax Overview

Reasonable Cause Defense Waives Privilege?

In the pending Eaton transfer pricing advance pricing agreement (APA) case the court ordered that Eaton waived privilege and work product protections needed to withhold documents as a consequence of the company asserting the reasonable cause defense. The...

Q&A with Nicholas Molan

How is the change in the regulatory framework affecting your industry?

Continued liberalization of the Chinese energy market, in particular the ongoing opening of LNG and natural gas receiving and distribution facilities to private companies, is delivering a more mature and efficient market which...

Q&A with Lisa Tomas

What are the most valuable features of your firm's career development programme and how does it help you in your professional growth?

There are two elements of Arnold & Porter's approach that stand out for me: .

First, A&P associates are encouraged to work on a variety of cases including both...

Q&A with Dylan Potter

What was the most significant development in your practice area in the past 12 months?

The number of ground-breaking transactions in the capital markets space over the past 12 months has been the most significant development. In particular transactions such as the European ECA supported Sukuk for 4...

Common Cross-Border Insurance and Reinsurance issues and our experience of recent Natural Catastrophes, as an example

The international insurance and reinsurance market has been impacted in recent years by a number of major natural catastrophes, including flooding in Thailand and Central Europe, wildfires in New South Wales and Southern California and earthquakes in New Zealand. This article examines some of the...