Crossing Borders and Getting Results - The Pacific Rim Connection
An Evening Reception for Friends of the Firm to Help Us Celebrate our Recently Opened Tokyo Office
Garden Court Hotel
520 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Registration and Reception
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Partner Presentations
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Reception
Please join the following members from our recently opened Tokyo office, and other partners in attendance, for an evening reception and brief informal discussion on topics that include:
• An overview of recent trends in cross-border Asian transactions − addressing regulatory and other hurdles faced by US clients in Asia
• How to best handle multi-jurisdictional litigation
• A look at recent developments in the law of cross-border patent infringement
Jim DeGraw is a partner in Ropes & Gray's Corporate Department. Jim typically provides clients, especially those in technology and life sciences industries, with advice on intellectual property creation and exploitation; the structuring and funding of ventures built around intellectual assets; intellectual property, technology and commercial transactions; the formation and management of strategic alliances and outsourcing relationships; and acquisitions and dispositions of businesses.
Tsuyoshi Imai is a partner in Ropes & Gray's Corporate Department. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and private equity transactions. Tsuyoshi has broad experience with transactions in Japan and in other parts of Asia, particularly with acquisitions and corporate finance matters involving Japanese corporations. He recently advised a Japanese consortium in a $3.7 billion acquisition and an additional $3.0 billion acquisition financing assets located in the Philippines. Tsuyoshi also advised a Nasdaq-listed company in their $1.5 billion restructuring of a Jasdaq-listed subsidiary.