Corporate Practice: Baker & McKenzie

Law360, New York (July 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Deal makers flocking to emerging markets relatively unscathed by the credit crisis should be prepared to operate under new rules of engagement and make decisions fast if they want to succeed, said Tim Gee, global chair for Baker & McKenzie's mergers and acquisitions practice.

“If you're dealing with a Russian oligarch, you can't just play the same old dance,” Gee said. “Each deal faces these risks in unfamiliar surroundings. The trick of deal making in those situations is to find common ground between two different cultures,...
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