Kathleen Smith Ruhland 合伙人 Managing Partner, Minneapolis Office Chair, Consumer Goods sub-sector email@example.com 电子名片 明尼阿波利斯 电话： _+1_ 612_ 524_ 3033 传真 _+1_ 612_ 524_ 3073 手机 _+1_ 612_ 877_ 0969_ 概述 经验 背景 见解与洞察 电邮 打印 PDF版本 + 分享 Kathy Ruhland advises clients on cross-border transactions, including global M&A, restructuring and joint ventures, in established and emerging markets throughout the world. Recognized by third parties for providing superior client service, Kathy advises a number of world-leading corporations. Her recent work includes transactions in the Middle East and Europe, as well as India, Hong Kong and China. Kathy holds the following firm Leadership positions: Steering Committee, Global Alignment and Integration Co-Chair, Consumer Goods sub-sector Co-Chair, Global Leadership Alliance for Woman (LAW) Member of DLA Piper's governing Policy Committee Former Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Food & Beverage sub-sector Kathy advises privately and publicly held companies in the following areas: Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures Advises companies in various industries in global M&A transactions which often involve multiple jurisdictions. Effective in directing large teams of lawyers and accountants to assist clients in structuring, negotiating, implementing and closing global transactions. Joint ventures and strategic alliances Advises companies in negotiating, structuring, operating and exiting international equity joint venture arrangements, licensing, distribution and manufacturing agreements, collaborative marketing arrangements and other strategic alliances. Pre-and Post-acquisition integration and restructurings Advises companies on global post-acquisition integration and restructurings including significant experience in global supply chain structures, complex reorganizations involving multiple jurisdictions and other group restructurings. Foreign direct investment Advises companies regarding the international legal and tax aspects of the establishment of branch and subsidiary operations, setting up manufacturing operations, and advising clients regarding local investment incentives. International compliance Advises US multinationals on compliance issues under US laws affecting cross-border transactions including the Office of Foreign Control Sanctions Programs, anti-boycott legislation and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Global tax planning Advises companies on international tax matters in connection with international transactions, reorganizations and other international tax planning matters.