Lawyer: European M&A Could Rise Despite Risks

June 13 (Bloomberg Law) -- Guy Norman, acting global head of mergers and acquisitions at Clifford Chance, tells Bloomberg's Sarah Kopit that the prospects for M&A activity in Europe are slowly beginning to improve. Citing a recent Clifford Chance survey, Norman says that Europe is now seen as a favorable M&A destination for investors, second only to the Asia-Pacific region. Still, Norman points out that the economic picture in Europe is unstable and that the prolonged uncertainty could slow deal growth.
Fed Stress Test Beginning of a Process, Karpoff Says
51:07 - March 6 -- Timothy Karpoff, a former U.S. Treasury official and now a partner at Jenner & Block LLP, talks about the results of the Federal Reserve's stress test that shows that all 31 big banks have sufficient capital to absorb losses during a sharp and prolonged economic downturn. Karpoff speaks with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker and Scarlet Fu also speak.
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