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    Joshua B. Konvisser

    Joshua B. Konvisser
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    2011/12
    What Happens On the Outsourcers Insolvency: A Comparison of Relevant Insolvency Principles in the U.S., India and China
    Source: PLC Cross-border Outsourcing Handbook
    Authors: Joshua B. Konvisser, Yusuf H. Safdari, Nishith Desai, Joseph Chan, Michael Murphy
    Top-ranked IT and outsourcing lawyer Michael Murphy, nationally recognized outsourcing lawyer Joshua Konvisser and Pillsbury senior counsel Yusuf Safdari, along with Nishith Desai and Joseph Chan, explain U.S. bankruptcy law principles and issues most relevant to customers of insolvent outsourcing service providers. The authors provide a comparison of those principles with the insolvency frameworks in India and China in order to put customers in the best position to navigate the complexities of local insolvency laws. This article originally appeared in the PLC Cross-border Outsourcing Handbook 2011/12
    3/7/2011
    India Moves to Tax the Foreign Income of Its Outsourcers—End of the Offshore 'Vacation'?
    Authors: Joshua B. Konvisser, Sanjeev Sachdeva
    On February 28, 2011, the new Indian Union Budget was presented to the Indian Parliament.1 Although the budget includes numerous changes relevant to businesses operating in India, certain tax-related provisions are particularly salient to the customers of Indian outsourcing providers.

    February 2010
    What Happens on the Outsourcer’s Insolvency: A Comparison of Relevant Insolvency Principles in the US, India and China
    Source: Practical Law Company
    Authors: Joshua B. Konvisser, Yusuf H. Safdari, Joseph W. K. Chan, Nishith Desai, Michael Murphy
    03/23/2009
    When Vendors Collapse
    Companies, firms need to ask the right questions up front and use appropriate contract language.
    Source: The National Law Journal
    Authors: Joshua B. Konvisser, Wayne C. Matus, John E. Davis
    3/16/2009
    New IT Security: Protecting Your Company Against Outsourcing Supplier Insolvency
    Authors: Leo T. Crowley, Joshua B. Konvisser, Vipul N. Nishawala, Rick B. Antonoff, Kent P. Woods, Erica Edman Carrig
    Conventional wisdom was that bankruptcy was not a major consideration when outsourcing to “blue chip” sourcing suppliers. However, with recent market changes characterized by giant corporations effectively disappearing in a cloud of insolvency over a weekend—and with the proliferation of smaller, less well-capitalized suppliers—the rules of the game have changed.
    1/8/2009
    Satyam: A Timely Warning for Outsourcing Customers
    Protect Your Company Against Outsourcing Supplier Instability
    Authors: Joshua B. Konvisser, Vipul N. Nishawala, Jonathan D. Butler, Michael Murphy
    Conventional wisdom was that bankruptcy and insolvency were not major considerations when receiving outsourcing services from reputable, credit-worthy suppliers. Recent market conditions—characterized by even giant corporations disappearing over a weekend in a cloud of insolvency, and an increasing scarcity of operating capital—have changed the rules of the game.
    First Quarter 2008
    Don't Let Your Service Levels "Do a Number" on You
    Source: FSO Magazine
    Authors: Joshua B. Konvisser, Vipul N. Nishawala
    Joshua Konvisser and Vipul Nishawala, partners in Pillsbury's Global Sourcing practice, co-authored this article which originally appeared in FSO Magazine, 1Q 2008.
    10/24/2006
    Incentive Alignment Pricing: A "Win-Winning" Framework for Sourcing Transactions
    Source: PLI Course Handbook
    Author: Joshua B. Konvisser

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