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Underwriter due diligence obligations

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 8 2015

On December 18, 2014, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) published Guidance Note 14-0299 about conducting due

Maximizing value in the disposition of portfolio companies

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2015

The five-year investment period set forth in the limited partnership agreements of many private equity firms have now elapsed, and these firms

Step-ups in tax basis: utilizing section 336(e) elections in structuring private equity acquisitions

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2015

The IRS and Treasury Department recently issued regulations that provide rules for making a "Section 336(e) election." This election is a relatively

Representations and warranties insurance in M&A transactions

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • April 7 2015

Historically, negotiations over representations and warranties (R&W) and the related indemnification in M&A transactions have often been

Recent trends in acquisition finance - incremental loan facilities

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2015

Recent years have been marked by low interest rates and a highly liquid loan market, creating a very favorable environment for leveraged loans used to

WARN Act liability for private equity funds

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2015

There is a recent tendency for workers who lose employment at a private equity fund’s portfolio company as a result of a plant closing or a layoff to

Receivables finance - overriding blocks to assignment

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 31 2015

The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act received Royal Assent on 26 March and, when implemented, is expected to produce a huge boost in SME

Significant changes to Canada's foreign investment review process

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2015

On March 25, 2015, the Government of Canada announced significant amendments to the Investment Canada Act, including changes to the thresholds for

Financial Regulatory Developments 13 February - UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA)

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 13 2015

UKCFA has issued a statement welcoming FCA's review of the crowdfunding sector and its conclusion that the UK does not need any new regulation. UKCFA

Crowded house - UK legislation and FCA regulation of crowdfunding

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 13 2015

Post-financial crisis, many small businesses, unable to get bank financing in the wake of the tightening of bank Capital Rules, turned to