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Red-card penalty!

  • Stamford Law Corporation
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  • Singapore, United Kingdom
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  • March 17 2014

Penalty clauses are unenforceable under both English and Singapore law. A distinction has traditionally been drawn between liquidated damages clauses

US Supreme Court rules arbitrators, not courts, have competence to decide preconditions to investment arbitration

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Argentina, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 11 2014

The United States (US) Supreme Court's recent ruling in BG Group v. Argentina generally reflects a pro-investor approach to interpreting

After the whistle is blown: conducting an investigation while protecting reputation

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2014

A whistleblower claims that a contract was awarded to your organisation as the result of a bribe. What do you do now? And when do you alert the

Financial Ombudsman Scheme: only one bite of the cherry

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 17 2014

The long-awaited judgment in Clark v In Focus was handed down at the Court of Appeal on 14 February, allowing the appeal. What this means is that

Material adverse change - focus on Turkey

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Turkey, United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2014

The recent dramatic decline in the value of the Turkish Lira (the Turkish currency has lost about 10 percent since mid-December) as well as the

Exit provisions and call options: a cautionary tale

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 1 2014

It is common for contractual exit provisions to be triggered by a breach of contract committed by one of the parties, and to provide for the innocent

Are you being served? High Court considers the meaning of SPA service clause

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2014

In the recent case of Ageas (UK) Ltd v Kwik-Fit (GB) Ltd (2013), the High Court considered the meaning of the word "serving" in relation to a claim

Mergers and acquisitions: the “failing firm” defence - recent merger decisions by the European Commission and UK competition authorities indicate a more sympathetic approach to acquisitions of companies in financial difficulty

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 20 2014

The "failing firm" defence applies in the context of competition authorities scrutinizing mergers and acquisitions - that is, merger control - where

2013 year in review - M&A legal and market developments

  • White & Case LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 14 2014

We set out below a number of interesting English court decisions and market developments which have taken place and their impact on M&A transactions

Company sales is forfeiture of earn out an unenforceable penalty?

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2013

Buyers of businesses will normally try to restrain the sellers from competing against them after sale in order to preserve the goodwill of the