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Due diligence the criminal implications of failing to address health and safety

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 21 2014

The first of a two part article looks at the importance of considering regulatory issues when carrying out due diligence. This part looks at key

Meaning of “consent not to be unreasonably withheld” in a commercial contract

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2012

The High Court considered the meaning of the frequently used contractual term that "consent not be unreasonably withheld" in the context of a Share Purchase Agreement

Special limited partnerships (SLPs) introduced in Luxembourg

  • Wildgen Partners in Law
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  • Luxembourg, United Kingdom
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  • May 17 2013

The Luxembourg limited partnership regime is being modernised to become more attractive for private equity, venture capital and real estate

Corporate and business law update - London calling - Summer 2014

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 18 2014

On 21 April 2014, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) published the UK Government's response to its discussion paper of July 2013

Indemnities in a business sale

  • Matheson
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 25 2011

The English Court of Appeal has held that an indemnity clause was validly assigned to the purchaser of a business under a business sale agreement in the case of Shaw v Lighthouseexpress even though the relevant contract containing the indemnity had been terminated

Capital markets practice news round-up corporate finance - issue no. 10

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2013

Welcome to the latest in our series of regular alerts containing a round-up of news from our capital markets practice. Among other things, we bring

High Court rules that a side letter was not enforceable as a legally binding contract, rather it was an agreement to agree

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 17 2011

The Claimant had been a shareholder of a cable television and internet company (the “Company”), which was acquired by the First Defendant

Shareholder activism in the UK: an introduction

  • Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

This alert provides a summary of certain principles of English law and UK and European Regulation applicable to UK-listed public companies and their

Are your pre-emption rights on a share transfer water tight?

  • Wedlake Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 25 2012

Do you have a "change of control" clause in your shareholders' agreement?

Going back to basics: ensuring your side letter is more than a mere ”agreement to agree”

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 12 2012

The Barbudev litigation arises out of the negotiations and subsequent sale of Eurocom Plovdiv EOOD (EP), to the Warburg Pincus Group (WPG