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Oral agreements ought to be contractually agreed and documented to ensure they are enforceable and binding on all parties

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 28 2014

In Barnsley v Noble (2014), the Court held that an oral agreement was not contractually binding. Despite evidence that such agreement had been

The vital role of IP due diligence in the assessment of company value

  • Dehns
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 29 2014

Although IP due diligence may be considered by many to be an expensive process which is time consuming, it is essential in determining the value of a

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

UK corporate update - October 9, 2014

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2014

In Starbev GP v Interbrew Central European Holding the Commercial Court considered the circumstances In which a contractual party must correct a

UK corporate update recent cases of interest

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 12 2013

There have been a number of recent English Court judgments of interest in the corporate field and this corporate update reports on cases relevant in

Locked in by confidentiality

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2014

A recent case in the High Court illustrates the incidental effect confidentiality obligations can have in reinforcing lock-in and deadlock provisions

UK Takeover Code: clarification of rules relating to irrevocable commitments and letters of intent by target company directors

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2014

On 17 January 2014, the UK Takeover Panel published Practice Statement No. 27 relating to how the prohibition on "offer-related arrangements" applies

Activist investing in Europe: a special report

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2014

Activist investing in US markets has increased in importance by almost any measure over recent years, with greater assets under management, more

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

Doing business in the United Kingdom 2012

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2012

This guide provides a general overview of the law applicable to businesses operating in the United Kingdom and in particular, guidance on legal matters to any non UK entity which wants to do business in the UK