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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

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

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

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

Companies Act 2006: capital maintenance and reduction, financial assistance and distributions

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 4 2007

This briefing note should be read in conjunction with our earlier briefing, Companies Act 2006: Introduction and background

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

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

Takeover Panel consults on Code changes

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 21 2014

The Takeover Panel (the Panel) has published a new public consultation paper (PCP 20141) which proposes amendments to various provisions of the

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

International regulatory update - 17 - 21 March 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 27 2014

The EU Council Presidency and the EU Parliament have reached a provisional agreement on the proposed regulation establishing