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UK Budget 2015: brief private equity notes

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 18 2015

The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, once again rolled out his favourite tax avoidance anecdote, that of the "banker who boasted of

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

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

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

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

Corporate and business law update - London calling - Summer 2014

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Removal of stamp duty saving for takeovers

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 9 2015

As reported in our December 2014 newsletter, the Chancellor's Autumn Statement announced the Government's plans to remove the ability for bidders to

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

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

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

General counsel update - 27 September 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Indonesia, Myanmar, Spain, United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 27 2012

This is the 31st in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

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

  • Dehns
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Exclusivity, break fees and financial assistance: how an unenforceable agreement came 'back from the dead'

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 6 2012

In Paros PLC v Worldlink Group PLC a dispute arose in relation to a proposed business acquisition