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Australia corporate update - May 2014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • May 8 2014

The ASX has released the revised third edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, reflecting recent developments in

Courts differ on enforceability of unilaterally adopted forum selection bylaws

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 11 2014

While forum selection bylaws have become increasingly popular with US public companies, courts in Delaware and Oregon recently came to opposite

The importance of clarity in financial adviser engagement letters

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

During the process of negotiating a financial adviser's engagement letter it is all too easy to gloss over uncertainty or ambiguity in a desire to

Buyers beware: why acquirers of public companies should care about the sale process

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 19 2012

Purchasers of public companies focus on negotiating the best terms for the acquisition

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) v Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (2011) 274 ALR 731

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 31 2011

Fortescue Metals has been granted special leave to appeal against a High Court decision that held Mr Andrew Forrest had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to a proposed port, rail line and mine located in the Pilbara and Port Hedland regions

Who 'owns' a bribe - the recipient or victim?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2011

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in Sinclair Investments (UK) Limited v Versailles Trading Finance Limited & Others (2011 EWCA Civ 347), firmly dismissing the appeal - and the defendants' cross appeal - from the judgment of Mr Justice Lewison of 30 June 2011

Reconsidering NDAs in light of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co.

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 21 2012

On May 4, 2012, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that Martin Marietta Materials had violated a pair of confidentiality agreements with Vulcan Materials and issued a 4-month temporary injunction suspending Martin Marietta’s hostile exchange offer for Vulcan and related proxy contest

General counsel update - 27 September 2012

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

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

Delaware court provides guidance for structuring top-up options

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 21 2011

Tender offers are becoming increasingly common in leveraged transactions, due in part to the recent acceptance of top-up options by the Delaware Supreme Court

SEC enforcement outlook for investment funds: focus on valuation, insider trading and other fraudulent practices

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2013

The SEC continues its enforcement efforts relating to hedge funds and private equity funds. In recent remarks, Bruce Karpati, Chief of the SEC