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UK private equity transactions: the essential differences from the US market
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 4 2015

A US private equity fund seeking to acquire a target in the UK will soon notice a number of differences from the US market. It is important to be

Deferred Prosecution Agreements: the US experience and the UK potential
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 14 2014

Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) have been used in the US for over 20 years. The UK has recently brought into force the laws allowing certain

The P51 and Iran extend the Joint Plan of Action to mid-2015
  • Dentons
  • Iran, Russia, United Kingdom, USA, China, France, Germany
  • December 2 2014

On November 24, 2014, the US, UK, France, China, Russia and Germany (collectively the "P5 1") and Iran announced that they would extend to June 30

Facility agreements in 2013: new laws, new terms?
  • Dentons
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 27 2012

During 2012, many of those involved in drafting and negotiating facility agreements will have followed the progress of draft legislation, and other related developments, on FATCA, Basel III and LIBOR

Living wills in the UK and US for systemically important financial institutions
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 24 2011

On October 3, 2011, the Financial Stability Board announced that it had approved "the package of policy measures to be submitted to the G20's November summit to address the 'too big to fail' problems" posed by systemically important financial institutions

Enforcement of foreign intellectual property rights - Lucasfilm Ltd and others v. Ainsworth and another
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 5 2011

Once judgment has been obtained, the successful party needs to be able to enforce that judgment against the other party to obtain the remedy granted in the judgment

US court considers Pensions Regulator's powers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 6 2008

The US Court has approved a bankruptcy settlement under which a US-listed parent company is liable for the buy-out deficits in its UK subsidiary's pension schemes

Lessons from across the pond
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 5 2015

If you want to see where the law on pensions is going in the UK, the US is usually a good place to start. Part of this is down to similarities in

Should the UK adopt Cape Town’s Alternative A Insolvency regime? Lessons from the US and Canada
  • Dentons
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 11 2014

The UK is consulting on whether to incorporate Cape Town’s Alternative A insolvency regime into English law. Alternative A is based on s 1110 of

Financial Regulatory Developments 24 January - HM Treasury
  • Dentons
  • Iran, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 24 2014

Treasury has published an updated note following the partial lifting of sanctions against Iran. The note explains when transfers of funds require