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Takeover offers for English companies with U.S. shareholders: some considerations for bidders
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 3 2007

This Commentary considers some of the legal and regulatory issues that arise when a securities exchange offer is made for an English target company that has a substantial shareholder base or a secondary listing in the United States


White & Case to take first case to test new extradition laws to the House of Lords
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2007

This week the House of Lords granted Ian Norris, retired former CEO of blue-chip manufacturing company Morgan Crucible, leave to appeal against an order for his extradition to the US to stand trial for alleged price-fixing and obstruction of justice


Government contracts
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 30 2007

On June 21, 2007, President Bush and Prime Minister Blair signed the US-UK Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty


"Wilfing" the day away
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 17 2007

How much time do employees spend on the Internet on non-work related projects?


SEC brings action against UK hedge fund (HF)
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 10 2007

The SEC settled enforcement actions against London-based hedge fund adviser GLG Partners, L.P. for illegal short selling in connection with 14 public offerings


Access to court documents by non-parties
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 30 2007

The court ordered the disclosure to a non-party of expert reports filed in an action before the English courts for use in similar proceedings in the US


Best efforts and endeavours case analysis and practical guidance under US and UK law
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 31 2007

Contract lawyers around the world spend hours negotiating seemingly slight changes in contract language


Solvent restructuring of Dana’s U.K. pension liabilities
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 2 2007

Ohio-based, 102-year-old automobile parts manufacturer Dana Corporation and 40 of its subsidiaries filed for chapter 11 protection in the U.S. in March 2006


Extra-territorial risk for professionals is increasing
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 9 2007

Extra-territorial risk is risk to UK-based professionals as a result of events in foreign jurisdictions


No right to New York review of arbitration decision under Bermuda form arbitration clause
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 10 2007

A recent ruling from the English Commercial Court illuminates one risk with the use of the Bermuda form arbitration clause: if the losing party is dissatisfied with the arbitration result, it may not be permitted to challenge the result under New York law in a New York court, but may instead be limited to challenging the arbitration award under English law in an English court