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Disclosures in corporate transactions: A comparison of the UKSingapore and US approaches
  • Dentons Rodyk
  • Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 20 2017

Introduction In negotiating the terms of a sale and purchase agreement, whether for a transfer of shares or business assets of a company, a purchaser

M&A Weekly Update 13-17 February 2017
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

This week we look at new guidance on audit tenders, an analysis of public PSC data by Global Witness, and a new facility to ask ESMA questions on

High court rules that "share splitting" will not defeat a scheme of arrangement
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2017

The High Court has now confirmed, in the Dee Valley case , that a scheme of arrangement to effect a takeover should be sanctioned by the

M&A Weekly Update 6 February - 10 February 2017
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 10 2017

This week we look at Government guidance on the upcoming duty to report on payment practices and performance, as well as a case covering various

Court rejects vote-splitting designed to defeat takeover
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2017

The High Court has delivered its landmark judgment on whether a shareholder can split its votes to defeat a takeover structured as a scheme of

Takeover panel imposes 'cold shouldering'
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

The UK Takeover Panel recently published Panel Statement 20171, in which it declared the 'cold shouldering' of two defendants to be a breach of the

Corporate Law Update: Corporate Activity in 2017
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom
  • February 7 2017

As Ireland continues to be an important business location for multinational companies in the immediate aftermath of Brexit, we forecast a positive

M&A Weekly Update 30 Jan - 3 February 2017
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 3 2017

This week we look at a letter from the ICGN, Institute of Directors, TUC and ICSA on improvements in corporate governance (including better

Investment Funds Update, February 2017
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 31 2017

In the wake of the Brexit referendum, Theresa May and others in the UK business community adopted the slogan "open for business". Proposed changes to

Regional Focus: Europe
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 28 2017

M&A activity in the U.K. was, under the circumstances, relatively robust in 2016, albeit not as strong as in 2015