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Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Quarterly Newsletter - Winter 2017
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Africa, China, USA, European Union, Hong Kong, Hungary, Mexico, OECD, United Kingdom
  • February 23 2017

On 3 February 2017, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released its Merger Remedies Study

The Global Employer: A Primer On International Labor and Employment Issues 2016
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, European Union, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 22 2017

For today's employers, managing a global workforce requires complying with local labor and employment laws in multiple jurisdictions, staying abreast

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

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

Does the MAC Have Your Back? The Use of Material Adverse Change Clauses in Canadian Loan Agreements
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 15 2017

Material adverse change (“MAC”) clauses are routinely inserted into loan agreements by lenders. However, the practical effects of enforcing a MAC

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

Takeover Schemes and Share Splitting
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

A recent case has help to clarify a perceived risk area relating to the use of schemes of arrangement to effect takeovers. In recent years schemes of

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

Schemes of arrangement - the end of the numerosity test?
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2017

The High Court yesterday held that a Chairperson of a shareholder scheme meeting may reject votes cast against a scheme of arrangement in

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

M&A standpoint: share splitting fails to derail scheme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

Landmark court judgment sanctions Severn Trent's takeover of Dee Valley despite 'share splitting' attempts to frustrate the statutory purpose of