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Funds Talk: December 2016
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • European Union, France, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 1 2016

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) announced it is examining registrants' compliance with key whistleblower provisions


Beware of your intentions when declaring dividends
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2016

Through corporate acquisitions and asset transfers, BAT Industries plc (“BAT”) (a Claimant in the proceedings) became liable to contribute


How a “Voluntary” Default under An Indenture Converted an Optional Redemption Provision into a Mandatory Redemption Provision Requiring Payment of a Make-Whole Premium
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2016

In Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Carroll’s sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, there is a famous exchange between Humpty Dumpty and Alice


Recent Developments in Acquisition Finance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2016

A recent Delaware Bankruptcy Court decision may potentially place at risk an equity sponsor's ability to retain proceeds from the sale of a portfolio


New York’s Restrictive Interpretation of Common Interest Doctrine Unlikely to Have Significant Impact in Bankruptcy
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

On June 9, 2016, the New York State Court of Appeals, in Ambac Assur. Corp. v. Countrywide Home Loans, 2016 BL 184648 (N.Y. June 9, 2016), reversed a


La Cour d’appel ferme la porte à une doctrine américaine sur le reclassement des créanciers
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2016

La Cour d’appel de l’Ontario (la CAO ) a fermé la porte à l’application du principe de la subordination reconnue en equity dans le contexte des


How the impending Brexit impacts the legal framework of doing business with the UK- the German perspective
  • Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • September 20 2016

In a referendum, held in the United Kingdom on June 23, 2016, a majority of voters decided in favor of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and


M&A Weekly Update 9 - 15 September 2016
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 16 2016

In this issue, we focus on cases concerning directors’ considerations when making a solvency statement for a capital reduction, and whether “bad


Re Codere: recognising the commerciality of forum shopping
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2016

Re Codere demonstrates the willingness of the court to sanction a scheme of arrangement where English law jurisdiction was purposefully sought


English Law Schemes of Arrangement: Class Composition
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2016

Having received the sanction of antitrust regulators in Europe, the U.S., China and South Africa, the planned merger of brewing giants AB InBev and