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Contracting Accidentally through Preliminary AgreementsA Writing “Subject To Contract” May or May Not be a Contract
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 8 2017

Abraham Lincoln is credited with the observation that calling a calf’s tail a leg does not mean the calf now has five legs. The calf’s tail does not


M&A Weekly Update 11-17 March 2017
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2017

This week we look at a decision by the Takeover Panel that four individuals were acting in concert when they acquired shares in Rangers F.C


Corporate Activity in 2017 - Continued interest in Ireland from multinationals
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

Ireland, as a small island with an open economy which is built on international trade, will always be affected by political and economic changes in


Public M&A: significant transactions by public companies with a premium listing
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

For a public company with a premium listing in the United Kingdom, certain M&A transactions - including acquisitions and disposals of shares


Landmark UK case on liquidated damages
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2016

Many legal systems worldwide will not enforce contractual provisions which are penalties. However, the courts' desire to enforce parties' commercial


Companies Act 2006: capital maintenance and reduction, financial assistance and distributions
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2007

This briefing note should be read in conjunction with our earlier briefing, Companies Act 2006: Introduction and background


Directors’ duties are owed to the company not to its shareholders
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2015

In Sharp and Others v Blank and Others 2013, one of a series of judgments in the litigation between shareholders of Lloyds TSB and its directors


The Call of NASDAQ: Five Reasons Why European Companies Choose NASDAQ
  • NautaDutilh
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 29 2016

In recent years, Europe has made great strides towards achieving a genuine single capital market. A harmonised legislative framework has been


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


Trends in Regulatory Enforcement in UK Financial Markets 201617 Mid-Year Report
  • NERA Economic Consulting
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2016

Both the number and monetary value of FCA fines slowed to a trickle in the first half of the 201617 financial year (ended 30 September 2016), with