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Avoiding Misadventures in Venture: Considerations for European Corporates

European Union - November 14 2022 European corporate venture capital teams should reflect on their rights in light of falling valuations, revised exit expectations, and other…

Meaning of “Good Faith” Under English Law: Latest Clarification

United Kingdom - November 10 2022 English law does not include a general implied duty of good faith. However, the English courts are willing to enforce contractual duties of good faith…

E-Money, Payment Services, and Insolvency

United Kingdom - November 10 2022 Technology is rapidly changing the way customers and businesses interact with Financial Systems. Fintech companies are a driving force behind the…

Cramming Down Pension Liabilities: The Final Frontier?

United Kingdom - November 10 2022 As the UK looks set to enter a new restructuring cycle, the question remains whether a restructuring plan (RP) could be used to cram down defined…

StaRUG in Practice: German Scheme Expands Restructuring Options for Debtors

European Union, Germany, United Kingdom - November 10 2022 German credits in sectors such as real estate, automotive, and energy face a worsening macro backdrop. At the same time, the available toolkit for…

Cross-Border Recognition: Hong Kong Schemes and the Compromise of Foreign Law-Governed Debt

Global, Hong Kong - November 10 2022 A recent first instance decision in Hong Kong has highlighted an important conflict-of-laws issue that will inform where debtor groups with a Hong…

Action Needed as PE Faces Evolving Web of Digital Economy Regulation

European Union, United Kingdom - October 24 2022 Amid the ongoing global proliferation of regulation governing the Digital Economy, EU and UK legislators are taking significant strides toward…

Worker Windfalls Bring Benefits for PE

European Union, USA - October 21 2022 Incentivising management with sweet equity and co-investment opportunities is a tried and tested strategy for buyout firms, which helps to align key…

Foreign Subsidies Regulation Presents a New Hurdle for European M&A

European Union, Global - October 21 2022 European M&A is set to become more complex after the European Parliament and European Council agreed the Foreign Subsidies Regulation (FSR), a new…

European Scrutiny of Foreign Subsidies to Impact PE Deals

European Union - October 21 2022 European M&A is set to become more complex after the entry into force of the Foreign Subsidies Regulation (FSR), a new regime introduced to control…