We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results:1-10 of 259

All Foreign Takeovers of UK Companies to be Reviewed Following Brexit?
  • K&L Gates
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 29 2016

Recent statements by Theresa May and her staff uncover the first potential significant change to UK competition law as a result of Brexit. A Downing


Developments in M&A regulations in China and impact on VIE structures
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • China
  • November 8 2011

The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) for the People's Republic of China (the "PRC" or "China"), which provides security reviews for inbound mergers and acquisitions, has implemented new review features that have the potential to alter the foreign investment landscape.


China implements a security review system for certain mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • China
  • October 26 2011

The Chinese State Council has officially implemented a Security Review System for Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors based on a set of interim rules issued earlier this year.


China establishes national Security Review System for inbound M&A transactions
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA, China
  • October 17 2011

On August 25, 2011, the Ministry of Commerce promulgated the Provisions of the Ministry of Commerce on the Implementation of Security Review System for Merger and Acquisition of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors.


Provisions on the implementation of the security review system for mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors took effect on Sept. 1, 2011
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2011

On Sept. 1, 2011, one week after being released by the Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”), the Provisions of the Ministry of Commerce on the Implementation of the Security Review System for Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors (“Security Review Provisions”) took effect.


China publishes final rules on the national security review of foreign investment in Chinese companies
  • Jones Day
  • China
  • September 16 2011

China has published new rules to implement the national security review that will be conducted as part of the review of mergers and acquisitions by foreign investors and involving Chinese companies.


New regulation of depositary receipts program for Russian issuers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Russia
  • September 12 2011

On August 4, 2011 the Federal Service for Financial Markets of the Russian Federation (FSFM) registered and sent to the Ministry of Justice the Draft Order "On the Amendments to the Regulations of Offerings andor Trading of Securities of Russian Issuers Outside the Russian Federation" (Draft Order), which is expected to introduce significant changes to the existing rules for depositary receipts programs governing Russian issuers’ shares abroad (American depositary receipts ADRs global depositary receipts GDRs).


CFIUS-reviewed transactions: battery technology
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

On September 20, 2010 Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. of Reno, Nevada, announced that it had entered into an agreement with Canon Investment Holdings Limited of Zhuhai, China for the sale of 51 of its shares to Canon.


Supreme Arbitration Court may review ruling on the invalidity of the Altimo and TeliaSonera agreement
  • CMS Russia
  • Russia
  • April 29 2011

The Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation (the "SAC") has registered an application filed by Altimo Holdings and Investments Ltd ("Altimo") for a supervisory review of the rulings of the lower courts which have found the agreement to combine the shares of JSC MegaFon and Turkcell to be invalid.


MOFCOM releases implementing rules on National Security Review
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 14 2011

In an anticipated move, on 4 March 2011, China's Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") promulgated the Ministry of Commerce Interim Provisions on Implementing the National Security Review System for Mergers and Acquisitions of Enterprises within China involving Foreign Investors ("Interim Provisions").