An issue that often plagues large-scale construction work is the need to juggle when and how different contractors and subcontractors carry out their works on the same site.
Institutions that maintain loan portfolios through origination or acquisition or engage in other activities that generate credit exposures ("loan market participants" or "LMPs") very often have access to (or are deemed to have access to) confidential information that may include material nonpublic information ("MNPI").
A common procedural argument that arises in relation to arbitration is the staying of litigation proceedings commenced by a plaintiff in breach of a valid arbitration agreement.
In the current economic downturn, there has been a lot of focus in the real estate industry on the effect of tenant insolvencies, "pre-pack" administrations and lease disclaimers.
All directors of public and private companies incorporated in England and Wales are subject to certain duties and responsibilities under English law.
The current high levels of global public M&A activity (including in Australia) have again brought into focus the deal protection devices used by bidders in “friendly” transactions to recover some of their transaction costs if they are subsequently outbid by a rival, and to ensure that the target board focuses exclusively on their offer and does not solicit rival bids.