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Top 10 Tips For Selling A Company
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2017

You have made the key decision to sell your business. A big decision that needs to be made early on is whether to proceed by way of a share sale or an

Governance & Securities Law Focus: Latin America Edition, August 2017
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 9 2017

On June 29, 2017, the US Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") Division of Corporation Finance announced that, beginning on July 10, 2017, it

Buying a business: Shares or assets?
  • Radcliffes Le Brasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2017

Assuming the target business is operated through a company, there are two ways for you to acquire it: by buying the shares in the company from its

2017 Summer review M&A legal and market developments
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2017

We set out below a number of interesting English court decisions and market developments which have taken place and their impact on M&A transactions

The rules of interpretation: a seller indemnity in a share purchase agreement
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2017

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal over the meaning of an indemnity in a share purchase agreement, and in delivering its judgment has given

Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, July 2017
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 19 2017

On 26 June 2017, the European Commission (the "Commission"), published guidelines on the methodology to be adopted by certain large companies and

AIM companies: LSE seeks market feedback on AIM development proposals
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2017

London Stock Exchange has published a discussion paper on proposed changes to the AIM Rules for Companies and AIM Rules for Nominated Advisers. The

New Takeover Panel Practice Statement on Strategic Reviews and Formal Sale Processes
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2017

The Takeover Panel has published a new practice statement, Practice Statement 31 (here), dealing with strategic reviews, formal sale processes and

AIM Rules Review - Discussion Paper
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

The London Stock Exchange has published a discussion paper seeking feedback on a broad range of proposals “to support AIM’s future

I’ve been asked by some founders to invest in a start-up tech company and take a minority shareholding. What are some of the legal things that I should consider?
  • GSC Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2017

In some ways taking a minority shareholding in a start-up company is no different than for any other company. However, many start-ups have little