Legal Briefing | Israel, Mergers and Acquisitions |

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Israel has been, and continues to be, a highly desired market for foreigners to invest in. 2017 saw total Israeli exit transactions of approximately $23 billion, including Mobileye for $15.3bn. Though this is down in terms of volume, it is up in terms of value. This is perhaps an indicator that the Israeli market is … Continue reading “Foreign investment in Israel”

Legal Briefing | Latin America |

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Perhaps there are no better words than those above of Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author, to describe how to approach Latin America when exploring investment in the region for the first time. There has been a notable shift in traditional international investment to more exotic locations, where new opportunities meet new challenges.

Legal Briefing | Data Protection, Legal Technology |

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To understand the importance of digital trust, particularly in the legal world, one doesn’t have to look far. Recent history is littered with examples of what can go wrong if that trust is misplaced. The most famous being the massive data breaches suffered by the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca and the offshore firm Appleby, … Continue reading “Code of conduct”

Legal Briefing | Legal Technology |

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We have long heard about the expectation that general counsel need to be more like business leaders rather than just lawyers. But while in-house counsel may have once viewed this evolution as aspirational or optional, the proliferation of technology and the pace of business today have made it mandatory.

Legal Briefing | Insurance, Mergers and Acquisitions |

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Recent years have seen global shifts in both policy frameworks for screening inward foreign direct investment (FDI) and the way in which those frameworks are applied. The result is a more uncertain environment for foreign investment, which parties to a transaction will have to consider how to navigate earlier in the transaction process.

Legal Briefing | Corporate & Commercial, Finance |

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Recent years have seen global shifts in both policy frameworks for screening inward foreign direct investment (FDI) and the way in which those frameworks are applied. The result is a more uncertain environment for foreign investment, which parties to a transaction will have to consider how to navigate earlier in the transaction process.

Legal Briefing | Brexit |

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Lawyers in Dechert’s international trade and EU regulation practice bring a unique perspective to the legal and commercial analysis of Brexit, as well as the full range of international trade-related issues. Our combination of experience and global reach enables us to offer a comprehensive mix of legal, strategic and public affairs advice.

Legal Briefing | Litigation |

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Large businesses today operate in a challenging and uncertain environment. The geopolitical landscape continues to shift in unpredictable ways with, for example, the political, regulatory and economic ramifications of the Brexit vote and the Trump presidency still largely to play out. Stock markets have started to experience jitters following the second-longest bull run in history, … Continue reading “The rise of risk management”