Workplace law: Doyle Clayton

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UK Immigration – Rumsfeld déjà vu Known knowns, known unknowns, unknown unknowns and… There are few UK organisations where EU citizens living in this country are not clients or customers or, more importantly, employees. Throughout the private and public sectors – from chief executives through to middle management and minimum wage workers, EU citizens have …

M&A impacts of recent antitrust focus on pre-closing integration | Latham & Watkins

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In recent years there have been markedly increased levels of scrutiny from regulators over the sharing of sensitive information between competitors in the process of mergers, takeovers, and other corporate transactions. As a result, M&A deal teams are increasingly turning to clean-team arrangements to ensure that a competing business purchaser can review competitively sensitive data …

Shareholder activism – new tactics, new players and a change in tone

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Shareholder activism continues to grow in the UK as it does globally, both in terms of capital deployed and the publicity it attracts. While shareholder activism is not a new concept in the UK, the type of investors involved in activist campaigns, the companies that they are targeting, the tools that activists are using and …

Howden on M&A insurance | Howden

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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. 1. What …

Herbert Smith Freehills on foreign investment | Herbert Smith Freehills

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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. An increasing …

Dechert Brexit partner | Dechert

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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. In addition to …

The rise of risk management | Harbour Litigation Funding

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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, …