Dechert Brexit partner | Dechert

Legal Briefing

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

Legal Briefing

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, …

The big picture – the key economic factors and what they mean for investment and risk

Legal Briefing

Speaking to clients, in-house general counsel and those in industry, while all are concerned about the deal that may be struck around Brexit, many have to deal with other uncertainties existing in the current market. The exit negotiations of the UK from the EU are still subject to many turns before, and arguably if, any …

Absence of a fire safety permit – an unlikely cause derailing Romanian M&A transactions

Legal Briefing

A considerable number of buildings in Romania operate without a fire safety permit. While this has been treated in the past as a minor issue, a night club fire in 2015 changed both the approach of the authorities and public perception. Currently, M&A buyers are reluctant to acquire facilities that do not hold a fire …

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

Legal Briefing

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

Legal Briefing

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 …