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  • Indian FDI in the balance

    15 Jul 2014

    The Reserve Bank of India’s relaxation of rules for foreign investment further signals the central bank’s desire to increase outbound investment. But the country still faces challenges in its bid to channel inbound investment

  • Questions under Myanmar’s competition bill

    15 Jul 2014

    Myanmar’s recently released competition bill broadly follows global standards, but counsel are awaiting implementing regulations to assess the country’s merger review regime

  • Why UK Takeover Code changes won't work

    15 Jul 2014

    UK business secretary Vince Cable’s plans to strengthen Britain’s Takeover Code have been described by London partners as ‘posturing’, with any tangible change in approach deemed unlikely

  • More detail on UK pre-packs needed

    02 Jul 2014

    Recommendations aimed at cleaning up the negative image of pre-pack administrations have been met with scepticism from key industry participants.

  • Canadian hostile defence options grow

    17 Jun 2014

    Proposals under review by the Canadian Securities Administrators could expand boards’ tactics when facing hostile takeover bids. Directors’ growing willingness to engage with activists is already helping head off some possible fights

  • Islamic fund furthers HK hub ambitions

    17 Jun 2014

    RHB Asset Managementhas introduced Hong Kong’s first Shariah-compliant, actively managed Islamic balanced fund. It marks an important step in the development of the city-state’s Islamic finance market

  • Limited partners: PE must diversify exit routes

    17 Jun 2014

    Private equity limited partners have called for the return of exits in China

  • IFC to revamp African corporate governance

    03 Jun 2014

    Roman Zyla, head of the IFC's new African Corporate Governance Programme, reveals an ambitious agenda to improve practices across the continent