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  • APAC competition regulators show their teeth

    18 Sep 2014

    The region's new and established authorities are redoubling their efforts. Linklaters' Clara Ingen-Housz and Fay Zhou explain how to manage the risk of increased enforcement

  • Saudi's stock exchange: open for business

    11 Sep 2014

    Foreign investors will soon be allowed to buy and sell shares on the Tadawul. Does it mark the beginning of a new liberalised investment environment?

  • Sovereign wealth’s new investment tactics

    10 Sep 2014

    SWFs' push into direct acquisitions and higher-yielding assets is here to stay. It's dictating the shape of private equity firms' buyout groups

  • US cramdown threatens secured lenders

    09 Sep 2014

    A ruling in MPM Silicones’ Chapter 11 proceedings could be detrimental to the amount secured lenders in future reorganisations can expect to be repaid

  • Asian W&I insurance gathers steam

    27 Aug 2014

    Despite their popularity in Europe and the US, warranty and indemnity policies have failed to gain traction in Asia – even in riskier emerging jurisdictions

  • South Africa corporate governance slips

    27 Aug 2014

    Corporate governance practices in South African have worsened over the past 12 months, according to an annual survey released last week

  • What Kinder Morgan really means for MLPs

    27 Aug 2014

    The Houston-based company's decision to abandon the MLP structure that it pioneered has sparked debate about its future

  • Underweight investors: the worst of both worlds

    26 Aug 2014

    Investors that own a quantity of stock below its index weight may a pose greater and more immediate threat to companies than growing activism or short sellers, one of the OECD’s independent advisers has warned

  • Indonesia’s offshore PE opportunities

    15 Aug 2014

    Walkers' Thomas Granger and Casheen van Halder explain why changes to Cayman Islands’ laws could help boost the Southeast Asian nation's growing private equity sector

  • Inversion bills spark new closing conditions

    12 Aug 2014

    M&A parties are using new conditions precedent to protect against the effects of anti-inversion laws proposed in the US earlier this year