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  • 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

  • Cfius subject to new due process requirements

    29 Jul 2014

    George Wang of Haynes and Boone explains how a recent US ruling could improve foreign companies’ procedural rights in having deals approved by the opaque regulator

  • Russia/Yukos ruling shows BITs have teeth

    29 Jul 2014

    Monday’s $50 billion ruling against Russia for expropriating the assets of former oil company Yukos is the largest arbitral award in history

  • Slim sell-offs sidestep Mexico telecom reforms

    29 Jul 2014

    Mexico’s new telecommunications law is intended to curb the influence of the sector’s major players. But its future could still be dictated by how Carlos Slim chooses to downsize his holdings

  • 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.