Corporate

Our Corporate section provides you with insights on M&A, funds and restructuring. For instance, Mac clauses shifting in Europe, restructuring lessons in the UK and Indonesian private equity tips.  We know that deals change all the time so we show readers what the market standard is at that moment in time.  Subscribers receive a regular email alert.

Funds

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M&A

  • M&A needs more human rights diligence

    01 Jul 2015

    Both strategic and financial investors must carry out human rights due diligence to mitigate litigation and reputational risk

  • US rule of law blocks trump China

    01 Jul 2015

    A global survey has revealed that foreign investors are more likely to encounter rule of law issues in the US than China

  • Activism breaks into Germany

    30 Jun 2015

    Shareholder activists are gaining significant influence over the country’s listed companies. But it’s happening behind closed doors

  • ISDS and TTIP: why all the fuss?

    17 Jun 2015

    Last week’s delay of the European Parliament’s vote on the US-EU trade pact has created new impetus to debunk myths surrounding its most contentious provision – investor-state dispute settlement

  • GTECH-IGT tests EU Merger Directive

    03 Jun 2015

    The deal that created one of the world’s biggest gaming groups is the first to use the EU Cross-Border Merger Directive, and has drawn the US into Europe’s loyalty-based shares debate.

  • EC tougher than Mofcom on merger clearance

    02 Jun 2015

    A recent report by Linklaters reveals that merger control enforcement rates are higher in the EU than the US and China

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Restructuring

  • RadioShack’s bankruptcy saga

    30 Jun 2015

    After selling its best asset, the electronics retail chain enters liquidation

  • Troubled Asian companies seek acquisitions

    16 Jun 2015

    An AlixPartners survey released this week has revealed that the vast majority of restructuring professionals in the Asia Pacific believe that doing more acquisitions is a successful restructuring strategy

  • DTEK shifts high-yield restructuring options

    20 May 2015

    A Ukrainian company’s successful restructuring of its high-yield bonds could further boost UK schemes of arrangement as a viable alternative to the US Chapter 11 process

  • A new option for Aussie loan-to-own deals

    05 May 2015

    Falling commodities prices have prompted a number of restructurings in Australia. And creditors have developed a new mechanism for maximising value of distressed assets

  • Rating agencies' views differ on Kaisa default

    21 Apr 2015

    Troubled Chinese property developer Kaisa defaulted this week on its 12.875% notes due 2017 and 8.875% senior notes due 2018. It’s still unclear what this means for bankruptcy in the country

  • How innovation undermined Puerto Rico's bankruptcy law

    07 Apr 2015

    Creditors’ biggest objections to Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy law are likely to be the elements that the drafters thought would be most appealing

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Corporate governance

  • CMA, FCA roundtable on competition in UK finance

    30 Jun 2015

    Representatives from the CMA and FCA discussed the UK’s changing competition landscape at a recent IFLR roundtable, hosted by Shearman & Sterling. Here are the highlights

  • UK’s senior managers regime tipped for global standard

    19 Jun 2015

    The UK’s new approach to corporate governance has been welcomed by market participants, who expect it to be adopted worldwide, if successful

  • FCA’s Bethell defends competition market studies

    15 Jun 2015

    At an IFLR roundtable, the Financial Conduct Authority’s competition manager has defended the increased depth and frequency of the UK regulator’s market studies

  • Delaware improves cross-border arbitration

    12 Jun 2015

    The recently enacted Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act (DRAA) gives companies the ability to select a traditional arbitration process, shortening the time to reach a final decision and cutting costs for both sides

  • EC’s say-on-pay proposal is flawed

    12 Jun 2015

    While there are problems surrounding executive pay, proposed changes to the EU Shareholder Rights Directive aren't necessarily the solution

  • Should stockholder desires rule?

    11 Jun 2015

    In this latest instalment of Corporate Governance Quarterly, K&L Gates' David Bernstein explains why a corporation shouldn’t have to abandon business objectives solely in order to create short term stock gains

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