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.

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M&A

  • France builds protectionist barriers

    01 Aug 2014

    Décret Alstom reinforces France’s control over inbound foreign investment. Despite its dubious motivations, the European Commission has approved the reform

  • 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

  • Giant Interactive pushes Chinese LBO financing

    29 Jul 2014

    The sponsor-led leveraged buyout of Giant Interactive highlighted banks’ increasing comfort with borrowers’ underlying credit

  • Litigation funders compete for Aussie class actions

    29 Jul 2014

    There is renewed interest in Australian class actions following a ruling that found S&P negligent for its rating of poor-performing structured products. More activity is expected as litigation funders and plaintiff law firms find new opportunities in the jurisdiction

  • 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

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Restructuring

  • 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.

  • Federal judge: lessons from US bankruptcy

    18 Jun 2014

    A US bankruptcy judge has shared his insights on the recent evolution of the country’s highly-regarded business reorganisation regime

  • How APCOA Parking decision could boost UK schemes

    07 May 2014

    The use of UK SOAs for foreign-incorporated companies has been boosted by a decision to allow German company APCOA Parking to use a scheme despite minimal connection to the country

  • Italian banks turn to private equity for bad loans

    23 Apr 2014

    Two Italian banks have signed a deal with KKR and Alvarez & Marsal to pool troubled loans in a move that could prompt further private equity involvement in Europe’s stricken lenders

  • Spain’s new bankruptcy law: B+ for effort

    25 Mar 2014

    Spain has overhauled its bankruptcy regime in a bid to make it easier for ailing companies to avoid liquidation. But the long-anticipated reforms will likely need further amendments to ensure they are workable

  • French reforms give teeth to creditor committees

    12 Feb 2014

    In two weeks, France’s Council of Ministers is expected to approve a package of reforms that will significantly improve creditor rights in the country’s restructuring and insolvency proceedings

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