M&Ahttp://www.iflr.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2370©2017 IFLR 201160M&APhilippines land ownership rules impact FDIWhile it's made inroads in liberalising its economy to attract foreign investment, the country's not quite there yet when it comes to ownership of real estatehttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3718033/Philippines-land-ownership-rules-impact-FDI.htmlWed, 17 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTVietnam’s strict FDI rules prevent bank rescuesThe country's banks need investment but foreign ownership laws and unrealistic valuations mean investors are taking a leap of faith by enteringhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3717076/Vietnams-strict-FDI-rules-prevent-bank-rescues.htmlFri, 12 May 2017 14:00:00 GMTShareholder activism prompts rise in carve-outsThey're also becoming more complicated as countries around the world ramp up their antitrust oversighthttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3714323/Shareholder-activism-prompts-rise-in-carve-outs.htmlWed, 03 May 2017 11:15:00 GMTDEAL: Samsung's $8 billion takeover of HarmanThe deal involved 10 antitrust filings, extensive due diligence, a $240 million break fee and some unhappy shareholdershttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3714277/DEAL-Samsungs-8-billion-takeover-of-Harman.htmlWed, 03 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTDEAL: FGB/NBAD mergerThe $29 billion merger of equals creates MENA’s second biggest bank and sets the stage for further consolidation in the sectorhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3710470/DEAL-FGBNBAD-merger.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTPhilippines’ FDI restrictions put off foreign investorsThe country has seen a record inflow of investment, but vast foreign ownership limits have discouraged some from enteringhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3710458/Philippines-FDI-restrictions-put-off-foreign-investors.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 09:30:00 GMTDEAL: KKR’s largest Japanese acquisitionKKR has made its biggest acquisition of a Japanese asset, but multiple regulatory filings delayed the launch of the tender offerhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3688643/DEAL-KKRs-largest-Japanese-acquisition.htmlWed, 05 Apr 2017 11:15:00 GMTUK/US intervention threatens dealmakingIncreasingly protectionist rhetoric and the possibility of government interference not seen since the 1970s is concerning foreign investorshttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3688299/UKUS-intervention-threatens-dealmaking.htmlTue, 04 Apr 2017 14:15:00 GMTPoll: M&A protection mechanismsWhat legal features will grow in popularity in 2017 to offset the challenges facing global M&A? Vote now on the homepagehttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3673092/Poll-M-A-protection-mechanisms.htmlTue, 28 Mar 2017 11:45:00 GMTThe Diebold/Wincor Nixdorf merger explainedMary Swann, executive corporate counsel and assistant corporate secretary of Diebold Nixdorf, discusses the seminal 2016 dealhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3671295/The-DieboldWincor-Nixdorf-merger-explained.htmlWed, 22 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMTChinese outbound M&A comes of ageUBS' head of M&A in Hong Kong Samson Lo surveys the landscape for corporates in Southeast Asia, including how Chinese buyers are changing their approachhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3671293/Chinese-outbound-M-A-comes-of-age.htmlWed, 22 Mar 2017 09:30:00 GMTWhat Brexit means for M&AJohn Fingleton, CEO of advisory firm Fingleton Associates, examines some of the key trends in the UK M&A market over 2016http://www.iflr.com/Article/3671292/What-Brexit-means-for-M-A.htmlWed, 22 Mar 2017 09:00:00 GMTRegulatory interference renders arbitration a costly affairEnforcing overseas arbitral awards in a local court can be both expensive and futile, according to panellists at IFLR's Asia M&A Forum in Hong Kong last weekhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3667777/Regulatory-interference-renders-arbitration-a-costly-affair.htmlWed, 08 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMTTrulia pushes M&A litigation into federal courtsDelaware’s revamped approach has led to a spike in cases being brought to federal and other state courtshttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3667774/Trulia-pushes-M-A-litigation-into-federal-courts.htmlWed, 08 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMTRegulators restrict distressed investment in AsiaA lack of creditor rights, political backlash and direct policy have all contributed to foreign LPs backing away from such dealshttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3667758/Regulators-restrict-distressed-investment-in-Asia.htmlWed, 08 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTUtility company takeover sets UK scheme precedentA judge’s decision to disregard shareholder votes cast against the interests of the class reinforces the legal certainty of schemeshttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3667748/Utility-company-takeover-sets-UK-scheme-precedent.htmlWed, 08 Mar 2017 10:30:00 GMTGIB privatisation further complicated by SDCL challengeThe renewables investor has been put up for sale by the UK government. But the deal has been dogged with difficulties from the starthttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3666152/GIB-privatisation-further-complicated-by-SDCL-challenge.htmlMon, 06 Mar 2017 08:15:00 GMTIFLR Asia M&A Forum day one: key takeawaysIn case you missed it, all the highlights from day one of this two-day event in Hong Konghttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3666110/IFLR-Asia-M-A-Forum-day-one-key-takeaways.htmlThu, 02 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMTIFLR Asia M&A Forum day two: key takeawaysHighlights from day two of last week's event, featuring tech, corruption, strategic exits and morehttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3666989/IFLR-Asia-M-A-Forum-day-two-key-takeaways.htmlThu, 02 Mar 2017 09:30:00 GMT