News analysis

  • Heading off the competition

    21 Dec 2010

    Private practice and in-house counsel met at IFLR’s inaugural Indonesia Forum to discuss the legal issues the country needs to tackle to stay competitive

  • Did LVMH violate securities regulations?

    21 Dec 2010

    The company’s use of cash-settled equity swaps to build its stake in Hermès raises questions about whether it contravened regulations or exploited loopholes to avoid disclosure

  • How investors can avoid AIFM costs

    08 Dec 2010

    The AIFM directive forces extra costs on investors that don't want protecting. But there are ways to minimise the cost of regulation

  • How Dodd-Frank and AIFM will rein in private equity

    03 Dec 2010

    The AIFM Directive and Dodd-Frank Act will place a significant regulatory burden on fund managers. Alan Greenough, Jeff Hurlburt and Nicholas Holman from Hogan Lovells explain what you need to know

  • Asbo: new innovation in acquisition finance

    23 Nov 2010

    An innovative acquisition financing structure means purchasers no longer need to rely on limited short-term bank funding. It also helps the lending banks avoid refinancing risk

  • How deal dynamics will change

    03 Nov 2010

    James Palmer on the practical implications of the UK Takeover Panel’s recent proposals

  • Asian funds must stay ahead of global reform

    01 Nov 2010

    Monitoring progress on regulatory change must be top of Asian institutions' priorities, insist Hong Kong lawyers