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  • How to obtain ChinaCo/US merger approval

    20 Sep 2012

    Chinese companies have proposed several high-profile acquisitions of US companies this year. But the US foreign investment and antitrust regimes are challenging for those unfamiliar with US law

  • India retail liberalisation: market reaction

    20 Sep 2012

    In a raft of foreign direct investment reforms released last Friday, India’s Cabinet announced it would permit multi-brand retail on a state-by-state basis

  • KKR’s guide to responsible investment

    20 Sep 2012

    KKR’s Director of European Corporate Affairs and head of sustainability spoke with IFLR on the firm’s image overhaul, Green Portfolio Programme and the ingredients for success in changing market

  • Mofcom’s VIE mention overhyped

    06 Sep 2012

    Mofcom's mention of the variable interest equity structure in its recent Wal-Mart review is important. But its implications have been exaggerated

  • US conditions peak for tax-free M&A

    06 Sep 2012

    The US M&A market is primed for use of a bespoke, tax-free sales structure known as a reverse morris trust