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  • China outbound M&A to enter new phase

    27 February 2013

    Chinese outbound M&A is set to enter a new phase as markets drive down to include mid-cap, privately-owned enterprises and domestic renminbi fund portfolio companies. But this could cause execution and regulatory challenges

  • IFLR Asia M&A Forum: energy and resources key takeaways

    27 February 2013

    In case you missed day one of the IFLR Asia M&A Forum, here are the key takeaways from the panel titled What everyone is talking about: natural resources, energy and mining

  • Pro-labour competition policies take hold in Africa

    27 February 2013

    South Africa’s pro-employment merger review agenda is creeping to other parts of the continent. Global deals with African elements must be prepared for behavioural remedies that promote domestic employment

  • Protecting ChinaCo take-privates from US litigation

    27 February 2013

    Asian counsel frequently describe securities and class-action litigation as a deterrent to doing business in the US. Here’s how ChinaCos’ special committees can protect themselves from US disputes

  • DoJ strategy could threaten American/US Airways merger

    14 February 2013

    In-house counsel and private practitioners working on the American Airlines/US Airways merger should take note of changes in how the US DoJ files and pursues cases

  • Legal impasse threatens Mongolia FDI

    14 February 2013

    Resource nationalism in Mongolia’s draft Minerals Law and the lack of action on the Strategic Entities Foreign Investment Law are threatening the country’s investment environment