Mergers & Acquisitions Yearbook 2002

  • Asia

  • About the authors

  • Australia

    Break fees and other lock-up arrangements – recent Australian developments By Rachel Launders, Gilbert + Tobin, Sydney

  • India

    Legal and tax considerations in cross-border M&A By Deanne D'Souza-Monie of Nishith Desai Associates, Mumbai

  • Indonesia

    By Kartini Muljadi of Kartini Muljadi & Rekan, Jakarta

  • Japan

    2001 – another year of deferred optimism? By Dean A Yoost and Ross Kerley, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Tokyo

  • Korea

    Tender offers: new environment and rules By Hee Chul Kang of Woo Yun Kang Jeong & Han, Seoul

  • New Zealand

    By James Gibson and James Radcliffe of Bell Gully, Auckland

  • Philippines

    A Philippine perspective By Rocky Reyes of SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

  • Singapore

    2001: The year that singapore charged into M&A By Lee Suet Fern and Lim Merng Phang of Shearman & Sterling Stamford, Singapore

  • Taiwan

    An overview of recent developments in M&A law By Eric Tsai of Puhua & Associates, Taipei

  • Europe

  • About the authors

  • European Union

    Navigating the treacherous shoals of EC merger clearance By Thomas Mueller, Eric Mahr and Axel Gutermuth of Wilmer Cutler & Pickering, Brussels

  • Austria

    The Austrian M&A market By Gerald Schmidsberger of Saxinger Chalupsky Weber & Partners, Vienna

  • Belgium

    By Michael Olislaegers and Dirk Lontings of Lontings & Partners, with the assistance of Patrick Verraes and Esther Somsen for the research

  • Finland

    General reflections on 2001 By Nina Wilkman and Christian Fogelholm of Borenius & Kemppinen, Helsinki

  • France

    By Nicolas Bombrun, partner, and Michel Houdayer of Latham & Watkins, Paris

  • Germany

    The new German Takeover Law from an international perspective By Geza Martin Toth-Feher, partner, and Alexander Ballmann, Julia Launhard and Franziska Stahlknecht associates of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, London

  • Italy

    Public M&A – a survey of Consob resolution 2000 – 2001 By Paolo Montironi and Lukas Plattner NCTM – Studio Legale Associato

  • The Netherlands

    Developments in public M&A in the Netherlands in 2001 – hostile offers and other battles By Karine Kodde and Jan Louis Burggraaf of Allen & Overy, Amsterdam

  • Norway

    The dust begins to settle By Rune Solberg and Even Bratsberg of Thommessen Krefting Greve Lund, Oslo and London

  • Portugal

    M&A and investment By Dulce Franco, of PLMJ - Sociedade de Advogados, Lisbon

  • Russia

    Mergers and acquisitions under Russian law and practice: general overview By Alexandre Muranov of Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Semenov & Partners, Moscow

  • Sweden

    Interesting aspects of M&A transactions for the foreign investor By Carl-Olof Bouveng and Robert Hansson of Advokatfirman Lindahl, Stockholm

  • United Kingdom

    By Mike Francies and Paul Claydon, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, London

  • The Americas

  • About the authors

  • Canada

    Year in review By the M&A Practice Group of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, Toronto

  • Canada

    Antitrust/competition By Lawson Hunter, QC, Susan M Hutton and Sandra Walker of Stikeman Elliott

  • Mexico

    Acquiring publicly held Mexican Companies – legal and regulatory issues By Guillermo Pérez Santiago and Rodrigo Conesa Labastida Ritch, Heather y Mueller, SC