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  • Dodd-Frank fatigue hampering PE investment structures

    22 July 2011

    The Dodd-Frank rulemaking burden may have dampened the Federal Reserve’s willingness to consider creative bank acquisition structures

  • Experts disagree on validity of say-on-pay lawsuits

    22 July 2011

    Disagreement has broken out over the legitimacy of US shareholder litigation spawned by failed say-on-pay votes during this year’s proxy season

  • UK Takeover Panel introduces final form changes

    21 July 2011

    The UK Takeover Panel has today published the final form changes to the Takeover Code. The rules will come into force on September 19, with no material amendments to the rules proposed in March

  • In the crosshairs

    11 July 2011

    EU Commission initiatives require financial institutions to focus on antitrust rules

  • A brave new world

    11 July 2011

    With hostile takeovers on the rise this year, we reveal the new tactics being used to drive them

  • The clock is ticking

    11 July 2011

    The UK Takeover Code implementation date has been confirmed. But market participants are still ignoring the changes

  • A private move

    11 July 2011

    Going-private transactions are becoming popular with US-listed, China-based companies. A pattern now seems to be emerging in the way they are conducted

  • Welcome changes

    11 July 2011

    Revised legislation may spell the end for schemes of arrangement as the legal mechanism of choice for takeovers of listed Cayman Islands companies

  • Open for business

    11 July 2011

    Recent changes to South Africa’s corporate regime provide new opportunities for foreign companies

  • Blackstone: India acquisition decision-making more professional

    08 July 2011

    Indian businesses are becoming more proficient in board level decision-making, according to a senior Blackstone figure

  • How Indian counsel can improve due diligence

    08 July 2011

    Legal and patent landscape assessments need to replace less effective quantitative due diligence, say lawyers

  • IFLR India Awards 2011 – Winners revealed

    08 July 2011

    Around 200 in-house counsel and private practice lawyers gathered in Mumbai’s ITC Grand Central Hotel last night to see Amarchand Mangaldas scoop Indian firm of the year.

  • India Outbound Forum: the best quotes

    08 July 2011

    Some controversial opinions were on display at IFLR's India Outbound Forum on July 7. Here's a selection

  • Long-term focus key to Africa investment

    08 July 2011

    A long-term outlook is essential when investing into Africa, say domestic and international lawyers.