M&A





Whilst Saudi Arabia has had large investment outflows and has taken steps to position itself as a regional hub, the country is struggling to attract investment from overseas
Notwithstanding the dominating downward trend and the blow dealt by the SEC proposals, SPACs will live on and continue to represent an attractive alternative to some market participants
The billionaire Tesla owner may seek to renegotiate his $44 billion acquisition, but observers contend that he could have trouble walking away from the deal
The argument for efficiencies made through advance rulings by the Takeovers Panel and the ousting of the courts by the panel will not outweigh current system’s benefits
The social media company's merger proxy sheds further light about potential problems with Musk's filings while providing juicy details about the lead-up to the deal
Two more deals are announced along with four SPAC IPOs and a new warning from former President Trump's vehicle
The Tesla CEO must traverse a narrow path for a transaction that will face investor and congressional criticism focused on process, price and public discourse
Arbitrageur investors wonder whether the activist could buy more equity to block a tender for the TV ratings company or if the PE consortium might walk away
Regulatory approvals involving the bank increasing its stake in an insurance business will need to be carefully planned to ensure success
Fresh concerns were raised following the UK’s announcement this week that it would set up a taskforce to support mandatory climate transition plans
The social media giant can accept the bid, seek a white knight alternative or point to a multitude of potential regulatory issues for the billionaire Tesla CEO
The country loosened its foreign direct investment laws almost two years ago, but investor confidence has been slow to translate into an acceleration of FDI
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Primers

As the dust begins to settle on the economic upheaval the sanctions have caused, IFLR unpicks their implications and ponders the long-term consequences for financial services
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at the impact of the rules on foreign investments and the implications of the newly added listing regulations for restricted sectors
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at how companies are preparing for a new operating environment limiting anti-competitive behaviour
Enforcement and dispute resolution mechanisms will help to determine the effectiveness of the agreement, this IFLR explainer takes a closer look
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at the new law, which will regulate the export of sensitive technologies from China
In our latest explainer we look at what some are dubbing the UK's take on Cfius
Renegotiation of joint ventures terms will be a pain point for those already in the transition process. IFLR explains what you need to know in this free to read series
Changes to the regulation take aim at foreign players, including Amazon and Walmart. IFLR's latest primer explains what's new
The two powers are diverging on their approaches to Russia for the first time
The new rules introduce the concepts of significant market power and extraterritoriality, in line with international standards
In his latest quarterly IFLR National Security Column, Harry Broadman argues the world is in just its first phase of proliferating national security regulation of FDI
Davis Polk wins firm of the year plus all the night’s winning deals, teams and individuals
Research for the third edition of the IFLR Africa Awards is now underway
IFLR is delighted to reveal the winning deals, teams, law firms and individuals for the 2022 edition of its Europe Awards.
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