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Corporate Finance/M&A

March 07 2018
Joanna Valentine Cross-border mergers: recent case law upholding freedom of establishment

United Kingdom - Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that a company was entitled to use and benefit from the EU cross-border merger regime for its corporate reorganisation, even though the only cross-border element was the inclusion of a single, dormant foreign entity solely to allow the otherwise domestic reorganisation to benefit from the cross-border rules. The court's purposive approach to the interpretation of the rules may be relevant in a broader context when determining the effectiveness of corporate actions.

Authors: Joanna Valentine, Simon J Little
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Recent updates

Alain Levy Blockchain revolution in private M&A deals: transferring unlisted securities in the 21st century

France - AyacheSalama

Authors: Alain Levy, Gwenaëlle de Kerviler, Linda Erlandsson
Will Pearce Takeover Panel updates rules governing bidder's intentions for target and its business

United Kingdom - Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Authors: Will Pearce, William Tong
Agus Ahadi Deradjat New BKPM regulation on investment licences and facilities

Indonesia - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Authors: Agus Ahadi Deradjat, Elsie F Hakim

Upcoming events

IBA - Mergers and Acquisitions in India: New Opportunities and Challenges in a Dynamic India

March 9-10 2018 – Mumbai, India

Once again this conference will bring together some of the world’s leading lawyers, bankers and legal practitioners to examine the past, present and future of the M&A market in India and identify opportunities and potential issues for those wanting to do business in the region.

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IBA - 19th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds

March 11-13 2018 – London, England

Now in its 19th year, this leading conference brings together top legal, business and fund professionals from around the globe to analyse the current market and future of private investment funds, the prospect of changes and updates to regulatory and tax regimes, among other timely topics.

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IBA - Biennial IBA Latin American Regional Forum Conference

March 14-16 2018 – Mexico City, Mexico

The Biennial IBA Latin American Regional Forum Conference has become the ideal opportunity for all lawyers, professionals and investors to keep up-to-date with significant developments in the region. As Latin America continues to develop as one of the world's most important emerging markets, conference delegates will examine current developments and discuss how the region will tackle challenges facing both Latin America and elsewhere.

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