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Corporate Finance/M&A

19 February 2020
Grzegorz Pobożniak Downstream mergers under Polish company law

Poland - Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Code of Commercial Companies allows for mergers of both independent companies and related entities. Concerns arise when subsidiaries take over dominant companies (so-called 'reverse' or 'downstream' mergers) and the domination results in a subsidiary having a controlling shareholding package. While downstream mergers are admissible under Polish company law, a high level of uncertainty remains as to whether they will be accepted by a particular registry court.

Author: Grzegorz Pobożniak
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Kaan Demir Common pitfalls in M&A deals and how to avoid them

Turkey - Kayum & Demir

This article examines some of the key considerations for buyers and sellers when entering into an M&A transaction and how best to navigate deal-related risks. For example, in Turkey, M&A deals are generally not subject to regulatory approval. However, depending on the turnovers of the buyer, seller and target, a proposed transaction may be subject to Competition Board approval. Further, M&A deals in some regulated sectors (eg, energy and telecoms) must be approved by the governmental authorities.

Author: Kaan Demir
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Recent updates

Joanne Huckle New registration requirements for unregulated investment funds

Cayman Islands - Ogier

Authors: Joanne Huckle, Nick Rogers, Giorgio Subiotto, Justin Savage
Will Pearce Public M&A on trial: contested takeover schemes

United Kingdom - Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Authors: Will Pearce, William Tong
Alain Levy Private M&A deals: Supreme Court validates substitution clause in share purchase agreement

France - AyacheSalama

Authors: Alain Levy, Gwenaëlle de Kerviler, Valérie Attia

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