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Five Observations On Recent Use Of Universal Proxies
On September 5, 2019, the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) approved a recommendation that the SEC adopt its proposed universal proxy rule with modest changes to address objections that have
United States
3 Oct 2019
Third Point To Pay Monetary Penalty To Settle Allegations Of HSR Act Violations
On 28 August 2019 investment advisor Third Point LLC (Third Point) and three funds under its control – Third Point Partners Qualified L.P., Third Point Ultra, Ltd., and Third Point Offshore Fund Ltd. –
United States
6 Sep 2019
Digital Battle In Russia: Russian Parliament Will Consider A Draft Law On Foreign Ownership Restrictions In Significant Internet / Information Resources In Russia
Russia is facing potential restrictions of foreign ownership in digital companies. This follows similar restrictions over Russian mass media companies and online cinemas which took effect in 2016
Russian Federation
14 Aug 2019
Illegal Parking?
On 27 June 2019, the European Commission (Commission) announced it had fined Japanese camera and printer manufacturer, Canon, €28m.
European Union
29 Jul 2019
U.S. Sanctions Regulator Outlines Expectations For Global Sanctions Compliance: Impact On Private Equity
On 2 May 2019, the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), the agency responsible for enforcing economic sanctions, published "A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments" (the "Framework").
United States
11 Jul 2019
UK To Create A 'Digital Markets Unit'
On 10 June 2019, the outgoing UK Prime Minister confirmed that the UK government will move forward with a proposal for a new 'Digital Markets Unit'.
11 Jul 2019
Merger & Acquisition In Africa And South Africa
Africa is still the next big market for multinationals, even in the face of global economic uncertainty and political and regulatory issues.
11 Jul 2019
TMT Horizons 2019
Challengers can reach scale seemingly overnight, forcing market change at a similar speed. Established business models are upended,
10 Jul 2019
"Devices For Avoidance" Don't Avoid HSR Penalties
On 10 June 2019 the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division, acting at the request of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), filed a complaint and proposed final judgment in the U.S.
United States
28 Jun 2019
Our Presence In The Middle East
Business across the Middle East continues to diversify and become more sophisticated. With declining oil prices and increasing international competition, CEOs are seeking new ways of doing business.
United Arab Emirates
11 Jun 2019
Global Enforcement Trends And Priorities: An Update From The 2019 ABA Spring Meeting
Representatives from antitrust enforcement agencies around the world converged in Washington, D.C. last week to attend the American Bar Association's 67th Spring Meeting of the Section of Antitrust Law.
24 May 2019
EU Competition In The Digital Age: European Commission Publishes Report Of Special Advisers
On 4 April 2019, the European Commission published the much anticipated Report Competition Policy for the digital era (hereinafter referred to as the "Report").
European Union
20 May 2019
CMA Imposes Fine For Breaches Of ‘Hold Separate' Order
On 10 January 2019, the CMA announced that it had fined EMR and its parent company, Ausurus Group Ltd, £300,000 for allegedly breaching an IEO issued in relation to the CMA's Phase 2 investigation into EMR's...
8 May 2019
A New European Deal?
German Minister of Economics suggests revising EU and German merger control regulations to enable the creation of European champions – and keeps FDI options on the table to prevent acquisitions by non-European players.
8 May 2019
Welcome To The World Of Data Centres
The global data centre colocation market is projected to reach USD73.804 billion by 2023 from USD31.25 billion in 2017 growing at a CAGR of 15.4% during the forecast period.
26 Apr 2019
Warranty And Indemnity Insurance - The Practice Behind The Promise
Global mergers and acquisitions transactions hit $3.5 trillion in 2018 making it the third-largest year on record for M&A by value[1].
22 Apr 2019
U.S. Investors To Help BUILD Africa
Tension between the two economic giants in the world, China and the United States, might have a silver lining for Africa.
South Africa
17 Apr 2019
Direct vs. Consequential Lost Profits: Checking In Five Years After 'Biotronik'
M&A agreements and other commercial contracts frequently contain a provision that bars the recovery of "consequential damages"—often referred to by courts and practitioners as a consequential damages bar.
United States
16 Apr 2019
Eight Questions To Ask Yourself When Preparing To Sell Your Business
Considering a potential sale of your business can be a daunting prospect, both from a personal and a professional standpoint.
United States
16 Apr 2019
Amendments To The Companies Act And M&A
In 2018 much was said about the adverse impact of political uncertainty and a sluggish economy on M&A activity in South Africa.
South Africa
3 Apr 2019
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