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2019 Midyear M&A Trends
Although the U.S. M&A market has remained relatively strong by historical standards so far in 2019, activity has softened compared to the higher levels in 2017 and 2018, continuing a trend
United States
18 Jul 2019
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Hong Kong Regulatory Update
This edition provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed.
Hong Kong
12 Jul 2019
3
US M&A Activity Remains Strong Despite Concerns
Although the U.S. M&A market has remained relatively strong by historical standards so far in 2019, activity has softened compared to the higher levels in 2017 and 2018,
United States
1 Jul 2019
4
Inside The Courts – An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators
This quarter's issue includes summaries and associated court opinions of selected cases principally decided between February and April 2019.
UK
26 Jun 2019
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Developments And Trends In US And Japanese M&A
On May 6, 2019, Skadden hosted the Cross-Border M&A Conference 2019, titled "Developments and Trends in US and Japanese M&A."
Worldwide
19 Jun 2019
6
A Caution For Retrospective Merger Reviews
On April 12, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held an information-gathering hearing on the effcacy and potential of its merger retrospective program to determine if and how it should conduct more retrospective
United States
29 May 2019
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SEC Proposes Changes To Financial Disclosure Requirements For Acquisitions And Dispositions
On May 3, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed extensive changes to the financial disclosure requirements for business acquisitions ...
United States
28 May 2019
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Court Of Chancery Rules That ‘Commercially Reasonable Efforts' Obligation Does Not Imply A ‘Duty To Warn'
Recent Delaware decisions in Williams Companies v. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., and Akorn, Inc. v. Fresenius Kabi AG, examined contract provisions requiring "commercially reasonable efforts"
United States
28 May 2019
9
Proposed Amendments To DGCL And Delaware Alternative Entity Laws Would Permit Electronic Documentation, Notices And Signatures
On April 4, 2019, the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA) approved proposed amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL),
UK
20 May 2019
10
INSIGHT: Shareholder Activism-Boards Need To Assess Vulnerabilities
Skadden Arps attorneys say shareholder activism is here to stay and look at trends for 2019. Taking steps to prepare for activism is critical to help companies effectively engage with activists,
UK
20 May 2019
11
AT&T-Time Warner And Beyond: The State Of Vertical Merger Enforcement In The U.S.
Late last month, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit announced its much-anticipated decision in the AT&T-Time Warner case ...
United States
17 May 2019
12
Mergers & Acquisitions 2019
The United States has a federal system of government. Accordingly, regulation of M&A activity falls within the dual jurisdiction of the federal government ...
United States
17 May 2019
13
Mergers & Acquisitions (Global M&A Trends In 2019)
Global M&A activity continued to accelerate in the first half of 2018 following the strong end to 2017, a year that was marked by several headline-making megadeals ...
Worldwide
17 May 2019
14
FTC Holds New Hearing On Merger Retrospectives
On April 12, the Federal Trade Commission held a hearing to debate the extent to which the FTC should use retrospective reviews to strengthen merger enforcement.
United States
14 May 2019
15
FTC Tech Task Force: Temporary Scrutiny Or Permanent Focus?
The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Bureau of Competition has established a task force dedicated to monitoring competition in U.S. technology markets and taking enforcement actions as warranted.
UK
6 May 2019
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UK Antitrust Authority Seeks Powers To Increase Merger Scrutiny, Issue Sectoral Interim Regulations And Weaken Judicial Accountability
On 21 February 2019, the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), at the U.K. government's request, set out ‘wide-ranging and radical' proposals to reshape U.K. competition enforcement and consumer protection regime.
UK
11 Mar 2019
17
Foreign Investment Control Reforms In Europe
The geopolitical environment continues to drive reform of foreign investment rules in Europe,
Worldwide
23 Jan 2019
18
Latin America Trend To Watch: Representations And Warranties Insurance
Over the course of the past year, we have observed a progressive increase in the frequency with which representations and warranties insurance (RWI) has been considered for Latin America M&A transactions.
United States
23 Jan 2019
19
Key Delaware Corporation Law Developments
The Delaware courts issued a number of significant decisions in 2018 that are likely to have ripple effects throughout 2019.
United States
23 Jan 2019
20
Antitrust Yearly Wrap-Up: Active On All Fronts
Matching expectations, 2018 was an active year filled with contentious merger reviews, increased civil/criminal enforcement actions, and pivotal policy shifts.
United States
14 Jan 2019
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