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Sotheby's Goes Private: What It Means For The Art Market
On Monday, June 17, 2019, to the art world's great surprise, after 31 years as a public company, Sotheby's announced that it had signed a $3.7 billion merger agreement
9 Jul 2019
CELG/BMY: Bristol-Myers Aims To Be Immuno-Oncology Leader With $74B Acquisition Of Celgene
Today, Jan. 3, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Celgene announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement ...
United States
9 Jan 2019
Business And Brexit: EU Summit Approval – Does Anything Change In Practice?
On 25 November 2018, both the draft Withdrawal Agreement and the non-binding Political Declaration on future EU-UK relations were endorsed by EU27 leaders at an EU summit in Brussels.
European Union
3 Jan 2019
Withers Khattarwong Advises First SGX-Listed Nickel Mining Company
Withers KhattarWong has advised Silkroad Nickel Ltd. (‘Silkroad Nickel'), formerly known as China Bearing (Singapore) Ltd., in its reverse takeover by mining company FE Resources Pte Ltd.
15 Aug 2018
US Corporate Law News: US Senate Committee Approves Bill To Strengthen Oversight Of Foreign Investment
On May 22, 2018, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs voted unanimously to approve the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2017 ("FIRRMA") ...
30 May 2018
Issues To Consider When Structuring A Cross-Border Merger Under The Cross-Border Merger Regulations
A stream of UK companies are merging with other EEA companies by way of cross-border merger.
1 May 2018
US Corporate Law News: SEC Delays Action On NASDAQ's Plans On SPAC Rules
On April 6, 2018, the SEC announced that it has decided to delay action on a Nasdaq proposal to ease listing rules for special purpose acquisition companies ("SPAC") ...
25 Apr 2018
US Corporate Law News: SEC Issues Guidance Regarding Non-GAAP Financial Measures In M&A Context
On April 4, 2018, the SEC published two new Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) regarding non-GAAP financial measures in connection with business combinations.
United States
18 Apr 2018
US Corporate Law News: SEC Charges Former Private Equity Firm Partner With Defrauding Clients
The SEC noted that the adviser's firm had written policies and procedures in place that expressly forbid reimbursement of such expenses.
United States
3 Jan 2018
Giving Thanks And Much More
Thanksgiving is nearly upon us and the many Americans resident outside the US will be carving up their turkeys to share a meal with family and friends.
10 Nov 2017
U.S. Corporate Law News: U.S. Treasury Department Recommends Capital Markets Reforms
The U.S. Treasury Department has issued a series of recommendations aimed at reforming various aspects of U.S. capital markets.
United States
1 Nov 2017
Mind The Gap
Warranty and indemnity insurance (W&I) is an insurance product that is tailored to protect either the buyer or a seller in an M&A transaction from the financial loss that arises from a breach of representations...
31 Oct 2017
U.S. Corporate Law News: U.S. Department Of Justice Challenges Parker-Hannifin's Acquisition Of CLARCOR
The DOJ's challenge occurred after the acquisition closed even though the transaction was reportable under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
United States
17 Oct 2017
Corporate Law Developments (February 17, 2017): Allergen Pays For Tender Offer Violations; Delaware Continues To Apply The Business Judgment Rule To Merger Transactions; And Delaware Fee-Shifting Bylaw Declared Invalid
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of Allergen's $15 million SEC penalty for tender offer violations; the Delaware Court of Chancery's decision in In re Solera Holdings...
2 Mar 2017
Acquiring A UK Business: Key Legal Issues For US Purchasers
The devaluation of sterling has resulted in some of our US clients exploring acquisition opportunities in sectors where they perceive value, notwithstanding the Bank of England's prognosis of a worsening..
17 Aug 2016
July 19, 2016 Corporate News Update
This week's Corporate news roundup includes information regarding Delaware's application of the business judgment standard to two-step mergers approved by a stockholder majority...
25 Jul 2016
Brexit Myth-Busting: A Brief Analysis For Business
The lead up to the UK's referendum on EU membership was characterised by contradictory claims and resulted in widespread confusion amongst businesses.
14 Jul 2016
Latest Corporate News In Securities Law, M&A, Data Privacy And IP For May/June 2016
Below is a list of some prominent developments in relevant economic, transactional and legal matters that have taken place over the past 6 weeks.
21 Jun 2016
Delaware Court Rules On Appraisal Rights And Default Voting Instructions, SEC Settles Charges With PE Fund Adviser Acting As Unregistered Broker And Google Wins Copyright Case Against Oracle
This week's Corporate news roundup includes updates regarding a Delaware court's holding relating to Delaware General Corporation Law Section 262 and appraisal rights in the context of default voting instructions.
United States
16 Jun 2016
Withers Advises Pro-Invest Group On A$300 Million Capital Raise For Groundbreaking ANZ Hotels Fund
International law firm Withers has advised Pro-invest Group in completing its A$300 million capital raise for its inaugural Australian hotel fund.
31 May 2016
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