Corporate Weekly Highlights - 25 January 2018

Corporate Weekly Highlights - 25 January 2018

This week’s edition of Corporate highlights includes a suite of news analysis articles arising out of the Lex Mundi Global Seminar on Cross-Border Transactions, plus analysis of two Court of Appeal decisions concerning the notification of claims arising out of share purchase agreements (Teoco) and the scope of the Cross-Border Merger Regulations 2007 (Easynet).

Private M&A and Public company takeovers

The 2017 Lex Mundi Global Seminar on Cross-Border Transactions was held on 2 November 2017 in London, United Kingdom. The seminar brought together legal practitioners, financial institutions and advisers, commentators and market participants in the cross-border M&A sphere to discuss key trends and developments in cross-border transactions. We have summarised the discussions and conclusions of the different seminar sessions in the following five news analysis articles:

The global M&A marketplace

Corporate analysis: Topics covered in the discussion of global M&A trends included: deal value and volume, investment from China, drivers of M&A, the current market, PE involvement, anti-trust and regulatory concerns, Brexit and predictions for 2018.

For further information, see The global M&A marketplace.

Regional developments in M&A

Corporate analysis: The discussion of regional developments in M&A covered developments in the following countries/regions: France, Germany, the United States, South America and the United Kingdom.

For further information, see Regional developments in M&A.

Protectionism and investment restrictions in the US and Germany

Corporate analysis: The discussion of protectionism and investment restrictions in the United States and Germany included covered the following topics: developments in protectionism and foreign investment in Europe, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US, M&A considerations and recommendations, and German Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) restrictions,

For further information, see Protectionism and investment restrictions in the US and Germany.

W&I insurance—overview and outlook

Corporate analysis: The discussion concerning warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance covered: the W&I insurance industry, benefits of W&I insurance, limitations of W&I insurance, the importance of due diligence, timeframes and processes, deal size and coverage, known risks and specific area

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