The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Australia; Bermuda; Brazil; Bulgaria; Canada; China; Denmark; Egypt; France; Germany; Ghana; Greece; India; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Luxembourg; Mexico; Nigeria; North Macedonia; Norway; Poland; Qatar; Russia; South Africa; Sweden; Switzerland; Taiwan; Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; USA; Vietnam
The set of questions relating to the topic of Public M&A and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
How may publicly listed businesses combine?
What are the main laws and regulations governing business combinations and acquisitions of publicly listed companies?
How are cross-border transactions structured? Do specific laws and regulations apply to cross-border transactions?
Are companies in specific industries subject to additional regulations and statutes?
Are transaction agreements typically concluded when publicly listed companies are acquired? What law typically governs the agreements?
Which government or stock exchange filings are necessary in connection with a bu
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