Read Mergers & Acquisitions Law updates, articles, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Must Disclose What Clients Pay
Lawyer: European M&A Could Rise Despite Risks
Facebook-Instagram Deal Opened Door to Tumblr Valuation: Lawyer
Ex-Kirkland Partner: Rainmakers Are Paid Too Much
Yahoo's $30 Million May Be 'Underpay' for Summly's D'Aloisio
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Zimmermann: Up to 20% of AmLaw 200 "Badly Weakened"
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff
Jaffe Sees 'A Lot' of IPOs in 2013 'Pipeline'
Bill on Bankruptcy: Why is Kodak's Stock Soaring?
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
Heinz's Lawyer: Inside the Berkshire/3G Deal
Virgin Media's Lawyer on Liberty Global Deal
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Investment funds that invest globally must deal with volatility in the currency in which they agree to invest. Investment funds entering into obligations to purchase stock in a currency other than the primary currency of the...more
In This Issue:
- ILPA Guidelines Have Noticeable Impact
- Extracting Tax Value in Debt Refinancings and Modifications
- Private Equity and Venture Capital Investing in China: Exit Strategy and Circular 698
China is the world’s second largest economy, with an annual growth rate of more than 8 percent and a rapidly growing middle class. Foreign investment into China routinely exceeds US$100 billion a year. Businesses from all...more
On Wednesday, October 24, 2012 the Canadian Federal Department of Finance tabled in the House of Commons a large detailed Notice of Ways and Means Motion (“NWMM”) to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada) and a variety of other...more
The Income Tax Act (the “Act”) contains rules that limit the ability of corporations to utilize losses and other tax attributes following an acquisition of control. Subsection 256(7) of the Act provides rules for determining...more
On October 24, 2012, the Minister of Finance released a detailed Notice of Ways and Means Motion to implement outstanding technical tax amendments, including significant amendments to Canada’s income tax rules applicable to...more
As from 2013: Real Estate Transfer tax on (in)direct economic accumulation of shares? Draft bill aiming at combating so-called RETT blocker structures -
So far, all shares in a company holding German real estate can...more
This document highlights basic characteristics of advance dividend payment in non-publicly traded companies under the Turkish Commercial Code....more
This note aims to compare basic characteristics of limited liability partnerships and joint stock companies in accordance with the provisions of the Turkish Commercial Code and tax legislation....more
On August 14, 2012, the Department of Finance released draft legislation that includes a revised version of the foreign affiliate dumping proposals tabled with the March 29 Federal Budget. The stated objective of the...more
Canadian tax amendments proposed on August 14, 2012 (the Proposals) could adversely affect structures, commonly used in the mining sector, involving Canadian corporations with foreign subsidiaries....more
Canadian tax amendments proposed on August 14, 2012 (the Proposals) could adversely affect common acquisition structures for acquiring Canadian corporations with foreign subsidiaries. Investments in foreign subsidiaries by...more
Foreign Investment In South Florida Real Estate Heats Up
According to a recent report, international buyers are driving sales at several large real estate projects in South Florida. The 200-unit Trump Hollywood sold out...more
In Notice 2012-39 (the “Notice”), the IRS issued guidance announcing its intention to issue regulations with respect to certain transfers of intangible property by a U.S. corporation to a foreign corporation in a...more
In this issue:
- A Tale of Two Middle Markets
- After Nearly Ten Years Under Review, CBP Revises Its Policy to Allow Post-Import Pricing Adjustments for Related Party Goods
- Consummated Mergers: It Ain’t Over...more
In This Issue:
*Focus on Family Enterprises and Family-Owned Businesses
*The New Kids on the M&A Block
*Top Five Traps in M&A Transactions with Family-Owned Businesses
*Obtaining Maximum Value on the Sale...more
"Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Mergers & Acquisitions 2012, (published in May, 2012; contributing editor: Casey Cogut, Simpson...more
On June 7, 2012, Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) issued much-anticipated final, temporary, and proposed regulations under section 7874, which provides rules governing so-called “inversion transactions.” In...more
The Treasurer has delivered the 2012-13 Budget. As part of a concerted effort to ensure a budget surplus (of $1.5 billion), the promised company tax cuts have been scrapped and the tax burden for foreign investors has been...more
Originally published in ACQUISITION INTERNATIONAL 53: SECTOR SPOTLIGHT: Transfer Pricing and it’s Impact on M&A Transactions, April 2012.
Mergers and acquisitions raise a whole host of transfer pricing issues from tax...more
License companies are treated favourably in the Netherlands. In fact, it can be argued that the Netherlands is the world’s best jurisdiction to establish license companies. By virtue of the Netherlands’ extensive...more
Most law firm Managing Partners would agree that the pace of change in the legal services sector is accelerating. Changes in the past 18 – 24 months have outstripped the two previous decades. I predict that 2012 will...more
On January 20, the Indian Supreme Court handed down a major victory for foreign investors in the landmark case of Vodafone International Holdings B.V.
The Vodafone case arose from Vodafone’s 2007 acquisition...more
At the recent ACI FCPA Boot camp, held in Houston, there was an interesting new angle presented in the enforcement panel. Clarissa Balmaseda, a special agent in charge of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) criminal investigation,...more
In This Issue:
Czech Republic — Investing in the Czech Republic; France — Inbound Investments Made by Non-Resident Investors; Germany — European Court of Justice: German WHT on Dividends Paid to EU/EEA Minority;...more
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