The Deal's 2nd half M&A scene: Interview with Spencer Klein, Morrison Foerster
A Price Worth Paying?
IP Assets in M&A by Richard Hsu
Axiom Law: BigLaw's Friend or Enemy?
The European Commission ("Commission") has announced its plans to both reshape the simplified merger notification process within the framework of the EUMR1 in order to extend the option of simplified...more
I GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR M&A -
Since Cyprus’s accession to the EU, the legislation regulating M&A activity in Cyprus has been closely aligned with Europe-wide practices.
M&A in Ukraine: Tax issues on the radar -
Despite the financial crises and turmoil lately there has been some pick up in M&A activity on the Ukrainian market.
Originally Published in Euromoney Corporate Tax Handbook...more
How was the M&A market in Q1 2012 compared to Q1 2011?
As seems to be the case for most European countries, Q1 2012 saw a decline in M&A compared to Q1 2011. Although M&A activity remained stable between 2009 and 2011...more
On June 20, 2013, the European Commission (Commission) launched a public consultation on a number of significant proposed changes to the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR). The proposed amendments relate to (i) the possible review...more
Allocation of antitrust risk is an issue that frequently arises between parties in mergers or acquisitions that raise potential antitrust concerns.
• Motivations of the buyer and the seller are the...more
In This Issue:
- DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
- International Arbitration: EU Member State Defends Measures Adverse to Energy Sector Investments on the basis of EU law
- Competition Law/Russia: Russia...more
If recent events are any indication, U.S. and European antitrust agencies will remain focused this year on the intersection of intellectual property and competition law. In particular, the agencies have concluded that under...more
M&A activity in 2012 continued to be constrained by uncertain macroeconomic conditions, which have dampened dealmakers’ confidence. Although there were several bright spots in transactional activity, momentum was difficult to...more