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Private Equity Firm Held Responsible for Portfolio Company’s Antitrust Violations

by Reed Smith on

A recent case found that a private equity firm was liable for its portfolio company’s antitrust violations. This client alert explains that private equity firms, when selecting potential investments, need to carry out...more

Globally Taxing Issues for Private Equity

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Tax has, in recent months, become a frontpage issue with reaction to businesses not “paying their fair share” sitting alongside pressure on government finances and an uncertain political environment. In our view, the...more

PE Set To Benefit From More Outward Looking Chinese Buyers

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

In recent years, Chinese companies have become increasingly bold in the search for new deals, looking beyond the country’s borders for transformational takeovers. This year already, we have seen PEViews China chartthe largest...more

Brexit Update: What’s Next for the Global Marketplace

by McDermott Will & Emery on

In Depth - UK Withdrawal Process - The United Kingdom will continue to be an EU member until procedures are completed for exiting the European Union, which is likely to be a long process. Under EU Treaty rules,...more

Private equity in Italy: market and regulatory overview

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

How do private equity funds typically obtain their funding? Private equity funds continued to have a diverse investor base in 2015. Although with a significant decrease from the 2014 figure of 68%, about 48% of the...more

Infrastructure Investors: Is Your State Aiding You?

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Investment in the infrastructure that keeps Europe running smoothly continues to be a big theme in European private equity. In every sector, from energy to sport, from transport to broadband, governments are increasingly...more

Private equity firms: In the line of antitrust fire?

by White & Case LLP on

There was a time when private equity firms may have seen themselves as arms-length financial investors but regulators are increasingly holding them responsible for the behaviour of their portfolio companies. A new type...more

Country-by-Country Reporting in the EU: Spain Adopts Regulations and the European Parliament Votes for Public Disclosure

by DLA Piper on

On 11 July 2015 a new Corporate Income Tax Regulation (CITR) was approved in Spain, introducing, amongst other things, amendments to the Spanish transfer pricing reporting requirements. The new requirements largely reflect...more

Focus on Private Equity - October 2014

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Proposed EU Merger Review of Non-Controlling Minority Shareholding Acquisitions: Challenges and Opportunities for Private Equity - At present, the EU Merger Regulation [Council Regulation (EC) No 139/2004] (the Merger...more

Export Controls in UK Offshore Centers

by Miller Canfield on

Many private equity and investment funds are organized as limited partnerships or companies of offshore entities. Similarly, companies may structure mergers and acquisitions by utilizing offshore holding entities. The British...more

Cartel Fines: Liability of Private Equity Funds

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The European Commission has held Goldman Sachs jointly and severally liable for a cartel infringement committed by Prysmian, an Italian cable maker formerly owned by Goldman Sachs’ private equity arm. The decision is a stark...more

Skadden's 2013 Insights: Global M&A

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

UK Treasury Publishes First Consultation on AIFMD Implementation

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

On 11 January 2013, HM Treasury published its first consultation on Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) implementation in the UK, entitled "Transposition of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers...more

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